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January is Residential Solar Design Month

Here, residential solar installers will gain insight into the sales, design, installation and ongoing maintenance of residential solar projects.

How Comet Solar improved ROI for customers with solar + storage + control technology

How Comet Solar improved ROI for customers with solar + storage + control technology

January 17, 2020 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Chris Mason, the owner of Comet Solar in Anguilla, has been installing and servicing solar PV plants in the Caribbean for almost 15 years. Installing solar plants in the Caribbean comes with some local utility regulatory challenges. The local utility companies do not allow excess energy to be exported to theRead More

Vivint Solar confirms: Americans are feeling guilty about wasting energy

Vivint Solar confirms: Americans are feeling guilty about wasting energy

January 16, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Vivint Solar released the results of an interesting new survey they took to gauge the state of eco guilt throughout the country — the feeling people get when they know that they could and should adjust their habits to be more green. According to the report, 70% of Americans who participated,Read More

S2A Modular has an exclusive graphene solar PV technology to power its green homes

S2A Modular has an exclusive graphene solar PV technology to power its green homes

January 15, 2020 at 10:25 am 0 comments

S2A Modular – creator of an electrically self-sustaining smart-connected luxury residence, the #GreenLuxHome (which we profiled in our Countdown to 2020 series)– is the only modular residential/commercial building entity with the right to feature patented PV Graf technology from FreeVolt, a disruptive European solar company that has developed the world’sRead More

Dividend Finance completed sale of $200 million of residential solar loans

Dividend Finance completed sale of $200 million of residential solar loans

January 14, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

In December 2019, Dividend Finance LLC completed two significant transactions, including the sale of approximately $200 million of residential solar loans to a large institutional investor and the execution of a $100 million credit facility for its home improvement loans with Citibank, N.A. “The size of our portfolio sale affirmsRead More

Panasonic's EverVolt is one of several heavyweight contenders vying for the residential solar + storage market.

Solar + storage roundup: All the single-vendor systems and strategic partnerships from the last few months

January 14, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Along with the doubling of the U.S. residential solar + storage market last year, new system providers have cropped up like spring weeds, helping to make the consumer decision about which to select a more difficult proposition. Many of these new providers are banking on well-known brands, strategic acquisitions andRead More

Ipsun Solar hires government adviser to boost advocacy efforts in Virginia

Ipsun Solar hires government adviser to boost advocacy efforts in Virginia

January 13, 2020 at 3:57 pm 0 comments

Ipsun Solar, a premier solar installer in Northern Virginia, has brought on Alan S. Larsen as senior adviser for governmental and legal affairs. Among his initial endeavors, Larsen will coordinate the company’s effort to advocate for improved solar policy in Virginia. “So much of the progress on energy production andRead More

Off-grid smart home developer Dvele explains its solar design strategy

Off-grid smart home developer Dvele explains its solar design strategy

January 13, 2020 at 2:22 pm 1 comment

Out of the ashes of the Ventura County, Calif., fires, new life comes from Dvele, the modern prefab smart home producer. Dvele employs a holistic building science practice that considers physics, biology and chemistry to ensure that its homes exceed third-party certifications for quality, health, and efficiency. The homes Dvele producesRead More

REC ups solar module warranty with new ProTrust program for certified installers

REC ups solar module warranty with new ProTrust program for certified installers

January 13, 2020 at 9:22 am 0 comments

REC Group has unveiled a new ProTrust Warranty for its solar modules, to be exclusively offered by certified REC Solar Professional installers. The REC ProTrust Warranty includes a 25-year product warranty, 25-year performance warranty and up to 25-year labor warranty by REC Certified Solar Professionals. REC Group believes the comboRead More

Four real estate trends for 2020 (and where solar fits in)

Four real estate trends for 2020 (and where solar fits in)

January 8, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

As is the case with any industry, there are numerous changes that occur within real estate from year to year. From increasing housing prices to decreasing mortgage rates, and everything in between, it’s important for investors, lawyers, and other professionals to be well-versed. The quality of long-term knowledge will helpRead More

High-efficiency solar installation photo, courtesy of Solaria and Solar Rising.

Webinar: How to Value High Efficiency Solar Panels in Residential Applications

January 7, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Solar Builder is teaming with ARPA-E to detail academic research into the value of high-efficiency solar panels in residential applications. The findings will be in an article in our Q1 print issue (subscribe here), but the researchers will also be explaining their findings (and taking questions) in a Solar BuilderRead More