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PV Pointer: Considerations for super small-scale ground-mount PV systems

PV Pointer: Considerations for super small-scale ground-mount PV systems

July 18, 2019 at 10:50 am 0 comments

When does a ground-mount system work best? Many times, a roof mount is the only option due to space constraints, but when a bit of open land is available, putting a solar project on the ground provides some huge benefits to homeowners: Flexible design. While a roof is fixed atRead More

Vermeer PD10 Pile Driver

Vermeer PD10 Pile Driver

July 17, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

  Over the past several years, renewable energy sources – like solar – have become increasingly important contributors to the world’s store of available energy. To answer the need for quick-working, accurate equipment, Vermeer has developed the robust, productive PD10 pile driver. The PD10 has been specifically designed to meetRead More

Mercom: Solar corporate funding up 12 percent in 2019

Mercom: Solar corporate funding up 12 percent in 2019

July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Corporate funding increased in Q2 2019 with $3.3 billion in 29 deals compared to the $2.7 billion in 35 deals in Q1 2019, according to Mercom Capital Group’s Q2 2019 Funding and M&A Report. Year-over-year funding in Q2 2019 was about 12 percent higher compared to the $2.9 billion inRead More

Cypress Creek Renewables ends its internal EPC business with eye toward ‘long-term value creation’ in solar

Cypress Creek Renewables ends its internal EPC business with eye toward ‘long-term value creation’ in solar

July 16, 2019 at 9:41 am 0 comments

Cypress Creek Renewables is shifting to a third-party model for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), as part of its new Go-Forward strategy, and will be winding down its internal EPC division over the coming months. “Internal EPC made sense when we were concentrated primarily on deploying solar in the Carolinas,Read More

National Grid Ventures officially acquires Geronimo Energy

National Grid Ventures officially acquires Geronimo Energy

July 16, 2019 at 9:28 am 0 comments

  National Grid, through its competitive non-regulated unit National Grid Ventures (NGV), completed its $100 million acquisition of Geronimo Energy, a wind and solar developer in North America. The deal, which was announced on March 7, 2019, has now satisfied all regulatory requirements and closing conditions. National Grid has alsoRead More

Indiana school district to build two solar arrays to power its three schools

Indiana school district to build two solar arrays to power its three schools

July 16, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Indiana’s Hamilton Southeastern Schools is partnering with Ameresco, Inc. to bring renewable energy to the school district in the form of ground mount solar farms. Two solar arrays comprised of 4,800 panels will power three of the district’s schools. Ameresco has also provided Hamilton Southeastern Schools with two solar wagonsRead More

Here are the 19 semifinalists in New York’s 76West Clean Energy Competition

Here are the 19 semifinalists in New York’s 76West Clean Energy Competition

July 16, 2019 at 8:34 am 0 comments

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the 19 semifinalists for the 76West Clean Energy Competition, one of the largest competitions in the country that focuses on supporting entrepreneurs to build clean energy businesses and economic development. The 76West Competition is designed to further develop theRead More

Hanergy’s MiaSolé sets new world record for large area flexible solar PV efficiency

Hanergy’s MiaSolé sets new world record for large area flexible solar PV efficiency

July 16, 2019 at 8:08 am 0 comments

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, a German based solar energy testing laboratory and one of the world’s leading renewable energy research authorities, has rated Miasole’s large area flexible CIGS module as the world’s most efficient. The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has independently confirmed a 17.44 percentRead More

ACORE urges Ohio Legislature to support pro-renewable, pro-consumer policies

ACORE urges Ohio Legislature to support pro-renewable, pro-consumer policies

July 16, 2019 at 7:56 am 0 comments

With the legislative session in Ohio scheduled to end on Wednesday, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is respectfully urging state legislators to support pro-renewable policies and reject any legislation that would stymie renewable energy growth in the state. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, ACORE’s President andRead More

Cantsink has a new inverter mounting system to ease solar installs, maintenance

Cantsink has a new inverter mounting system to ease solar installs, maintenance

July 16, 2019 at 7:32 am 0 comments

Cantsink, a solar product supplier since 2010, is introducing Centric, its latest solar innovation, to speed inverter installation and make monitoring easier. By allowing location of string inverters at a central position among ground-mounted panels, Centric streamlines inverter placement during construction. In a traditional arrangement underneath the panels, inverters areRead More