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Standard Solar teams with CI Labs to boost access to C&I capital

Standard Solar teams with CI Labs to boost access to C&I capital

July 12, 2018 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

In its continuing efforts to streamline the efficiency of commercial solar financing for businesses, organizations, municipalities, educational institutions and other entities, Standard Solar is teaming with CI Labs, a commercial and industrial underwriting, engineering and financing analytic platforms, to significantly increase transaction efficiency for solar projects and provide faster andRead More

Yaskawa Solectria, Tigo team up on rapid shutdown system

Yaskawa Solectria, Tigo team up on rapid shutdown system

July 12, 2018 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

Yaskawa Solectria Solar (YSS) announced its partnership with Tigo, the leading manufacturer of Module-Level Power Electronics (MLPE). Together YSS and Tigo are providing a simple, safe solution for roof-mounted PV systems to ensure the safety of firefighters and first responders, and guarantee system owners of full compliance with the NationalRead More

Hands Show Light Bulb Ideas Together Partnership

Expand the growth of community solar with factory-direct systems

July 12, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

As of Q1 in 2018, there have been 1,023 MW of community solar projects installed across 26 of the 50 U.S. states, with another 3 GW of expansion projected over the coming years. One of the ways this gets easier is by helping Community Solar projects get off the groundRead More

Solaria debuts optimized 430-W solar module for commercial segment at Intersolar

Solaria debuts optimized 430-W solar module for commercial segment at Intersolar

July 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm 0 comments

Solaria Corp., announced its latest commercial PV module solution at Intersolar in San Francisco: Solaria PowerXT 430Wp. The PowerXT 430 W is now available through Solaria and its leading solar distributors supplying thousands of engineering procurement construction (EPC) professionals and solar installers throughout the U.S. and worldwide. “The demand forRead More

Stäubli Electrical Connectors shows a range of products for solar, storage connection at Intersolar 2018

Stäubli Electrical Connectors shows a range of products for solar, storage connection at Intersolar 2018

July 11, 2018 at 11:44 am 0 comments

A small but mighty connector is powering the march toward clean, renewable energy and saving our energy grid from substantial power loss in the process. Stäubli Electrical Connectors (formerly Multi-Contact) has amassed more than 20 years of experience in the photovoltaics industry. During this time, more than 203 GW ofRead More

Why mass customized solutions win in utility-scale solar

Why mass customized solutions win in utility-scale solar

July 11, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

SunLink started designing solar mounting systems in 2004 when the concept of commercial rooftop solar was novel. The first systems were custom designed for the particular application, because everything was new. Needless to say, these first arrays were inordinately expensive by today’s standards, but the success of those installations helpedRead More

CPS America to expand U.S. operations: assembly, service centers and fulfillment

CPS America to expand U.S. operations: assembly, service centers and fulfillment

July 10, 2018 at 9:09 am 0 comments

CPS America is announcing several actions to reinforce its long-term position in America.  CPS America is part of Chint Group – $7B USD revenue, global, diversified energy and industrial businesses. Sister divisions of CPS that have been expanding in the USA include; Astronergy-PV panels, Noark-electrical components, T&D-transmission and distribution equipment,Read More

The role of system design, labor in reducing utility-scale solar costs in 2018

The role of system design, labor in reducing utility-scale solar costs in 2018

July 10, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)’s U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmark Q1 2017 report, the installed cost of solar fell to record lows last year due to the continuing decline in PV module and inverter prices, higher module efficiency, and lower laborRead More

Senate Bill to transition California to 100 percent clean energy moves to full assembly

Senate Bill to transition California to 100 percent clean energy moves to full assembly

July 9, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Advancing to full assembly late last week in California was Senate Bill 100, historic legislation to transition California to 100% clean electricity by 2045, sending it to the full Assembly for a vote. Earlier in the day, advocates delivered more than 38,000 messages and signatures in support of the legislationRead More

SEPA explores the massive solar, storage opportunity in Massachusetts in new report

SEPA explores the massive solar, storage opportunity in Massachusetts in new report

July 9, 2018 at 9:00 am 0 comments

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and ScottMadden released their latest report in SEPA’s 51st State Perspective series: “Massachusetts: A Great Clean Energy Story – DERs and the Next Chapter,” which explores the potential for Massachusetts to deploy significantly more clean energy. Massachusetts has been a long leader in theRead More