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Southern Power adding two battery energy storage systems in California via Mitsubishi, Powin

Southern Power adding two battery energy storage systems in California via Mitsubishi, Powin

May 10, 2021 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Southern Power has awarded Mitsubishi Power Americas and Powin an order for two utility-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects totaling 640 MWh. These projects will enhance California’s grid reliability with additional flexible resource capacity for integrating intermittent renewable energy into the grid. These two energy storage projects align withRead More

Agilitas Energy begins pre-construction of largest battery system in Rhode Island

Agilitas Energy begins pre-construction of largest battery system in Rhode Island

May 10, 2021 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Agilitas Energy is starting pre-construction work of its latest battery energy storage project, a 3 MW / 9 MWh lithium-ion system in Pascoag, Rhode Island. This is the first Battery Energy Storage System to be constructed by Agilitas Energy in Rhode Island and it is planned to enter commercial operationRead More

KB Home integrating Schneider Electric’s Energy Center in California development

KB Home integrating Schneider Electric’s Energy Center in California development

May 10, 2021 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Schneider Electric announced a partnership with KB Home last week, one of the largest homebuilders in the United States. Schneider Electric will provide grid-to-plug innovation in KB Home’s new Sundance at Park Circle community in Valley Center, California. These homes will incorporate the Square D Energy Center and connected WiringRead More

Webinar: Can Your Microinverter Do This? Saving Time and Cost with NEP

Webinar: Can Your Microinverter Do This? Saving Time and Cost with NEP

May 10, 2021 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Register Here June 8, 2021 | 2 p.m. EDT Do you want to cut installation time in half, reduce energy clipping, keep up with higher-power modules and save up to 35% in equipment costs? Meet the NEP line of microinverters. The solar industry has pushed forward with solar equipment statusRead More

URE, New Energy Equity complete three community solar gardens in Minnesota

URE, New Energy Equity complete three community solar gardens in Minnesota

May 10, 2021 at 9:49 am 0 comments

United Renewable Energy (URE) has worked with development partner New Energy Equity to add three new community solar gardens to Minnesota’s solar development portfolio. The three projects, located in North Branch, Lindstrom, and Cokato total more than 4.3 MW DC and are expected to produce a combined 5,980 MWh of clean energy in their first year. URERead More

Delivery drivers: How true jobsite efficiency flows from supply chain partnerships

Delivery drivers: How true jobsite efficiency flows from supply chain partnerships

May 7, 2021 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

For Helge Biernath, president and CEO of Sunstall, jobsite efficiency is worthless without supply chain efficiency. “Too many EPCs are just looking at price and they forget that time is money,” he tells us. “I’ve had conversations asking if I could reduce the price, but how can we do thatRead More

Freedom Solar contracts with Ben E. Keith Company for major solar installations in Texas

Freedom Solar contracts with Ben E. Keith Company for major solar installations in Texas

May 6, 2021 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Austin-based Freedom Solar has contracted with Fort Worth-based food and beverage distributor Ben E. Keith Company to perform major solar energy installations at their Austin and Llano facilities. “We are extremely pleased to have this new relationship with Ben E. Keith Beverage, a revered Texas name in business for aRead More

IHS Markit ranks United States No. 1 country for renewable energy investment

IHS Markit ranks United States No. 1 country for renewable energy investment

May 6, 2021 at 9:50 am 0 comments

As the Biden Administration aims to significantly increase federal investment in renewable energy under the American Jobs Plan, the United States already ranks as the most attractive market for renewables investment, according to results from a new ranking by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. TheRead More

Solar needs 4x more jobs to hit U.S. energy goals and more stats from Solar Jobs Census

Solar needs 4x more jobs to hit U.S. energy goals and more stats from Solar Jobs Census

May 6, 2021 at 12:01 am 0 comments

The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7% drop from 2019 due to pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2020 released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), The Solar Foundation, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), and BW Research.Read More

Enel Green Power starts construction on five renewable energy projects across US

Enel Green Power starts construction on five renewable energy projects across US

May 5, 2021 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Enel Green Power North America has started construction on five new renewable energy projects in the U.S. including Roseland solar + storage, Blue Jay solar + storage, Ranchland wind + storage, Alta Farms wind project and Rockhaven wind project. In addition, Enel will add 57 MW battery storage systems toRead More