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Eliminate small commercial demand charges with just solar and Extensible’s new HardCap feature

Eliminate small commercial demand charges with just solar and Extensible’s new HardCap feature

January 15, 2020 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Extensible Energy has released new features for DemandEx, its demand charge reduction software that works without energy storage. The most notable improvement is HardCap, an intelligent algorithm that automatically blocks demand spikes over a pre-set kilowatt level. When enabled, HardCap allows small solar PV buildings to limit demand spikes andRead 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

PV backsheet market set to grow at 6 percent annually to 2025

PV backsheet market set to grow at 6 percent annually to 2025

January 15, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The global solar PV backsheet market is expected to grow substantially at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 percent between 2019 to 2025 according to the new “Global Solar PV Backsheet Market” report on ResearchAndMarkets.com. Growing environmental concern, shifting of consumers from conventional sources of fuel to renewable sources,Read More

JLC Infrastructure acquires Greenskies Renewable Energy with plans to rebrand and grow it

JLC Infrastructure acquires Greenskies Renewable Energy with plans to rebrand and grow it

January 15, 2020 at 9:44 am 0 comments

JLC Infrastructure (JLC) has placed a big investment into Greenskies Renewable Energy, a commercial and industrial solar developer. The Greenskies team will draw on its long track record, deep technical expertise, JLC capital, and JLC’s unique relationships in the municipal sector to build a renewable independent power producer.The transaction will bringRead More

What to see at Intersolar North America 2020

What to see at Intersolar North America 2020

January 15, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Intersolar North America has a new home and time — set for San Diego from Feb. 4-6. Yes, it is right around the corner! For those attending, be sure to kick off your Solar+ Decade the right way and check out what’s new at the booths below. Then maybe comeRead More

OYA Solar launches solar development operations in Pennsylvania

OYA Solar launches solar development operations in Pennsylvania

January 14, 2020 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Solar developer OYA Solar continues to open up new business across North America, launching development operations in Pennsylvania this week (in October it was Maine). OYA is committed to developing well-sited and economically supported distribution and utility scale solar projects in communities throughout the state. OYA uses a community-based developmentRead 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

Capital Dynamics, 8minute Solar Energy team up on Eagle Shadow Mountain project acquisition

Capital Dynamics, 8minute Solar Energy team up on Eagle Shadow Mountain project acquisition

January 14, 2020 at 8:35 am 0 comments

  Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, and 8minute Solar Energy, one of the largest independent solar and storage developers in the U.S., announced the acquisition of the Eagle Shadow Mountain Solar Project. Located near Clark County, Nevada, Eagle Shadow Mountain is the first of two cleanRead 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