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Mosaic, Congressional Bank sign multi-year solar loan purchase program

Mosaic, Congressional Bank sign multi-year solar loan purchase program

April 19, 2021 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

Mosaic, the leading financing platform for U.S. residential solar and energy-efficient home improvement projects, announced a new $1.5 billion, multi-year loan purchase program with Congressional Bank. The program focuses on loans for solar energy systems, as well as battery storage, to help further accelerate the adoption of clean energy inRead More

GoodWe earns EuPD Top Brand Award in six countries – a new record

GoodWe earns EuPD Top Brand Award in six countries – a new record

April 19, 2021 at 11:42 am 0 comments

Last week, GoodWe was listed as the top inverter brand in six countries – something no other Chinese inverter brand has achieved before. The award issued by EuPD is for the rooftop category and the six countries are the Netherlands, Australia, Poland, Spain, South Africa and Pakistan. The prestigious TopRead More

Comparison shopping could unlock community solar

Comparison shopping could unlock community solar

April 19, 2021 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Community solar is a growing, important segment of the solar industry that still struggles at efficiently gathering said communities. At last count by NREL, community solar projects are located in 39 states, and 20 states have policies that support it. That’s all pretty good! But about 74 percent of theRead More

NIPSCO and Capital Dynamics sign 200 MW solar energy BTA

NIPSCO and Capital Dynamics sign 200 MW solar energy BTA

April 16, 2021 at 9:40 am 0 comments

The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has signed a BTA to bring 200 MW of solar energy to Indiana with the Elliot Solar project. The Elliot Solar project is expected to begin construction in Gibson County, Indiana in summer 2022 and start commercial operations the following summer. Capital Dynamics will constructRead More

Details on Trina Solar’s new Agile 1P Dual Row tracker design

Details on Trina Solar’s new Agile 1P Dual Row tracker design

April 16, 2021 at 9:17 am 0 comments

Trina Solar Co. announced the official worldwide launch of the TrinaTracker Agile 1P Dual Row this week, a new member to the TrinaTracker family right on the heels of the Vanguard series launched in December. The Agile 1P will expand the design possibilities of the TrinaTracker line (with a focusRead More

Upgrading to Thin-Film: When it Makes Sense for Your Commercial DG Projects

Upgrading to Thin-Film: When it Makes Sense for Your Commercial DG Projects

April 16, 2021 at 9:09 am 1 comment

Register here Wed, Apr 21, 2021 2 p.m. EDT First Solar is a global solar leader and America’s Solar Company. For decades its industry-leading thin-film technology has been a large developer favorite around the world, with 60 percent of U.S. utility-scale installations in 2019 featuring First Solar modules. Now, FirstRead More

Catalyze buys solar installer PermaCity (over 2 GW in combined project pipeline)

Catalyze buys solar installer PermaCity (over 2 GW in combined project pipeline)

April 15, 2021 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

Catalyze, a developer and independent power producer, acquired PermaCity, a solar developer and installer. PermaCity will now operate as a business unit of Catalyze, and founder Jonathan Port will continue to lead the PermaCity division while also joining Catalyze’s executive leadership team. With a commitment to deliver more than 400 MWRead More

Stormwater troopers: Vegetation is crucial for erosion control on solar projects

Stormwater troopers: Vegetation is crucial for erosion control on solar projects

April 15, 2021 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Maintaining stormwater quality and erosion control during solar project construction is not only required for regulatory compliance on many projects built across the United States, but performing these tasks effectively can also have positive long-term operational implications. The task is so important, McCarthy Building Companies has an entire position dedicatedRead More

Kuubix recent residential rooftop installation

Solar installer Kuubix secures $104M investment from Israeli developer Solegreen

April 15, 2021 at 8:53 am 0 comments

Israeli solar developer Solegreen LTD is investing up to $104 million in Kuubix over the next two years in the form of equity and convertible loans. The investment will enable the company to continue its expansion of residential and commercial installation capacity in California, Texas, Nevada and Florida.  Founded in 2016, Kuubix installs residential and commercial solarRead More

Venture fund ETV launches to back energy transition tech start-ups

Venture fund ETV launches to back energy transition tech start-ups

April 14, 2021 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

Energy Transition Ventures (ETV) has launched as the first venture fund in Texas exclusively dedicated to investing in energy transition technologies. Founded in the world’s energy capital by cleantech startup executives and venture capitalists Craig Lawrence and Neal Dikeman, with anchor investment from two operating companies from the GS Group ofRead More