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Sunnova expands into Colorado, New Hampshire and brings storage product to South Carolina

Sunnova expands into Colorado, New Hampshire and brings storage product to South Carolina

January 20, 2020 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International continues to enter new states, announcing Colorado and New Hampshire last week. Sunnova also announced the expansion of its Sunnova SunSafe solar + battery storage system offering into the state of South Carolina, making the Palmetto State the 16th market where Sunnova now offers SunSafe. “We areRead More

Northeast solar distributor altE sets its 2020 Solar Installer Conference dates

Northeast solar distributor altE sets its 2020 Solar Installer Conference dates

January 20, 2020 at 10:10 am 0 comments

altE Store, a distributor of solar panels and solar power products in the Northeast, announced the 2020 altE Solar Installer Conference will be held Feb. 25-26, 2020, at the Devens Common Center in Devens, Mass. An additional day of 2020 National Electric Code (NEC) update training will be offered precedingRead More

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What’s the real value of high-efficiency solar panels? An analysis of HE modules in residential applications across the U.S.

January 20, 2020 at 9:50 am 1 comment

  The following is a summary of research conducted by Nielson Scientific, NREL, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and ARPA-E. For further insight into why this data matters and how it should affect your solar installation business, check out our accompanying webinar this week: The Solar Study: How to Value High EfficiencyRead More

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Inside OMCO Solar’s strategy to serve the mid-size solar tracker market

January 20, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Solar trackers are proving to pencil out positively for smaller and smaller solar project sites, which is drawing more interest from developers and EPCs. A problem these interested developers run into though is the lack of interest on the part of larger legacy tracker brands which are scaled to focusRead More

Sunnova adds SunModo mounting, racking systems to its approved vendor list

Sunnova adds SunModo mounting, racking systems to its approved vendor list

January 17, 2020 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International Inc., has added SunModo Corp., an innovator in the solar racking industry, to its exclusive Approved Vendor List (AVL). Through this new partnership, Sunnova’s network of local installers can now offer its residential customers across the United States SunModo’s solar mounting and racking systems. “This new relationship withRead More

How Comet Solar improved ROI for customers with solar + storage + control technology

How Comet Solar improved ROI for customers with solar + storage + control technology

January 17, 2020 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Chris Mason, the owner of Comet Solar in Anguilla, has been installing and servicing solar PV plants in the Caribbean for almost 15 years. Installing solar plants in the Caribbean comes with some local utility regulatory challenges. The local utility companies do not allow excess energy to be exported to theRead More

TÜV Rheinland verifies JinkoSolar’s new bifacial module conversion efficiency record

TÜV Rheinland verifies JinkoSolar’s new bifacial module conversion efficiency record

January 17, 2020 at 10:38 am 0 comments

JinkoSolar Holding Co. says it has broken the world record for the maximum conversion efficiency of mass produced bifacial solar cells, reaching 22.49 percent. These results were verified during testing conducted by TÜV Rheinland, an independent provider of technical services for testing, inspection, certification, consultation and training. How it happenedRead More

Unirac is taking this new non-penetrating solar mounting system worldwide

Unirac is taking this new non-penetrating solar mounting system worldwide

January 17, 2020 at 10:03 am 0 comments

Unirac Inc. signed an exclusive global license deal with Solar Stack, a Florida-based manufacturer that has developed non-ballasted, non-penetrating solar mounting solution. With the signing of this technology deal, the two companies are poised to expand on the momentum set by the founders of Solar Stack. The deal with Solar Stack continuesRead More

Vivint Solar confirms: Americans are feeling guilty about wasting energy

Vivint Solar confirms: Americans are feeling guilty about wasting energy

January 16, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Vivint Solar released the results of an interesting new survey they took to gauge the state of eco guilt throughout the country — the feeling people get when they know that they could and should adjust their habits to be more green. According to the report, 70% of Americans who participated,Read More

Kresge Foundation makes a $3 million commitment to solar + storage development in disadvantaged communities

Kresge Foundation makes a $3 million commitment to solar + storage development in disadvantaged communities

January 16, 2020 at 8:30 am 0 comments

The Kresge Foundation, Clean Energy Group (CEG) and New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC) announced groundbreaking $3.3 million commitment this week – through a Kresge loan guarantee and connected grants – to accelerate the market development of solar PV plus battery storage (solar+storage) technologies in historically underserved communities. TheRead More