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Indigenous community in Canada going solar via Polar Racking

Indigenous community in Canada going solar via Polar Racking

August 5, 2020 at 8:59 am 0 comments

Canadian company, Polar Racking, has supplied PRU Ground Mount Racking for Phase 2 of the Fort Chipewyan Solar Farm, projected to be the largest off grid solar farm in Canada once completed. Polar Racking’s PRU Ground Mount Racking will be used for 5,760 solar modules in the project.  Polar RackingRead More

A Solar Solution

A Solar Solution

August 5, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

  The Vermeer PD5 and PD5R pile drivers are ready to drive you forward. Learn more.

CS Energy eyes big solar opportunity in New York, opens new office

CS Energy eyes big solar opportunity in New York, opens new office

August 4, 2020 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

CS Energy is already a leader in New York’s renewable energy industry, with more than 120 megawatts installed across the state, and the integrated energy firm will keep the momentum going with its first office in the state. The company expects to be playing a major role in New York’s renewable energyRead More

Cool solar project in Washington, D.C., includes financial aid to low-income residents

Cool solar project in Washington, D.C., includes financial aid to low-income residents

August 4, 2020 at 11:50 am 0 comments

George Washington University has begun a new solar project that will increase solar electricity in Washington, D.C. as well as provide financial assistance to low-to-moderate-income residents across the district. The university provided rooftop space on five campus buildings for solar photovoltaic panels, while New Columbia Solar, a D.C.-based solar energyRead More

Georgia Power launches new Customer-Connected Solar Program

Georgia Power launches new Customer-Connected Solar Program

August 4, 2020 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Georgia Power continues to grow renewable energy through its new Customer-Connected Solar Program (CCSP), a 25-MW Distributed Generation customer-sited program. Working with the Georgia Public Service Commission on the program design, the Commissioners gave their approval in May 2020. Georgia Power will purchase 100% of the solar energy generated, directlyRead More

The Pitch: How multi-module microinverters reduce solar system costs

The Pitch: How multi-module microinverters reduce solar system costs

August 4, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Soft costs comprise 64% of a solar PV system’s total cost, which means installation methods and component selection are crucial elements of solar installer’s business model. Today on the Pitch, Jason Higginson, senior director of marketing with APsystems, tells us how multi-module microinverters can be a competitive advantage for solarRead More

Longhorn Solar

Longhorn Solar teams with Texas-based digital retail energy provider Griddy

August 3, 2020 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

The retail energy provider app, Griddy, chose Longhorn Solar to be one of three partners for solar panel installation for its customers. Griddy is a digital platform that offers its members electricity service at wholesale prices—with a monthly membership fee. Currently, Griddy only provides services to Texas residents. Griddy recognizedRead More

Megger with new digital low resistance ohmmeter

Megger with new digital low resistance ohmmeter

August 3, 2020 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

Megger now offers a digital low resistance ohmmeter that can deliver reliable results when using long test leads. The DLRO2, a 2 Amp handheld tester, is ideal for use in production line testing and industrial applications. This robust and intuitive handheld instrument offers a ‘difference meter’ that allows for quickRead More

Check out Siemens’ microgrid demonstration lab at its New Jersey headquarters

Check out Siemens’ microgrid demonstration lab at its New Jersey headquarters

August 3, 2020 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Siemens USA has launched an advanced microgrid research and demonstration environment at its U.S. Corporate Technology headquarters in Princeton, N.J. The living lab will validate the latest technologies in order to provide the market with a comprehensive blueprint of how microgrids can be flexibly operated in similar applications such asRead More

Fourth Wave Energy to sell ‘complete home energy makeovers’ with this solar + geothermal system

Fourth Wave Energy to sell ‘complete home energy makeovers’ with this solar + geothermal system

August 3, 2020 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Fourth Wave Energy, a publicly traded climate solutions company, is preparing to launch GeoSolar Plus, a new smart home clean energy system that combines solar and geothermal into one installation. By drastically reducing energy loads through upgrading the building envelope (and household appliances), then combining solar with geothermal energy, residents willRead More