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Texas-based Mission Solar wants to install more of its PV modules in Texas via TriSMART Solar

Texas-based Mission Solar wants to install more of its PV modules in Texas via TriSMART Solar

September 11, 2018 at 8:56 am 0 comments

  Mission Solar Energy and TriSMART Solar on have formed a strategic partnership that to provide solar panels made in Texas more readily available for Texas homeowners. Mission Solar Energy is headquartered in San Antonio, with module manufacturing facilities onsite and wanted a partnership that would streamline the process for consumers lookingRead More

GP JOULE 2.7MW Project in Lake Waconia, Minn.

GP JOULE reports triple digit revenue growth after entering U.S. solar market

September 11, 2018 at 8:47 am 0 comments

GP JOULE Canada Corp., a subsidiary of GP JOULE GmbH, reports its expansion in the U.S. photovoltaic market resulted in triple-digit revenue growth in 2017, through the combined earnings of its four North American subsidiaries — two in Canada and two in the U.S. The company’s engineering, procurement, and constructionRead More

Sunflare thin-film residential roof shingles to debut at Solar Power International

Sunflare thin-film residential roof shingles to debut at Solar Power International

September 11, 2018 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Will the best solar shingle solution please stand up. Sunflare is rising from its chair at the 2018 Solar Power International (booth #2482) to debut its new, easy to install residential shingles . The photos look sharp, and Sunflare says these patent-pending residential roof shingles with snap-together electrical connectors allowRead More

Panasonic teams with SolarEdge for new optimized HIT S Series module

Panasonic teams with SolarEdge for new optimized HIT S Series module

September 10, 2018 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America and SolarEdge Technologies are introducing the HIT S Series Module, a new premium smart module for the U.S. residential market optimized by SolarEdge. Expanding Panasonic’s photovoltaic high-performance HIT portfolio, the HIT S Series Module with a SolarEdge power optimizer is designed to generate moreRead More

Clean Energy Blockchain Network tests out trading platform in solar + storage + EV charging project

Clean Energy Blockchain Network tests out trading platform in solar + storage + EV charging project

September 10, 2018 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

Optimizing clean energy for both carbon reductions and reduced electricity costs with a peer-to-peer clean energy and credit trading platform, Clean Energy Blockchain Network (CEBN) is using blockchain technology to create a transparent, auditable and automated record of energy generation, storage and consumption that is certified clean by energy engineers.Read More

Sunrise Solar proposes ‘pollinator-friendly’ habitat as part of new community solar plan

Sunrise Solar proposes ‘pollinator-friendly’ habitat as part of new community solar plan

September 10, 2018 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

New York-based Sunrise Solar Solutions president and CEO Doug Hertz is proposing a 3,600-panel community solar farm at the rear of Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Kisco. Con Edison electricity customers within the same utility territory would be able to subscribe and have the solar power credited to their accounts atRead More

Centrica acquires solar EPC Vista Solar to grow its commercial solar focus

Centrica acquires solar EPC Vista Solar to grow its commercial solar focus

September 10, 2018 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Centrica plc has acquired Vista Solar, a leading California solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company serving commercial, institutional and industrial customers. Vista Solar has a decade of experience in delivering comprehensive solar solutions to over 160 commercial customers deploying over 40 megawatts of solar. The business will be integratedRead More

Vote for the 2018 Solar Builder Project of the Year

Vote for the 2018 Solar Builder Project of the Year

September 10, 2018 at 8:41 am 11 comments

After sifting through a ton of entries to our Project of the Year awards, we narrowed the field to 16 candidates that stood out for a variety of reasons. Some overcame the odds. Some will have lasting effects in their community. All of them now look to you, dear reader,Read More

Details on CyboEnergy’s new line of AC-assisted off-grid inverters

Details on CyboEnergy’s new line of AC-assisted off-grid inverters

September 6, 2018 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

CyboEnergy a developed a family of AC-assisted off-grid CyboInverters that can run almost any kind of AC loads including air-conditioners, refrigerators, EV chargers, pumps, motors, appliances, lights, fans, TV, computers, etc., without batteries. Let’s look at how. CyboEnergy CEO George Cheng said this product allows a “battery-less off-grid solar systemRead More

Behind-the-meter energy storage is here and two other takeaways from GTM’s Storage Monitor

Behind-the-meter energy storage is here and two other takeaways from GTM’s Storage Monitor

September 5, 2018 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

Behind-the-meter energy storage in the U.S. has some legit momentum right now, judging by the Q2 2018 Energy Storage Monitor put out by GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association. 1. From Q1 to Q2 this year, the entire U.S. storage market grew by 42 percent, hitting 61.8 MW. YearRead More