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POWERHOME Solar to install a solar system for its fifth NFL franchise

POWERHOME Solar to install a solar system for its fifth NFL franchise

May 15, 2019 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

Solar energy provider POWERHOME Solar will begin installing solar panels at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center, the headquarters and practice facility for the Indianapolis Colts, in the upcoming months. The new solar panels will provide the facility with renewable, clean energy, helping the franchise further reduce its overall carbon footprintRead More

King of the North: Solar FlexRack tops half a gigawatt of solar projects in Canada

King of the North: Solar FlexRack tops half a gigawatt of solar projects in Canada

May 15, 2019 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and solar tracker solutions, has been a top provider in Canada for 10 years and just sent word that it’s topped the 550 MW mark of solar projects successfully installed in the country. The accomplishment bringsRead More

Excelsior Energy Capital, Nokomis Partners to construct 16-MW solar portfolio in Minnesota

Excelsior Energy Capital, Nokomis Partners to construct 16-MW solar portfolio in Minnesota

May 15, 2019 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Excelsior Energy Capital announced that its North American Renewable Energy Fund is teaming with Nokomis Partners on the construction and operation of a 16.5 MW solar portfolio. Excelsior will be the long-term owner of the portfolio. In addition, Excelsior and Nokomis are already working on their next portfolio, seeking toRead More

Alexandria Industries increases its aluminum extrusion capabilities and capacities

Alexandria Industries increases its aluminum extrusion capabilities and capacities

May 15, 2019 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Contract manufacturer Alexandria Industries invested in a new aluminum extrusion press that will allow the company to increase its aluminum extrusion capabilities, extrude more complex product features, and hold tighter tolerances, while utilizing a variety of alloys. Alexandria Industries will gain an extra 30 percent in extrusion capacity. “By combiningRead More

Siemens awarded $6.4M by DOE to develop solar’s role in grid resilience

Siemens awarded $6.4M by DOE to develop solar’s role in grid resilience

May 15, 2019 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Siemens’ central research and development unit in the U.S., Siemens Corporate Technology (CT) US, was selected for a $6.4 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid. This project will createRead More

Lifetime Solar, SUNation, Sigora Solar to start offering Sense home energy monitoring to their customers

Lifetime Solar, SUNation, Sigora Solar to start offering Sense home energy monitoring to their customers

May 14, 2019 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Three more solar installers located across the country (Lifetime Solar, SUNation and Sigora Solar) recently signed on with home energy monitoring company Sense to provide their customers with greater real-time insight into their home’s energy consumption and usage. “Lifetime Solar partnered with Sense to give its customers another tool inRead More

Commercial inverter manufacturers like CPS America are easing installation and O&M with separable wireboxes.

Seven trends from our 2019 Solar Inverter Buyer’s Guide

May 14, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

We asked every inverter manufacturer to tell us about their latest and greatest products for our 2019 Solar Inverter Buyer’s Guide. What came back was a range of innovations from the most powerful microinverter on the market to the latest utility-scale string technology. At this point, solar inverter spec sheetsRead More

Federal Aviation Administration contracts with HSGS for solar canopies project in Hawaii

Federal Aviation Administration contracts with HSGS for solar canopies project in Hawaii

May 13, 2019 at 11:36 am 0 comments

Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS), a renewable energy systems contractor headquartered in South Carolina, is designing and engineering several solar parking canopies for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at the Honolulu Control Facility (HCF) located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The HCF is an air traffic control facility operated by the FAARead More

This former silk mill in Keene, N.H., is now part of city’s 100 percent renewable electricity goal

This former silk mill in Keene, N.H., is now part of city’s 100 percent renewable electricity goal

May 13, 2019 at 11:26 am 0 comments

The mill produced decorative silk yarns from textile factory waste in the early 20th century, and today is a mixed-use commercial space for light manufacturing, office, storage, and retail tenants. Tousley Property Management, owner of the building and the new solar project, will cut its energy costs and lock inRead More

SolarEdge to offer its own battery as part of full storage solution, among several product portfolio updates

SolarEdge to offer its own battery as part of full storage solution, among several product portfolio updates

May 13, 2019 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Word out of Intersolar Europe is SolarEdge Technologies is expanding its StorEdge solution with the launch of new inverters optimized for the combined management of solar, storage, and home energy. The StorEdge expansion will include three new additions to the solution portfolio, plus the company will preview its own commercial andRead More