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Electriq Power readies PowerPod 2 residential battery system. Here’s what’s new

Electriq Power readies PowerPod 2 residential battery system. Here’s what’s new

November 10, 2020 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

Electriq Power has been expanding its operations and capabilities to meet growing demand for energy storage solutions. In September, the company announced definitive agreements with Emergent Microgrid, a provider of turnkey microgrids, and Lilypad Energy, a provider of data analytics solutions. Now comes word that Electriq Power is launching theRead More

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Tennessee Valley Authority and Origis Energy to solar power Google data centers

November 10, 2020 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

The Tennessee Valley Authority has confirmed that the new 100-megawatt solar facility in Obion County, Tennessee, will supply carbon-free energy to Google’s data centers in Clarksville, Tenn., and Hollywood, Ala. Florida-based solar developer Origis Energy is using TVA’s nationally recognized Green Invest program to develop the solar farm. The GreenRead More

Mosaic streamlines solar credit application with SwiftLink URLs (no logins needed)

Mosaic streamlines solar credit application with SwiftLink URLs (no logins needed)

November 10, 2020 at 8:12 am 0 comments

Residential solar financial provider Mosaic has been revamping its loan options for customers and its sales tools for solar contractors. The latest innovation on the tool side is SwiftLink, a shareable, customizable URL that allows residential contractors and solar installers to easily distribute credit application forms to customers without theRead More

C&I Solar Project of the Year 2020: Pawesome Solar Array at Pedigree Ovens

C&I Solar Project of the Year 2020: Pawesome Solar Array at Pedigree Ovens

November 10, 2020 at 8:01 am 0 comments

Harvard, Illinois | 1.7 MW Developer: Simpleray Contractor: Althoff Industries Mounting / Design: OMCO Solar Inverters: SMA America Modules: HT-SAAE What else can I tell you about our C&I Ground-Mount Project of the Year, as voted by the readers of Solar Builder, that tops the photo? Hmm. Guess I’ll startRead More

C&I Rooftop Solar Project of the Year 2020: Catholic Diocese of Richmond

C&I Rooftop Solar Project of the Year 2020: Catholic Diocese of Richmond

November 10, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

State of Virginia | 1.25 MW in total (6 rooftops) Nonprofits and places of worship are in that no man’s land when it comes to solar — operations that would benefit immensely from the savings of renewable energy but with no easy path to financing. The 2020 C&I Rooftop ProjectRead More

JinkoSolar just secured 100,000 metric tons of polycrystalline silicon

JinkoSolar just secured 100,000 metric tons of polycrystalline silicon

November 9, 2020 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary Sichuan Jinko have signed a long-term purchase agreement with second tier subsidiaries of Tongwei Co., Ltd., to ensure a stable supply of polycrystalline silicon in line with JinkoSolar’s strategic and operational plans. This is the first long-term contract with Tongwei for the steady supplyRead More

Residential Solar Project of the Year 2020: Villa Residence and Home Brewery

Residential Solar Project of the Year 2020: Villa Residence and Home Brewery

November 9, 2020 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Arvada, Colo. | 25.41 kW Contractor: Ecology Solar Modules: Jinko Inverter: SolarEdge Mounting: Unirac, Aerocompact The 2020 Residential Solar Project of the Year, as voted on by the readers of Solar Builder, is the Villa Residence and Home Brewery, located in Arvada, Colo. It belongs to Keith and Jodi Villa,Read More

Pure Safety Group has new all-in-one tool tether kits for use by workers at height

Pure Safety Group has new all-in-one tool tether kits for use by workers at height

November 9, 2020 at 11:01 am 0 comments

Stronghold by PSG, the dropped objects prevention brand of Pure Safety Group (PSG), announces the introduction of all-in-one tool tether kits for use by workers at height. The kits include a full suite of products, available in three neatly bundled designs exclusively for specific trades, to prevent tool drops fromRead More

Sungrow Roadshow 2020

Check out Sungrow’s new 1500-volt central, string solar inverters during its roadshow

November 9, 2020 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Sungrow is hitting the road this fall / winter, spanning the United States to debut its latest 1500V central and string inverter solutions tailored to North America. With products on display in a semi-truck, the 17-stop tour started from Denver on November 2 will last until the end of December.Read More

Sunrun’s Brightbox battery system is now available in every Sunrun market

Sunrun’s Brightbox battery system is now available in every Sunrun market

November 9, 2020 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Sunrun Inc. is expanding the reach of its battery system, Brightbox, to all of the company’s active markets. Sunrun currently has more than 13,000 Brightbox systems nationwide, and this announcement will open it up to millions of new potential customers. “Sunrun has been delivering affordable solar to communities across theRead More