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Sol Systems awarded SRECs for 80 no-cost solar systems in Washington, D.C.’s Solar for All program

Sol Systems awarded SRECs for 80 no-cost solar systems in Washington, D.C.’s Solar for All program

May 13, 2019 at 10:31 am 0 comments

The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) announced that Sol Systems has been awarded a five-year strip of Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) generated by an anticipated 80 rooftop solar energy systems installed on single-family households throughout the District. All 80 homes will receive their solar systems at no cost throughRead More

IHS Markit: Outlook for energy storage strengthens due to demand for utility-scale solar co-location

IHS Markit: Outlook for energy storage strengthens due to demand for utility-scale solar co-location

May 13, 2019 at 10:23 am 0 comments

The year 2018 set a record for deployment of grid-connected battery energy storage. Global installations almost doubled, especially driven by growth in South Korea in the first half of the year. The four largest markets in 2018 were South Korea, the United Kingdom, China and the United States, together accountingRead More

South Carolina might finally have a bipartisan compromise to expand solar energy adoption

South Carolina might finally have a bipartisan compromise to expand solar energy adoption

May 13, 2019 at 10:08 am 0 comments

South Carolina legislators have passed the Energy Freedom Act, House Bill 3659, which will keep solar energy growing across the state. “The Energy Freedom Act is a big win for all South Carolina energy consumers,” said Lynn Jurich, CEO and co-founder of Sunrun. “Policymakers listened to the people and deliveredRead More

Conti Solar announces rebrand and name change to CS Energy

Conti Solar announces rebrand and name change to CS Energy

May 13, 2019 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Conti Solar, a national solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), O&M and energy storage development company, announced a new corporate identity today. The organization will be known as CS Energy, and the rebranding will encompass a new logo, tagline and web address: www.CSEnergy.com. “The new name, CS Energy, emphasizes ourRead More

Ohio readies bill to dump more money into coal and nuclear plants, industry groups explain how misguided it is

Ohio readies bill to dump more money into coal and nuclear plants, industry groups explain how misguided it is

May 13, 2019 at 9:29 am 1 comment

While Illinois and Minnesota are driving forward solar energy policy in the Midwest, Ohio, the home state of Solar Builder, continues to embarrass itself and cling to the past. There is a bill before the Ohio General Assembly (HB 6), aimed at rescuing FirstEnergy Solutions’ aging nuclear and coal-fired powerRead More

The U.S. surpasses 2 million solar installations (which will double by 2023)

The U.S. surpasses 2 million solar installations (which will double by 2023)

May 9, 2019 at 5:01 am 0 comments

The U.S. is now home to more than 2 million solar PV installations, according to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The mark comes just three years after the industry completed its 1 millionth installation, a feat that took 40 years to accomplish. “TheRead More

National food distributor in New Jersey installs rooftop solar system with a three-year payback period

National food distributor in New Jersey installs rooftop solar system with a three-year payback period

May 8, 2019 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

Quixotic Systems Inc. has completed a 546-kilowatt (kW) solar power system for Conca D’Oro Importers LLC, a national distributor of specialty Italian foods and beverages based in Totowa, N.J. The rooftop solar system, which will provide clean energy for the distributor’s warehousing, refrigeration and operations, will pay for itself inRead More

Tigo updates its TS4-A solar MLPE platform: Wattage increase, weight decrease, more

Tigo updates its TS4-A solar MLPE platform: Wattage increase, weight decrease, more

May 8, 2019 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Tigo Energy, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, unveiled its new TS4-A, the advanced retrofit/add-on solution that brings smart PV module technology to standard modules for advanced functionality. This is a new generation of flexible module-level power electronics in the TS4 Platform that features improved lightweight hardware forRead More

Big solar deal: Walmart agrees to 46 power purchase agreements with C2 Energy Capital

Big solar deal: Walmart agrees to 46 power purchase agreements with C2 Energy Capital

May 8, 2019 at 10:16 am 0 comments

C2 Energy Capital executed 46 Power Purchase Agreements and leases with Walmart Inc. to provide solar power at the retailer’s operations in five states. These agreements represent a tangible commitment by Walmart to achieve the retailer’s goal to have 50 percent of its operations powered by renewable energy by 2025.Read More

Quick Mount PV added to Sunnova’s approved vendor list

Quick Mount PV added to Sunnova’s approved vendor list

May 8, 2019 at 9:56 am 1 comment

Quick Mount PV, the leading American manufacturer of watertight solar roof mounting and racking systems, has been added to Sunnova Energy Corporation’s list of approved vendors. Through this new partnership, Sunnova’s network of local installers can now offer its residential customers across the country Quick Mount’s solar mounting and rackingRead More