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Panasonic Enters Agreement with Coronal Management

Panasonic Enters Agreement with Coronal Management

February 14, 2013 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America announces that it has signed an exclusive multi-year solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions development agreement with Coronal Management LLC. The agreement highlights Panasonic efforts to bring the only comprehensive, end-to-end solution for solar PV projects from 250 kilowatts up to 20 megawatts to the commercial, industrial,Read More

Panasonic Completes Solar Project at University of Colorado Boulder

Panasonic Completes Solar Project at University of Colorado Boulder

January 25, 2013 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America announces that it has completed a 500-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation installation at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder).  The system was developed and built by Panasonic with local support from Lighthouse Solar. Financing was provided by a subsidiary of Renewable Social Benefits FundRead More

Panasonic, Macerich to Install Solar Power on Shopping Centers

Panasonic, Macerich to Install Solar Power on Shopping Centers

October 18, 2012 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and Macerich, have aligned to begin the first phase of a multi-property retail real estate solar power program. Over the next 12 months, solar installations at a total of 12 Macerich shopping centers in Arizona, California, New York and Connecticut are expected to yield 10.2Read More

Solar + Whatever: How to provide home energy resilience (and keep a customer’s damn lights on)

Solar + Whatever: How to provide home energy resilience (and keep a customer’s damn lights on)

August 24, 2020 at 10:46 am 0 comments

It only takes one hurricane, tornado or wildfire for the value of a resilient home energy system to sink in. Add to such increasing natural disasters the unpopular new utility practice in California of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) — a preemptive shut down of swaths of the grid toRead More

Optimizing solar + storage for backup operation

Optimizing solar + storage for backup operation

July 28, 2020 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The interest in and adoption of residential storage in the US has grown at a healthy pace in the last few years. Guidance on how to size a system, particularly for AC coupled storage solutions, is a common request from installers with customers interested in adding storage. Few areas inRead More

Good news: NABCEP solar certifications now eligible for GI Bill benefits

Good news: NABCEP solar certifications now eligible for GI Bill benefits

July 27, 2020 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Exam fees for solar industry credentials are now eligible for reimbursement under the GI Bill thanks to work done by The Solar Foundation, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), and other partners in the Solar Ready Vets Network. With this approval from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,Read More

How does SNMP compare to MODBUS?

How does SNMP compare to MODBUS?

July 23, 2020 at 10:13 am 1 comment

SNMP and MODBUS are both components of the application layer in the OSI model. Where MODBUS is a protocol that can be supported by different physical and data link layers, SNMP is exclusively an IP standard. Unlike MODBUS IP, which typically uses the TCP transport layer, SNMP data is usuallyRead More

Citadel Roofing & Solar opens new office, adds generator services

Citadel Roofing & Solar opens new office, adds generator services

July 21, 2020 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Citadel Roofing & Solar is growing both its service territory and service offering, having opened an office in Fresno, Calif., to meet the growing demand for solar + storage from Central Valley homeowners and homebuilders, and by adding home generators for residential power outage protection. “Solar energy has of courseRead More

A microgrid at Sandbar Solar & Electric Warehouse. Photo via Blue Planet Energy.

What really makes a microgrid, a microgrid?

July 21, 2020 at 8:08 am 1 comment

Though there are many specific definitions of a microgrid, at its core a microgrid means the ability of a distributed energy resource, typically solar PV and battery energy storage, to both interact with the utility grid and stand alone with no utility. From a technical perspective, what are the key elementsRead More

SGIP funding for solar plus storage is the economic boost California needs now

SGIP funding for solar plus storage is the economic boost California needs now

July 20, 2020 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Clean energy jobs at solar installers and other companies were expected to be some of the fastest-growing occupations over the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the coronavirus pandemic has been a blow to the sector, as more than 106,000 workers in this field filedRead More