Post Tagged with: "carports"

Sunflare debuts new lightweight PV solution for parking structures

Sunflare debuts new lightweight PV solution for parking structures

September 24, 2018 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Sunflare is a light, thin, rugged solar system that is changing the residential solar roof concept and ready to do the same for parking structures. Sunflare modules are lighter than silicon, so they can go where other solar can’t. That means there’s no need for heavy steel replacement, which isRead More

Solar canopy installed in just five days, ready for upcoming Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Solar canopy installed in just five days, ready for upcoming Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

July 16, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Interconnection Systems, Inc. (ISI), in partnership with Quest Renewables, completed the installation of a 54.6-kW QuadPod solar canopy system at the Harley-Davidson Rally Point Plaza in Sturgis SD in just five days in June. The plaza is used as a central gathering place during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and forRead More

MBL-Energy is now pre-certified for solar carport installs at California schools

MBL-Energy is now pre-certified for solar carport installs at California schools

June 19, 2018 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

MBL-Energy has received the first California Division of State Architects (DSA) pre-check certification issued under the newly released 2016 CBC compliance. This certification will enable MBL-Energy to quickly move forward on the design and construction of parking canopies for California public schools and other public works by reducing the permittingRead More

Solar carport developers find low-cost opportunity despite the tariffs

Solar carport developers find low-cost opportunity despite the tariffs

June 11, 2018 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

“But whatever the reason [for the tariff], the consequences probably won’t be severe. The solar revolution is happening so fast that the tariff will make little difference.” — Noah Smith, Bloomberg. This quote from Bloomberg is certainly true, but the immediate effect has unquestionably caused some projects that were “onRead More

Florida’s Advanced Roofing builds out demo solar carport to promote the idea to local business

Florida’s Advanced Roofing builds out demo solar carport to promote the idea to local business

May 25, 2018 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Advanced Roofing Inc., Florida’s largest commercial re-roofing contractor, has installed a demonstration project with a solar carport, electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and rooftop solar arrays at its Fort Lauderdale headquarters to showcase the company’s latest innovations. The solar showcase, now in full operation, includes a new rooftop solar arrayRead More

Check out this simple new solar canopy from startup Renewz

Check out this simple new solar canopy from startup Renewz

February 26, 2018 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

At the New England Home Show in Boston, solar energy and electric vehicle (EV) technology startup Renewz launched an online ordering campaign for the iSun Oasis, a smart solar canopy that easily integrates into homeowners’ lifestyle and garden, patio or driveway. It is part of the iSun Energy brand, andRead More

Ameren Missouri prioritizes electric vehicle infrastructure in new program filing

Ameren Missouri prioritizes electric vehicle infrastructure in new program filing

February 26, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is coming, if not already here, and as NREL noted, some big steps need to be taken to accommodate this new reality. Steps like this will help: Ameren Missouri has filed its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission that would encourages EVRead More

The ‘Carportunity’: How our electric vehicle future means big things for solar carports

The ‘Carportunity’: How our electric vehicle future means big things for solar carports

December 19, 2017 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Electric vehicles taking over the road is no longer a question. Sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and all-electric vehicles have surged recently. So now the question is where are all of these things going to get their juice? A new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National RenewableRead More

Check out this 1.6-MW solar install for California’s Gilroy Unified School District

Check out this 1.6-MW solar install for California’s Gilroy Unified School District

December 8, 2017 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

If you need a reminder of the booming solar + school trend, Gilroy Unified School District (GUSD), a K-12 school district with more than 11,300 students, just completed a 1.6 MW PV system PPA expected to save $1.5 million in energy costs over 25 years. The three solar shade structure installations atRead More

Parking Energy wants to make EV charger installation plug and play

Parking Energy wants to make EV charger installation plug and play

October 9, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

The question whether electric vehicles will become the predominant method of personal transport is no longer debated among industry experts and car manufacturers. Every major automotive brand is entering the market and many countries are abandoning fossil fuel cars entirely. But where (and how) will all of these things getRead More