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Here’s a smart solar installation program for affordable housing you should copy

Here’s a smart solar installation program for affordable housing you should copy

December 6, 2018 at 10:38 am 0 comments

We’ve been posting a lot of news focused on low-income solar programs lately, not just because we think this is an important area for the solar industry to focus its attention but because there’s actually been a lot of attention. There’s this initiative in New York State and this oneRead More

The 2-MW solar rooftop system at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md., is Safari Energy’s eighth in the state, bringing the total capacity of Safari Energy’s commercial rooftop solar systems in Maryland to nearly 10 MW.

Blue light special: Retail is struggling, but solar can be a ray of hope

December 4, 2018 at 8:00 am 0 comments

As we enter the holiday season, the retail industry is facing challenging times. Business Insider reported that electronics, grocery stores, department stores and drug stores are among the sectors threatened by online retailers such as Amazon. Businesses that were considered “too big to fail” such as Toys ‘R’ Us andRead More

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

December 3, 2018 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Wanting to offset the plant’s electrical usage, and still show a return on investment, McElroy Metal chose a solar solution system for its plant. A solar addition is old hat for McElroy, as they previously re-roofed their Peachtree City, Ga., standing seam roof facility with 1,960 solar panels. The amountRead More

Freedom Solar Financial raises $7.5M to launch new commercial solar financing vehicle

Freedom Solar Financial raises $7.5M to launch new commercial solar financing vehicle

November 19, 2018 at 8:29 am 1 comment

Texas-based Freedom Solar Financial Services LLC has raised an initial round of $7.5 million in funding to finance commercial solar projects. This financing through Freedom allows companies to finance up to 70 percent of the cost of an entire solar installation and ensures that an investment in solar is cash-flow positiveRead More

Duke Energy launches plan to own, operate non-residential solar sites in North Carolina

Duke Energy launches plan to own, operate non-residential solar sites in North Carolina

October 29, 2018 at 9:47 am 0 comments

Duke Energy is jumping into the non-residential solar business. The company recently filed to be a certified solar lessor with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) and plans to build, own and operate on-site solar facilities. DECER is not financially supported by either Duke Energy Carolinas or Duke Energy Progress,Read More

Walmart to install SunPower solar systems at 21 locations in Illinois

Walmart to install SunPower solar systems at 21 locations in Illinois

October 24, 2018 at 8:05 am 0 comments

Walmart announced that it has reached an agreement with SunPower to have the commercial energy provider install solar systems at 19 stores and two distribution centers in Illinois. As part of the project, a mix of rooftop and ground-mount solar systems are expected to account for 23 MW, with start ofRead More

Tupelo Music Hall cutting ribbon on its 100-kW solar array

Tupelo Music Hall cutting ribbon on its 100-kW solar array

October 8, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A public ribbon cutting is scheduled on October 16 at Tupelo Music Hall, in New Hampshire — a facility that is believed to be the first solar-powered venue of its kind in New England. The event will recognize Tupelo’s clean energy transition and will include remarks by local leaders. ARead More

EDF Renewables, EnterSolar form strategic partnership for C&I solar services

EDF Renewables, EnterSolar form strategic partnership for C&I solar services

October 1, 2018 at 5:44 pm Comments are Disabled

EDF Renewables North America, a renewable energy developer, and EnterSolar, a provider of distributed generation solar solutions, formed a strategic partnership with EDF Renewables acquiring a 50 percent interest in EnterSolar. Together, the companies will offer C&I customers one of the most comprehensive arrays of behind-the-meter service. The partnership leveragesRead More

Esdec enters U.S. solar market to change C&I rooftop mounting

Esdec enters U.S. solar market to change C&I rooftop mounting

September 24, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Esdec, a leading European solar rooftop mounting solutions provider, is making its debut in the U.S. market this week at SPI (Booth 378). With more than 1.8 GW of installed capacity and leading market share in several European countries, the company brings 14 years of solar mounting and racking innovationRead More

Carlisle Roof Foam and Coatings present C&I roof restoration options at SPI

Carlisle Roof Foam and Coatings present C&I roof restoration options at SPI

September 18, 2018 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Just as a mechanic wouldn’t put a new Ferrari 456 V-8 engine in an old Geo Metro, a deteriorating old roof is not the best option to hold a new solar array on an existing building. Carlisle Roof Foam and Coatings will be showcasing its roofing options, for new andRead More