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BYD teams with Apparent to design a 2-MW solar + storage system on its manufacturing plant

BYD teams with Apparent to design a 2-MW solar + storage system on its manufacturing plant

February 6, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Construction has begun on a 2 MW solar and 2 MWh energy storage project developed by BYD (Build Your Dreams) and Apparent, Inc. at BYD’s Lancaster Coach & Bus manufacturing plant. With this installation in place, the project will serve as a way to cut operational costs and offer aRead More

Safari Energy and Extra Space Storage have teamed up on 100 solar projects

Safari Energy and Extra Space Storage have teamed up on 100 solar projects

February 5, 2020 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

Commercial solar developer Safari Energy sent word that it has completed 100 solar projects with Extra Space Storage, a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, and a member of the S&P 500. This is an example of a great partnership that can be developed between a solarRead More

Stem Partner Program expands via BayWa r.e., Soligent partnerships to broaden C&I storage market

Stem Partner Program expands via BayWa r.e., Soligent partnerships to broaden C&I storage market

January 29, 2020 at 9:46 am 0 comments

Stem is a leading behind-the-meter energy storage services provider (which we have profiled a few times), and it is ready to make its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven storage smarts widely available to more solar installers via an expanded Stem Partner Program. Today’s announcement opens up its existing solar partner network to includeRead More

Cleveland-based company gets DOE grant money for its new commercial solar racking system Roll-A-Rack

Cleveland-based company gets DOE grant money for its new commercial solar racking system Roll-A-Rack

January 23, 2020 at 9:53 am 0 comments

Acme Express Inc., a Cleveland-based, technology development company, has been awarded a $1-million Small Business Innovation Research grant by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office so it can research and develop Roll-A-Rack. Acme Express says this new patent-pending solar-panel racking system would reduce racking and installation costsRead More

Hiding in plain sight: The case for rooftop batteries leading the next era of solar + storage

Hiding in plain sight: The case for rooftop batteries leading the next era of solar + storage

January 21, 2020 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Although self-evident in retrospect, game-changing innovations are rarely immediately obvious. Velcro bindings, wheelie suitcases, and the now-ubiquitous InstaPot are all modest examples of refinements to products that existed for decades before anyone thought, “Couldn’t this be better?” The drive for reliable renewably sourced energy is at a similar crossroad. AlthoughRead More

Exhibit A: This recently completed tracker project in Pierceton, Ind.,

Inside OMCO Solar’s strategy to serve the mid-size solar tracker market

January 20, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Solar trackers are proving to pencil out positively for smaller and smaller solar project sites, which is drawing more interest from developers and EPCs. A problem these interested developers run into though is the lack of interest on the part of larger legacy tracker brands which are scaled to focusRead More

Unirac is taking this new non-penetrating solar mounting system worldwide

Unirac is taking this new non-penetrating solar mounting system worldwide

January 17, 2020 at 10:03 am 0 comments

Unirac Inc. signed an exclusive global license deal with Solar Stack, a Florida-based manufacturer that has developed non-ballasted, non-penetrating solar mounting solution. With the signing of this technology deal, the two companies are poised to expand on the momentum set by the founders of Solar Stack. The deal with Solar Stack continuesRead More

Voltus wins big demand response auction in California

Voltus wins big demand response auction in California

January 15, 2020 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Voltus Inc., the leading demand response provider to commercial and industrial customers, has won the right to deliver nearly 50 MWs of new demand response resources to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) under its demand response auction mechanism (DRAM) in the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Southern CaliforniaRead More

Eliminate small commercial demand charges with just solar and Extensible’s new HardCap feature

Eliminate small commercial demand charges with just solar and Extensible’s new HardCap feature

January 15, 2020 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Extensible Energy has released new features for DemandEx, its demand charge reduction software that works without energy storage. The most notable improvement is HardCap, an intelligent algorithm that automatically blocks demand spikes over a pre-set kilowatt level. When enabled, HardCap allows small solar PV buildings to limit demand spikes andRead More

JLC Infrastructure acquires Greenskies Renewable Energy with plans to rebrand and grow it

JLC Infrastructure acquires Greenskies Renewable Energy with plans to rebrand and grow it

January 15, 2020 at 9:44 am 0 comments

JLC Infrastructure (JLC) has placed a big investment into Greenskies Renewable Energy, a commercial and industrial solar developer. The Greenskies team will draw on its long track record, deep technical expertise, JLC capital, and JLC’s unique relationships in the municipal sector to build a renewable independent power producer.The transaction will bringRead More