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California retirement community expected to save $250,000 a year with Sharp solar+storage system

California retirement community expected to save $250,000 a year with Sharp solar+storage system

April 6, 2018 at 9:53 am 1 comment

The NW Photon Energy and Paradise Village Retirement Community, a senior Independent Assisted and Memory Care Community in San Diego, Calif., is adding a 240 kW/324 kWh SmartStorage system from Sharp in six buildings on the community’s grounds and integrated with 516 kW of solar PV. The decision was aRead More

Microsoft completes largest corporate solar energy purchase in U.S. to date

Microsoft completes largest corporate solar energy purchase in U.S. to date

March 22, 2018 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Microsoft Corp. announced the purchase of 315 MW of energy from Pleinmont I and II, two new solar projects in the commonwealth of Virginia. This represents the single largest corporate purchase of solar energy ever in the United States and will enable Microsoft to make significant progress toward its goalRead More

Context Clues: Know where to find the value when selling commercial solar solutions

Context Clues: Know where to find the value when selling commercial solar solutions

March 20, 2018 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Land in any airport, and the view tells the story. Commercial buildings with fresh paint and no solar panels on them yet. Residential customers may commit to solar for a variety of personal and ethical reasons, but nonresidential property owners tend toward the pragmatic. They make business decisions based onRead More

Largest solar rooftop system in downtown Honolulu on the way

Largest solar rooftop system in downtown Honolulu on the way

March 12, 2018 at 10:23 am 0 comments

EnSync Energy Systems, a distributed energy resources (DERs) developer, is expanding the solar system it is installing on the rooftops of the Aloha Tower Marketplace, which is operated by Hawai’i Pacific University (HPU) under a lease with the State of Hawai’i Aloha Tower Development Corporation. The latest expansion more thanRead More

Strata Solar is looking to C&I, community solar as part of growth strategy

Strata Solar is looking to C&I, community solar as part of growth strategy

March 8, 2018 at 9:29 am 0 comments

N.C.-based Strata Solar says it has plans to strategically acquire commercial and industrial (C&I) and community solar assets to add to its existing portfolio of utility-scale projects. The move comes as the company, which already owns over 800 MW in assets, aims to expand its long-term ownership portfolio to nowRead More

Meet the new Fronius Commercial Rooftop Solution (inverter, MC4 connectors, shade cover)

Meet the new Fronius Commercial Rooftop Solution (inverter, MC4 connectors, shade cover)

March 2, 2018 at 10:01 am 0 comments

The commercial and industrial (C&I) space is one of the most challenging environments for solar installations because of high ambient temperatures, high irradiance, obstructions, setbacks or pathways add to the complexity and cost of design. But the segment increased 20 percent in the third quarter of 2017 and may be readyRead More

Kiss Electric earns 3.4-MW commercial solar project in New Jersey

Kiss Electric earns 3.4-MW commercial solar project in New Jersey

February 13, 2018 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

Licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, Kiss Electric has been performing wide range of electrical jobs for more than 17 years. Most recently, they were awarded a 3.4 MW project in Sparta, N.J. Job specifications require: 9,934, 360-W ground-mounted SunPower modules Schletter racking system Two Power Electronic inverters areRead More

Here’s how a new program will fund more multifamily solar projects in California

Here’s how a new program will fund more multifamily solar projects in California

January 16, 2018 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Multifamily housing is one of the most complicated segments for the solar industry given the competing interests of tenants and owners. California, usually the first state to do everything in solar, is trying to make this easier with a new program. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved of aRead More

Our Project of the Year for 2017 was one such project.

This new partnership will help nonprofits go solar

January 9, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

CollectiveSun, the only company dedicated exclusively to helping nonprofits and tax exempt organizations fund solar projects, is teaming up with EnergySage, an online comparison-shopping marketplace for solar. This collaboration creates a powerful new solution that allows nonprofits and tax exempt entities to seamlessly navigate the solar purchasing and financing process. The CollectiveSun-EnergySageRead More

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Drive more commercial solar projects with these new documents from SEIA

January 3, 2018 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Commercial solar has a ton of potential, and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) wants to make that potential clearer for customers and investors, today making two documents available to spur investment. The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with PropertyRead More