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k12 Energy installs a solar system for PBS on top of a California mountain

k12 Energy installs a solar system for PBS on top of a California mountain

October 20, 2020 at 2:48 pm 0 comments

PBS and their member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS’s educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way. Recently, k12 Energy, specializingRead More

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

October 19, 2020 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

To help meet the City of Austin’s goal to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity generation by 2035, Austin Central Library (ACL) is utilizing energy management technology from Apparent, Inc. to gain 30 percent higher utilization out of one of downtown’s largest solar arrays. Apparent’s cloud-based, intelligent grid operating system (igOS)Read More

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

October 19, 2020 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Corporate buyers are increasingly interested in solar energy, and analytics firm GlobalData says this will be a key driver of projects adding more than 100 MW of capacity, more so than state-level renewable portfolio standards (RPS). GlobalData’s analysis suggests that, in terms of projects where individual plant capacities exceeded 100 MW,Read More

Home Depot agrees to PPA for a big chunk of solar + storage with Enel

Home Depot agrees to PPA for a big chunk of solar + storage with Enel

October 14, 2020 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

Enel, through its U.S. renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, started construction of the 284 MW1 Azure Sky solar + storage project, its second hybrid project in North America that integrates a renewable energy plant with utility-scale battery storage. The project is another milestone in the company’s commitment, announcedRead More

Barrette Outdoor Living adds over 2 MW of solar power at Florida facility

Barrette Outdoor Living adds over 2 MW of solar power at Florida facility

October 14, 2020 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Barrette Outdoor Living has completed the installation of a rooftop solar array on their 200,000 square foot aluminum fence and railing manufacturing facility in Brooksville, Florida, making it the largest privately-owned solar project in Florida at the time of contract. The 2.35 megawatt direct current system was designed and installedRead More

The Pitch: Finding extra value in a solar racking partnership with Solar FlexRack

The Pitch: Finding extra value in a solar racking partnership with Solar FlexRack

October 14, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern State Metals, promotes its diverse offering of solar racking systems and turnkey engineering services as a way for solar EPCs to grow their own businesses. Today we dig into that Pitch with Steve Daniel, EVP of Sales and Marketing for Solar FlexRack. How canRead More

Interconnection innovation: Pine Gate standardized Michigan portfolio interconnect via myPV ClearSky

Interconnection innovation: Pine Gate standardized Michigan portfolio interconnect via myPV ClearSky

October 12, 2020 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

Equipment standardization for portfolio-level purchasing is a proven strategy to simplify procurement, establish repeatable construction practices, and promote efficient commissioning. While racking, modules, inverters and transformers are common bulk buys, the MV interconnection components are often excluded. A collection of components, and the work product of highly specialized labor, the interconnectionRead More

kWh Analytics tries to solve solar’s overestimation, underperformance issues with new STAR reports

kWh Analytics tries to solve solar’s overestimation, underperformance issues with new STAR reports

October 12, 2020 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

Every mature asset class requires market data to improve the accuracy and certainty of investment returns, and solar is getting there, but still needs work. To address this need, solar risk management firm kWh Analytics announced two new initiatives. First, it collaborated with 10 of the top 15 solar assetRead More

The Role of Physical Infrastructure in Advancing Solar Innovation

The Role of Physical Infrastructure in Advancing Solar Innovation

September 29, 2020 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

Over the past decade, reductions in the cost of solar energy have largely been due to gains in panel production and efficiency. As these gains diminish, the balance of system hardware such as cables, clips, and mounting systems will have a larger role to play. Panduit’s latest renewable energy whiteRead More

Rhombus Energy Solutions’ 30-kW, 60-kW Multi-Port Smart Inverter now UL 1741 certified

Rhombus Energy Solutions’ 30-kW, 60-kW Multi-Port Smart Inverter now UL 1741 certified

September 28, 2020 at 2:14 pm 1 comment

The 30-kW/60-kW Multi-Port Smart Inverter from Rhombus Energy Solutions is now certified to UL 1741 and UL 1741-SA standards. This standard defines the design and testing requirements to certify that bi-directional, grid tied, “smart” inverters can be safely used to support the distributed generation (DG) grid services and applications. UtilitiesRead More