Post Tagged with: "commercial"

CPS inverter service techs now blanket the country. Photo: CPS.

Exclusive details on CPS America’s dedicated solar inverter O&M service

March 31, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The concept of offering operations and maintenance (O&M) to solar asset holders is not new. A host of O&M companies now provide soup-to-nuts service for commercial and utility-scale PV plants. But none of these service providers is also an inverter manufacturer, much less one that offers a 99 percent inverterRead More

Stem launches online program to certify solar installers as storage experts

Stem launches online program to certify solar installers as storage experts

March 30, 2020 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Stem, Inc., a leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services, continues to push its Partner Program by launching Stem University, an online certification program that provides required educational classes and tools for solar companies to gain expertise in storage. Stem’s partner program now has more than 50 active solarRead More

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Yes or no: Should 1,500 volt solar inverters be installed on rooftops?

March 25, 2020 at 10:00 am 1 comment

As part of our 2020 Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide, we asked manufacturers “Should 1,500 volt solar inverters be installed on rooftops?” Here is what they had to say. Should 1,500 volt solar inverters be installed on rooftops? Matt Marx, Strategic Marketing Manager at SMA: “No, because current code requirementsRead More

ECA Solar adds a VP of development to expand focus in New Jersey solar market

ECA Solar adds a VP of development to expand focus in New Jersey solar market

March 19, 2020 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

Since the company’s first installation six years ago, ECA SOLAR has developed, engineered, and safely installed solar PV systems on over 5 million square feet of commercial rooftop space on the East Coast. That looks to continue after the hiring of Thomas B. Schrum of New Brunswick, N.J., as Vice PresidentRead More

Five key considerations of industrial solar leasing

Five key considerations of industrial solar leasing

March 19, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Industrial property owners are increasingly turning to rooftop solar facilities to add value to their portfolios and maximize the profitability of their assets, as well as to increase renewable energy sources for the greater good. While the general principles of commercial leasing apply to rooftop solar leases, there are aRead More

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Meet David Energy, a new kind of DER management company that just raised $1.5 million

March 11, 2020 at 11:11 am 0 comments

David Energy announced the close of its $1.5 million Pre-Seed round this week, co-led by Box Group and Greycroft. The buzz is David Energy has developed a proprietary software platform that uses machine-learning to act as the energy operating system for buildings to modernize how customers purchase energy. “We areRead More

Omnidian acquires commercial solar O&M business from PV Pros

Omnidian acquires commercial solar O&M business from PV Pros

March 10, 2020 at 8:49 am 0 comments

Omnidian, a nationwide provider of solar PV system performance plans and cash-back energy guarantees, is bolstering its commercial solar operations and maintenance (O&M) capabilities by acquiring the O&M business of its partner PV Pros. Since completing this transaction, Omnidian now oversees the performance of 1,300 MW of distributed solar power capacity,Read More

Safari Energy strikes deal with ShopCore Properties (and its 20 million sq ft of real estate)

Safari Energy strikes deal with ShopCore Properties (and its 20 million sq ft of real estate)

March 4, 2020 at 9:34 am 0 comments

Commercial solar developer Safari Energy announced a new partnership to develop several commercial solar projects for ShopCore Properties, a leading owner and operator of community, power and grocery anchored centers throughout the country. Part of The Blackstone Group, ShopCore Properties owns over 20 million square feet of real estate, withRead More

Pivot Energy, Onyx Renewable Partners agree on 3-MW solar portfolio in Illinois, Colorado

Pivot Energy, Onyx Renewable Partners agree on 3-MW solar portfolio in Illinois, Colorado

February 24, 2020 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Pivot Energy, Colorado’s largest community solar developer, announced a 3-MW commercial and utility solar portfolio with Onyx Renewable Partners L.P. The portfolio includes four projects in total, two in Illinois and two in Colorado. The projects located in Illinois total 779 kilowatts of solar energy awarded through the Adjustable Block ProgramRead More

State Compensation Insurance Fund signs with ENGIE for solar, storage, EV charging across seven sites

State Compensation Insurance Fund signs with ENGIE for solar, storage, EV charging across seven sites

February 24, 2020 at 10:40 am 0 comments

State Compensation Insurance Fund (State Fund) and ENGIE North America are going to build solar PV + energy storage systems + electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across seven different State Fund locations throughout California. ENGIE and JLL jointly designed this comprehensive program to help State Fund embark on the next phaseRead More