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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

Catalyze looks to scale commercial solar + storage projects with REenergyze platform

Catalyze looks to scale commercial solar + storage projects with REenergyze platform

September 28, 2020 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Developer and independent power producer (IPP) Catalyze is now deploying an origination-to-operations software platform to help accelerate and scale the nationwide adoption of C&I solar and storage. REenergyze streamlines the major processes of commercial solar and storage project origination, development, construction management, operations, and asset optimization. The goal is to identify, evaluate andRead More

Get your calculator ready.

Here’s a free tool for commercial, industrial businesses to check their possible energy, demand response savings

September 28, 2020 at 9:04 am 0 comments

GridBeyond released a free online tool to enable commercial and industrial (C&I) businesses to understand how much money they could possibly earn and save through demand response and energy optimization services — without having to submit to a full audit. This Energy Opportunity Calculator draws on GridBeyond’s extensive experience in theRead More

Nestlé Waters close to a 10-MW solar project at Poland Spring bottling plant

Nestlé Waters close to a 10-MW solar project at Poland Spring bottling plant

September 25, 2020 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Nestlé Waters North America is looking to construct a 10-MW solar project at its Poland Spring bottling plant in Hollis, Maine. This proposed solar energy installation, currently in the permit application process, will supply enough clean electricity to meet approximately 20-25% of the current energy needs of the facility. Once completed,Read More

Anthem signs solar PPA with SunEnergy1 as it moves to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

Anthem signs solar PPA with SunEnergy1 as it moves to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

September 23, 2020 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

In 2019, Anthem, Inc. made the commitment to invest in and source 100 percent renewable energy by 2025. Now, as a key step in that strategy, Anthem has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with SunEnergy1, a U.S. solar developer, owner and operator of utility-scale solar projects. The agreement isRead More

Liberty Utilities goes with BoxPower solar microgrid for wildfire mitigation, cost avoidance

Liberty Utilities goes with BoxPower solar microgrid for wildfire mitigation, cost avoidance

September 16, 2020 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Liberty Utilities is going with a microgrid solution from BoxPower to power a remote mountain research station. The decision will save millions of dollars by replacing high fire-risk distribution lines with a containerized solar+storage microgrid. The project is the result of a request-for-offers issued by Liberty Utilities for a wildfire-mitigationRead More

Vote for the 2020 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

Vote for the 2020 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

September 14, 2020 at 11:59 am 5 comments

Solar Builder readers submitted their coolest, most innovative and noteworthy solar projects of the last 12 months, and after combing through another record amount of submissions, we’ve narrowed the field to these 2020 Project of the Year nominees! This year the field is divided into FIVE categories: Residential (single-family, multi-family)Read More