Post Tagged with: "commercial"

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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

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

September 28, 2020 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

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