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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 3 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

Big deal: Kinect Solar is bringing First Solar PV modules to the distributed generation market

Big deal: Kinect Solar is bringing First Solar PV modules to the distributed generation market

September 9, 2020 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Kinect Solar has entered into an agreement with First Solar to serve the distributed generation (DG) market with high-performance photovoltaic (PV) modules designed and engineered in America. A leader in the utility-scale market, First Solar is America’s largest PV module producer, shipping over 25 gigawatts (GW) of American solar technologyRead More

Prospero I, a 379MW solar farm under construction in Andrews County, Texas, is co-owned by Longroad Energy and AIP.  The project, one of the largest in the US, will be comprised of nearly 3.2 million PV panels and is expected to be completed in Q2 2020.

Longroad Energy finances 331-MW Prospero 2 solar project, includes two PPAs

August 27, 2020 at 11:54 am 0 comments

Longroad Energy Holdings, a US-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, announced the financial close and commencement of construction of the Prospero 2 Solar Project, a 331 megawatt direct current project located in Andrews County, TX. Longroad will manage construction as well as continue to own the $320 million project,Read More

This Ohio school district solar project via C2 Energy Capital highlights value of partnerships

This Ohio school district solar project via C2 Energy Capital highlights value of partnerships

July 29, 2020 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

C2 Energy Capital LLC, a rapidly growing developer and investor in renewable energy and storage assets, announced the completion of a 1-MW solar power project for the Otsego Local School District located near Bowling Green, Ohio. The company financed, owns and operates the project. The first clean energy project ofRead More

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First Solar alumni form REPlantSolutions to provide plant controls, trunk bus products

June 12, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

REPlantSolutions, an Arizona start-up founded by First Solar alumni, launched this week to support the needs of solar developers and asset owners with field-proven solutions under license from First Solar. “We have brought together some of the most experienced technologists in the industry to lead the transition to dispatchable, cost-optimizedRead More

A key to solar’s growth in Arkansas? Supplier partnerships

A key to solar’s growth in Arkansas? Supplier partnerships

April 30, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Entegrity Energy Partners is a Little Rock, Ark.-based Energy Service Performance contractor with a rich history of working with public school districts and deep roots in Arkansas going back to 1949 with partner company Nabholz Construction. As an energy performance contractor, Entegrity business is focused on saving its clients moneyRead More

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Two California CCAs sign solar, storage agreements with First Solar

April 22, 2020 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

First Solar signed two 15-year Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) and Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE). The project will be powered by First Solar’s proprietary thin film module technology, designed and developed at the Company’s research and development (R&D) centers inRead More

Array Technologies debuts a single-bolt clamp to speed up its DuraTrack installs with First Solar modules

Array Technologies debuts a single-bolt clamp to speed up its DuraTrack installs with First Solar modules

February 21, 2020 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

Array Technologies, market leaders in single-axis solar tracking, announced the launch of RapidClamp, a patent pending single-bolt PV module clamp technology that drastically decreases solar module installation times. “The innovative RapidClamp greatly improves module installation times for EPCs installing First Solar Series 6 modules on DuraTrack single-axis solar trackers. It’sRead More

GEM Energy constructing solar array at Ohio’s Penta Career Center with First Solar Series 6 panels

GEM Energy constructing solar array at Ohio’s Penta Career Center with First Solar Series 6 panels

January 27, 2020 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

Construction begins this spring in Perrysburg, Ohio, on a $2 million solar array that will provide nearly 60 percent of the electricity needs for Penta Career Center, a career technical high school serving 1,400 students in northwest Ohio. The fixed-tilt, ground-mount array will be located on six acres at theRead More

First Solar’s stock dropped last week after a Barclays Capital downgrade

First Solar’s stock dropped last week after a Barclays Capital downgrade

January 20, 2020 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

Investor website Motley Fool noticed that First Solar’s stock was taking a hit last week (9.8% as of their alert) and they traced the reason back to British investment bank Barclays Capital, which “downgraded First Solar two notches — all the way from overweight to underweight, assigning a target priceRead More