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First certifications for solar swimming pool water heating systems awarded to UMA Solar, Techno-Solis

First certifications for solar swimming pool water heating systems awarded to UMA Solar, Techno-Solis

August 26, 2019 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

UMA Solar and Techno-Solis were awarded the first OG-400 certifications for their solar swimming pool water heating systems from the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC). They are the first manufacturers to complete the new program. The certification proves compliance with the ICC 902/APSP 902/SRCC 400 Solar Pool and SpaRead More

Ridged Systems awarded Solar Thermal Systems Program certification

Ridged Systems awarded Solar Thermal Systems Program certification

September 17, 2018 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC), a program of the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), has awarded Ridged Systems a certification for several configurations of its innovative Fire and Ice solar hot water systems. The ICC-SRCC OG-300 Solar Thermal System Certification Program certifies that hot water systems demonstrated compliance withRead More

New York makes $3.8 million available for ‘Geothermal Clean Energy Challenge’

New York makes $3.8 million available for ‘Geothermal Clean Energy Challenge’

December 7, 2017 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced the availability of $3.8 million for the launch of a statewide Geothermal Clean Energy Challenge, an initiative designed to help stimulate financing and installation of large-scale geothermal systems at state and local governmentalRead More

California solar thermal incentives officially extended until 2020

California solar thermal incentives officially extended until 2020

October 9, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

After Gov. Brown’s signature last week, California’s solar thermal incentives are officially extended, much to the delight of CALSEIA and the state’s solar industry. “Using California’s warm sunshine to do something as simple as heating water is sensible for our state and a key way to protect public health, cleanRead More

California solar thermal incentive bill heads to governor’s desk

California solar thermal incentive bill heads to governor’s desk

September 18, 2017 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

Timed perfectly with Solar Power International, the California Legislature passed AB 797 last week. With the bipartisan vote in the Assembly of 45-19 and the Senate’s bipartisan 30-10 vote last Tuesday, the bill now heads to the Governor for his signature. The bill extends consumer incentives for solar thermal technologiesRead More

Sun Bandit solar water heating, storage system qualifies for Solar Thermal Rebate Program

Sun Bandit solar water heating, storage system qualifies for Solar Thermal Rebate Program

August 24, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

The PV-powered solar water heating and storage system, Sun Bandit by Next Generation Energy, has qualified for the new, higher incentives associated with the California Solar Initiative (CSI) Solar Thermal Rebate Program. Close to $109 million in incentives is currently available to drive solar adoption: $92.6 million for general market,Read More

CyboEnergy debuts an inverter air conditioner (no batteries required)

CyboEnergy debuts an inverter air conditioner (no batteries required)

July 6, 2017 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

CyboEnergy has released a family of off-grid and on/off-grid CyboInverters that can run Inverter-Air-Conditioners (IAC) without batteries. “Inverter-Air-Conditioners (IAC) are becoming more popular,” saud CyboEnergy CEO George Cheng. “They can start with small amounts of surge power; therefore, our special off-grid CyboInverters can run these air conditioners with just solarRead More

Ice Energy cooling, energy storage system achieves world record efficiency

Ice Energy cooling, energy storage system achieves world record efficiency

June 12, 2017 at 7:54 am Comments are Disabled

The Ice Bear 20 home cooling and energy storage system from Ice Energy has achieved a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of 14.56 when operating like a conventional AC unit, and when operating in its ice cooling mode using stored ice, an unprecedented Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of 150 — moreRead More

California State Assembly passes bill to extend solar thermal incentives

California State Assembly passes bill to extend solar thermal incentives

May 16, 2017 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

California’s solar thermal incentives might live to see another day. The state’s Assembly passed AB 797 by a vote of 48 to 22 yesterday, which will extend consumer incentives for solar thermal technologies that reduce natural gas use in homes and buildings. The bill is part of the state’s ongoingRead More

FAFCO crowdfunding its new solar electric, solar thermal combo system

FAFCO crowdfunding its new solar electric, solar thermal combo system

April 5, 2017 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

FAFCO has been around since 1969 in the solar thermal manufacturing space and is taking its latest brainchild to crowdfunding. The concept they are looking to crowdfund is CoolPV — an enhanced solar electric panel that generates electricity and heats water using the same panel on the same valuable solar roof space. BecauseRead More