Post Tagged with: "utility-scale"

Cypress Creek Renewables adds PV plant drone inspection services from Raptor Maps

Cypress Creek Renewables adds PV plant drone inspection services from Raptor Maps

March 11, 2019 at 9:18 am 0 comments

Raptor Maps, a Boston-based software company focused on helping enterprise solar companies adopt drone technology to reduce asset management costs and increase plant production, reached an agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables to support their internal UAS team with data analytics and reports from PV plant inspections. Raptor Maps software willRead More

On the Origin of EPCs: How the EPC-supplier relationship influences the evolution of solar development

On the Origin of EPCs: How the EPC-supplier relationship influences the evolution of solar development

January 29, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The evolution of EPCs in the solar industry is truly that — an evolution — and not in the cliché business-speak way. For starters, large-scale solar construction is a cut-throat, survival-of-the-fittest environment. Over the years, risky business models failed and bad technology sunk, while successful concepts adapted to the volatileRead More

Central Florida power generation farm's solar panels point toward the early morning sun. The panels are mounted on moving racks, that follow the sun, maximizing solar collection capabilities.

Florida Power & Light will install ’30 million solar panels’ by 2030 — how does this stack up in the Southeast?

January 17, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Florida Power & Light Company is the largest energy company in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold, serving more than five million customer accounts or an estimated 10 million+ people across the state of Florida. The investor-owned utility announced plans to install 30 million solarRead More

Bad news: Utility-scale solar dipped in Q3 because of tariffs; Good news: Strong pipeline ahead

Bad news: Utility-scale solar dipped in Q3 because of tariffs; Good news: Strong pipeline ahead

December 13, 2018 at 8:10 am Comments are Disabled

The Section 201 solar tariffs took a toll on utility-scale solar installations in the third quarter according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report for Q3 from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The residential market, meanwhile, continued to stabilize after a down 2017.Read More

Trimark Associates adds new features to its SCADA System for utility-scale solar sites

Trimark Associates adds new features to its SCADA System for utility-scale solar sites

October 4, 2018 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  Trimark Associates, Inc., a leading provider of metering, SCADA, and energy storage technology solutions for the electric power industry, completed software updates for its T1-S SCADA system. With these enhancements, clients can improve their performance management analysis to optimize power generation and profits. The latest T1-S Vantage User InterfaceRead More

Rhode Island’s largest solar project is on the way via Southern Sky Renewable Energy, Conti Solar

Rhode Island’s largest solar project is on the way via Southern Sky Renewable Energy, Conti Solar

September 17, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Conti Solar, a national solar EPC, O&M and energy storage company, is providing full turnkey EPC services for the largest solar installation to date in Rhode Island. Developed by Southern Sky Renewable Energy, the 21.3-MW, Gold Meadow Farms solar project is being constructed in Cranston, Rhode Island. When completed, thisRead More

Saving costs with large-scale string inverter design, part 1

Saving costs with large-scale string inverter design, part 1

June 5, 2018 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

String inverters are now a staple of the commercial and industrial and small utility-scale segments, which was solely the domain of central inverters once upon a time. The trend started about six years ago when string inverters souped-up to 1,000 volts and developers and EPCs saw the value in chasingRead More

Trina Solar debuts utility-scale solution with Huawei, Sungrow, Nclave

Trina Solar debuts utility-scale solution with Huawei, Sungrow, Nclave

March 26, 2018 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

Trina Solar Limited launched a new smart PV solution, TrinaPro, at its global headquarters in Changzhou, China, designed for utility-scale ground mounted PV systems. It is the result of Trina Solar’s full cooperation agreement with Huawei Technologies Co., LTD, Sungrow Power Supply Co., LTD, as well as its strategic cooperationRead More

Origis Energy’s 52-MW solar project in Mississippi officially up and running

Origis Energy’s 52-MW solar project in Mississippi officially up and running

March 8, 2018 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy officially unveiled their joint venture 52-MW solar project in Lamar County, Miss., with elected officials and business leaders joining the two companies at a ribbon cutting. The facility began operation in December. The 540-acre site, MS Solar 3, includes 206,000 polycrystalline solar panels which gatherRead More

IBISWorld: Post-tariff solar market fundamentals remain favorable for buyers in short term

IBISWorld: Post-tariff solar market fundamentals remain favorable for buyers in short term

March 1, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

It’s been about a month since the #TrumpTariffs officially went into place, and while the long-term economic and pricing implications of the tariff remain to be seen, analysts at IBISWorld say procurement professionals shouldn’t panic since the market’s fundamentals remain favorable for buyers, at least in the short term. IBISWorldRead More