Environment America has launched a Stand Up for Solar campaign, which the advocacy group says will redouble its efforts to defend solar policies from utilities and fossil fuel groups pushing anti-solar agendas in state legislatures and regulatory agencies across the [Read More]


Vote Solar, a national nonprofit solar advocacy organization, has announced the addition of energy industry veteran David Crane to its board of directors. “We’re honored to welcome our newest board member, David Crane, a business leader and renewable energy champion [Read More]

New Jersey-based Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) has received approval from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to extend its Solar 4 All program. PSE&G says the ruling authorizes the utility to invest up to $80 [Read More]

California-based PV installer SolarCity is entering the Florida residential market and suggests the recent rejection of a state ballot measure helped solidify the decision. The company, now a subsidiary of Tesla, says in a new blog post that the choice [Read More]


Microgrids are set to transform the distributed energy resources and energy storage systems market and are increasingly becoming more bankable, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. The report says significant price declines in both distributed renewable power [Read More]

Renewable energy sources provided 15.1% of net U.S. electrical generation during the first three quarters of this year, according to nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign, which cites data from the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Electric Power Monthly [Read More]

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. has announced that Intertek, a provider of testing, inspection and certification services, confirmed that samples of SolarEdge inverters met the UL 1741 SA draft standard, which UL recently finalized and focuses on grid-support functions. According to SolarEdge, [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Cincinnati-based Melink Corp. has developed and commissioned a 5.25 MW solar farm for a North Carolina country club. Located on land owned by Rock Barn Country Club & Spa in Conover, the photovoltaic array consists of 16,948 solar panels on [Read More]

Brookfield Wire, a manufacturer of stainless steel, nickel and nickel alloy wire, has installed a 2 MW solar project to power its 40-acre campus in Brookfield, Mass. Dynamic Energy provided all development and construction services for the solar array. “Brookfield [Read More]

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, a commercial PV inverter manufacturer, has announced the deployment of its PVI 28TL and PVI 36TL inverters at two solar projects in Vermont. According to the company, the Nebraska Valley and Waterhouse solar farms total 2.7 [Read More]

Baker Electric Solar has designed and installed a 65.52 kW rooftop solar system for contingent workforce services firm TargetCW. Installed at TargetCW’s 25,000-square-foot facility in San Diego, the rooftop solar project is expected produce roughly 45% of the company’s annual electricity [Read More]

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