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Report: U.S. Renewables Overtake Nuclear Power

The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly (with data through April 30) reveals that renewable energy sources – including solar, wind, geothermal and hydropower – are now providing a greater share of the nation’s [Read More]

Recent Solar News

Mayors Throw Support Behind 100% Renewable Energy

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has approved a resolution that establishes support from the nation’s mayors for the goal of moving to 100% clean and renewable energy in cities nationwide. Introduced by the co-chairs of Mayors for 100% Clean Energy, [Read More]

Solaria Expands Manufacturing Line For PowerXT Solar Modules

Module maker Solaria Corp. has announced the expansion of its PowerXT cell and module manufacturing line at its headquarters in Fremont, Calif., in order to ramp up production of the 330Wp residential module. “We’ve ramped up our U.S.-based manufacturing of [Read More]

Nuance Energy Nets Investment From Tabuchi Electric

California-based Nuance Energy, manufacturer of the Osprey PowerPlatform racking system and a developer of distributed ground-mount solar projects, has received a $3 million investment from Tabuchi Electric Co., a Japan-based manufacturer of inverters and solar+storage systems. The two companies already [Read More]


AEE To Next Va. Governor: How To Make Energy ‘Secure, Clean & Affordable’

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) has delivered a policy memo to the Virginia gubernatorial campaigns of Republican nominee Ed Gillespie and Democratic nominee Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam to outline how advanced energy can transform the Virginia economy. The memo – “Advanced [Read More]

IBM Achieves Renewables, CO2-Reduction Goals Four Years Early

Technology giant IBM says it has achieved two major commitments four years ahead of schedule in its efforts to help combat climate change. First, the company has surpassed its goal of procuring 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by [Read More]

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar Plans New Jobs In Nevada

A week after Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., signed A.B.405 to restore net energy metering (NEM) and help revive the state’s rooftop solar market, California-based PetersenDean Roofing & Solar has announced plans to expand its current solar division in Nevada. With [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

UC Merced To Boost Campus Sustainability With Solar+Storage

The University of California, Merced’s Triple Zero Commitment aims for zero net energy use, the creation of zero net landfill waste and climate neutrality on campus by 2020 – a commitment that coincides with the university’s expansion project to nearly [Read More]

Ideal Power Supplying Tech For Island Business’ Hybrid Microgrid

Ideal Power Inc., a Texas-based provider of power conversion technologies, has announced its products will serve in a collaborative hybrid microgrid project that will provide power to a commercial facility on the island of Saint Croix in the U.S. Virgin [Read More]

Large Solar Project Goes Online At South Carolina Airport

Con Edison Solutions (CES) and the Columbia Metropolitan Airport have completed a 4,320-panel, 1.38 MW solar project at the South Carolina airport. Constructed on approximately five acres of land between two of the airport’s active runways, the fixed-tilt, ground-mount project [Read More]

Trucking Company Adds Rooftop Solar At Pa. Terminal

Estes Express Lines, a full-service freight transportation provider, and Dynamic Energy, a turnkey solar project developer, have announced completion of a 688 kW solar project on the roof of Estes’ terminal in West Middlesex, Pa. The system is expected to [Read More]

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