Featured Solar News


DNV GL Launches On-Demand Renewable Energy Forecasting Solution

DNV GL has added to its suite of short-term wind and solar power forecasting services with the launch of Forecaster NOW, an on-demand Web portal with e-commerce-enabled transactions. The global energy advisory and certification company is demonstrating its new solution [Read More]


Recent Solar News

GRID Alternatives, SEIA Kick Off Women In Solar Program

Nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives has launched its national Women in Solar Program, which the organization describes as an effort to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive solar industry by providing pathways to technical careers for women, highlighting the voices [Read More]


Texas Co-op Develops Solar Monitoring Software

Texas-based Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) has developed Apolloware, a cloud-based software solution to help its commercial and residential members monitor solar and energy storage installations in real time. According to the co-op, its software allows the solar array owner to [Read More]

LEGO Achieves 100% Renewables Goal Three Years Early

Having supported the development of more than 160 MW of renewable energy since 2012, the LEGO Group has achieved its 100% renewable energy target three years ahead of schedule, the Danish toy manufacturing giant has announced. The company’s latest renewable [Read More]


 


With New Project Pipeline, PG&E Program Offers Customers Cheaper Solar

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced the cost to participate in its 100% solar energy program has dropped by 30% for residential customers and by nearly 50% for some business customers. According to the utility, this significant cost [Read More]

Mercedes-Benz Taps Vivint Solar For U.S. Rollout Of Home Batteries

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar have announced an exclusive strategic partnership to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the U.S. residential solar market. Last November, Germany-based Mercedes-Benz and parent company Daimler AG established a new unit, Mercedes-Benz Energy [Read More]


DPW Solar Launches POWER DISK Rail-Less Mounting System

DPW Solar, a brand of Preformed Line Products, has announced its new POWER DISK rail-less rooftop solar mounting system. According to the manufacturer, maneuvering mounting rails can be a demanding part of installing rooftop PV modules, but now installers can avoid [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Ameren Completes Multi-Tech Clean Energy Microgrid System

Ameren Corp. has completed what the energy company is touting as one of the most technologically advanced utility-scale microgrids in North America. The $5 million facility, located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center adjacent to the University of Illinois campus in [Read More]

Duke Energy Cuts Ribbon On Solar Project At Indiana Naval Base

On Thursday, Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch joined leaders from utility Duke Energy, the U.S. Department of the Navy (DON) and Naval Support Activity Crane at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 17 MW solar power plant [Read More]

Altus Power Flips Switch On 10 MW New Jersey Solar Farm

Connecticut-based Altus Power America Inc. has announced completion of a 10 MW ground-mounted solar energy system, known as the Spartan solar project, in North Hanover Township, N.J. The company says construction kicked off in September 2016 and involved hundreds of [Read More]

Campbell Soup Co. Installing 4.4 MW Of Solar At World Headquarters 

Campbell Soup Co., in partnership with BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, SunPower Corp. and ORIX USA Corp., has broken ground on a 4.4 MW solar power project at the company’s world headquarters in Camden, N.J. Scheduled to come online this fall, [Read More]

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