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Joseph Bebon
Joseph Bebon
Joseph Bebon is editor of Solar Industry magazine. In addition, he contributes to sister publications North American Windpower magazine, Unmanned Aerial Online, and NGT News, an alternative fuel vehicle news site, and was previously editor of the latter. Joseph is also the former editor of smart grid publication Renew Grid. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a bachelor's degree in English and started his career at Zackin Publications, publisher of Solar Industry, as an editorial assistant in 2010.

Pacific Marine Credit Union Installs Solar Carport At Oceanside HQ

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

Pacific Marine Credit Union (PMCU) has completed a 422 kW carport solar system at its Oceanside, Calif., headquarters. The system was designed and built by REC Solar, and it consists of 1,224 individual panels expected to generate 743,000 kWh of [Read More]

American Council On Renewable Energy Adds Board Members

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has elected two new members to its board of directors: Jacob Susman, vice president and head of origination at EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), and Kevin Walsh, managing director and group head of [Read More]

UPS Drives Toward Sustainability With New Goals

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

Global package delivery company UPS has announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources. The goals, available in the company’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability [Read More]

L.A. Mayor And Partners Mark Completion Of Massive Rooftop Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

On Monday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to celebrate the completion of a rooftop solar project that will generate enough renewable energy to power nearly 5,000 homes. The 16.4 MW [Read More]

IKEA Flips Switch On Solar Array At Relocated Burbank Store

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

Home furnishings retailer IKEA has commissioned a solar panel array atop its recently relocated, roomier store in Burbank, Calif. The new Burbank store’s 71,000-square-foot solar array consists of a 646 kW system, built with 1,872 panels, and will produce approximately [Read More]

New York Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Legislation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

The New York state legislature recently approved a bill to establish an Energy Storage Deployment Program for the Empire State. The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and Senator Joseph Griffo, passed both chambers of the legislature unanimously and now [Read More]

SEPA Names 2017 Power Player Award Winners

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced the winners of its 2017 SEPA Power Player Awards. Winners will be honored July 26 as part of SEPA’s Grid Evolution Summit: A National Town Meeting in Washington, D.C. Now in their [Read More]

US Solar Secures Project Financing For Community Solar Portfolio

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

Community solar developer United States Solar Corp. (US Solar) has secured a project financing facility from the Alliance Fund II LP, an affiliate of North Sky Capital that is advised by New Energy Capital Partners (NEC), an investor in clean [Read More]

Roof Attachment Company S-5! Relaunches Website

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

S-5!, a Colorado-based provider of metal roof attachment solutions, says it has relaunched its website to provide an easy-to-navigate center showcasing the increasing applications of its products, including rooftop solar. The company notes its updated site, www.s-5.com, contains S-5!’s new [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Overtake Nuclear Power

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 26, 2017

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]