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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.
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SEIA Releases Form To Simplify Solar Leasing For Consumers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 09, 2016

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced it is making the SEIA Residential Lease Disclosure form available to all companies to help consumers better understand the terms and costs of their solar leases. The form is also designed to [Read More]

Partners Finish 997 kW Rooftop Solar Installation In Holyoke, Mass.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 09, 2016

Under a partnership, Healthy Planet Partners LLC (HPP) and Kyocera Solar Inc. have completed a 997 kW rooftop solar installation in Holyoke, Mass. The project was part of a power purchase agreement between utility Holyoke Gas & Electric and HPP, [Read More]

Energy Dept. Unveils $21 Million To Tackle Deployment Barriers And Soft Costs Of Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $21 million in new funding to help lower solar energy deployment barriers and expand access to solar energy in the country. The department says it is making $13 million available to help [Read More]

Alberta Government Funds New Solar Programs

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2016

As part of its Climate Leadership Plan, the Alberta government has announced it is investing more than C$5 million (approximately $3.6 million) to help municipalities and farmers go solar. The Municipal Climate Change Action Center is receiving the money for [Read More]

Dominion Virginia Power, SunEnergy1 To Build 20 MW Solar Farm

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2016

Dominion Virginia Power plans to add more solar power to its generation portfolio, as the utility has partnered with SunEnergy1 to build a 20 MW solar farm in Chesapeake, Va. North Carolina-based SunEnergy1 will lease a 250-acre site located off [Read More]

Co-Ops Partner On 2.25 MW Solar Project In Minnesota

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2016

Great River Energy, which provides wholesale electric service to 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin, is developing a large-scale solar project with the Rockford, Minn.-based Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH). Partially replacing a terminated contract Great River Energy had [Read More]

SMA Solar Technology AG Establishes New Subsidiary In Brazil

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2016

SMA Solar Technology AG, a Germany-headquartered solar inverter manufacturer, says it is furthering its support of the Latin American market with a new subsidiary in Brazil. SMA Brazil will conduct sales, project planning, service and technical training in the country, [Read More]

UGE International Closes Acquisition Of Endura Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2016

New York-based UGE International Ltd. has closed the previously announced acquisition of all the issued and outstanding shares of Endura Energy Project Corp., a Toronto-based renewable energy development company. “Endura’s engineering and project management experience will markedly enhance UGE’s existing [Read More]

Morocco Inaugurates First Phase Of Huge Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 05, 2016

On Thursday, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated NOOR Ouarzazate I, the 160 MW first phase of a 580 MW, multi-technology solar complex being built near the city of Ouarzazate, Morocco. According to the Moroccan agency Masen, the NOOR Ouarzazate I [Read More]

Hawaiian Co-Op Hits 90% Renewable Energy Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 05, 2016

Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) used a combination of renewable resources, including a lot of solar and some biomass and hydropower, to generate 90% of the island’s electricity during brief periods on four separate days in January. Furthermore, the co-op [Read More]