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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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Colorado Community Adopts 100% Renewables Goal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

On Tuesday, the Nederland, Colo., city council unanimously voted to power Nederland with 100% clean, renewable energy by 2025. The vote came shortly after the cities of Orlando, Fla., and Nevada City, Calif., established similar goals last week. According to Sierra [Read More]

Lowe’s Canada Enters Partnership To Help Homeowners Go Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

Major retailers around the world are getting into the solar business. For example, home furnishings giant IKEA recently made headlines when it started selling solar energy storage batteries in the U.K. Now, home improvement company Lowe’s has announced a new [Read More]

Standard Solar Completes 1.4 MW Project For Maryland School District

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

Standard Solar has completed a 1.4 MW ground-mount solar project for Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), the fifth largest public school district in Maryland with a student population of approximately 82,000 students. The AACPS portfolio consists of 125 schools [Read More]

CleanChoice Energy Launches 100% Retail Solar Service

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

Retail renewable energy provider CleanChoice Energy has launched 100% Solar, a new retail electricity supply product that will allow residents to fully tap into solar with no upfront cost or installation. The company’s new 100% Solar offering will initially be available to [Read More]

Partners Complete 14.5 MW Solar Project In Utah

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

Empower Energies Inc., a Maryland-based clean energy development and financing company, has announced the completion of the Patua solar power project, a 14.5 MW solar array in Churchill County, Utah. The project supplements an existing geothermal power plant owned by [Read More]

School System Taps ForeFront Power For 1.4 MW Solar Canopy Portfolio

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

ForeFront Power and Los Altos School District (LASD) in California have partnered to develop 1.4 MW of solar canopy systems across nine schools. The solar canopy systems will deliver significant energy cost savings, promote sustainability, and provide shade to the [Read More]

U.S. Solar Industry Converges In D.C. For Trade Case Hearing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

On Tuesday, the U.S. International Trade Commission held its long-awaited first hearing on the Section 201 trade case in Washington, D.C.

Nonprofit Ice Rink Covers Half Of Its Energy Needs With Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

Charles Moore Arena (CMA), a nonprofit ice rink in Orleans, Mass., and Solect Energy have completed a 345 kW rooftop solar system at the arena. Solect says the installation will help stabilize and reduce CMA’s biggest operating outlay, as the [Read More]

Energy Department Gets Sued Over Grid Study ‘Secrecy’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

Sierra Club has launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the agency’s repeated delays in providing information on Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s ongoing grid study. The group says it filed the lawsuit Monday after the DOE failed [Read More]

SunLink Names Martin Lynch Chief Operating Officer

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

SunLink Corp., a full-scope solar energy solutions provider, has appointed Martin Lynch its chief operating officer (COO). In his new role as COO, Lynch brings more than 30 years of experience across hardware and software engineering, operations, finance, product strategy [Read More]