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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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Partners Complete Microgrid At Native American Reservation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 27, 2017

Blue Lake Rancheria, a century-old Native American reservation in northern California, has launched its low-carbon community microgrid that is helping power government offices, economic enterprises, and critical Red Cross safety shelter-in-place facilities across 100 acres. In collaboration with Humboldt State [Read More]

Greenskies To Build Solar Project For Its Connecticut Hometown

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 27, 2017

Connecticut-based Greenskies Renewable Energy has signed a contract with the City of Middletown, Conn., to build a 217 kW solar photovoltaic system on a parcel of city property adjacent to the Higby/Bacon Water Treatment Plant. The ground-mounted solar system will [Read More]

Invenergy Tees Up Solar Project At Former N.Y. Golf Course

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

Chicago-based clean energy company Invenergy LLC has broken ground on its Shoreham Solar Commons facility, a 24.9 MW solar project located in the town of Brookhaven in Long Island, N.Y. Invenergy is building the project at the former Tallgrass Golf [Read More]

TVA Installing Solar Next To Memphis Natural Gas Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has announced it is adding more solar to its generation portfolio with the construction of a solar facility at the Allen combined-cycle natural gas plant site in Memphis. The 1 MW project will be the [Read More]

The Top Utilities Of 2016 For Solar And Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance reveals which U.S. utilities led the pack for the most new megawatts installed.

PG&E Seeks Project Developers For Renewable Energy Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has issued a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. PG&E says its Regional Renewable Choice program will expand renewable energy [Read More]

Sungrow Introduces C&I Storage Solution For North America

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

Sungrow, a PV inverter system solution supplier, has unveiled a new turnkey energy storage system (ESS) solution for the North American market. The company says its 250 kW-2/4 hours solution is specifically designed for commercial and industrial (C&I) projects in [Read More]

Ricoh Unveils Solar Project, Commits To 100% Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 25, 2017

Ricoh USA Inc., the regional arm of Japan-based imaging and electronics company Ricoh Co. Ltd., has announced a new solar array is powering its West Caldwell, N.J., office facility. The array, which is roughly 1.3 times the size of a [Read More]

Canadian Solar Nets Project Financing From Prudential, U.S. Bank

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 25, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. has secured financing for its 92 MW IS-42 solar power project near Fayetteville, N.C. The financing is in the form of a debt facility with Prudential Capital Group and a tax equity investment commitment from U.S. Bancorp [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric Touts Renewable Energy Milestones

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 25, 2017

To mark Earth Day 2017, utility company Hawaiian Electric highlighted its progress in replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy and reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. The company, including subsidiaries Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, provides power to 95% of residents [Read More]