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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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Intersolar North America To Honor N.Y. ‘Energy Czar’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 07, 2017

Intersolar North America, the massive solar industry event, has announced that Richard L. Kauffman, New York’s chairman of energy and finance, has been named the winner of the 2017 Intersolar Champion of Change AWARD. This prestigious award is annually presented [Read More]

Nevada Lawmakers Vote To Revive Rooftop Solar

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Written by Joseph Bebon on June 06, 2017

Solar advocates say the restoration of net metering in Nevada will revamp a hindered market that lost thousands of jobs.

Applied Medical Powers HQ With Nearly 3 MW Of Solar 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 06, 2017

Applied Medical, a California-based developer and provider of minimally invasive surgical devices, has installed almost 3 MW of solar at its multi-facility corporate headquarters and a local distribution center. Designed and built by REC Solar, the solar project consists of rooftop [Read More]

Mass. Schools To Cut Costs With New Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 06, 2017

Solect Energy and Green Street, members of SunPower’s national dealer network, have developed two SunPower solar systems totaling 6.9 MW that will provide electricity to 10 Massachusetts schools. In Easton and in partnership with SunPower, Solect Energy has constructed a [Read More]

New York State Makes Big Renewable Energy Push

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

In light of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the Clean Climate Careers initiative, a multi-pronged strategy to grow the state’s clean energy economy and prepare [Read More]

Seattle City Light Offers ‘Green Up’ Grants For Community Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Seattle City Light has announced the public utility will support renewable energy projects and education at Seattle-area schools, public institutions and nonprofit organizations with $400,000 in grants through its Green Up program in 2017 and $600,000 in 2018. “Our Green [Read More]

Tufts University And NRG Complete Two Campus Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Two new solar installations at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, Mass., will generate 40% of the school’s electric power and are expected to save Tufts University up to $5.3 million over the next 20 [Read More]

IKEA Plans More Solar In Florida

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Home furnishings retailer IKEA has announced plans to install solar panels atop its future Jacksonville, Fla., store opening this fall. Panel installation will begin this summer, and the project will represent IKEA’s fifth solar array in Florida and 49th in [Read More]

Vivint Solar Raises $100 Million In New Funding 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Residential solar provider Vivint Solar has secured tax equity commitments totaling $100 million from two repeat investors. These tax equity commitments will enable the company to install an estimated 70 MW of residential solar energy systems. “Our capital partners play [Read More]

Locus Adds Loss-Estimation Tool To SolarNOC Platform

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics solutions provider, has added an automated loss-estimation feature to its SolarNOC platform. Called the Virtual Irradiance (VI) Performance Waterfall, the new tool analyzes the power generation data from a solar meter to [Read More]