Joseph Bebon on EmailJoseph Bebon on Rss
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.
Page 8

Standard Solar Installs About 7 MW Atop D.C.-Owned Facilities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Rooftops of 28 Washington, D.C., schools, educational buildings, police and fire facilities are now producing a total of about 7 MW of solar energy, according to Standard Solar Inc. The Maryland-based installer has marked the completion of 28 of 30 [Read More]

Burns & McDonnell Completes Solar Farm For Tampa Electric

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Burns & McDonnell has announced it recently completed the Big Bend solar project in Tampa, Fla., for utility Tampa Electric. Situated near the Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, the 106-acre, 23 MW DC solar project is owned and operated [Read More]

World’s Largest Beer Maker Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Cheers to sustainability and a clean energy future! Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer whose brands include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois, has announced a commitment to secure 100% of the company’s purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025. In [Read More]

SEIA Beefs Up Consumer Education And Protection Efforts

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar industry, says it is launching a nationwide consumer education campaign to inform and protect solar consumers while further simplifying the process of going solar. Building on [Read More]

REC Launches All-Black TwinPeak 2 Series Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Panel maker REC has kicked off commercial production of its new REC TwinPeak 2 BLK2 series, an all-black variant of the REC TwinPeak 2 series launched in January. REC says that through the implementation of its proprietary cell technology, the [Read More]

Cultural Center Replaces HVAC System With Solar+Storage Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Ice Energy, a provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, and Horizon Solar Power, a California-based solar installer, have completed the installation of a solar-plus-storage system at the Palm Springs Cultural Center in California’s Coachella Valley. The project features 73.6 [Read More]

Sunrun Marks Expansion Into Midwest Solar Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Sunrun Inc. has announced it is expanding its footprint into Wisconsin, marking the national residential solar company’s entrance into the Midwest region. “We are excited to bring affordable clean energy solutions to homeowners in Wisconsin,” says Lynn Jurich, CEO of [Read More]

SMA Supplies Inverters For Copper Mountain Solar 4 Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

SMA inverters were recently selected by Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra Renewables’ 94 MW Copper Mountain Solar 4 project in Boulder City, Nev. This is the fourth phase of the Copper Mountain Solar Complex, one of the largest PV solar [Read More]

IDT Unveils New Arc Fault Detector For Solar Installations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

California-based Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) has introduced a new, single-chip photovoltaic DC arc fault detector to help protect against fire hazards in solar power systems. According to the company, the new ZNRG2061 is a system-on-chip (SoC) built around IDT’s [Read More]

Quick Mount PV Passes ‘Solar Battle Of The Bands’ Torch To CALSEIA

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

If you’re attending Intersolar North America and want to rock out, the Solar Battle of the Bands event is probably for you. Quick Mount PV, a California-based solar mounting manufacturer, founded the unique industry party and musical competition that coincides [Read More]