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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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GE Installs 2.26 MW Solar Carport At Upstate New York Campus

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Global conglomerate GE has installed a 2.26 MW solar carport at its Schenectady, N.Y., campus and is touting it as the largest project of its kind in upstate New York. Consisting of 6,800 solar modules, the carport is expected to [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Growth Is 40 Years Ahead Of Previous Forecast

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

The share of domestic electrical production by renewable energy has now greatly eclipsed earlier projections by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), according to the SUN DAY campaign. The nonprofit organization says that in the EIA’s 2012 Annual Energy Outlook, [Read More]

Michigan Utility Taps SunPower For Rooftop Solar Pilot

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest utility and principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, has partnered with vertically integrated solar company SunPower to launch a new rooftop solar pilot program. Consumers Energy’s Solar Distributed Generation (DG) Pilot program aims to streamline the process [Read More]

Transportation Authority Plans Major Solar Project In Philadelphia

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) board has unanimously approved the installation of solar PV systems at four bus and rail shops across the city of Philadelphia. The 3.1 MW project is SEPTA’s biggest solar initiative and, when finished, will [Read More]

Rabbi Calls Temple’s Solar Array An ‘Actualization Of Our Values’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Temple Beth Elohim, a Wellesley, Mass.-based Reform congregation, has installed a 37 kW solar array atop the roof of its synagogue. Completed in partnership with solar provider Solect Energy and energy buying consortium PowerOptions, the project is a significant addition [Read More]

SEPA Board Welcomes SGIP Members After Merger

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has welcomed four legacy SGIP board members to its board of directors following the recently completed SEPA-SGIP merger. The four incoming SEPA board members include the following: Bruce Edelston, vice president of energy policy at Southern Co. [Read More]

HSGS To Build Another Solar Array For NASA

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

South Carolina-based Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS) has been selected by Madison Electric to install a roof-mounted solar energy system for NASA on a new building being constructed at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Over the years, [Read More]

Solar Provided The Most Global Renewable Energy Jobs In 2016

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2017

The International Renewable Energy Agency has released its new annual report on global employment.

SolarWorld Americas Joins Suniva Trade Case

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Written by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2017

SolarWorld, which led the fight on the U.S. government’s previous solar trade actions, has again entered the ring.

N.J. Paper Cap Manufacturer Declares ‘Everyone Wins!’ With Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2017

Dynamic Energy has completed the installation of a 271 kW rooftop solar project at the Pennsauken, N.J., facility of Keystone Cap Co., a manufacturer of disposable paper caps. Dynamic Energy, a full-service solar energy solutions provider, developed, designed and built the [Read More]