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 9

Lux Forecasts Cumulative PV Installations Will Double By 2021 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations saw a surge in global deployment and reached 75 GW in 2016, a 49% year-over-year growth, according to a new report from Lux Research. Looking ahead, the report forecasts demand growth will steady, with PV slated [Read More]

D.C. Mayor Kicks Off Low-Income Solar Program, Accepts SolSmart Award

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

On Monday, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the first cohort of Solar Works DC, a job training program that installs cost-saving solar energy systems on the homes of low-income residents. A joint effort between the district’s Department of [Read More]

Dominion Issues RFI On Renewable Energy Generation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify market participants interested in providing renewable generation purchase options to the company. The RFI supports the energy company’s proposed continuous renewable generation (CRG) rate schedules, recently filed with [Read More]

University Of Virginia Increasing Sustainability With Another Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

The University of Virginia (UVA) will expand its portfolio of carbon-free generation and achieve key sustainability targets with another partnership announced with Dominion Energy. Under a 25-year agreement, the university will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar [Read More]

Environmental Groups, Solar Developer Reach Settlement Agreement

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

The Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife, Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and Panoche Valley Solar LLC (a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Development Inc.) have entered into a settlement agreement concerning the size [Read More]

New York Governor Expects Transmission Upgrade To Boost Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

In an effort to strengthen the reliability of New York’s electric power grid and enable more upstate renewables to connect to the statewide power system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission [Read More]

Key Equipment Finance Backs 16 Community Solar Projects In Mass.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Key Equipment Finance, an affiliate of KeyCorp, has announced it provided financing for 16 community solar projects across Massachusetts for developers Clean Energy Collective (CEC) and ENGIE. Using financing from Key Equipment Finance, CEC and ENGIE will own and operate the [Read More]

SolarWorld Americas Launches Secondary Warranty Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Oregon-based manufacturer SolarWorld Americas Inc. has announced the SolarWorld Assurance Warranty Protection Program, which the company says features supplemental protection plans for residential and small commercial customers. SolarWorld Americas’ standard coverage includes a 20-year product warranty and a 25-year performance [Read More]

Connecticut Wire Manufacturer Adds Rooftop Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Kingspan Energy, a subsidiary of Ireland-based Kingspan Group, has completed a rooftop solar project for Ulbrich Shaped Wire, a division of Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, in North Haven, Conn. Kingspan says it installed over 500 Hanwha 72-cell 330W [Read More]

University Of Notre Dame Powers Facility With New Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 20, 2017

Inovateus Solar has completed a 144.72 kW solar photovoltaic installation for the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. The ground-mounted system is located at the Kenmore Warehouse storage facility and is the largest solar array built by the university to [Read More]