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Ygrene And Solar Roof Dynamics Partner On PACE Financing In California

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SI Staff on Feb 05, 2016

Ygrene Energy Fund Inc., a multi-state provider of property-assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, has announced  a strategic partnership with Solar Roof Dynamics LLC, a distributor of solar solutions for California’s roofing industry. Leveraging Ygrene’s PACE financing model, YgreneWorks, Solar Roof [Read More]

Massachusetts Backs Early-Stage Clean Energy Companies

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SI Staff on Feb 04, 2016

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) interim CEO, Stephen Pike, has announced $250,000 in funding for five early-stage cleantech companies. Under its new AccelerateMass program, MassCEC will help new graduates of business accelerator programs develop new technologies and business plans, as [Read More]

Locus Energy Monitors More Than 2 GW Of U.S. Solar Capacity

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SI Staff on Feb 03, 2016

Locus Energy, a New Jersey-based performance monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the solar photovoltaic (PV) market in the residential, commercial and utility sectors, says its solar monitoring fleet has surpassed 2 GW of solar capacity in the U.S. [Read More]

Wunder Capital Offers Commercial Solar Bridge Loans

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SI Staff on Feb 02, 2016

Colorado-based Wunder Capital recently launched its second financing product for commercial solar PV projects, Wunder Bridge Loans. According to the company, Wunder Bridge Loans are designed for solar professionals in need of working capital for project-development activities and serve as [Read More]

New York Aims To Bring Clean Energy Businesses To State’s Southern Tier

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SI Staff on Feb 02, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., says the 76West competition, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, is now accepting applications for clean energy businesses to locate or create jobs in New York’s 11-county Southern Tier. According [Read More]

Hanwha Q Cells Supplies 50 MW Of Solar Modules To Adani Group Of India

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SI Staff on Feb 01, 2016

Hanwha Q Cells Co. Ltd., a global manufacturer of high-efficiency photovoltaic solar modules, has signed a 50 MW module supply contract with Adani Group of India to power the province of Tamil Nadu. According to Hanwha, this is the second [Read More]

Fronius Announces Training Opportunities For Its Solar Inverters

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SI Staff on Jan 29, 2016

Fronius USA, a solar string inverter manufacturer, has announced its Fronius Service Provider (FSP) program training opportunities and new online webinars available to individuals interested in learning more about its solar products. The FSP program is a NABCEP-certified, in-person training [Read More]

New Leader At Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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SI Staff on Jan 25, 2016

The University of California’s (UC) board of regents has approved Dr. Michael Witherell, vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, as the eighth director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Following a national search, Witherell will replace departing director, [Read More]

Community Power Network Launches Solar Co-Op Campaign In Ohio

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SI Staff on Jan 25, 2016

Community Power Network (CPN), a national network of local, state and national advocates for renewable energy, has launched its Ohio Solar United Neighborhoods (OH SUN) program. The organization says this new effort builds on the group’s work in Washington, D.C.; [Read More]

Duke Energy Added Over 300 MW Of North Carolina Solar In 2015

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SI Staff on Jan 21, 2016

Duke Energy says 2015 marked a banner year for solar power in North Carolina, as its companies set a record for the amount of solar energy they added in the state – more than 300 MW. In its regulated service [Read More]