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NEXTracker Opens Nashville Office To Serve Eastern U.S.

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SI Staff on May 03, 2016

In order to help meet high demand for its solar trackers in the eastern U.S., California-based NEXTracker has opened a sales, project management and field operations office in Nashville, Tenn. The company says the office will augment delivery and customer [Read More]

Sunnova Nets Funding From Goldman Sachs

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SI Staff on May 03, 2016

Houston-based Sunnova Energy Corp. has secured a $175 million warehouse credit facility from Goldman Sachs, which follows a $300 million equity commitment from Energy Capital Partners in March. Sunnova says the new funds will help support its continued growth in [Read More]

New Campaign Aims To Boost Adoption Of Renewables In Montana

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SI Staff on May 02, 2016

The Montana Renewable Energy Association and Renewable Northwest have launched a campaign to expand the use of renewable energy in Montana. The new marketing campaign – called Charge! – focuses on economic, rather than environmental, reasons to turn to wind, [Read More]

Verengo Solar And Swell Energy Partner On Residential Storage

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SI Staff on Apr 27, 2016

PV installer Verengo Solar and battery provider Swell Energy, both based in California, have teamed up to offer a one-stop home energy storage and backup power solution for the residential market in the Golden State. Under the terms of the [Read More]

GameChange Solar Projects Strong Demand For Genius Trackers

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SI Staff on Apr 25, 2016

GameChange Solar, a manufacturer of fixed-tilt and tracker solar racking systems, says it expects to produce approximately 300 MW of Genius Tracker single-axis tracker systems in the third quarter (Q3) for shipment to locations in the U.S. during the quarter. [Read More]

Service Provider Solarrus Acquires Power Factors

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SI Staff on Apr 22, 2016

Solarrus Corp., an independent service provider in the North American solar, electric vehicle and battery energy storage industries, has acquired Power Factors. Based in San Leandro, Calif., Power Factors provides renewable asset owners with a hardware-agnostic software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for [Read More]

RENVU And Wunder Capital Partner On Equipment Financing

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SI Staff on Apr 22, 2016

RENVU Solar Equipment Distribution, a California-based equipment distributor, has teamed up with Colorado-based Wunder Capital to offer its customers flexible short-term equipment financing. Wunder says eligible RENVU customers will now be able to secure three- to 12-month, interest-only loans in [Read More]

Sunrun Opens New Office In S.C. And Plans More Jobs

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SI Staff on Apr 19, 2016

California-based residential solar company Sunrun has opened the doors to a new branch office and warehouse in Columbia, S.C. Since entering South Carolina in 2015, Sunrun says it has hired more than 130 workers across the state and expects to [Read More]

Groups Partner To Raise Awareness Of Community Solar

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SI Staff on Apr 14, 2016

The Community Power Network (CPN) has partnered with the All Points North Foundation (APNF) to educate the public about the benefits of community solar. “Solar energy usage and awareness is gaining momentum as a real and viable energy source throughout [Read More]

PG&E Helps Fund Solar-Powered Affordable Housing

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SI Staff on Apr 13, 2016

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced a $1 million commitment to support the installation of rooftop solar on nearly 100 homes with 17 different Habitat for Humanity local affiliates throughout northern and central California. From the Mendocino Coast [Read More]