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Connecticut Green Bank Turns Five, Touts Progress

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 12, 2016

The Connecticut Green Bank is marking five years of progress toward its goal of reducing the energy burden on households and businesses by mobilizing private investment into the state’s clean energy economy. Formed by Gov. Dannel Malloy and the General [Read More]

CALSEIA, NABCEP Sign On As Association Hosts At SOMO

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 09, 2016

The California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) and the National American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) have become association hosts for the second annual Solar Mounting Training Conference (SOMO), which will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in [Read More]

Sunrun Renews Support Of Solar Nonprofit GRID Alternatives

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 08, 2016

Residential solar company Sunrun Inc. has announced the renewal of a national partnership with nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives. Sunrun says it will support GRID Alternatives through a cash donation of $150,000 and employee volunteerism on projects throughout the U.S. [Read More]

Residential Installers Merge To Form ION Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 06, 2016

Vision Solar and Zing Solar, two residential rooftop solar installers based in Utah, have announced a merger agreement. Once the deal is completed by year-end, the combined entity will be named ION Solar and be positioned to expand across strategic [Read More]

Just Energy Taps Sungevity To Help Grow U.S. Solar Footprint

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 05, 2016

Sungevity Inc., a technology company whose platform enables the sale and installation of solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, and Just Energy Group Inc., an energy management solutions provider specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities, energy efficiency [Read More]

Cypress Creek Renewables Joins SEIA Board Of Directors

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 30, 2016

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, has welcomed Cypress Creek Renewables, a provider of local solar farms, to the group’s board of directors. “Cypress Creek Renewables has quickly become a [Read More]

GameChange Solar Adds Roll Forming Sites In The Southeast

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 30, 2016

GameChange Solar, a manufacturer of fixed-tilt and tracker solar racking systems, has announced that it added two additional roll forming locations in Alabama and Georgia to service the growing Southeast U.S. market. Andrew Worden, CEO of GameChange Solar, states, “We [Read More]

Solect Energy Expands Into Connecticut Solar Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 30, 2016

Solect Energy, a Massachusetts-based commercial-scale solar company, is expanding its business into the state of Connecticut. The move comes after the solar provider entered the Rhode Island market earlier this year. “We are excited to take on this new venture [Read More]

JinkoSolar Picks Up IEC Certification For China PV Facility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

JinkoSolar’s Shangrao, China, production facility has received International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) TS 62941, which certifies the quality of photovoltaic module manufacturers’ management systems. The IEC TS 62941 specification, launched in early 2016, is administered by the IEC. The technical certification [Read More]

Solar Loan Provider Mosaic Snags $250M In New Financing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 22, 2016

Home solar loan provider Mosaic has closed a $250 million warehouse facility, with Deutsche Bank as the arranger and administrative agent. Together with recent upsizes to Mosaic’s existing warehouse facility and a forward flow whole loan sale arrangement, this agreement [Read More]