New & Noteworthy

Milestone: Vivint Surpasses 100,000 Solar Systems Installed

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Vivint Solar Inc., a full-service residential solar provider founded in 2011, has announced a significant milestone, having surpassed more than 100,000 solar energy systems installed for residential solar customers. “To reach this landmark achievement in less than six years is [Read More]

New Campaign Celebrates Growing Renewable Energy Sector

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

On the heels of a recent federal report finding that the U.S. now employs more than 3 million workers in the clean energy sector, several groups have launched a new social media campaign that encourages companies and workers to share [Read More]

Florida Utility FPL Doubles Down On Solar Plans

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 20, 2017

The company now plans to build eight large-scale solar projects, which will collectively feature more than 2.5 million new solar panels, by early 2018.

Enphase Refinances And Extends Term Loan Facility

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 17, 2017

Enphase Energy Inc., a California-based energy technology company that specializes in micro-inverters, has refinanced and extended its term loan facility with certain funds managed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners (TCP) from $25 million to $50 million. This comes as Enphase works [Read More]

It’s Official: U.S. Solar Market Shattered Records In 2016

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 15, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association has revealed the latest year-end data, which shows the market grew 95%.

Government Partnerships Continue To Boost Solar Projects

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Written by Mary Scott Nabers on February 14, 2017

Public-private collaborations across the U.S. have proven to provide benefits to government entities looking to go solar.

Dominion Reports More Than $800M In Virginia Solar Investment

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

Dominion, one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, says it is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers. The company [Read More]

GridBright To Support Integration Of Solar Into U.S. Electric Grid

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

GridBright Inc., grid management specialist of the utility industry, says that it is part of three of the 13¬†projects selected for award negotiations by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SunShot Initiative ENERGISE, a $30 million program to support integration [Read More]

SolarWorld To Shut Down Multicrystalline Production

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 10, 2017

Germany-based panel maker SolarWorld AG has announced plans to stop production of the company’s multicrystalline products, shift its manufacturing focus, and reduce its workforce. The company says the decision to streamline operations will strengthen its competitiveness amid global solar market [Read More]

Special Delivery: UPS Plans To Bring More Solar Online

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2017

The global logistics company has announced an initial $18 million investment to expand its on-site solar portfolio.