Solar News

American Council On Renewable Energy Adds Board Members

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has elected two new members to its board of directors: Jacob Susman, vice president and head of origination at EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), and Kevin Walsh, managing director and group head of [Read More]

UPS Drives Toward Sustainability With New Goals

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

Global package delivery company UPS has announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources. The goals, available in the company’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability [Read More]

New Hampshire Shines In Solar Compromise

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Written by Chris Rauscher on June 27, 2017

In this guest article, The Alliance for Solar Choice discusses what state regulators’ newly issued NEM order means for rooftop solar in New Hampshire.

New York Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Legislation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

The New York state legislature recently approved a bill to establish an Energy Storage Deployment Program for the Empire State. The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin and Senator Joseph Griffo, passed both chambers of the legislature unanimously and now [Read More]

SEPA Names 2017 Power Player Award Winners

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced the winners of its 2017 SEPA Power Player Awards. Winners will be honored July 26 as part of SEPA’s Grid Evolution Summit: A National Town Meeting in Washington, D.C. Now in their [Read More]

Roof Attachment Company S-5! Relaunches Website

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 27, 2017

S-5!, a Colorado-based provider of metal roof attachment solutions, says it has relaunched its website to provide an easy-to-navigate center showcasing the increasing applications of its products, including rooftop solar. The company notes its updated site, www.s-5.com, contains S-5!’s new [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Overtake Nuclear Power

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 26, 2017

The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly (with data through April 30) reveals that renewable energy sources – including solar, wind, geothermal and hydropower – are now providing a greater share of the nation’s [Read More]

Mayors Throw Support Behind 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 26, 2017

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has approved a resolution that establishes support from the nation’s mayors for the goal of moving to 100% clean and renewable energy in cities nationwide. Introduced by the co-chairs of Mayors for 100% Clean Energy, [Read More]

Solaria Expands Manufacturing Line For PowerXT Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 26, 2017

Module maker Solaria Corp. has announced the expansion of its PowerXT cell and module manufacturing line at its headquarters in Fremont, Calif., in order to ramp up production of the 330Wp residential module. “We’ve ramped up our U.S.-based manufacturing of [Read More]

Nuance Energy Nets Investment From Tabuchi Electric

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 26, 2017

California-based Nuance Energy, manufacturer of the Osprey PowerPlatform racking system and a developer of distributed ground-mount solar projects, has received a $3 million investment from Tabuchi Electric Co., a Japan-based manufacturer of inverters and solar+storage systems. The two companies already [Read More]