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Solarize Granby Campaign Taps RGS Energy As Exclusive Installer

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 14, 2017

Solarize Granby, a nonprofit purchasing cooperative to bring solar electricity to homes and businesses in Granby, Conn., has selected RGS Energy, a residential and small commercial solar provider, as the campaign’s exclusive installer. The township of Granby consists of approximately [Read More]

Micro-Inverter Provider APsystems Sponsors ‘Extend The Day’ Charity

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 10, 2017

Solar micro-inverter provider APsystems has announced a major sponsorship commitment to Extend the Day, a charity organization that gives solar reading lights to schoolchildren in disadvantaged countries with no access to electricity. APsystems says it will donate $1.00 to the [Read More]

Sri Lanka-Based MAS Holdings Seeks Interest From Solar Providers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

MAS Holdings, an apparel and textile manufacturing company, is exploring the possibility of having rooftop solar PV installed at 34 of its facilities in Sri Lanka and seeking interest from prospective solar providers. The total installation is estimated to be [Read More]

Coalition For Community Solar Access Celebrates Anniversary, New Members

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

The Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) marked its one-year anniversary last month with the addition of nine new members. The U.S. community solar trade association says it now represents an even-larger cross-section of project developers, manufacturers, financiers, legal experts [Read More]

ReneSola Regains New York Stock Exchange Compliance

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2017

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has notified ReneSola Ltd., a China-based integrated solar manufacturer and developer, that the company has regained compliance with the NYSE’s continued listing requirement of a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over [Read More]

SMA Takes New Power+ Solution On U.S. Tour

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

SMA America has announced that it will travel the U.S. beginning March 7 for its Optimization Redefined 2017 tour. The tour will make 16 scheduled stops in cities along the East Coast, West Coast and Texas, partnering with authorized distributors [Read More]

SolarEdge Branches Out In European And Japanese Markets

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a global provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, has announced new company developments in the European and Japanese solar markets. Specifically, SolarEdge is rolling out its new complete residential solution throughout Europe. Combining [Read More]

Solar Loan Provider Sunlight Financial Nets $130M Investment

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2017

Sunlight Financial, a U.S. provider of loans for residential solar systems, has announced that private investment firm Route 66 Ventures has committed $130 million to Sunlight under a new partnership. Sunlight says the investment will allow the company to introduce [Read More]

SEIA Names Dana Sleeper Director Of External Affairs

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has hired Dana Sleeper to lead the trade association’s new external affairs operation. Sleeper comes to SEIA after a nearly four-year stint as executive director at MDV-SEIA, one of SEIA’s regional affiliate organizations. There, [Read More]

China Sunergy To Build Solar Module Manufacturing Facility In Sacramento

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (CSUN), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, together with Seul Energy Manufacturing Pte Ltd., subsidiary of Seul Holding Pte Ltd., has entered into a lease agreement for building up to 400 MW of a high-efficiency [Read More]