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Delmarva Power, Exelon Fund Launch Of Renewables Education Center

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

Exelon and Delmarva Power have announced the opening of Delaware State University’s (DSU) Renewable Energy Education Center, which was made possible by a $720,000 Delmarva Renewable Energy Workforce Development grant provided by the two companies. As reported, this grant is among [Read More]

GridShare Begins Crowdfunding Operations For Renewables Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

GridShare LLC has begun operations as an independent crowdfunding platform to help renewable energy projects and cleantech companies raise capital. Through the platform, potential investors can peruse investment opportunities in a variety of renewable energy sectors. GridShare also intends to [Read More]

Mosaic Closes Inaugural Securitization Of Residential Solar Loans

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 09, 2017

Mosaic, a provider of solar loan financing solutions for U.S. homeowners, has closed the first securitization of its residential solar loan portfolio. The Mosaic Solar Loans 2017-1 transaction resulted in proceeds of $138.95 million and received a “Green Bond” designation [Read More]

SolarWorld Appoints Sales Trainer To Help U.S. Installers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2017

SolarWorld has selected Greg Welsh as a sales trainer to help U.S. installers sell the value proposition of the manufacturer’s solar panels. Welsh is a 34-year veteran of sales, having worked as a sales professional, sales manager, general sales manager, [Read More]

Solar Company PROINSO Expands Its U.S. Operations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2017

Solar distributor and integrator PROINSO has expanded its operations with a new combined U.S. headquarters and warehouse in West Sacramento, Calif. Eight years after entering the U.S. market, PROINSO says it is pressing ahead with its expansion in the U.S. [Read More]

Wells Fargo Backs Nonprofit Solar Installer Grid Alternatives

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

The Wells Fargo Foundation has committed to a four-year, $2 million grant for GRID Alternatives, a U.S. nonprofit solar developer, to expand low-income solar access. The grant builds on more than $4 million Wells Fargo has invested in GRID since [Read More]

SST Partners With Baseball Legend Dusty Baker’s Baker Energy Team

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST) has entered into a strategic alliance with Baker Energy Team, a renewable energy company founded by MLB legend Dusty Baker that has a strong focus on commercial solar development. Both companies are based in the greater [Read More]

Array Technologies Expands To MENAT Region

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 25, 2017

Array Technologies Inc. (ATI), a New Mexico-based provider of solar tracking solutions, has announced its expansion to the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region. The company notes it has already secured multiple utility-scale projects in the MENAT market [Read More]

Spruce Finance Raises Capital To Back More Residential Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 19, 2017

Spruce Finance, a provider of consumer financing for residential solar and energy efficiency improvements, says it has raised tax equity and project debt transactions to support $445 million in residential solar power purchase agreements (PPA) and leases in 2017. “Spruce’s [Read More]

CleanCapital And Generate Capital Partner On DG Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 18, 2017

CleanCapital has announced a partnership with Generate Capital that will enable the acquisition of approximately $300 million of operating clean energy assets, namely distributed solar projects, across the U.S. The partners say the transaction harnesses Generate Capital’s track record of [Read More]