New & Noteworthy

Sunrun Marks Expansion Into Midwest Solar Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Sunrun Inc. has announced it is expanding its footprint into Wisconsin, marking the national residential solar company’s entrance into the Midwest region. “We are excited to bring affordable clean energy solutions to homeowners in Wisconsin,” says Lynn Jurich, CEO of [Read More]

ORIX USA And IGS Solar Team Up On C&I Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

ORIX USA, a division of integrated financial services group ORIX Corp., has announced a partnership with IGS Solar, a turnkey commercial and residential solar provider, under which the companies will develop, acquire and operate a nationwide portfolio of commercial and [Read More]

A Closer Look At The U.S.’ Historic Solar Jobs Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

The Solar Foundation has revealed new state- and local-level data highlighting the impact of the solar employment boom last year.

New York City Surpasses 100 MW Solar Generation Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

The Big Apple has hit a big milestone! New York City residents and businesses are using the power of the sun to generate more than 100 MW of clean, renewable power, according to utility Con Edison. The company says its [Read More]

SolAero To Power Solar-Soaring UAV For Naval Research Lab

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a provider of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, has delivered its high-performance, lightweight solar cell technology to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to power its Solar-Soaring [Read More]

SMA Recommits To U.S. Solar With New Talent, Product Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

SMA Solar Technology has announced that it will renew its investment in the U.S. with the addition of two new executives and plans to add many new employees with a major hiring push. According to the company, this action is being [Read More]

NV Energy Shuts Down Coal Plant To Focus On Renewables Development

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

NV Energy has announced that the fourth and final 257 MW unit of its coal-fired Reid Gardner Generating Station will no longer provide energy to the southern Nevada electric grid – representing a significant step in achieving a less carbon-intensive energy future, consistent [Read More]

JinkoSolar, CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital Offer Project Financing

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., will partner with CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital to offer long-term project financing to U.S. commercial project customers through the SolarPACE program. According to JinkoSolar, SolarPACE is designed to [Read More]

PG&E Grows Renewables Portfolio For Clean Energy Future

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced that 69.3% of the electricity delivered to its customers in 2016 came from greenhouse-gas-free resources, including nuclear, large hydro and renewable sources of energy. According to the company, PG&E delivered an average of [Read More]

Dominion Expands Solar For Schools Educational Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

As Dominion continues to expand its solar power infrastructure in Virginia, the company says it will more than double the number of sites for its Dominion Solar for Schools program. Sponsored by the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion [Read More]