Solar News – Page 10

Two More U.S. Cities Go All-In With Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

A total of 25 U.S. cities have now committed to fully transition to renewable energy, following city council votes on Tuesday establishing 100% renewable energy goals in Madison, Wis., and Abita Springs, La., according to the Sierra Club. Madison and [Read More]

Arkados To Acquire SolBright Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Arkados Group Inc., a software developer and system integrator enabling Internet of Things (IoT) applications for commercial and industrial customers, has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of SolBright Renewable Energy LLC, a solar energy design and [Read More]

Minnesota Gov. Vetoes Bill That Would Have Hurt Solar Growth

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

If passed, the legislation would have allowed the state’s electric cooperatives to set their own fees without state oversight, enabling them to jack up charges for solar customers.

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]

Fla. Solar Advocates Praise Gulf Power Settlement

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

In a newly filed settlement, Gulf Power has withdrawn its proposed fixed charge hike, which would have cost consumers nearly $50 every month, regardless of how much power they used. According to Floridians for Solar Choice, the removal of this [Read More]

Enphase Energy Brings Next-Gen Micro-Inverters To U.S. Market

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

Enphase Energy Inc., a solar micro-inverter and global energy technology company, has begun shipping the Enphase IQ Microinverter System, the sixth generation of Enphase micro-inverters. “Enphase continues to be the innovation leader in solar with the delivery of our IQ Microinverter [Read More]

Unirac Releases New 25-Year Warranty For Solar Racking

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

Unirac Inc., a New Mexico-based PV mounting solutions company, has released a new 25-year product warranty for Solarmount, Sunframe Microrail, Roofmount and Unirac Large Array product lines. The new warranty took effect on Feb. 28, the company says. “Unirac now [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]