Solar News – Page 2

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]

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]

Trump’s Budget Proposals Will Slice EPA Spending By One-Third

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out against the Trump administration’s newly released 2018 budget proposals for discretionary spending – which, among other things, would cut U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spending by one-third. Among the proposals, President [Read More]

EDF Renewable Energy Enters Distributed Solar, Storage Business

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the largest renewable energy companies in North America, has created a new business unit to focus on distributed solar and storage projects up to 30 MW. According to EDF RE, the Distributed Electricity [Read More]

Sunnova Secures $80M Investment For New Residential Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sunnova Energy Corp., a residential solar service provider in the U.S., says it has obtained $80 million in tax equity funding commitments from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corp. (USBCDC), which will enable the development of new residential solar projects with [Read More]

PV Inverter Manufacturer Demonstrates New Energy Storage Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sungrow, a China-based PV inverter manufacturer, recently showcased its energy storage system solutions for residential, commercial and utility-scale applications at Energy Storage Europe in Germany, one of the world’s largest trade shows for the energy storage industry. According to Sungrow, [Read More]