Solar News – Page 6

New York State Makes Big Renewable Energy Push

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

In light of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the Clean Climate Careers initiative, a multi-pronged strategy to grow the state’s clean energy economy and prepare [Read More]

Seattle City Light Offers ‘Green Up’ Grants For Community Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Seattle City Light has announced the public utility will support renewable energy projects and education at Seattle-area schools, public institutions and nonprofit organizations with $400,000 in grants through its Green Up program in 2017 and $600,000 in 2018. “Our Green [Read More]

Vivint Solar Raises $100 Million In New Funding 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Residential solar provider Vivint Solar has secured tax equity commitments totaling $100 million from two repeat investors. These tax equity commitments will enable the company to install an estimated 70 MW of residential solar energy systems. “Our capital partners play [Read More]

Locus Adds Loss-Estimation Tool To SolarNOC Platform

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics solutions provider, has added an automated loss-estimation feature to its SolarNOC platform. Called the Virtual Irradiance (VI) Performance Waterfall, the new tool analyzes the power generation data from a solar meter to [Read More]

Trump To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Agreement

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

Clean energy and environmental groups chime in on what the president’s decision might mean for the country and the world.

Sunrun Expands Footprint Into The Lone Star State

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

Residential solar company Sunrun Inc. has expanded into Texas and is now operating in 19 states. The company will start by serving homeowners throughout Houston and surrounding areas, with plans to expand to other cities in the Lone Star State in [Read More]

DNV GL Charts The Most Reliable PV Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

DNV GL has released its third annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard report, which analyzes and compares reliability test results of more than 50 commercially available PV module models. The global energy advisory and certification company says the Scorecard serves as [Read More]

California Senate Passes Major Clean Energy Bills

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

Will California become the second state with a 100% RPS and the first to mandate solar on new construction?

Case Study Explores Utility Distributed Energy Planning

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

Consumers could outspend utilities in the adoption of solar, storage, electric vehicles (EVs) and other distributed energy resources (DERs), making it essential for utilities to track and integrate these DERs into their planning processes to benefit their customers and the [Read More]

Tigo Adds Two Optimizers To TS4 Platform

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

Tigo has announced the second worldwide release of its next generation of solar optimizers featuring UHD-Core (Ultra-High Definition) technology: TS4-M (Monitoring) and TS4-S (Safety). The Silicon Valley company says its UHD-Core TS4-M is a cost-efficient module-level power electronics (MLPE) monitoring [Read More]