Solar News – Page 7

Solar Advocates And APS Reach Major Settlement Agreement In Arizona

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2017

The parties compromised on a number of issues important for the future of the utility’s rooftop solar customers.

Amazon Launches Global Rooftop Solar Initiative

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2017

E-retail giant Amazon has launched a new initiative to install solar panels on its fulfillment facilities around the world. The company initially plans to deploy large-scale solar systems on rooftops of more than 15 fulfillment and sortation centers in the [Read More]

New York Beefs Up Program To Help Schools Go Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2017

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has announced the opportunity for school districts in the state to “go solar” will be expedited after selecting two additional solar power vendors under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s K-Solar initiative, a program that has [Read More]

Meyer Burger To Discontinue Diamond Wire Production In Colo.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2017

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd., a Switzerland-based PV manufacturing equipment provider, has announced it is discontinuing its diamond wire production at Diamond Materials Tech Inc. (DMT) in Colorado Springs, Colo., a decision that will lead to a workforce reduction of 72 [Read More]

ReneSola Regains New York Stock Exchange Compliance

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2017

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has notified ReneSola Ltd., a China-based integrated solar manufacturer and developer, that the company has regained compliance with the NYSE’s continued listing requirement of a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over [Read More]

Alberta Govt. Aims To Support 10,000 New Solar Rooftops By 2020

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

In the U.S.’ neighbor to the north, the Canadian province of Alberta is aiming to support 10,000 new rooftop solar installations by 2020 and create more local solar jobs. To help achieve that goal and longer-term solar market growth, the [Read More]

ARPA-E-Backed Projects Net Over $1.8B In Private-Sector Funding

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

Demonstrating how helpful government support can be for the future of U.S. energy, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has announced that a group of 74 project teams has attracted over $1.8 billion in private-sector follow-on funding since the agency’s [Read More]

Solar Monitoring Firm Locus Energy Surpasses 5 GW Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

Locus Energy, a performance monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the solar PV market in the residential, commercial, industrial and utility sectors, says its solar monitoring fleet has surpassed 5 GW of solar capacity globally. The majority of that [Read More]

SMA Takes New Power+ Solution On U.S. Tour

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

SMA America has announced that it will travel the U.S. beginning March 7 for its Optimization Redefined 2017 tour. The tour will make 16 scheduled stops in cities along the East Coast, West Coast and Texas, partnering with authorized distributors [Read More]

SolarEdge Branches Out In European And Japanese Markets

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a global provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, has announced new company developments in the European and Japanese solar markets. Specifically, SolarEdge is rolling out its new complete residential solution throughout Europe. Combining [Read More]