Solar News – Page 9

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]

Oregon Solar Incentive Program Selects Winning Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Business Oregon, a state economic development agency, has approved 15 utility-scale solar energy projects to enroll in the new Solar Development Incentive program. Created in the 2016 Oregon legislative session, the program encourages development of 2 MW to 10 MW [Read More]

Nevada Legislators Introduce Community Solar Bill

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Democratic state senators in Nevada have introduced S.B.392, a bill that aims to expand solar energy access to more Nevada residents, particularly renters and low-income families, by establishing a statewide community solar program. “Nevada’s elderly residents and communities of color [Read More]

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]