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America’s Electric Co-ops Are Going Big On Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 09, 2017

By the end of 2017, the total solar energy capacity of America’s electric cooperatives will be five times what it was two years ago, according to data released by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). This year, co-ops are [Read More]

Study: Colleges, Universities Could Lead U.S. Toward 100% Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

A new report from the Environment America Research & Policy Center says U.S. colleges and universities are in a good position to help lead the country toward a transition to 100% renewable energy. The report, “Renewable Energy 100: The Course [Read More]

DuPont Unveils New PV Metallization Pastes For Screen Printing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2017

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions has introduced new innovations for its DuPont Solamet photovoltaic metallization paste to enable advanced screen printing. Specially designed for double printing, Solamet PVD1x and PVD2x comprise an integrated two-layer solution with compatibility that helps maximize cell performance. [Read More]

Ingeteam Unveils 100 kW Three-Phase String Inverter

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 29, 2016

Ingeteam says it is finalizing the launch of its new solar PV string inverter, which will make it possible to achieve a power output of 100 kW AC in a single, 75 kg unit. The inverter will be showcased at [Read More]

150 MW Solar Project Goes Online In California

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 21, 2016

Nebraska-based independent power producer Tenaska has announced that its 150 MW Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West project, located in Southern California, is now fully operational. The facility supplies power to San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) under a [Read More]

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Acquires Sonnedix

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 01, 2016

Institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management have acquired substantially all of independent solar power producer Sonnedix Group, according to the companies. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement comes less than two years after the [Read More]

Virginia’s First Community Solar Project Goes Online

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 30, 2016

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., has commissioned Virginia’s first community solar project at the BARC Electric facility in Rockbridge. BARC Electric, a customer-owned electric cooperative, developed the project for the benefit of its member-owners residing in Rockbridge, Bath, Highland, Augusta and [Read More]

Silfab Inks Module Supply Deal With Vision Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 29, 2016

Module manufacturer Silfab Solar has announced a long-term partnership with Vision Solar, a Utah-based residential solar installer, to supply the company with all-black modules and delivery of 12 MW for projects across the six states that Vision Solar services. “We [Read More]

City Of Ten Thousand Buddhas To Save Millions Of Dollars With Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 25, 2016

Inverter provider Enphase Energy Inc. and installer North State Solar Energy have partnered to complete a 500 kW solar photovoltaic system for the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas (CTTB), a Buddhist community and monastery in Ukiah, Calif., that serves as [Read More]

Gaston Electrical Installs Rooftop Solar At HQ

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 24, 2016

Gaston Electrical Co. Inc., an electrical contracting company serving the commercial, institutional and retail markets in New England, has added a 175.8 kW rooftop solar system at its headquarters in Norwood, Mass. The company partnered with solar installer Solect Energy, [Read More]