Archive for clean-energy

Trump’s Budget Proposal ‘Slashes’ Energy And Environmental Funding

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2017

Many clean energy and environmental advocacy groups, including SEIA, have denounced the proposal.

Soltec Announces SF7 Single-Axis Solar Tracker

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 23, 2017

Soltec, a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers, has announced its next-generation SF7 tracker. The company says it will officially launch SF7 at the upcoming Intersolar Europe trade show in Munich starting May 31, as well as exhibit the [Read More]

GE Unit Surpasses $15B In Renewable Energy Investments

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 23, 2017

GE Energy Financial Services, a business unit of GE, has surpassed $15 billion in renewable energy investments across wind, solar and other renewable energy projects globally. Over the past three years, GE Energy Financial Services has committed to invest approximately [Read More]

SolarWorld Americas Warns Workers About Impending Mass Layoff

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 22, 2017

SolarWorld Americas, which operates a large PV manufacturing facility in Hillsboro, Ore., has notified all of its workers about an impending mass layoff and potential plant closure. Ben Santarris, head of corporate communications at SolarWorld Americas, tells Solar Industry that [Read More]

DNV GL Launches On-Demand Renewable Energy Forecasting Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 22, 2017

DNV GL has added to its suite of short-term wind and solar power forecasting services with the launch of Forecaster NOW, an on-demand Web portal with e-commerce-enabled transactions. The global energy advisory and certification company is demonstrating its new solution [Read More]

Texas Co-op Develops Solar Monitoring Software

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 22, 2017

Texas-based Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) has developed Apolloware, a cloud-based software solution to help its commercial and residential members monitor solar and energy storage installations in real time. According to the co-op, its software allows the solar array owner to [Read More]

How A Team Blew The Lid Off The Arkansas Solar Market

Contributors
Written by K Kaufmann on May 19, 2017

Two electric cooperatives, one defense contractor, a solar developer – and a whole lot of other people who had never talked or thought much about renewable energy – completed a notable project last year.

LEGO Achieves 100% Renewables Goal Three Years Early

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2017

Having supported the development of more than 160 MW of renewable energy since 2012, the LEGO Group has achieved its 100% renewable energy target three years ahead of schedule, the Danish toy manufacturing giant has announced. The company’s latest renewable [Read More]

With New Project Pipeline, PG&E Program Offers Customers Cheaper Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced the cost to participate in its 100% solar energy program has dropped by 30% for residential customers and by nearly 50% for some business customers. According to the utility, this significant cost [Read More]

Duke Energy Cuts Ribbon On Solar Project At Indiana Naval Base

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2017

On Thursday, Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch joined leaders from utility Duke Energy, the U.S. Department of the Navy (DON) and Naval Support Activity Crane at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 17 MW solar power plant [Read More]