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California School District Expects To Save Millions With Solar Deal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 24, 2016

The Escondido Union High School District (EUHSD) and SunPower Corp. have announced a power purchase agreement (PPA) under which SunPower will build 2 MW of solar power systems at four district schools. Located in Escondido, Calif., the district estimates that the [Read More]

Builders’ General Supply Co. Considers Solar A ‘Win-Win-Win’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 24, 2016

Key Equipment Finance, a bank-held equipment finance company and an affiliate of KeyCorp, has partnered with Trinity Solar, a retailer and installer of solar power systems in the northeastern U.S., to complete a $1.2 million solar project for Builders’ General [Read More]

PSEG Solar Source Acquires 36.3 MW Colorado Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 24, 2016

PSEG Solar Source has acquired a 36.3 MW solar energy facility from juwi Inc. The facility, to be called the PSEG Larimer Solar Energy Center, is located 25 miles north of Fort Collins, Colo., and this latest addition to PSEG [Read More]

U.S. Wins Solar Trade Dispute Against India

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 24, 2016

The World Trade Organization has ruled that India’s domestic-content requirements breach international law – a decision considered a victory for U.S. solar exports.

Nevada Governor Reconvenes Energy Industry Task Force

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 24, 2016

In the wake of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada’s (PUCN) latest controversial net-metering decision, and after coming under fire from the solar industry himself, Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., has signed an executive order reconvening the New Energy Industry Task [Read More]

NREL Explores Benefits Of Renewable Energy Tax Credit Extensions

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 24, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released new analysis exploring the potential impact of recently extended federal tax credits on the deployment of renewable generation technologies and related U.S. electric sector carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. [Read More]

N.Y. Community Solarize Campaigns Lead To 900 Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced that 900 solar projects are under way through 26 community Solarize campaigns across New York State. A component of the NY-Sun program and the governor’s Reforming the Energy Vision strategy, the Solarize campaigns [Read More]

AET Launches Rayport-G ECO Solar Ground-Mount Dealer Kit

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2016

Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a Michigan-based manufacturer of solar racking systems, has expanded its ECO line of products with its new Rayport-G ECO ground-mount dealer kit. AET says its network of distributors is fully stocked with the kits – which [Read More]

First Solar Reaches New CdTe Thin-Film Efficiency Record

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2016

Arizona-based First Solar Inc. says it has established a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) research cell conversion efficiency, achieving 22.1% efficiency certified at Newport Corp.’s Technology and Applications Center (TAC) PV Lab. According to First Solar, [Read More]

SunEdison To Supply 2.7 MW Of Solar To SCE

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 23, 2016

Renewable energy company SunEdison Inc. has signed two 20-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) with utility company Southern California Edison (SCE) totaling 2.7 MW of solar. SCE is exploring how clean energy resources like wind and solar could defer or eliminate [Read More]