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After Historic 2016, What’s Ahead For The U.S. Solar Market?

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 09, 2017

Last year, one new megawatt of solar PV went online in the U.S. every 36 minutes, according to a market study, which also reveals forecasts for 2017 and beyond.

1366 Announces New Milestones With Direct Wafer Tech

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

Massachusetts-based silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies has achieved a new performance record for its Direct Wafer technology, reaching 19.9% cell efficiency through 1366’s ongoing technical partnership with Hanwha Q CELLS. The result edges out the partners’ previous cell efficiency high [Read More]

Solar Savings Will Help Hawaii Foodbank Feed More Hungry Families

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

The Hawaii Foodbank and REC Solar have celebrated the installation of a new solar array at the nonprofit’s Oahu warehouse. REC Solar says the 296.7 kW solar system is estimated to save the Hawaii Foodbank about 463,742 kWh of energy in [Read More]

Solect Energy Acquires Brightergy’s Northeast Division

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

Solect Energy, a Massachusetts-based commercial solar company, has acquired the Northeast division of Brightergy, a Kansas City-based company with operations in Boston. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Solect explains that it has acquired Brightergy’s Northeast sales and project management [Read More]

Sunnova Taps Enphase As Preferred Inverter Provider

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

Enphase Energy Inc., an energy tech manufacturer specializing in micro-inverters, and Sunnova Energy Corp., a U.S. residential solar provider, have expanded their partnership through a new agreement making Enphase the preferred inverter supplier for Sunnova. “Sunnova puts customers first, and [Read More]

SCE Seeks New Distributed Energy To Boost Grid Resiliency

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a request for offers (RFO) to acquire new distributed energy resources to bolster grid resiliency in the utility’s Santa Barbara-Goleta area. The RFO is seeking a range of new distributed energy resources, including energy [Read More]

Utility Owner Gaz Metro To Acquire Standard Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 07, 2017

Canada-based Gaz Metro, a diversified energy provider with more than $5.8 billion in assets, is acquiring Maryland-based commercial solar company Standard Solar Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Gaz Metro, the largest natural gas distributor in Quebec, is [Read More]

M&A Action: Brookfield To Take Over SunEdison’s TerraForm Yieldcos

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 07, 2017

Since their parent company went bankrupt last year, TerraForm Global and TerraForm Power had been seeking buyers or new sponsors.

Solar Helps Boys & Girls Clubs Of San Dieguito ‘Lead By Example’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 07, 2017

Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar company, recently designed and installed a 164 kW solar system for the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito’s (BGCSD) Solana Beach, Calif., location. Over the first year, the nonprofit is expected to see [Read More]

East Windsor Township Flips Switch On Municipal Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

Officials in East Windsor Township, N.J., recently completed a new solar project at the township’s police/court building. According to a press release, the 448 kW solar array is located to the rear of the municipal building on land donated to [Read More]