Archive for clean-energy – Page 5

‘Open For Solar Business’: Dozens Of U.S. Communities Are Cutting Red Tape

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 08, 2017

The government-funded SolSmart program has added to its list of leading cities and counties that are working to lower barriers to solar development.

Going Solar Was ‘An Easy Decision’ For Massachusetts Printer

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 08, 2017

Massachusetts-based custom printing company TigerPress and New York-based EnterSolar have announced the completion of a 654 kW solar installation at TigerPress’ East Longmeadow, Mass., facility. The rooftop solar installation, designed and implemented by EnterSolar, will generate more than 65% of [Read More]

Minnesota Experiences ‘Dramatic’ Solar Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 08, 2017

On a bright, sunny Minnesota spring day, with solar panels in the background, Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman announced that the state is enjoying dramatic growth in solar power, adding nearly as much new solar capacity in just the first [Read More]

Arkados Closes $15M Acquisition Of SolBright Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 08, 2017

Arkados Group Inc., a software developer and system integrator enabling Internet of Things (IoT) applications for commercial and industrial customers, has closed its previously announced acquisition of SolBright Renewable Energy LLC, a solar energy design and development company based in [Read More]

Indiana Power Agency Cuts Ribbon On 5 MW Solar Park

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 05, 2017

Surrounded by local school children on Tuesday, officials from the City of Anderson, Ind., and the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA) cut the ribbon on the Anderson 1 Solar Park. The 5 MW solar project is the 13th such facility [Read More]

Sen. Wyden Introduces Clean Energy Bill To Streamline Tax Credits

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 05, 2017

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced a bill to overhaul and streamline the current system for federal energy tax credits. According to Wyden, the proposed Clean Energy for America Act includes technology-neutral tax credits for [Read More]

TXU Energy Launches ‘Free Nights & Solar Days’ Time-Of-Use Plan

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 05, 2017

Texas-based utility TXU Energy has announced Free Nights & Solar Days, a time-of-use program combining its Right Time Pricing Plan with a new option for customers to go 100% renewable. “This is the best of both worlds – our customers [Read More]

Renewable Choice Energy Issues Call To North American Developers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 05, 2017

Renewable Choice Energy (RCE), which was acquired earlier this year by Schneider Electric, has issued a renewable energy request for information (RFI) for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in North America. The RFI will allow the combined RCE and Schneider [Read More]

SEC Investigating Sunrun And SolarCity Over Contract Cancellations

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

The federal probe of two major solar companies also raises a broader question about sales tactics and consumer protection.

Fla. Legislature Green-Lights Pro-Solar Amendment 4

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

On Thursday, the Florida legislature officially approved a bill to implement the pro-solar Amendment 4, which voters overwhelmingly passed with 73% of the vote on the August 2016 primary ballot. The bill, S.B.90, is slated to reduce tax barriers for [Read More]