Archive for clean-energy – Page 6

SEPA Officially Combines Forces With SGIP

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has completed the process to merge with SGIP under the SEPA brand and organizational umbrella. First announced in January, the merger aims to provide a single source for information and collaboration for utilities and [Read More]

Altus Power Commissions 6.2 MW Solar Project In Oahu

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 31, 2017

Altus Power America Inc. has completed a 6.2 MW ground-mounted solar installation in Waianae, Hawaii, on the west side of Oahu. The solar energy system, known as the Aloha Solar Project, will sell renewable energy to utility Hawaiian Electric for [Read More]

IRENA: Solar Outpaced Wind During Banner Year For Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 31, 2017

Adding to the list of studies highlighting the immense growth of renewables last year, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released a new report that finds global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in 2016, making it [Read More]

U.S. Solar Manufacturer Suniva Announces ‘Significant’ Layoffs

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Editor’s note: This article was updated on March 31 to include details about the number of job losses at Suniva’s Georgia plant and then on April 3 to include details about layoffs at the company’s Michigan facility. Citing “continued downward [Read More]

The Top 10 PV Tracker Suppliers Of 2016

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

IHS Markit analysts reveal which leading tracker companies reigned supreme or lost market share, as well as provide an outlook for the future.

S-5! Clamps Secure Panels For Hawaiian Congregation Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Utility costs in Hawaii are among the highest in the U.S., so it’s not uncommon to see solar panels installed as part of larger projects in order to take advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing [Read More]

Standard Solar Installs About 7 MW Atop D.C.-Owned Facilities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Rooftops of 28 Washington, D.C., schools, educational buildings, police and fire facilities are now producing a total of about 7 MW of solar energy, according to Standard Solar Inc. The Maryland-based installer has marked the completion of 28 of 30 [Read More]

World’s Largest Beer Maker Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Cheers to sustainability and a clean energy future! Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer whose brands include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois, has announced a commitment to secure 100% of the company’s purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025. In [Read More]

SEIA Beefs Up Consumer Education And Protection Efforts

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar industry, says it is launching a nationwide consumer education campaign to inform and protect solar consumers while further simplifying the process of going solar. Building on [Read More]

REC Launches All-Black TwinPeak 2 Series Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Panel maker REC has kicked off commercial production of its new REC TwinPeak 2 BLK2 series, an all-black variant of the REC TwinPeak 2 series launched in January. REC says that through the implementation of its proprietary cell technology, the [Read More]