Solar eclipses might look cool, but they can also pose operational challenges for a state whose power grid incorporates a significant amount of solar energy. That’s why grid operators and regulators in California are doing all they can to prepare [Read More]
The share of domestic electrical production by renewable energy has now greatly eclipsed earlier projections by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), according to the SUN DAY campaign. The nonprofit organization says that in the EIA’s 2012 Annual Energy Outlook, [Read More]
Temple Beth Elohim, a Wellesley, Mass.-based Reform congregation, has installed a 37 kW solar array atop the roof of its synagogue. Completed in partnership with solar provider Solect Energy and energy buying consortium PowerOptions, the project is a significant addition [Read More]
The Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) and the Department of Employment Services (DOES) have partnered to develop Solar Works DC, a low-income solar installation and job training program in Washington, D.C. To implement the first year of the program, [Read More]
The International Renewable Energy Agency has released its new annual report on global employment.
SolarWorld, which led the fight on the U.S. government’s previous solar trade actions, has again entered the ring.
In a 38-2 vote, the Nevada State Assembly has passed a bill that aims to revive net energy metering (NEM) in the state. The bill, A.B.405, now goes to the state Senate for consideration, with about two weeks left in [Read More]
BlueWave Solar, along with financing partners MS Solar Solutions Corp. and National Bank of Arizona, has announced the completion of a 1.37 MW community solar project on Lake Street in Plympton, Mass. Known as the Lake Street project, the solar [Read More]
Following a vote by its board of directors, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced that Tom Starrs, vice president of market strategy and policy for SunPower Corp., has become chair of the national solar trade group’s board. Michael [Read More]
SOLV, a Swinerton company, has completed its new Operations and Control Center (OCC) in San Diego. Construction on the 7,000-square-foot facility began in December 2016, and the facility will now serve as the home office for the SOLV team. SOLV [Read More]