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Solar Groups Welcome Improvements To Mass. SMART Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 14, 2017

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has released its final version of the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program regulations. Initially proposed earlier this year, SMART is a long-term replacement program designed to incentivize 1.6 GW of new solar [Read More]

Fronius USA Inverters Receive Rule 21 Certification

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 07, 2017

Fronius USA recently received UL certification for California’s Rule 21 inverter requirements, which are required in California for new net energy metering (NEM) applications from Sept. 8. As Fronius explains, Rule 21 refers to the generator interconnection requirements of each [Read More]

52 MW Solar Project Under Way For Mississippi Co-op

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 24, 2017

Origis Energy USA and Cooperative Energy, a Mississippi-based generation and transmission cooperative, have broken ground on a 52 MW project near Sumrall in Lamar County, Miss. The project is expected to create approximately 400 jobs during construction, and the 540-acre [Read More]

GameChange Announces Purlin Jig For Genius Tracker

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

GameChange Solar, a manufacturer of fixed-tilt and tracker solar racking systems, has announced the AutoSpace&Square purlin jig for the company’s Genius Tracker solution. According to the company, the AutoSpace&Square purlin jig reduces purlin installation time by over 50% and can [Read More]

Furman University Flips Switch On $1.7M Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

After nearly eight months of preparation and the installation of 2,994 solar panels, Furman University’s new $1.7 million solar facility has gone online and is supplying power to the Greenville, S.C., campus. The university first announced its plans to construct [Read More]

Partners Kick Off Community Solar Work In Minnesota

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 21, 2016

Mortenson Construction and community solar developer SunShare have broken ground on the first of eight solar gardens the team plans to put online in Minnesota by early next year. The two companies and project owner Real Capital Solutions are partnering [Read More]