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Duke Energy To Build Three Solar Projects In Kentucky

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2017

Duke Energy says it will build and operate three solar power plants on sites in Kenton and Grant counties in Kentucky, as part of the company’s plans to develop its first solar facilities in the commonwealth. “Our customers want solar,” says [Read More]

Pharmaceutical Company Opts For Three Rooftop Solar Arrays

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

Hauppauge, N.Y.-based pharmaceutical company Contract Pharmacal Corp. (CPC) has commissioned local solar installation company SUNation Solar Systems to design three solar arrays for three of its buildings in the Hauppauge Industrial Park. According to CPC, the new arrays will be installed [Read More]

SolarEdge Inverter Lineup Now Available With UL 1741 SA Certification

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 06, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, has announced that all of its single-phase and three-phase inverters are certified to comply with UL 1741 SA as outlined in CPUC Rule 21. As of [Read More]

National Lab Marks 40 Years Of Solar Innovation

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Written by Don Gwinner & Wayne Hicks on July 05, 2017

As NREL celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, the laboratory highlights some of its biggest solar research achievements.

Greenbacker Acquiring More Residential Solar From TerraForm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Through a wholly owned subsidiary, Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. LLC has signed a $6 million purchase and sale agreement for 1,252 operating residential PV solar systems from a subsidiary of TerraForm Power. The systems have an aggregate generating capacity of [Read More]

U.S. Solar Market Sees Solid Growth In The First Quarter

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 08, 2017

Despite a slowdown in installations following last year’s record-setting pace, the U.S. market “clearly remains on a strong upward trajectory,” according to SEIA.

Solar Manufacturer Suniva Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 18, 2017

A few weeks after announcing “significant” layoffs, Suniva, a Georgia-based manufacturer of solar cells and modules, has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Suniva revealed the layoffs at both of its U.S. plants in late March but provided few details; [Read More]

Homeowners Searching For Solar Solutions With Aesthetic Impact

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Written by Erin Vaughan on April 13, 2017

Curbside appeal is important for homeowners, and some might not like the look of conventional solar panels. Is it time for the industry to embrace more unconventional solutions?

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.