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Standard Solar Completes 1.4 MW Project For Maryland School District

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

Standard Solar has completed a 1.4 MW ground-mount solar project for Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), the fifth largest public school district in Maryland with a student population of approximately 82,000 students. The AACPS portfolio consists of 125 schools [Read More]

U.S. Solar Industry Converges In D.C. For Trade Case Hearing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

On Tuesday, the U.S. International Trade Commission held its long-awaited first hearing on the Section 201 trade case in Washington, D.C.

Nonprofit Ice Rink Covers Half Of Its Energy Needs With Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

Charles Moore Arena (CMA), a nonprofit ice rink in Orleans, Mass., and Solect Energy have completed a 345 kW rooftop solar system at the arena. Solect says the installation will help stabilize and reduce CMA’s biggest operating outlay, as the [Read More]

Energy Department Gets Sued Over Grid Study ‘Secrecy’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

Sierra Club has launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the agency’s repeated delays in providing information on Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s ongoing grid study. The group says it filed the lawsuit Monday after the DOE failed [Read More]

SunLink Names Martin Lynch Chief Operating Officer

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

SunLink Corp., a full-scope solar energy solutions provider, has appointed Martin Lynch its chief operating officer (COO). In his new role as COO, Lynch brings more than 30 years of experience across hardware and software engineering, operations, finance, product strategy [Read More]

Fitch: Solar Projects Outperform Energy Forecasts, But Wind Falls Short

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 14, 2017

Fitch Ratings’ analysis of rated wind energy projects across EMEA, the U.S. and Latin America and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects across EMEA and the U.S. finds electricity production from solar projects has tended to exceed initial independent estimates, while [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewables Enters N.Y. Market With Acquisition Deal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 14, 2017

North Carolina-based Duke Energy Renewables is expanding its footprint into the New York market through a deal to acquire the 24.9 MW Shoreham Solar Commons project on Long Island from developer Invenergy. The project, currently under construction by Invenergy, is [Read More]

Nautilus Acquires Minn. Community Solar Portfolio From ReneSola

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 14, 2017

Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, a national solar project development, acquisition and asset management company, has acquired an approximately 13.3 MW community solar portfolio previously developed by ReneSola Ltd. The project portfolio, qualified under utility Xcel Energy’s community solar program, is [Read More]

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]

SunPower Announces New Research Facility With Pilot Line

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 14, 2017

PV manufacturer SunPower has announced a newly completed research facility with a pilot production line at its San Jose, Calif., headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley. The company says it invested approximately $25 million in the new facility over [Read More]