Archive for renewable-energy – Page 17

Report: Off-Grid Solar Market Represents $3 Billion Opportunity For Investors

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 04, 2016

By 2020, the sales of off-grid solar products in emerging markets are expected to reach $3.1 billion, providing improved energy for 99 million households with no access to the grid, according to a new report released by the World Bank [Read More]

BLM Releases New Mitigation Strategies Under Western Solar Plan

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 04, 2016

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced key milestones in implementing the Western Solar Plan with the release of mitigation strategies that will expedite the safe and responsible development of solar energy zones in [Read More]

SnapNrack Unveils MLPE Rail Attachment Kit

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 04, 2016

SnapNrack, a manufacturer of solar panel mounting solutions, has launched a module-level power electronics (MLPE) rail attachment kit that has been designed, tested and certified under the UL 2703 listing to work with Enphase micro-inverters and SolarEdge optimizers. SnapNrack says [Read More]

Students Help Low-Income Families During ‘Solar Spring Break’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

Over 100 college students from 10 schools across the country will spend their spring break installing solar for low-income families and getting hands-on workforce training in the solar industry through GRID Alternatives’ Solar Spring Break program. GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit [Read More]

IGS Solar Completes Nine Arrays At New Jersey Fairgrounds

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

IGS Solar LLC, a turnkey commercial and residential solar provider, recently partnered with Alternative Energy Associates and developer KG Solar to complete nine rooftop solar arrays totaling 508 kW at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, N.J. IGS Solar, which [Read More]

Solar-Log Smart Meters Receive UL 2735 Certification

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

Solar Data Systems Inc. has announced that its line of Solar-Log smart meters for residential solar PV plants has received Underwriter Laboratories (UL) 2735 certification. The Solar-Log smart meter product family combines the Solar-Log photovoltaic monitoring technology with Aclara’s residential [Read More]

GE To Evaluate Impact Of Renewable Energy At Project Sites In India

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2016

GE’s energy consulting business has been chosen by IL&FS Energy Development Co. Ltd. to examine the feasibility of integrated wind, solar and energy storage projects at sites in Ramagiri (Andhra Pradesh) and Nana Layja (Gujarat), India. Last year, says GE, [Read More]

Mississippi Power Breaks Ground On First Of Three Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2016

Mississippi Power, Hannah Solar and the U.S. Navy have broken ground on a 23-acre, 3 MW-4 MW solar project at The Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC), also known as the Seabee Base, in Gulfport, Miss. According to Mississippi Power, the [Read More]

Maine Solar Companies, Utilities Agree On Alternative To Net Metering

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 29, 2016

Maine legislators have announced a comprehensive bill to replace the state’s net-metering policy with a market-based program aimed at increasing the current amount of solar installed more than ten-fold by 2022. Lawmakers say the bill is the result of a [Read More]

For Sale: 10 U.S. Solar Projects Totaling 250 MW

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 22, 2016

Innovative Solar Systems LLC is seeking to sell a portfolio of “shovel ready” solar farm projects totaling 250 MW. The developer says these projects range in size from 5 MW all the way up to 50 MW and are located [Read More]