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Cajon Valley School District Taps SunPower For Solar Installations

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

SunPower Corp. and the Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) in California are planning to begin construction of SunPower Helix solar systems at 24 school sites in the El Cajon region of San Diego County this coming spring. According to SunPower, the solar [Read More]

Yingli Signs 50.6 MW Agreement For Two Japan Solar Power Plants

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

Solar panel manufacturer Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Spain S.L.U., has signed a 50.6 MW solar panel supply agreement with X-ELIO, a Spanish developer and operator of utility-scale PV systems. As [Read More]

EnSync Energy Signs PPA For Solar+Storage Project In Hawaii

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

EnSync Energy Systems, a developer of distributed energy resource (DER) systems and Internet of energy control platforms for the utility, commercial, industrial and multi-tenant building markets, has announced a power purchase agreement with Oceanic Time Warner to include a comprehensive EnSync Energy [Read More]

Boulder Solar II Plant Begins Operations In Nevada

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

NV Energy has announced that the 50 MW Boulder Solar II power plant – which was developed, designed and constructed by SunPower – achieved its commercial operation status and is now serving NV Energy customers in Nevada. According to the [Read More]

Dominion Reports More Than $800M In Virginia Solar Investment

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

Dominion, one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, says it is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers. The company [Read More]

GridBright To Support Integration Of Solar Into U.S. Electric Grid

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

GridBright Inc., grid management specialist of the utility industry, says that it is part of three of the 13 projects selected for award negotiations by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SunShot Initiative ENERGISE, a $30 million program to support integration [Read More]

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar Offers Rapid Shutdown Combiner For Three-Phase Inverters

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, a U.S. commercial PV inverter manufacturer, has introduced its commercial rapid shutdown combiner for three-phase string inverters, offering a complete solution to NEC 2014 & 2017, Article 690.12, which requires commercial rooftop PV installations to de-energize DC conductors [Read More]

Delmarva Power, Exelon Fund Launch Of Renewables Education Center

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

Exelon and Delmarva Power have announced the opening of Delaware State University’s (DSU) Renewable Energy Education Center, which was made possible by a $720,000 Delmarva Renewable Energy Workforce Development grant provided by the two companies. As reported, this grant is among [Read More]

Major Boston Landmark Embraces Community Solar For Lower Costs

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

Colorado-based community solar developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC) says it has struck a deal with Delaware North, owner and operator of TD Garden, to reduce the electricity costs of New England’s largest sports and entertainment arena through community solar. According to [Read More]

GridShare Begins Crowdfunding Operations For Renewables Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

GridShare LLC has begun operations as an independent crowdfunding platform to help renewable energy projects and cleantech companies raise capital. Through the platform, potential investors can peruse investment opportunities in a variety of renewable energy sectors. GridShare also intends to [Read More]