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Expect The Unexpected: Solar Asset Insurance And Weather-Related Losses

Written by Jatin Sharma on October 18, 2016

A renewable energy underwriter finds that extreme natural events, such as floods and tornadoes, contributed to a large spike in the severity of claims over the past five years.

Vivint Solar Announces Executive Shake-Up

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Residential solar company Vivint Solar has appointed Chance Allred chief sales officer, Paul Dickson chief revenue officer and Bryan Christiansen chief operations officer. Allred, part of the company’s original executive team, will continue to lead the sales organization and will [Read More]

SolarCity Partners With Credit Suisse For $300M Financing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

SolarCity Corp. has created a new fund to finance more than $300 million in residential solar projects with Credit Suisse. This fund, the fourth collaboration of its kind between the two companies, follows SolarCity’s other recent financings. Last month, SolarCity [Read More]

sonnen And AutoGrid Combine Forces For Storage Management

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 14, 2016

Germany-based sonnen has partnered with California-based software company AutoGrid to fully integrate AutoGrid Flex, a flexibility management application suite, with sonnen’s residential and commercial energy storage technology in the U.S. market. According to the companies, the AutoGrid Flex application suite [Read More]

DOI Green-Lights 100 MW Solar Project On Nevada Tribal Land

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

The 100 MW Aiya Solar Project, located on tribal trust land in Clark County, Nev., has been approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). Yesterday, DOI Secretary Sally Jewell joined leaders of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians [Read More]

Florida Power & Light Marks Milestone For 2016 Installed Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) says it has installed its 500,000th solar panel for the year – which marks the electric utility’s halfway mark to a goal of 1 million newly installed panels in all of 2016. The newest panels [Read More]

JinkoSolar Seals U.S. Module Supply Deal With Con Edison

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. has entered into a master module supply agreement (MSA) with Consolidated Edison Development Inc. (CED), a New York State-based developer, owner and operator of large-scale renewable energy projects. In accordance with the MSA and multiple purchase orders, [Read More]

NRG Wins Court Approval For 2.1 GW SunEdison Renewables Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

NRG Energy has received court approval from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein to move forward with agreements to acquire bankrupt SunEdison’s interests in a portfolio of 2,138 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind projects in the U.S. NRG will [Read More]

Duke Energy’s Latest Florida Solar Project Comes Online

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Duke Energy’s 5 MW Perry Solar Facility, located in Taylor County, Fla., is now producing power for Duke Energy Florida (DEF) customers. The company says its newest solar project, located on 22 acres, is the size of 17 football fields [Read More]

For Coal Workers, The Solar Future Is Bright

Written by Nora Caley on September 15, 2016

A new study says coal industry workers can easily be retrained to work in solar careers.