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Enphase Rolls Out Another Generation Of Solar Micro-Inverters

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Enphase Energy Inc. has unveiled its Enphase home energy solution with IQ, which combines solar, storage and energy management. The solution features the company’s sixth-generation Enphase IQ micro-inverter system, integrates with upcoming AC modules from LG and SolarWorld, and offers [Read More]

In Latest Cash Equity Transaction, SolarCity Grabs $305M

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

SolarCity Corp. has raised $305 million in its second cash equity transaction. A private investment fund affiliated with Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd. and advised by Soros Fund Management LLC provided the investment in a portfolio of residential, commercial and industrial [Read More]

SoCal Bank Launches Solar And Renewables Lending Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Orange County, Calif.-based Pacific Mercantile Bank has launched a solar and renewable energy lending group, which the firm says will offer specialized financing to companies engaged in renewable energy projects across the U.S. The new lending group will be led [Read More]

JinkoSolar Says Goodbye To EU Price Undertaking Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. has announced its withdrawal from the European Union (EU) price undertaking (UT) agreement. Under the terms of the UT agreement, Chinese companies selling solar cells and solar panels in the EU must sell at a price [Read More]

Indiana Michigan Power Flips Switch On 2.6 MW Solar Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 19, 2016

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), an operating unit of American Electric Power, is now generating energy at its first Michiana-area solar power plant, doubling the company’s solar capacity. The Twin Branch Solar Power Plant went online following a thorough testing and [Read More]

SolarCity Completes 4.7 MW Of Solar Projects For Army Family Housing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 11, 2016

SolarCity and real estate services company Balfour Beatty Communities have completed the installation of more than 18,000 solar panels at Army family housing in Maryland and Colorado. The panels are installed on multifamily housing, community centers and maintenance facilities at [Read More]

Baker Electric Solar Installing Project For K-12 San Diego School

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 11, 2016

Baker Electric Solar and San Diego Academy have announced plans to install a 139.65 kW rooftop and carport solar system, to be completed by the first quarter of next year for the K-12 school. According to San Diego-based Baker, the [Read More]

Solar Advocates Claim Victory In New Mexico

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 11, 2016

Customers of New Mexico utility Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS) will not have to worry about paying higher fees for producing their own solar energy; in fact, most solar customers will even see reductions in their total surcharge fees, according to [Read More]

Silicor Secures Project Management Contract For Solar Silicon Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 11, 2016

San Jose, Calif.-based Silicor Materials Inc. has signed an $8.9 million contract with AM Technical Solutions (AMTS) for the project management of Silicor’s first commercial-scale manufacturing plant, to be located in Grundartangi, Iceland. Silicor expects the project to break ground [Read More]

Enphase Energy Announces Executive Shake-Up

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 11, 2016

Enphase Energy Inc. has announced the resignation of its vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), Kris Sennesael, as well as appointed a replacement, Bert Garcia. Enphase says Sennesael has resigned to pursue other career opportunities. Garcia, currently Enphase’s vice [Read More]