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Marine Terminal Plans Big Demo Project Featuring Microgrid

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 27, 2016

Building on a shared commitment to eliminate pollution from port-related operations, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals LP and the Port of Los Angeles have announced they are launching the Green Omni Terminal Demonstration Project, a full-scale, real-time demonstration of zero- and [Read More]

Black & Veatch Subsidiary Partners With Schletter On Large-Scale Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 27, 2016

Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of engineering and construction company Black & Veatch, has formed a strategic alliance with Schletter Inc., a provider of solar mounting systems, to serve the growing solar photovoltaic market. Schletter produces ground-mount [Read More]

Energy Storage Company Stem Gets $15M Investment From Mithril

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 27, 2016

Stem Inc., a California-based provider of software-driven energy storage solutions, has closed $15 million in funding from technology growth investor Mithril Capital Management. “Integrating cleantech solutions at scale is an important goal but a huge challenge,” says Ajay Royan, co-founder [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Set Generation Records In Q1

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 26, 2016

U.S. renewable energy sources set a series of records for domestic electrical generation during the first quarter of 2016, says nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign, which released an analysis of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest “Electric Power Monthly” report. [Read More]

Solaria Introduces PowerXT Rooftop Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 26, 2016

Solaria has announced its new PowerXT 330 W and 400 W modules optimized for residential and commercial rooftops, respectively. The company says the modules are built on its proprietary technology, which utilizes an advanced cell interconnect and module production processes. [Read More]

California Farming Company Doubles Down On Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 26, 2016

Live Oak Farms, a family-owned grower, packer and shipper of California-grown tomatoes and peppers, has announced the completion of its new 632 kW solar array in Merced County, Calif. Cenergy Power built the ground-mounted system, which features 2,040 solar panels [Read More]

Spruce And Investec Close $120M Financing For Residential Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 26, 2016

Spruce Finance Inc., a provider of consumer financing for residential solar and home efficiency improvements in the U.S., has closed a $120 million syndicated credit facility it says will support the growth of its solar lease and power purchase agreement [Read More]

Sunworks Rebrands Solar Racking System As ‘Rapid Rack’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 26, 2016

Sunworks Inc., a California-based provider of solar power solutions, is also a manufacturer of its own solar racking system. The proprietary mounting system (originally purchased from a company in Germany) was recently rebranded as “Rapid Rack,” now a U.S.-made product [Read More]

Solar Industry Remains Largest Renewable Energy Employer In The World: IRENA

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2016

A new study finds the global renewables sector employed millions of workers last year, and solar led the way.

Update: NRG Confirms Cause Of Fire At Ivanpah Solar Plant

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2016

Less than a week after a small fire occurred at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, NRG Energy, the solar thermal project’s operator and majority owner, has concluded its investigation into the incident. As Solar Industry reported, NRG shut down [Read More]