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IGS Solar, Beaumont Solar Bring Clean Energy To Sturgis Charter Public School

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2016

IGS Solar LLC, a turnkey commercial and residential solar provider, and Beaumont Solar, a New Bedford, Mass.-based full-service solar developer, have joined together to install two solar arrays at Sturgis Charter Public School’s East and West campuses in Hyannis, Mass. Sturgis [Read More]

PSEG Long Island Seeks Lots Of New Power

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

PSEG Long Island, on behalf of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for resources in Western Nassau, N.Y., to address reliability conditions in the Far Rockaway and Glenwood load areas. The RFP is [Read More]

SolarWorld, sonnen And PetersenDean Partner On U.S. Solar-Plus-Storage Offering

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

Crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer SolarWorld has teamed up with sonnen Inc. and PetersenDean to provide integrated solar-plus-storage solutions to the U.S. market. sonnen is a European energy storage company that has opened a new headquarters office in Los Angeles, and PetersenDean [Read More]

Minnesota Power Gets Approval For Its First Utility-Scale Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

Regulators have given the go-ahead for Minnesota Power’s plans to install a 10 MW solar energy array at Camp Ripley, Minnesota National Guard’s base on the southwestern edge of the utility’s service territory. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved [Read More]

Solar-Plus-Storage Market Poised To Reach $8 Billion In 2026

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

The global market for distributed storage for solar systems will be worth $8 billion in 2026 as solar combines with energy storage in order to continue its remarkable growth, according to a new report from Lux Research. The report says [Read More]

Report: Solar Thermal Tech Heats Up, With CSP Set For ‘Huge’ Market Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

In recent years, broad-based support for alternative energy has generated tremendous interest in solar thermal technologies. BCC Research reveals in its new report that both solar heat (SH) and concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies represent economically viable opportunities for power [Read More]

Energy Dept. Funds Solar Projects At Federal Facilities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced new funding for solar projects at federal facilities. Currently, federal agencies are working toward a goal of achieving 30% of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2025. The $2.85 million in [Read More]

Wells Fargo And 8point3 Energy Partners Acquire 22 MW From School District

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

A joint venture between Wells Fargo & Co. and 8point3 Energy Partners LP, the yieldco formed by SunPower and First Solar, has acquired 22 MW of SunPower solar energy systems under construction at 27 Kern High School District (KHSD) sites [Read More]

Colo. Utilities Launch Low-Income Community Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and GRID Alternatives have announced five community solar projects designed to demonstrate the viability of community solar models that serve low-income households. Delta Montrose Electric Association, Gunnison County Electric Association, Holy Cross Energy, San Miguel [Read More]

Verengo Solar Delivers Petitions Before California’s NEM 2.0 Ruling

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 27, 2016

In the lead-up to California regulators’ final vote on the next round of the state net-metering (NEM) program, Torrance, Calif.-based solar installer Verengo Solar and Torrance City Council Member Tim Goodrich have turned in over 200 petitions from Torrance residential [Read More]