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Suniva Partners With DMSolar On 2 MW In Mexico

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 26, 2016

Suniva Inc., a Georgia-based manufacturer of crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, recently partnered with solar distributor DMSolar on several solar projects in Mexico totaling over 2 MW. The partnership’s latest project, a 300 kW rooftop installation in Leon, Guanajuato, [Read More]

PG&E ‘Far Surpassed’ State Renewable Energy Goal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 26, 2016

San Francisco-based utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced that nearly 30% of the power it delivers to its customers now comes from renewable energy. California state goals called for an average of 23.3% renewables between 2014 and [Read More]

SMA Unveils Second-Generation Solar Inverter Racking Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 26, 2016

SMA has released the second generation of its ReadyRack all-in-one inverter, rack and disconnect solution for commercial rooftop solar PV. Specifically designed for the company’s Sunny Tripower TL-US three-phase inverter, the new ReadyRack allows for simpler, faster system installation while [Read More]

SolarCity Establishes $249 Million Solar Project Finance Fund

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 26, 2016

California-based SolarCity Corp. has created a new tax equity fund to finance $249 million in solar projects. Although SolarCity has not disclosed its financing partner in the fund, it says the partner is a Fortune 100 company, and this represents [Read More]

Southern Co. Enters Acquisition Deal With PowerSecure International

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 26, 2016

Atlanta-based energy company Southern Co. has announced a definitive merger agreement to acquire PowerSecure, a North Carolina-based provider of distributed generation, energy efficiency and utility infrastructure solutions. Under the agreement, PowerSecure will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Co., [Read More]

Xcel And Community Solar Developers Reach Settlement In Colorado

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 25, 2016

Following claims that Xcel Energy wasn’t doing enough to further community solar in Colorado, the utility has announced a settlement agreement with solar developers that will see Xcel add up to 60 MW of new solar garden capacity in the [Read More]

As States Examine Solar Policies, Net Metering Faces ‘Unprecedented Uncertainty’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 25, 2016

Forty-six states took some form of solar policy action in 2015, and almost 30 of them considered or enacted changes to net-metering rules, according to a new report. The report, released by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center in conjunction [Read More]

L.A. Port Adds 1.2 MW Solar Project Under City’s FIT Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 25, 2016

On Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Councilmember Joe Buscaino and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to announce the completion of a 1.2 MW rooftop solar generation project at the Port of Los Angeles. The [Read More]

EDF Completes Commercial Battery Storage Project In Illinois

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 25, 2016

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has announced that the McHenry Storage Project reached commercial operation on Dec. 20. The company says the energy storage system, located in McHenry County, Ill., added 40 MW of flexible capacity (20 MW nameplate) to [Read More]

teamtechnik Announces New High-Speed Solar Cell Stringer

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 25, 2016

Germany-based teamtechnik has introduced its Stringer TT2100, a single-track stringer system that the company says solders solar cells in a 1.7-second cycle, or at 2,100 cycles per hour. teamtechnik claims each of its new high-speed systems offers an annual output [Read More]