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Shoals Technologies Group Secures Investment By Oaktree

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 21, 2017

Solar balance-of-systems company Shoals Technologies Group has announced an investment by funds managed by the Power Opportunities group of Oaktree Capital Management LP. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Founded in 1996, Shoals designs and manufactures a range of products [Read More]

Consortium Wins Army Contract To Develop Flexible Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 21, 2017

NanoFlex Power Corp., a developer of photovoltaic technologies, has announced it is part of a consortium that was awarded a $6.5 million contract from the Army Research Laboratory’s Army Research Office to develop high-power, flexible, and lightweight solar modules for [Read More]

Gov. Sandoval Vetoes Nevada RPS And Community Solar Bills

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 20, 2017

Shortly after praising Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., for signing a bill to help restore Nevada’s rooftop solar industry last week, renewable energy advocates have expressed disappointment with the governor’s decision to veto two other clean energy bills. On Friday, Sandoval [Read More]

Report: Renewables Don’t Threaten U.S. Grid Reliability

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 20, 2017

A new report by Analysis Group has answered questions posed two months ago by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry about the reliability and market rules of the U.S. electric power grid. The result? Nope, there’s no evidence [Read More]

Florida Governor Signs Popular Pro-Solar Bill Into Law

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 19, 2017

With his signature, Gov. Rick Scott has “answered the will of the voters,” according to a state senator.

Nevada Governor Signs Bill To Restore Rooftop Solar Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 16, 2017

As promised, Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., has signed into law a bill to almost fully restore net energy metering (NEM) in Nevada. Solar advocates have praised the legislation, A.B.405, which is expected to revive the state’s struggling rooftop solar market. [Read More]

Panasonic And Pika Energy Partner On Harbor Smart Battery

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 16, 2017

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and U.S.-based inverter manufacturer Pika Energy Inc. have partnered to offer the Harbor 10P/15P Smart Battery, a DC-coupled energy storage solution. Harbor 10P/15P will begin shipping in late 2017 and is available for pre-order today. [Read More]

Vivint Solar Spreads Into The Vermont Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 16, 2017

Shortly after its expansion into the Colorado market, Vivint Solar Inc. has announced that is again expanding its footprint, this time into Vermont. The residential solar provider now operates in 18 states (Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, [Read More]

Silicon Ranch Kicks Off Solar Project For Colo. Co-op

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 16, 2017

The Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association (PVREA) and Silicon Ranch Corp. have announced construction is under way on a new 3.5 MW solar facility in Kersey, Colo. The partners say the 30-acre facility will feature more than 40,000 solar panels [Read More]

RMI Launches Tool To Help Navigate Renewables Markets

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 16, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and its Business Renewables Center (BRC) have launched a software platform that aims to help buyers and developers of renewable energy projects better understand which locations are more likely to be economically attractive across deregulated [Read More]