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Global Renewables Slated To ‘Dominate’ As Coal Dwindles

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

BNEF’s latest forecast says renewables will account for 72% of the investment in new power generation worldwide by 2040.

SEIA: Suniva Trade Petition Would ‘Kill’ 88,000 Solar Jobs

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) claims an estimated 88,000 jobs, about one-third of the current U.S. solar workforce, would be lost next year if Suniva gets trade protections the company proposed in its petition with the U.S. International Trade [Read More]

Study: Community Solar Poses Significant Opportunity For Connecticut

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

During a press conference on Wednesday, Connecticut state lawmakers and clean energy advocates presented a new report revealing the local jobs and economic benefits that could result from community solar. The report, “Community Solar: Ready to Work for Connecticut,” shows [Read More]

Community College Boosts Sustainability With 2.1 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

Standard Solar Inc., in a partnership with Urban Grid, has completed the second phase of a 2.1 MW, two-phase solar project for Delaware Technical Community College. The final phase features a 449 kW carport and a 296 kW rooftop array [Read More]

SMA America Unveils Solution To Streamline Residential Service

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

SMA America has unveiled its new SMA Smart Connected solution. Now available with the Sunny Boy-US residential line of inverters, SMA Smart Connected is a proactive service package integrated into the Sunny Portal PV monitoring database that automatically detects and [Read More]

GameChange Announces Capital Intro Program To Fund Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

GameChange Solar, a manufacturer of fixed-tilt and tracker solar racking systems, says it has expanded its capital introduction program to fund solar projects across the U.S. to over $2 billion in available capital. The company says the program is primarily [Read More]

NV Energy Is On The Lookout For 50 MW

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

Responding to a requirement from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, NV Energy has announced that it is seeking proposals to secure 25 MW of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-defined “qualifying facility” resources in southern Nevada and 25 MW of such [Read More]

Investigating The Lifecycle Impact Of Solar Panels

Written by Erin Vaughan on June 13, 2017

In this guest article, the author argues, “More work needs to be done to calculate solar panels’ impact on the environment from cradle to grave.”

Groups Call On Congress To Protect Energy Programs Facing Budget Cuts

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 13, 2017

Five national business groups representing renewable energy technologies, developers, financiers and Fortune 500 buyers are urging Congress to fund what they feel are vital programs at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). A June 13 letter was penned to House [Read More]

SunLink Wins 500 MW Supply Deal From Blattner

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 13, 2017

Solar energy solutions provider SunLink Corp. has been selected by Blattner Energy Inc. as the supplier for 500 MW of new projects in the fast-growing solar states of Florida and Minnesota. SunLink says it will supply Blattner with engineering services [Read More]