Archive for renewable – Page 7

The Top 10 PV Tracker Suppliers Of 2016

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

IHS Markit analysts reveal which leading tracker companies reigned supreme or lost market share, as well as provide an outlook for the future.

S-5! Clamps Secure Panels For Hawaiian Congregation Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Utility costs in Hawaii are among the highest in the U.S., so it’s not uncommon to see solar panels installed as part of larger projects in order to take advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing [Read More]

Standard Solar Installs About 7 MW Atop D.C.-Owned Facilities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Rooftops of 28 Washington, D.C., schools, educational buildings, police and fire facilities are now producing a total of about 7 MW of solar energy, according to Standard Solar Inc. The Maryland-based installer has marked the completion of 28 of 30 [Read More]

World’s Largest Beer Maker Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Cheers to sustainability and a clean energy future! Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer whose brands include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois, has announced a commitment to secure 100% of the company’s purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025. In [Read More]

SEIA Beefs Up Consumer Education And Protection Efforts

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar industry, says it is launching a nationwide consumer education campaign to inform and protect solar consumers while further simplifying the process of going solar. Building on [Read More]

REC Launches All-Black TwinPeak 2 Series Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Panel maker REC has kicked off commercial production of its new REC TwinPeak 2 BLK2 series, an all-black variant of the REC TwinPeak 2 series launched in January. REC says that through the implementation of its proprietary cell technology, the [Read More]

Sunrun Marks Expansion Into Midwest Solar Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Sunrun Inc. has announced it is expanding its footprint into Wisconsin, marking the national residential solar company’s entrance into the Midwest region. “We are excited to bring affordable clean energy solutions to homeowners in Wisconsin,” says Lynn Jurich, CEO of [Read More]

Trump Executive Order Takes Aim At Clean Power Plan

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

President Donald Trump has issued an executive order on “energy independence,” which focuses on dismantling the Clean Power Plan (CPP) – what Trump vowed to do before he was even elected president. The Obama administration’s climate change initiative – which [Read More]

Lawrence Family Development Charter School Adds Rooftop Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

In Massachusetts, the Lawrence Family Development Charter School recently teamed up with commercial solar installer Solect Energy and energy consortium PowerOptions to install a 119 kW rooftop solar system. Serving about 720 students from early kindergarten through grade eight in [Read More]

Bakery/Cafe Chain Celebrates Its First Solar-Powered Facility

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

A fast-growing coffee shop and bakery chain has installed a 325 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system to power its central kitchen in Brea, Calif. The system, which is expected to produce 527,702 kWh of power annually, features 1,226 Mitsubishi Electric [Read More]