Archive for renewable – Page 7

Sunrun Expands Footprint Into The Lone Star State

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

Residential solar company Sunrun Inc. has expanded into Texas and is now operating in 19 states. The company will start by serving homeowners throughout Houston and surrounding areas, with plans to expand to other cities in the Lone Star State in [Read More]

DNV GL Charts The Most Reliable PV Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

DNV GL has released its third annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard report, which analyzes and compares reliability test results of more than 50 commercially available PV module models. The global energy advisory and certification company says the Scorecard serves as [Read More]

LG CNS Secures Energy Storage Deal With Guam Power Authority

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

LG CNS, a subsidiary of LG Corp., recently secured a $43 million contract from the Guam Power Authority (GPA) to deliver, operate and maintain two utility-scale energy storage systems (ESS). According to the company, the project will reduce the intermittent [Read More]

Case Study Explores Utility Distributed Energy Planning

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

Consumers could outspend utilities in the adoption of solar, storage, electric vehicles (EVs) and other distributed energy resources (DERs), making it essential for utilities to track and integrate these DERs into their planning processes to benefit their customers and the [Read More]

Solar Groups Release Rate Design ‘Principles’ Guide

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

With input and support from a broad coalition of energy advocates across the U.S., the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar have released a set of principles intended to help guide and unify future state-level solar rate advocacy [Read More]

Canadian Solar Unveils Ku Module Product Portfolio

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

PV manufacturer Canadian Solar Inc. has announced it is showcasing its latest high-efficiency poly modules, named Ku Modules, at the Intersolar Europe trade show this week in Munich. The new Ku Module portfolio uses Canadian Solar’s proprietary black silicon cell [Read More]

Origis Breaks Ground On 20 MW Tallahassee Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

On Tuesday, community members gathered in an open field on Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) property to join leaders with the City of Tallahassee, Fla., and Origis Energy to break ground on a new 20 MW solar farm. Once complete, the [Read More]

California Works To Mitigate Grid Issues During Solar Eclipse

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Solar eclipses might look cool, but they can also pose operational challenges for a state whose power grid incorporates a significant amount of solar energy. That’s why grid operators and regulators in California are doing all they can to prepare [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Growth Is 40 Years Ahead Of Previous Forecast

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

The share of domestic electrical production by renewable energy has now greatly eclipsed earlier projections by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), according to the SUN DAY campaign. The nonprofit organization says that in the EIA’s 2012 Annual Energy Outlook, [Read More]

Rabbi Calls Temple’s Solar Array An ‘Actualization Of Our Values’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Temple Beth Elohim, a Wellesley, Mass.-based Reform congregation, has installed a 37 kW solar array atop the roof of its synagogue. Completed in partnership with solar provider Solect Energy and energy buying consortium PowerOptions, the project is a significant addition [Read More]