Archive for renewables – Page 2

Drone Services Company Launches Turnkey Solar Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2017

Measure, a provider of drone services for enterprise customers, has launched a new suite of inspection solutions specifically for solar plant maintenance. The Drone as a Service company, based out of Washington, D.C., says the new turnkey solutions enable solar [Read More]

Rosendin Electric To Upgrade Solar PV Systems With Ampt String Optimizers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

Rosendin Electric, a San Jose, Calif.-based private electrical contractor, and Ampt LLC, a power conversion technology company, have announced a new offering to repower large-scale solar photovoltaic systems that are underperforming or that require inverter replacement. With over 2.4 GW [Read More]

Planet Fitness Powers Florida Facility With Rooftop Solar Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 10, 2017

Planet Fitness Inc. has partnered with Tampa-based Solar Energy Management to make its St. Petersburg, Fla., location a net-zero energy building, featuring a 179 kW solar project that provides 99.5% of the facility’s energy needs. The fitness center operator says [Read More]

SunSystem Technology Expands Offering For Residential Solar Service

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 10, 2017

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST),  a California-based solar services provider, says it will begin offering new, comprehensive residential solar service packages that will allow partners to employ SST as the service provider for new residential installations, a full-scale fleet management platform, an [Read More]

IBM Achieves Renewables, CO2-Reduction Goals Four Years Early

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Technology giant IBM says it has achieved two major commitments four years ahead of schedule in its efforts to help combat climate change. First, the company has surpassed its goal of procuring 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by [Read More]

Clean Energy Advocates Denounce Court Decision On PJM Rules

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

An appeals court upheld FERC’s approval of new PJM capacity rules, which opponents argue discriminate against wind and solar.

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]

Solar Alliance Inks JDA With Caterpillar Dealer For Solar In Southeast

Posted by Amanda Fava on June 19, 2017

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. says it has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with U.S. Caterpillar dealer Thompson Machinery Commerce Corp. The solar company will work with Thompson Machinery’s power division and Aries Solar, an affiliated company, to provide commercial [Read More]

Sunworks To Build 1.1 MW Solar System For Calif. Ag Company

Posted by Amanda Fava on June 19, 2017

Sunworks Inc., a provider of solar solutions for agriculture, commercial, industrial and residential markets, has announced a new 1.1 MW DC solar project to be constructed at CSP Labs in Pleasant Grove, Calif. The system is expected to offset more [Read More]

NYSERDA, EnterSolar Wrap Up Work On Largest State-Supported Solar Installation

Posted by Amanda Fava on June 19, 2017

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and EnterSolar have announced the completion of the largest state-supported solar installation in the Consolidated Edison service territory in Armonk, N.Y. The 2.7 MW solar installation at Swiss Re Americas’ headquarters [Read More]