Archive for renewables – Page 24

Utility-Scale Solar Poised To Lead New U.S. Generation This Year: EIA Report

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

U.S. electric generating facilities expect to add more than 26 GW of utility-scale generating capacity to the power grid during 2016, with solar accounting for most of that planned capacity, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). In its [Read More]

Tucson Electric Power Plans 1.1 GW More Of Renewable Energy By 2031

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

To help satisfy the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP), Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) anticipates an additional 1.1 GW of new renewable capacity by the end of 2030, boosting its total renewable energy portfolio to approximately [Read More]

Students Help Low-Income Families During ‘Solar Spring Break’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

Over 100 college students from 10 schools across the country will spend their spring break installing solar for low-income families and getting hands-on workforce training in the solar industry through GRID Alternatives’ Solar Spring Break program. GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit [Read More]

IGS Solar Completes Nine Arrays At New Jersey Fairgrounds

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

IGS Solar LLC, a turnkey commercial and residential solar provider, recently partnered with Alternative Energy Associates and developer KG Solar to complete nine rooftop solar arrays totaling 508 kW at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, N.J. IGS Solar, which [Read More]

SEIA Forms PV Mounting System Manufacturers Committee

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has established the PV Mounting System Manufacturers Committee (MSMC). “With solar now the fastest-growing clean energy segment in America, it’s more important than ever for the industry to speak with a unified voice,” states [Read More]

Could The U.S. Learn From Germany’s Bet On Renewable Energy?

Written by Dr. Erin Grossi on March 03, 2016

Germany’s path toward a transformed energy market might have answered the feasibility question.

Solar-Log Smart Meters Receive UL 2735 Certification

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2016

Solar Data Systems Inc. has announced that its line of Solar-Log smart meters for residential solar PV plants has received Underwriter Laboratories (UL) 2735 certification. The Solar-Log smart meter product family combines the Solar-Log photovoltaic monitoring technology with Aclara’s residential [Read More]

GE To Evaluate Impact Of Renewable Energy At Project Sites In India

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2016

GE’s energy consulting business has been chosen by IL&FS Energy Development Co. Ltd. to examine the feasibility of integrated wind, solar and energy storage projects at sites in Ramagiri (Andhra Pradesh) and Nana Layja (Gujarat), India. Last year, says GE, [Read More]

Xcel Energy’s Colorado Plans Have Major Focus On Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2016

Xcel Energy has submitted its 2017 Colorado Renewable Energy Plan (REP), a three-year outline that covers several clean energy resources but includes a strong emphasis on solar power. In its filing with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Xcel Energy [Read More]

SunPower Boasts Fast Installation Time For Helix Rooftop Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2016

SunPower Corp. has announced its Helix Roof ST product, a fully integrated rooftop solar solution, can be installed at more than 33 panels per installer hour. The company claims that is two-and-a-half times faster than publicly reported maximum install speeds [Read More]