California-based Giga Solar FPC Inc. says its crystalline-silicon (c-Si) solar photovoltaic (PV) modules have successfully completed a series of environmental and mechanical stress tests at the CFV Solar Test Laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M. According to the company, this work was [Read More]
Environment America releases some impressive stats and calls on Target to up its solar game.
SunPower Corp. joined utility NV Energy, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Miranda Ballentine and 99th Air Base Wing Commander Colonel Richard Boutwell in dedicating a new 15 MW solar power system that is now operating [Read More]
A bipartisan group of 17 governors has signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future – a joint commitment to take action to promote clean energy, clean transportation choices and a modern electrical grid. The accord provides participating governors [Read More]
Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has broken ground on three solar projects totaling 74.5 MW each. The community-scale plants are expected to begin producing energy by year’s end and will help triple the utility’s current solar capacity. The FPL [Read More]
Locus Energy, a New Jersey-based performance monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the solar photovoltaic (PV) market in the residential, commercial and utility sectors, says its solar monitoring fleet has surpassed 2 GW of solar capacity in the U.S. [Read More]
Lockheed Martin has signed a 17-year power purchase agreement with Duke Energy Renewables to add 30 MW, approximately 72,000 MWh per year, of solar energy to the U.S. national grid. According to Lockheed Martin, this commitment will provide clean energy [Read More]
In a 3-2 vote on Thursday, the California Public Utilities Commission issued its long-awaited final decision on the state’s successor net-metering program, often referred to as NEM 2.0.
The drama in Nevada continues, as another solar installer has announced local job cuts and a coalition has issued a call for the governor to unseat officials on the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN). Las Vegas-based Radiant Solar Solutions [Read More]
First Solar recently marked the official opening of two utility-scale solar projects totaling 155 MW in Australia. Located in New South Wales, the 102 MW Nyngan and 53 MW Broken Hill facilities are Australia’s largest utility-scale solar projects to date, [Read More]