Archive for renewables – Page 24

Giga Solar c-Si Modules Are Put To The Test

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 18, 2016

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]

U.S. Superstores Have Huge Solar Potential, Says Report

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 17, 2016

Environment America releases some impressive stats and calls on Target to up its solar game.

SunPower Cuts Ribbon On 15 MW Air Force Base Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 17, 2016

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]

Seventeen Governors Sign Accord Focused On Clean Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 17, 2016

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 Breaks Ground On Large Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 11, 2016

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 Monitors More Than 2 GW Of U.S. Solar Capacity

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2016

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]

Duke Energy, Lockheed Martin Commit To 17-Year Solar Energy Deal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2016

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]

The Verdict Is In: CPUC Preserves Solar Net Metering In California

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

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.

More Fallout In Nevada: Radiant Solar Cuts Workforce, Coalition Wants Commissioners Removed

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 25, 2016

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 Cuts Ribbon On Australian Projects Totaling 155 MW

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 25, 2016

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]