Archive for renewables – Page 9

IKEA Finishes Tennessee’s Biggest Rooftop Solar Array

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

IKEA has announced the completion of a 1.46 MW solar system atop its new Memphis, Tenn., store, which is opening later this fall. Once commissioned, the project will be the largest solar rooftop project in Tennessee, according to the home [Read More]

Solar Comes To San Francisco ‘Painted Lady’ Home

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Sunrun has announced that one of San Francisco’s famous Painted Lady homes – recognized from the opening scenes of TV sitcom Full House – has gone solar. The house, which sits on a row of classic Victorian homes, is one [Read More]

For Coal Workers, The Solar Future Is Bright

Written by Nora Caley on September 15, 2016

A new study says coal industry workers can easily be retrained to work in solar careers.

Clean Energy Groups: Feds’ New Desert Plan To Have Damaging Repercussions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

After eight years of work, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) newly released Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) will effectively foreclose development of renewable energy resources on millions of acres of federally managed [Read More]

DOE’s SunShot Announces Another Big Round Of Solar Funding

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

Through its SunShot Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $107 million in funding for new solar projects and technology advancement. Under its Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), the DOE says it will [Read More]

SCE Bringing 40 MW Of Energy Storage Systems To LA Basin

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) has been tapped for a 40 MW grid services project to help manage circuit loads and integrate solar energy in electricity-constrained areas of the Los Angeles Basin. Under five new power purchase agreements, AMS will build [Read More]

SEPA: How To Further Utility-Solar Cooperation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is releasing a new report aimed at providing utilities and distributed technology organizations with plans for working together on new energy market structures. The report, “Blueprints for Energy Market Reform: Building a Structure for [Read More]

Vivint Solar’s Lawsuit Against SunEdison Faces Rejection In Court

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York has reportedly turned down Vivint Solar’s lawsuit against SunEdison regarding what Vivint called a “willful breach” of contract by now-bankrupt SunEdison following the companies’ canceled merger agreement. According to coverage from the Wall [Read More]

SEIA Kicks Off National Solar PV Recycling Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

In an effort to “cement the sustainability” of U.S. solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has launched a first-of-its-kind national solar photovoltaic recycling program. Working alongside major solar manufacturers and installer-developers – including First Solar, SunPower and Trina Solar [Read More]

Sunpreme Deploys Bifacial Solar Panels For Large-Scale U.S. Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Sunpreme has completed the deployment of 12.8 MW of bifacial, double-glass solar panels for a utility-scale project in the eastern U.S. The site, part of a cluster of projects that added up to 15 MW, has already delivered [Read More]