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SST Partners With Baseball Legend Dusty Baker’s Baker Energy Team

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST) has entered into a strategic alliance with Baker Energy Team, a renewable energy company founded by MLB legend Dusty Baker that has a strong focus on commercial solar development. Both companies are based in the greater [Read More]

IGS Solar Completes 5 MW Project For Maine Utility

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

IGS Solar, an Ohio-based commercial and residential solar provider, has completed a 5 MW solar project for Madison Electric Works (MEW), a municipality-owned utility in Madison, Maine. MEW partnered with IGS Solar to finance and own the project, which is [Read More]

Enphase Energy And Mission Solar Announce New Rounds Of Layoffs

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Written by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

The two U.S.-based technology providers explain why they felt the need to further reduce their workforces.

Md. House Overrides Governor’s Veto Of Renewable Energy Bill

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved an override of Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act, legislation that would boost the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from 20% by 2022 to 25% by 2020. In total, [Read More]

NextEra Plans 100 MW Solar Project Next To Wis. Nuclear Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

NextEra Energy Resources, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., has announced plans to build a 100 MW solar project next to its existing nuclear power plant in Wisconsin. The company says the solar facility will be among the state’s largest, [Read More]

Smart Electric Power Alliance And SGIP Announce Merger

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

Two major nonprofits dedicated to grid modernization and clean energy, the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and SGIP, intend to merge under the SEPA brand and organizational umbrella. “Within SEPA’s mission of facilitating the electric power sector’s smart transition to [Read More]

SolarEdge Claims CEC Efficiency Record With HD-Wave Inverter

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, says its HD-Wave inverter has set a new record for the California Energy Commission (CEC) by reaching 99% weighted efficiency. Topping the CEC inverter efficiency list, [Read More]

Eos And Northern Power Integrate Energy Storage Solutions

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

Shortly after unveiling a separate partnership with Siemens, Eos Energy Storage has announced a strategic partnership with Northern Power Systems Corp. to develop and offer integrated energy storage systems (ESS) for utilities and commercial/industrial customers. The initiative combines the Eos [Read More]

Government-Backed Program Appoints Solar Advisors For U.S. Communities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 30, 2017

The SolSmart program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, has announced the communities it has chosen to host its first local program advisors. Under this initial round, the program has appointed 11 full-time SolSmart Advisors, [Read More]

President Jimmy Carter Supports Solar In His Hometown

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 30, 2017

SolAmerica Energy, an Atlanta-based solar development and construction firm, has announced the recent completion of a 1.3 MW solar project on farmland owned by former President Jimmy Carter in Plains, Ga. According to SolAmerica, Carter leased a 10-acre site in [Read More]