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EPE’s Popular Community Solar Pilot Project Goes Online

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 07, 2017

El Paso Electric (EPE) has announced commercial operation of its first community solar project, located at the EPE Eastside Operations Center Campus in El Paso, Texas. The 3 MW facility is part of the utility’s community solar pilot program, which [Read More]

Nevada Lawmakers Vote To Revive Rooftop Solar

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 06, 2017

Solar advocates say the restoration of net metering in Nevada will revamp a hindered market that lost thousands of jobs.

Applied Medical Powers HQ With Nearly 3 MW Of Solar 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 06, 2017

Applied Medical, a California-based developer and provider of minimally invasive surgical devices, has installed almost 3 MW of solar at its multi-facility corporate headquarters and a local distribution center. Designed and built by REC Solar, the solar project consists of rooftop [Read More]

Mass. Schools To Cut Costs With New Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 06, 2017

Solect Energy and Green Street, members of SunPower’s national dealer network, have developed two SunPower solar systems totaling 6.9 MW that will provide electricity to 10 Massachusetts schools. In Easton and in partnership with SunPower, Solect Energy has constructed a [Read More]

New York State Makes Big Renewable Energy Push

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

In light of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the Clean Climate Careers initiative, a multi-pronged strategy to grow the state’s clean energy economy and prepare [Read More]

Seattle City Light Offers ‘Green Up’ Grants For Community Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Seattle City Light has announced the public utility will support renewable energy projects and education at Seattle-area schools, public institutions and nonprofit organizations with $400,000 in grants through its Green Up program in 2017 and $600,000 in 2018. “Our Green [Read More]

Locus Adds Loss-Estimation Tool To SolarNOC Platform

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 05, 2017

Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics solutions provider, has added an automated loss-estimation feature to its SolarNOC platform. Called the Virtual Irradiance (VI) Performance Waterfall, the new tool analyzes the power generation data from a solar meter to [Read More]

Trump To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Agreement

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

Clean energy and environmental groups chime in on what the president’s decision might mean for the country and the world.

LG CNS Secures Energy Storage Deal With Guam Power Authority

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 01, 2017

LG CNS, a subsidiary of LG Corp., recently secured a $43 million contract from the Guam Power Authority (GPA) to deliver, operate and maintain two utility-scale energy storage systems (ESS). According to the company, the project will reduce the intermittent [Read More]

Solar Groups Release Rate Design ‘Principles’ Guide

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

With input and support from a broad coalition of energy advocates across the U.S., the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar have released a set of principles intended to help guide and unify future state-level solar rate advocacy [Read More]