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Trojan Battery Introduces Solar AGM Line Of Batteries

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

Trojan Battery Co. LLC has launched its new line of true deep-cycle absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries specifically designed for solar and other renewable energy applications. The company, which has operations in California and Georgia, notes the new Trojan Solar [Read More]

Younicos Supplying Battery Storage For Austin Energy Pilot

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

Energy storage company Younicos has signed an agreement to deliver a megawatt-scale battery storage system to Texas-based utility Austin Energy. The project is part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded initiative known as the Sustainable and Holistic Integration of [Read More]

California Works To Mitigate Grid Issues During Solar Eclipse

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Solar eclipses might look cool, but they can also pose operational challenges for a state whose power grid incorporates a significant amount of solar energy. That’s why grid operators and regulators in California are doing all they can to prepare [Read More]

D.C. Launches Low-Income Solar Program With GRID

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

The Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) and the Department of Employment Services (DOES) have partnered to develop Solar Works DC, a low-income solar installation and job training program in Washington, D.C. To implement the first year of the program, [Read More]

Solar Provided The Most Global Renewable Energy Jobs In 2016

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2017

The International Renewable Energy Agency has released its new annual report on global employment.

52 MW Solar Project Under Way For Mississippi Co-op

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 24, 2017

Origis Energy USA and Cooperative Energy, a Mississippi-based generation and transmission cooperative, have broken ground on a 52 MW project near Sumrall in Lamar County, Miss. The project is expected to create approximately 400 jobs during construction, and the 540-acre [Read More]

Swinerton’s SOLV Opens Renewable Energy Operations And Control Center

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 24, 2017

SOLV, a Swinerton company, has completed its new Operations and Control Center (OCC) in San Diego. Construction on the 7,000-square-foot facility began in December 2016, and the facility will now serve as the home office for the SOLV team. SOLV [Read More]

Trump’s Budget Proposal ‘Slashes’ Energy And Environmental Funding

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2017

Many clean energy and environmental advocacy groups, including SEIA, have denounced the proposal.

TEP Inks Low-Cost Deal For Large Solar+Storage Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 23, 2017

Arizona-based utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has announced a deal to buy low-cost solar energy from a planned solar-plus-energy storage project it says will be large enough to power 21,000 homes. The new 100 MW solar array and an accompanying 30 MW [Read More]

DNV GL Launches On-Demand Renewable Energy Forecasting Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 22, 2017

DNV GL has added to its suite of short-term wind and solar power forecasting services with the launch of Forecaster NOW, an on-demand Web portal with e-commerce-enabled transactions. The global energy advisory and certification company is demonstrating its new solution [Read More]