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Darn It! Inc. Taps Beaumont Solar To Nearly Double Rooftop Array

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

Beaumont Solar, a full-service solar developer and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, and Darn It! Inc., a family-operated distribution and refurbishment business located in New Bedford, Mass., have partnered once again on a successful solar installation. Back in 2011, [Read More]

Federal Court Dismisses Challenge To New York’s Clean Energy Standard

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

A federal court says that New York’s plan to advance clean energy and reduce climate pollution is constitutional, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a [Read More]

Groups Rally Against Solar Trade Case With New Coalition

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Written by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

The Energy Trade Action Coalition already includes various groups and companies and claims it will “fight the misuse of trade remedies.”

D.C. Mayor Kicks Off Low-Income Solar Program, Accepts SolSmart Award

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

On Monday, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the first cohort of Solar Works DC, a job training program that installs cost-saving solar energy systems on the homes of low-income residents. A joint effort between the district’s Department of [Read More]

National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid

Posted by Amanda Fava on July 25, 2017

The National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid focuses on the business and policy facets of demand response and provides roundtable discussions regarding trends and various business developments within the industry. Demand response experts engage in a professional [Read More]

California Moving Too Slowly On Customer-Sited Energy Storage

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Written by Laura Gray on July 20, 2017

Despite strong support and a creative push by CALSEIA at Intersolar N.A., a promising energy storage bill has died in committee.

University Of Notre Dame Powers Facility With New Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 20, 2017

Inovateus Solar has completed a 144.72 kW solar photovoltaic installation for the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. The ground-mounted system is located at the Kenmore Warehouse storage facility and is the largest solar array built by the university to [Read More]

Could Smart Inverters Play A Large Role In Illinois’ Energy Future?

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Written by Rebecca Goold on July 20, 2017

Last week, a federal judge protected Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act, which is expected to grow the state’s solar capacity to over 3,000 MW by 2030 – enough to power approximately half-a-million homes. The expected influx in distributed resources like [Read More]

New Study Tallies U.S. Distributed Solar Policy Actions In Q2

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 20, 2017

Thirty-nine states and the District of Columbia took some form of action on distributed solar policy and rate design changes in the second quarter of this year (Q1’17), according to the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center’s (NCCETC) latest edition of its [Read More]

Oklahoma Utility Taps SunPower For 10 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 20, 2017

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. (OG&E) and SunPower Corp. have signed a contract to build a 10 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Covington, Okla. Construction on the plant is anticipated to commence next month. “The Covington project is a [Read More]