Archive for solar-energy

Solar Power International

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 10, 2017

Solar Power International is an innovative trade show for professionals in the solar energy industry, globally and nationwide. It is recognized as the largest and fastest-growing solar event in North America and provides an environment in which industry leaders can [Read More]

SunEdison’s Indian Solar, Wind Projects Snagged By Greenko

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

India-based Greenko Energy Holdings, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the country, has completed the acquisition of SunEdison’s 587 MW Indian solar and wind projects for a cash payment of $42 million and the assumption of project-level debt [Read More]

Clemson Explores State’s Potential For Utility-Scale Solar Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Clemson University has conducted new research that shows where exactly South Carolina is best suited to bring on more utility-scale solar – and how feasible it is to keep growing the state’s industry. Industrial engineering major Amanda Farthing led the [Read More]

Boston Nonprofit Brings Solar To Its Boathouse Rooftop

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Community Rowing Inc. (CRI), a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to making the sport of rowing more accessible, has partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Mass., and PowerOptions of Boston to install an 83.7 kW solar system on the roof of its [Read More]

Expect The Unexpected: Solar Asset Insurance And Weather-Related Losses

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Written by Jatin Sharma on October 18, 2016

A renewable energy underwriter finds that extreme natural events, such as floods and tornadoes, contributed to a large spike in the severity of claims over the past five years.

Solar Advocates Urge Maine PUC To ‘Do The Right Thing’ For Net Metering

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Yesterday, at a public hearing by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC), a large crowd of Maine residents, business owners, community leaders and others gathered to oppose the agency’s proposal to roll back solar net metering. According to a press [Read More]

Work Begins On Maryland Solar Project Serving Electric Co-op

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Standard Solar Inc. and Choptank Electric Cooperative Inc. recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a 503 kW solar project that will power Choptank’s regional service center for Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore. Choptank Electric, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, is a nonprofit, member-owned [Read More]

DTE Energy Converting Blighted Detroit Land Into Solar Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

Detroit-based DTE Energy has started construction on the O’Shea solar project, which will convert 10 acres of vacant and blighted land in Detroit into a project capable of generating enough clean energy to power 450 homes. In late March, Detroit’s [Read More]

U.S. Claims Victory In Solar Trade Case Against India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against India’s appeal to a February decision against buy-local policies in the country’s ambitious solar energy initiative, according to an announcement from the Sierra Club. The initiative, which at its base offers solar companies [Read More]

Salinas Valley High School Bringing OpTerra Solar Project On Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

California’s Soledad Unified School District, located in Monterey County, in the Salinas Valley, has approved a contract with OpTerra Energy Services Inc. to design and construct Soledad High School’s first solar project. The project – funded through a $2 million, [Read More]