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]

IBM Achieves Renewables, CO2-Reduction Goals Four Years Early

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Technology giant IBM says it has achieved two major commitments four years ahead of schedule in its efforts to help combat climate change. First, the company has surpassed its goal of procuring 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by [Read More]

Clean Energy Advocates Denounce Court Decision On PJM Rules

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

An appeals court upheld FERC’s approval of new PJM capacity rules, which opponents argue discriminate against wind and solar.

Greenbacker Acquiring More Residential Solar From TerraForm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Through a wholly owned subsidiary, Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. LLC has signed a $6 million purchase and sale agreement for 1,252 operating residential PV solar systems from a subsidiary of TerraForm Power. The systems have an aggregate generating capacity of [Read More]

Calif. Produce Maker Powers Up Solar, Wind And Cogeneration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

North American produce company Taylor Farms is now using a combination of wind, solar and cogeneration energy systems to power the majority of its Gonzales, Calif., facility’s operations. Combined, the systems generate 4.25 MW of energy on-site, which will be [Read More]

Minnesota Gov. Vetoes Bill That Would Have Hurt Solar Growth

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

If passed, the legislation would have allowed the state’s electric cooperatives to set their own fees without state oversight, enabling them to jack up charges for solar customers.

JinkoSolar, CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital Offer Project Financing

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., will partner with CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital to offer long-term project financing to U.S. commercial project customers through the SolarPACE program. According to JinkoSolar, SolarPACE is designed to [Read More]

New York VDER Order Is An Important First Step For Solar

Contributors
Written by Sean Gallagher on March 16, 2017

Moving forward, state leaders should ensure this program is implemented in a way that expands clean energy access and its benefits to all New Yorkers.

Envision Solar Completes First Solar Tree Installation In Florida

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

San Diego-based Envision Solar International Inc. says that it has completed the first Florida installation of its Solar Tree product at 1810 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa. According to Envision Solar, the patented Solar Tree product was installed by Tampa Bay [Read More]

Sunnova Secures $80M Investment For New Residential Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sunnova Energy Corp., a residential solar service provider in the U.S., says it has obtained $80 million in tax equity funding commitments from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corp. (USBCDC), which will enable the development of new residential solar projects with [Read More]