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]

Duke Energy To Build Three Solar Projects In Kentucky

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2017

Duke Energy says it will build and operate three solar power plants on sites in Kenton and Grant counties in Kentucky, as part of the company’s plans to develop its first solar facilities in the commonwealth. “Our customers want solar,” says [Read More]

Pharmaceutical Company Opts For Three Rooftop Solar Arrays

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

Hauppauge, N.Y.-based pharmaceutical company Contract Pharmacal Corp. (CPC) has commissioned local solar installation company SUNation Solar Systems to design three solar arrays for three of its buildings in the Hauppauge Industrial Park. According to CPC, the new arrays will be installed [Read More]

CleanChoice Energy Helps Small Businesses Switch To 100% Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

CleanChoice Energy has launched CleanChoice Small Business, a new service that will allow small businesses to make the switch to 100% clean energy with no upfront investment, setup fees or installation. According to the company, the service means that small [Read More]

Solar Advocates Push Mass. Agency For ‘Smarter’ Incentive Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2017

Industry organizations and advocates representing Massachusetts’ 488 solar employers are joining forces in calling for significant changes to be made to the state Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program. As previously reported, SMART is a long-term [Read More]

DOE Offers $46.2M Funding For SunShot Initiative Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $46.2 million for 48 solar projects as part of its SunShot Initiative. According to the DOE, these projects are intended to develop innovative, early-stage solar power technologies, which are aimed at lowering [Read More]

Origis Energy, Electric Co-op Sign PPA For Ripley Solar Facility In Maryland

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2017

Origis Energy USA says it has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) for the new Ripley Solar 27.5 MW AC facility to be constructed on Ripley Road in La Plata, Maryland. According to Origis [Read More]

NEXTracker Introduces Self-Adjusting Control System For Solar Plants

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

California-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has launched an intelligent, self-adjusting tracker control system for solar power plants called TrueCapture. According to the company, TrueCapture’s technology continuously refines the tracking algorithm of each individual solar array in response to existing site and [Read More]

Drone Services Company Launches Turnkey Solar Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2017

Measure, a provider of drone services for enterprise customers, has launched a new suite of inspection solutions specifically for solar plant maintenance. The Drone as a Service company, based out of Washington, D.C., says the new turnkey solutions enable solar [Read More]

SunSystem Technology Expands Offering For Residential Solar Service

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 10, 2017

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST),  a California-based solar services provider, says it will begin offering new, comprehensive residential solar service packages that will allow partners to employ SST as the service provider for new residential installations, a full-scale fleet management platform, an [Read More]