Archive for solar-panels

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]

Husqvarna Group Adds On-Site Solar Project To Nashville Facility

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

Husqvarna Group has announced that it is building its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Ark. According to Husqvarna Group, the new facility is expected to reduce the CO2 footprint by approximately 1,000 [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]

LG Electronics USA Launches Two New Residential Solar Panel Products

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based LG Electronics USA has announced the launch of two new solar panels for residential installation. The LG NeON R is a 60-cell solar panel for residential installation with back contact. The newly released technology has all electrodes on the rear [Read More]

Xcel Energy, Energy CENTS Coalition To Build Low-Income Community Solar Garden

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

Utility company Xcel Energy has proposed a new pilot program to give low-income customers more access to renewable energy. According to Xcel Energy, it will partner with Energy CENTS Coalition to help residents in St. Paul’s Railroad Island community in [Read More]

Rosendin Electric To Upgrade Solar PV Systems With Ampt String Optimizers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

Rosendin Electric, a San Jose, Calif.-based private electrical contractor, and Ampt LLC, a power conversion technology company, have announced a new offering to repower large-scale solar photovoltaic systems that are underperforming or that require inverter replacement. With over 2.4 GW [Read More]

Planet Fitness Powers Florida Facility With Rooftop Solar Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 10, 2017

Planet Fitness Inc. has partnered with Tampa-based Solar Energy Management to make its St. Petersburg, Fla., location a net-zero energy building, featuring a 179 kW solar project that provides 99.5% of the facility’s energy needs. The fitness center operator says [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]

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]