Archive for solar power

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]

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]

U.S. House Rolls Out 100% Renewable Energy Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

The House version of a landmark 100% clean energy bill rolled out earlier this year has been introduced by U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.; Jared Huffman, D-Calif.; and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. According to the lawmakers, the “100 [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]

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]

Vivint Expands Solar Energy System Offering Into Virginia

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

Vivint Solar Inc., a full-service residential solar provider, says it has now expanded availability of its solar energy systems into Virginia. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Virginia generates just 0.09% of its electricity from solar energy, underscoring a [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]