Archive for solar power – Page 10

NREL-Led Consortium To Boost Reliability, Performance Of PV Modules

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) – in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory – will form a new consortium intended to accelerate the development of module [Read More]

Duke Energy’s Latest Florida Solar Project Comes Online

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Duke Energy’s 5 MW Perry Solar Facility, located in Taylor County, Fla., is now producing power for Duke Energy Florida (DEF) customers. The company says its newest solar project, located on 22 acres, is the size of 17 football fields [Read More]

Sunpreme Developing New PV Cell Manufacturing Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Sunpreme has received a $5 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop what the company calls the next generation of high-performance, low-cost photovoltaic manufacturing technology. Through the SunShot award, Sunpreme says it will develop [Read More]

IKEA Finishes Tennessee’s Biggest Rooftop Solar Array

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

IKEA has announced the completion of a 1.46 MW solar system atop its new Memphis, Tenn., store, which is opening later this fall. Once commissioned, the project will be the largest solar rooftop project in Tennessee, according to the home [Read More]

Solar Comes To San Francisco ‘Painted Lady’ Home

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Sunrun has announced that one of San Francisco’s famous Painted Lady homes – recognized from the opening scenes of TV sitcom Full House – has gone solar. The house, which sits on a row of classic Victorian homes, is one [Read More]

For Coal Workers, The Solar Future Is Bright

Written by Nora Caley on September 15, 2016

A new study says coal industry workers can easily be retrained to work in solar careers.

DOE’s SunShot Announces Another Big Round Of Solar Funding

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

Through its SunShot Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $107 million in funding for new solar projects and technology advancement. Under its Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), the DOE says it will [Read More]

Maine PUC Proposes New Rules On Customer Net Energy Billing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

The Maine Public Utilities Commission (Commission) has approved a notice of rulemaking on Chapter 313, the Customer Net Energy Billing Rule. The commissioners approved issuing a proposed rule that would make several changes to Chapter 313, which governs the state’s [Read More]

JinkoSolar Supplying PV Modules For Mosques In Jordan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

As part of a PV project managed by The Contractor for Renewable Energy LLC – JinkoSolar’s local partner in Jordan – JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. is supplying modules to power several mosques in the country. The Jordanian Ministry Of Awqaf And Islamic [Read More]

Federally Funded Project Shows CAISO How To Reliably Integrate Solar Into Grid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

AWS Truepower LLC – a provider of wind and solar energy consulting and engineering services – has delivered on a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot-funded project worth $799,970 to help the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) more reliably incorporate [Read More]