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Solar Frontier Kicks Off Construction Of 107 MW SoCal Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 11, 2016

Solar Frontier Americas – the U.S. subsidiary of Solar Frontier, a Japan-based manufacturer of copper, indium and selenium solar modules – says two utility-scale solar projects in its development pipeline are now in the construction phase. Located in Southern California’s [Read More]

Canadian Solar Rolls Out New Portfolio Of 1,500 V Crystalline Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 11, 2016

Canadian Solar Inc. is launching a new portfolio of 1,500 V crystalline solar modules, offered in both 60-cell and 72-cell configurations. Both the 60-cell (CS6K mono and CS6K poly) and 72-cell (CS6U mono and CS6U poly) configurations add more modules in [Read More]

Northern San Diego Fire District Now Has Five Solar-Powered Stations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 11, 2016

The North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) has now powered up a total of five separate fire stations and one maintenance facility in northern San Diego County to run entirely on solar power. All six solar projects were installed by [Read More]

Enphase, PG&E Testing Integrated Distributed Energy Resources In Calif.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 11, 2016

Enphase Energy Inc. and California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) are launching a pilot program in which the two will integrate and optimize smart micro-inverters used in distributed energy generation. The program will support PG&E to demonstrate and implement [Read More]

REC Solar Is Expanding Its Financing Program For Commercial Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 11, 2016

San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based REC Solar has expanded its channel partner program in an effort to accelerate the commercial solar market. REC says its program provides financing options to a range of solar providers, primarily the small commercial market. To [Read More]

Outdoor Retailer Adds Big Rooftop Solar Array In Arizona

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2016

REI, a specialty outdoor retailer and consumer co-op, has completed a 2.2 MW rooftop solar installation atop its new distribution center in Goodyear, Ariz. REI says the project will offset 100% of the building’s annual electricity consumption and help the [Read More]

Report: Price Of PV-Generated Power Could Drop More Than Half By 2025

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2016

With the right regulatory frameworks in place, the average costs for electricity generated by solar and wind technologies could decrease 26% to 59% globally by 2025, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report, [Read More]

New UC Berkeley Building Gets Fitted With Sunpreme Bifacial Solar Panels

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2016

Sungevity has installed Sunpreme bifacial PV panels on the roof of Jacobs Hall, the brand-new home for the University of California, Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation in the College of Engineering. The solar system, commissioned in the first quarter [Read More]

SolarMax Rolls Out All-In-One, Fully Integrated Energy Storage System

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2016

Riverside, Calif.-based SolarMax Technology is bringing to the U.S. market what the company calls an all-in-one, fully integrated energy storage system, the FLEX. SolarMax says it will focus its marketing efforts on existing solar customers, homeowners considering solar and even [Read More]

BayWa Wraps Up Construction Of Solar System In CA’s Central Valley

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2016

BayWa r.e. has announced the completion of a 1.12 MW solar PV project for the City of Delano, located in California’s Central Valley. BayWa r.e. and Delano city officials celebrated the completion of the project with an on-site ribbon-cutting ceremony. Developed, [Read More]