Archive for solar power – Page 14

Clean Energy Investment In 2016 Unlikely To Match 2015’s Record

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

Clean energy investment in the second quarter (Q2) totaled $61.5 billion – approximately 12% above the Q1 2016 figure but 32% below a very strong outturn of $90 billion in the equivalent period of 2015, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy [Read More]

Sunshine State Sees Advanced Energy Boost, Employs More Than 140,000

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

The Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Institute, a nonprofit educational and charitable organization supporting advanced energy, has reported that in 2015, the state of Florida employed an estimated 140,282 advanced energy workers in a broad range of technology fields, including energy [Read More]

HERO-Financed Rooftop Solar To Generate 3.5 Billion kWh In Calif.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

Renovate America says its HERO Program has now financed nearly 19,000 residential solar power installations in California, which are projected to generate 3.5 billion kWh of clean electricity during their lifetime. According to the company, this is enough energy to [Read More]

Trina Solar Achieves New Average Efficiencies For PERC, DP Cells

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

Trina Solar Ltd., a provider of photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, says it has achieved an average efficiency of 20.16% for its industrially produced P-type multicrystalline silicon cells (156 x 156 mm2) with passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) technology [Read More]

TerraSmart Unveils New Ground-Mount Solar Racking System

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 13, 2016

TerraSmart, a provider of turnkey solar mounting, has introduced its new TF2 fixed-tilt ground-mount racking system, which the company says features a ground-screw foundation suited for difficult soil conditions. TerraSmart says features of the new TF2 system include as follows: [Read More]

SoCal Military Insignia Distributor Adds Rooftop, Carport Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 13, 2016

San Diego-based Baker Electric Solar has designed and installed a 168.025 kW rooftop and carport solar system for Vanguard Industries West, a Carlsbad, Calif.-based distributor of military insignia. Baker says the installation of 517 Hyundai 325 W solar modules will [Read More]

Location Matters: California Regulators Investigate More Granular Solar Benefits

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

How is the state quantifying future spending reductions that result from increasing amounts of solar power?

D. E. Shaw Renewable Begins Construction On 100 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC (DESRI) has acquired the 100 MW North Star Solar Project from Community Energy Inc. and has begun construction on the facility, which is located in Chisago County, Minn. According to DESRI, once North Star [Read More]

Intersolar North America Kicks Off In San Francisco

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

On Monday, Intersolar North America officially kicked off in San Francisco, with Ali Zaidi, the White House office of management and budget’s associate director for natural resources, energy and science, addressing the crowd at the InterContinental Hotel during the opening ceremony. The keynote [Read More]

LG Solar 72-Cell Solar Panels Ready For Commercial Installation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

LG Electronics USA, based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., has announced that U.S. shipments for LG’s flagship NeON 2 72-cell solar panels are beginning this month. According to LG, these new solar panels are perfectly suited for commercial- and utility-scale installations, [Read More]