Archive for solar power – Page 7

Clemson Explores State’s Potential For Utility-Scale Solar Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Clemson University has conducted new research that shows where exactly South Carolina is best suited to bring on more utility-scale solar – and how feasible it is to keep growing the state’s industry. Industrial engineering major Amanda Farthing led the [Read More]

Four-State Solar Portfolio For Military Families Nears Completion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity are nearing the completion of 6.9 MW of rooftop solar at Air Force family housing in four states. The solar panels are installed across residential communities managed by Balfour Beatty Communities at Travis Air Force [Read More]

Sacramento NBA Arena Scores New Rooftop Solar Array

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

SPI Solar Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SPI Energy Co. Ltd., has completed a 700 kW rooftop solar project at the home of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Sacramento Kings. Built with AES Distributed Energy Inc., a subsidiary of [Read More]

Boston Nonprofit Brings Solar To Its Boathouse Rooftop

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Community Rowing Inc. (CRI), a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to making the sport of rowing more accessible, has partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Mass., and PowerOptions of Boston to install an 83.7 kW solar system on the roof of its [Read More]

Expect The Unexpected: Solar Asset Insurance And Weather-Related Losses

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Written by Jatin Sharma on October 18, 2016

A renewable energy underwriter finds that extreme natural events, such as floods and tornadoes, contributed to a large spike in the severity of claims over the past five years.

Solar Advocates Urge Maine PUC To ‘Do The Right Thing’ For Net Metering

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Yesterday, at a public hearing by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC), a large crowd of Maine residents, business owners, community leaders and others gathered to oppose the agency’s proposal to roll back solar net metering. According to a press [Read More]

Work Begins On Maryland Solar Project Serving Electric Co-op

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Standard Solar Inc. and Choptank Electric Cooperative Inc. recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a 503 kW solar project that will power Choptank’s regional service center for Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore. Choptank Electric, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, is a nonprofit, member-owned [Read More]

Battery Storage Company sonnen Gains New Investors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Germany-based energy storage company sonnen has completed a new financing round with a total equity amount of $85 million. sonnen says the financing will enable the company to continue its growth in Germany and deepen its expansion into international markets, [Read More]

Vivint Solar Announces Executive Shake-Up

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Residential solar company Vivint Solar has appointed Chance Allred chief sales officer, Paul Dickson chief revenue officer and Bryan Christiansen chief operations officer. Allred, part of the company’s original executive team, will continue to lead the sales organization and will [Read More]

DTE Energy Converting Blighted Detroit Land Into Solar Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

Detroit-based DTE Energy has started construction on the O’Shea solar project, which will convert 10 acres of vacant and blighted land in Detroit into a project capable of generating enough clean energy to power 450 homes. In late March, Detroit’s [Read More]