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Hawaiian Electric Keeps Solar In Mind With Increased Rate Proposal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 22, 2016

In an effort to integrate more renewable energy, improve customer service and help pay for operating costs, Hawaiian Electric has proposed the first increase of Oahu base rates in nearly six years. Specifically, the request is for a 6.9% increase [Read More]

Survey: U.S. Latino Voters ‘Overwhelmingly’ Support 100% Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

The Sierra Club and GreenLatinos have released the results of a post-election survey finding that 88% of Latino voters want the U.S. to meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement. In addition, 82% back the continuation of the Clean Power [Read More]

Connecticut Manufacturer Turns On 1.12 MW Solar Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

TOMZ Corp., a technology manufacturing company based in Berlin, Conn., is now being powered by a 1.12 MW solar project. TOMZ owns and operates the system, which was developed and built by turnkey energy solutions provider Dynamic Energy. TOMZ, whose [Read More]

Tucson Electric Issues RFP For Additional Solar, Wind Assets

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is seeking bids for the design and construction of new large renewable energy resources, including a community-scale solar array that the company says could power more than 21,000 homes. Specifically, TEP has issued a request [Read More]

NEXTracker Inks MSA With Biosar For Solar Tracker Tech

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Solar tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has signed a master services agreement (MSA) to deliver its solar tracker technology to Biosar, an engineering, procurement and construction firm and part of the Aktor Construction Group. The project for which the technology will be [Read More]

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.