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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]

Vivint Solar’s Lawsuit Against SunEdison Faces Rejection In Court

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York has reportedly turned down Vivint Solar’s lawsuit against SunEdison regarding what Vivint called a “willful breach” of contract by now-bankrupt SunEdison following the companies’ canceled merger agreement. According to coverage from the Wall [Read More]

Construction In Full Swing For Enel’s 103 MW Brazilian Solar Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Enel Green Power Brasil Participacoes Ltd. (EGPB) has started the construction of the 103 MW Horizonte solar plant, located in Tabocas do Brejo Velho, in northeastern Brazil’s state of Bahia. Once completed, the facility will generate more than 220 GWh [Read More]

SEIA Kicks Off National Solar PV Recycling Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

In an effort to “cement the sustainability” of U.S. solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has launched a first-of-its-kind national solar photovoltaic recycling program. Working alongside major solar manufacturers and installer-developers – including First Solar, SunPower and Trina Solar [Read More]

Sunpreme Deploys Bifacial Solar Panels For Large-Scale U.S. Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Sunpreme has completed the deployment of 12.8 MW of bifacial, double-glass solar panels for a utility-scale project in the eastern U.S. The site, part of a cluster of projects that added up to 15 MW, has already delivered [Read More]

American Solar Direct Announces Two Executive Appointments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

American Solar Direct (ASD), a residential solar energy provider in California, has appointed Kevin Bauer CEO. Having served as ASD’s president since 2013, Bauer has over 25 years of experience across the renewable energy, private equity and investment banking industries, [Read More]