Archive for solar power – Page 9

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]

U.S. Solar Poised For ‘Unprecedented’ Growth Spurt This Year

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

More solar capacity is expected to come online in the second half of this year than has ever come online in a single year, according to a report from SEIA and GTM Research.

Report: Whole Foods Sets Valuable Example For Retailers Going Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

A new analysis by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) has found that Whole Foods Market’s approach to rooftop solar installations in multiple facilities could be a valuable model for other retailers to consider. The [Read More]

Northeast Solar Portfolio Gains $42M In Project Financing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

KeyBanc Capital Markets – the corporate and investment banking arm of Cleveland-based KeyCorp – recently arranged $42.4 million in senior credit facilities for a solar portfolio on behalf of True Green Capital Management LLC, an institutional asset manager focused on [Read More]

Worcester, Mass., Company Adds Rooftop Solar From Solect

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Chacharone Properties, a commercial property developer and manager in Worcester, Mass., has partnered with Solect Energy to install a 650 kW solar system on the roof of its office and industrial property. According to Alex Keally, senior vice president of [Read More]

Sky Solar Expands U.S. Development Partnership With N.J. Firm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Hudson Clean Energy Partners, a New Jersey-based private equity firm specializing in renewable energy, and Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., a Hong Kong-headquartered global developer, owner and operator of solar parks, have announced a new partnership in which they will acquire, [Read More]

Enphase Rolls Out Another Generation Of Solar Micro-Inverters

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Enphase Energy Inc. has unveiled its Enphase home energy solution with IQ, which combines solar, storage and energy management. The solution features the company’s sixth-generation Enphase IQ micro-inverter system, integrates with upcoming AC modules from LG and SolarWorld, and offers [Read More]

SoCal Bank Launches Solar And Renewables Lending Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

Orange County, Calif.-based Pacific Mercantile Bank has launched a solar and renewable energy lending group, which the firm says will offer specialized financing to companies engaged in renewable energy projects across the U.S. The new lending group will be led [Read More]