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PG&E Helps Fund Solar-Powered Affordable Housing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 13, 2016

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced a $1 million commitment to support the installation of rooftop solar on nearly 100 homes with 17 different Habitat for Humanity local affiliates throughout northern and central California. From the Mendocino Coast [Read More]

Beneq Enters Licensing Deal, Unveils Rotary Spatial ALD Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 13, 2016

Beneq, a supplier of atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment and thin-film coating services, has signed a licensing agreement for Lotus Applied Technology’s Vortex ALD technology and is using it to introduce a new solution. Beneq says it will be using [Read More]

Regency Centers Adds Rooftop Solar In California

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 13, 2016

Regency Centers, a national owner, operator and developer of grocery-anchored shopping centers, in partnership with SoCore Energy and several of its retail partners, has announced the installation of over 750 kW of rooftop solar at California locations. The systems, located [Read More]

FLABEG To Help Integrate CSP With Natural Gas Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 13, 2016

FLABEG FE GmbH, a Germany-based manufacturer of concentrating solar power (CSP) technology, has announced it will supply its Ultimate Trough parabolic trough collectors for an integrated solar/combined-cycle power (ISCC) plant in Saudi Arabia. The company says the ISCC project, with [Read More]

Disney And Duke Dedicate Mickey-Mouse-Shaped Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 12, 2016

Walt Disney World Resort, Duke Energy and the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID) have officially dedicated a giant, Mickey-Mouse-shaped solar project located on 22 acres near the Epcot theme park in Orlando, Fla. The 5 MW facility is made of [Read More]

Maryland Lawmakers Finalize Bill To Accelerate Renewables Goal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 12, 2016

Before the 2016 Maryland legislative session adjourned Monday, state lawmakers finalized legislation to increase the state’s use of renewable energy to 25% by 2020. In March, the state House of Delegates passed a bill to accelerate Maryland’s renewable portfolio standard [Read More]

GRID Alternatives Offers Free Technical Help For Multifamily Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 12, 2016

U.S. nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives has announced an expansion of its multifamily solar program to include free technical assistance nationally for affordable housing owners, developers and operators. The program also offers turnkey solar PV design/installation for multifamily affordable housing [Read More]

1366 Technologies, Hanwha Q CELLS Enter 700 MW Supply Deal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 12, 2016

Massachusetts-based 1366 Technologies and South Korea-based Hanwha Q CELLS have entered into a supply agreement in which 1366 will supply up to 700 MW of wafers using its proprietary Direct Wafer technology to Hanwha Q CELLS over a five-year period. The [Read More]

Commercialization Of Perovskite Solar Cells Is Near, Says Lux Research

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 12, 2016

Perovskite solar cells could represent the next generation of photovoltaic material and drive adoption in new applications, according to a new report from Lux Research. The report says that, although there are challenges to overcome, perovskites offer several new opportunities [Read More]

It’s Official: Massachusetts Gov. Signs Solar Compromise Into Law

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 11, 2016

As expected, Gov. Charlie Baker, R-Mass., has signed bi-partisan legislation to raise the state’s net energy metering (NEM) cap by 3%. The compromise bill, which overwhelmingly passed both the state Senate and House of Representatives last week, was the result [Read More]