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Duke Energy, Lockheed Martin Commit To 17-Year Solar Energy Deal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2016

Lockheed Martin has signed a 17-year power purchase agreement with Duke Energy Renewables to add 30 MW, approximately 72,000 MWh per year, of solar energy to the U.S. national grid. According to Lockheed Martin, this commitment will provide clean energy [Read More]

JinkoSolar Donates 57 kW For Three Everybody Solar Endeavors

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2016

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. has donated 212 high-efficiency PV modules totaling 57 kW to Everybody Solar, a U.S. nonprofit that provides solar energy to local charities. JinkoSolar’s donation will help Everybody Solar provide solar energy systems to three nonprofit organizations [Read More]

PSEG Long Island Seeks Lots Of New Power

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

PSEG Long Island, on behalf of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for resources in Western Nassau, N.Y., to address reliability conditions in the Far Rockaway and Glenwood load areas. The RFP is [Read More]

SolarWorld, sonnen And PetersenDean Partner On U.S. Solar-Plus-Storage Offering

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

Crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer SolarWorld has teamed up with sonnen Inc. and PetersenDean to provide integrated solar-plus-storage solutions to the U.S. market. sonnen is a European energy storage company that has opened a new headquarters office in Los Angeles, and PetersenDean [Read More]

Minnesota Power Gets Approval For Its First Utility-Scale Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

Regulators have given the go-ahead for Minnesota Power’s plans to install a 10 MW solar energy array at Camp Ripley, Minnesota National Guard’s base on the southwestern edge of the utility’s service territory. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved [Read More]

SunLink Upgrades And Rebrands Solar Ground-Mount System

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

California-based SunLink Corp. says it has rebranded its large-scale GMS fixed-tilt ground-mount system for commercial- and utility-scale solar projects and added new enhancements for product flexibility. In addition to solving project challenges like irregular site boundaries, steep or uneven terrain, [Read More]

Fronius Announces Training Opportunities For Its Solar Inverters

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

Fronius USA, a solar string inverter manufacturer, has announced its Fronius Service Provider (FSP) program training opportunities and new online webinars available to individuals interested in learning more about its solar products. The FSP program is a NABCEP-certified, in-person training [Read More]

The Verdict Is In: CPUC Preserves Solar Net Metering In California

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

In a 3-2 vote on Thursday, the California Public Utilities Commission issued its long-awaited final decision on the state’s successor net-metering program, often referred to as NEM 2.0.

Solar-Plus-Storage Market Poised To Reach $8 Billion In 2026

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

The global market for distributed storage for solar systems will be worth $8 billion in 2026 as solar combines with energy storage in order to continue its remarkable growth, according to a new report from Lux Research. The report says [Read More]

Report: Solar Thermal Tech Heats Up, With CSP Set For ‘Huge’ Market Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

In recent years, broad-based support for alternative energy has generated tremendous interest in solar thermal technologies. BCC Research reveals in its new report that both solar heat (SH) and concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies represent economically viable opportunities for power [Read More]