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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]

Energy Dept. Funds Solar Projects At Federal Facilities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced new funding for solar projects at federal facilities. Currently, federal agencies are working toward a goal of achieving 30% of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2025. The $2.85 million in [Read More]

Wells Fargo And 8point3 Energy Partners Acquire 22 MW From School District

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

A joint venture between Wells Fargo & Co. and 8point3 Energy Partners LP, the yieldco formed by SunPower and First Solar, has acquired 22 MW of SunPower solar energy systems under construction at 27 Kern High School District (KHSD) sites [Read More]

Colo. Utilities Launch Low-Income Community Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and GRID Alternatives have announced five community solar projects designed to demonstrate the viability of community solar models that serve low-income households. Delta Montrose Electric Association, Gunnison County Electric Association, Holy Cross Energy, San Miguel [Read More]

Verengo Solar Delivers Petitions Before California’s NEM 2.0 Ruling

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 27, 2016

In the lead-up to California regulators’ final vote on the next round of the state net-metering (NEM) program, Torrance, Calif.-based solar installer Verengo Solar and Torrance City Council Member Tim Goodrich have turned in over 200 petitions from Torrance residential [Read More]

N.Y. Starts Clean Energy Competition For Colleges And Universities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 27, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has launched the $3 million Energy to Lead Competition, which challenges student-led coalitions from New York colleges and universities to design and develop innovative plans for campus and community clean energy projects. The competition – [Read More]