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University Of Virginia Solar Project Turns Library Into ‘Living Laboratory’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 19, 2017

On Tuesday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark completion of a solar project at the University of Virginia (UVA). According to an announcement, the 324-panel system covers more than 7,500 square feet atop UVA’s Clemons Library [Read More]

Silicon Valley Hotel Goes Green With Solar, EV Stations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 19, 2017

Ramada Silicon Valley, a hotel in Sunnyvale, Calif., has added a rooftop solar project and three electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in an effort to become more sustainable. Built by Sky Power Solar, the 269 kW solar installation includes 996 [Read More]

TrinaBESS Brings Large-Scale Storage Solution To U.S. Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 19, 2017

TrinaBESS has announced the introduction of its large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) called TrinaMega to the U.S. market. According to the company, TrinaMega is a modular plug-and-play containerized BESS solution entirely custom made in order to answer specific battery [Read More]

Solar Manufacturer Suniva Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 18, 2017

A few weeks after announcing “significant” layoffs, Suniva, a Georgia-based manufacturer of solar cells and modules, has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Suniva revealed the layoffs at both of its U.S. plants in late March but provided few details; [Read More]

SEIA Issues Apology Amid Allegation Of ‘Intimidation Tactics’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 18, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has issued a public apology after coming under fire from Dr. Julianne Malveaux, an economist, journalist and social commentator who claims SEIA used “intimidation tactics” in response to an op-ed she wrote. For its [Read More]

Solaria Launches Lawsuit Over Solar Module Technology

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 18, 2017

Solar module manufacturer Solaria Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co. Ltd., Seraphim Solar USA Manufacturing Inc., and Suzhou Autoway System Co. Ltd. in Federal District Court for the Northern District of California. In the lawsuit, [Read More]

A National First: Md. Legislature Passes Energy Storage Tax Credits

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 17, 2017

Maryland is “charging ahead” and embracing a new type of incentive for storage technology, according to the Energy Storage Alliance.

Minnesota Power, National Guard Cut Ribbon On Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 17, 2017

Last Thursday, utility Minnesota Power and the Minnesota National Guard cut the ribbon on a 10 MW solar project at Camp Ripley in Morrison County. Minnesota Power, a division of Allete Inc., built the solar array under a memorandum of [Read More]

Albuquerque Officials Reveal Major Solar Plan For City Buildings

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 17, 2017

On Saturday, Albuquerque, N.M., City Councilors Pat Davis and Isaac Benton announced the city is taking the first steps to install over $25 million worth of solar projects on municipal buildings. This will be the first phase in fulfilling the [Read More]

Community College District To Benefit From On-Campus Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 17, 2017

ForeFront Power and the State Center Community College District (SCCCD) in California have partnered to build 7.5 MW of solar canopy systems across five campuses in Fresno, Clovis, Madera and Reedley. According to ForeFront Power, the solar portfolio will support [Read More]