Archive for solar – Page 8

M&A Action: Brookfield To Take Over SunEdison’s TerraForm Yieldcos

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 07, 2017

Since their parent company went bankrupt last year, TerraForm Global and TerraForm Power had been seeking buyers or new sponsors.

Solar Helps Boys & Girls Clubs Of San Dieguito ‘Lead By Example’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 07, 2017

Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar company, recently designed and installed a 164 kW solar system for the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito’s (BGCSD) Solana Beach, Calif., location. Over the first year, the nonprofit is expected to see [Read More]

Codes & Standards Symposium

Posted by Amanda Fava on March 07, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association’s Codes & Standards Symposium was developed by and for solar industry codes and standards leaders and covers up-to-date issues to augment professionals’ knowledge of codes, permitting and technology within the realm of solar regulations. Industry [Read More]

East Windsor Township Flips Switch On Municipal Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

Officials in East Windsor Township, N.J., recently completed a new solar project at the township’s police/court building. According to a press release, the 448 kW solar array is located to the rear of the municipal building on land donated to [Read More]

Construction Starts On Solar Carports At Michigan State University

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

Construction has begun on a new solar project at Michigan State University (MSU). According to MSU, the project could save the university $10 million over 25 years and help keep tuition costs in check. The project entails the installation of [Read More]

College Students Install Low-Income Solar During Spring Break

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

Although most college kids party it up during spring break, nearly 200 college students from 15 schools across the U.S. have decided to instead spend their vacations installing no-cost solar for low-income families, gaining hands-on workforce training, and connecting with [Read More]

Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo Sets Ambitious Clean Energy Goal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, D-R.I., recently announced a goal to increase the amount of clean energy in Rhode Island tenfold by the end of 2020. According to a press release from the governor’s office, the state had approximately 100 MW [Read More]

Solar Groups Urge Swift Action To ‘Enact The Will Of Florida’s Voters’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

As the 2017 Florida legislative session begins this week, clean energy advocates and solar businesses are urging state lawmakers to swiftly implement Amendment 4, the solar tax abatement proposal that passed during Florida’s August primary election with 73% support. The [Read More]

Coalition For Community Solar Access Celebrates Anniversary, New Members

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 06, 2017

The Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) marked its one-year anniversary last month with the addition of nine new members. The U.S. community solar trade association says it now represents an even-larger cross-section of project developers, manufacturers, financiers, legal experts [Read More]

Energy Stakeholders React To Perry’s Confirmation As DOE Secretary

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2017

In a vote of 62-37, the U.S. Senate has confirmed former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as the 14th secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Perry succeeds Ernest Moniz, who was nominated as DOE secretary in 2013 under the [Read More]