Archive for solar – Page 9

Solar Groups Release Rate Design ‘Principles’ Guide

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

With input and support from a broad coalition of energy advocates across the U.S., the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar have released a set of principles intended to help guide and unify future state-level solar rate advocacy [Read More]

Trojan Battery Introduces Solar AGM Line Of Batteries

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

Trojan Battery Co. LLC has launched its new line of true deep-cycle absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries specifically designed for solar and other renewable energy applications. The company, which has operations in California and Georgia, notes the new Trojan Solar [Read More]

Canadian Solar Unveils Ku Module Product Portfolio

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

PV manufacturer Canadian Solar Inc. has announced it is showcasing its latest high-efficiency poly modules, named Ku Modules, at the Intersolar Europe trade show this week in Munich. The new Ku Module portfolio uses Canadian Solar’s proprietary black silicon cell [Read More]

Origis Breaks Ground On 20 MW Tallahassee Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

On Tuesday, community members gathered in an open field on Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) property to join leaders with the City of Tallahassee, Fla., and Origis Energy to break ground on a new 20 MW solar farm. Once complete, the [Read More]

Younicos Supplying Battery Storage For Austin Energy Pilot

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

Energy storage company Younicos has signed an agreement to deliver a megawatt-scale battery storage system to Texas-based utility Austin Energy. The project is part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded initiative known as the Sustainable and Holistic Integration of [Read More]

SolarEdge Showcases Latest Commercial, Residential Products

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 31, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. has announced its is presenting its next-generation power optimizer, new large-capacity commercial inverters, and complete residential solution at Intersolar Europe this week in Munich. SolarEdge is unveiling its new S-Series power optimizer, which the company claims has [Read More]

California Works To Mitigate Grid Issues During Solar Eclipse

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Solar eclipses might look cool, but they can also pose operational challenges for a state whose power grid incorporates a significant amount of solar energy. That’s why grid operators and regulators in California are doing all they can to prepare [Read More]

GE Installs 2.26 MW Solar Carport At Upstate New York Campus

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Global conglomerate GE has installed a 2.26 MW solar carport at its Schenectady, N.Y., campus and is touting it as the largest project of its kind in upstate New York. Consisting of 6,800 solar modules, the carport is expected to [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Growth Is 40 Years Ahead Of Previous Forecast

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

The share of domestic electrical production by renewable energy has now greatly eclipsed earlier projections by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), according to the SUN DAY campaign. The nonprofit organization says that in the EIA’s 2012 Annual Energy Outlook, [Read More]

Rabbi Calls Temple’s Solar Array An ‘Actualization Of Our Values’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 30, 2017

Temple Beth Elohim, a Wellesley, Mass.-based Reform congregation, has installed a 37 kW solar array atop the roof of its synagogue. Completed in partnership with solar provider Solect Energy and energy buying consortium PowerOptions, the project is a significant addition [Read More]