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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian serves as the editor of Solar Industry, as well as sister publications NGT News, North American Windpower and Unmanned Aerial Online. She has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.

GE Appoints Leader Of Energy Storage

GE Power has tapped former AES and RES Americas executive Robert Morgan to lead its new energy storage unit.One of Morgan's principal roles as...

Auction Offering Assets Of Panasonic Eco Solutions Solar America

An array of solar processing equipment and factory assets from a solar processing facility will be sold in a global online auction next Wednesday,...

SEPA: Community Solar Is Growing Exponentially, But There Still Isn’t Enough Of It

Community solar capacity in the U.S. more than doubled between 2016 and 2017, according to a new report from the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).Community...

SunPower Announces Executive Change

On the heels of its announcement to purchase SolarWorld Americas, SunPower Corp. has named a new chief financial officer (CFO), Manavendra Sial, formerly with companies including...

CT Powder Coating Business Installs Solar With C-PACE Financing

The Connecticut Green Bank has announced that Plastonics Inc. of Hartford has closed on commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) financing for the installation of...

200 Local U.S. Governments ‘Open For Solar Business’

Lee’s Summit, Mo., has been designated as SolSmart Gold, marking the 200th local government nationwide to be recognized under the SolSmart program, which provides...

States Taking Grid Modernization Actions At ‘Astounding Rate’: Report

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC), part of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, has released its Q1 2018 edition of...

After Net Metering Revival, Nevada’s Solar Industry Is Back On Track

Vote Solar says states thinking about ending net energy metering (NEM) should take a look at Nevada, where the rooftop solar industry is thriving...
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1.1 MW Solar-Plus-Storage System Coming To Iowa University

Iowa-based Ideal Energy is designing and building a 1.1 MW project at the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Fairfield, Iowa, using the NEXTracker...

CleanCapital Acquires 14.23 MW Solar Portfolio From X-Elio

New York City-based financial technology company CleanCapital has announced its largest solar acquisition to date, a 14.23 MW portfolio from X-Elio, a Spanish developer with U.S....

Dominion Energy Virginia Plans To Up Solar Capacity

Dominion Energy Virginia predicts that its solar fleet could expand by at least 4,720 MW of capacity in the next 15 years, according to...

Stanford Researchers Create Water-Based Battery With Solar, Wind Storage Potential

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a water-based battery that has the potential to provide a cheap way to store wind or solar energy, the...