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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.

SolarWorld Supplies Panels For Gov. Jerry Brown’s Future Off-Grid Residence

SolarWorld Americas Inc. has supplied 14.2 kW of solar panels for an off-grid house that California Gov. Jerry Brown is building northwest of Sacramento.West...

Wisconsin County Issues RFP For Large-Scale Airport Solar Project

Dane County, Wis., has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for partners to develop 41 acres of airport-owned land into a large-scale solar farm.Over the...

NYU Engineers’ Solar ‘Sandwich’ Is Breakthrough In Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers from the New York University (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering have come up with what they call an innovative and promising way to...
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Nonprofit Solar Installer GRID Alternatives Gains New Support From Ohio Energy Company

Ohio-based IGS Energy has announced a new multi-year partnership with nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives.IGS will support GRID through a donation of $300,000 over...
commercial solar

Strata Solar Expanding Into C&I And Community Solar

Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Strata Solar has announced its plans to strategically acquire commercial and industrial (C&I) and community solar assets to add to its...

ENGIE Acquiring Chicago-Based Solar Company SoCore Energy

ENGIE North America Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire SoCore Energy, a fully integrated developer, owner and operator of municipal/co-op solar, community solar,...

Wabash Valley Power, Ranger Power Announce 99 MW Illinois Solar Project

Wabash Valley Power’s member co-ops will benefit from a recently completed long-term agreement to purchase the energy and capacity generated by what will be...
nyc solar

Green Street Scoops Up NYC Community Solar From SunPower

Green Street Power Partners LLC (GSPP) is purchasing from SunPower a portfolio of New York City community solar projects in Con Edison's service zone.The...

New Fronius Solution Aims To Simplify Commercial Rooftop Installations

Portage, Ind.-based string inverter company Fronius has launched a new solution for solar rooftop installations.The Fronius Rooftop Solution includes a Fronius Symo 24.0 string inverter,...
wells fargo solar

Wells Fargo Completes Tax Equity Financing For Mississippi Solar

Wells Fargo Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance has completed $49 million in tax equity funding for a 540-acre solar facility in Sumrall, Miss.Known as MS...
southern power

Southern Power Chairman, President And CEO Announces Retirement

After 32 years of service to Southern Co., Joseph "Buzz" Miller, chairman, president and CEO of Southern Power, has announced his retirement, effective April...

Ontario Coal Plant Demolished To Make Way For Solar

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has safely demolished the stacks of the former Nanticoke Generating Station (GS) - which was at one time the largest...