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IREC Revamps Solar Review And Inspection Guidelines

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) has released newly updated guidelines to help local jurisdictions improve the solar plan review and field inspection process. The checklists...

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Signs Solar PPA With RES

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. (AECC) of Little Rock has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES) to...

Eight Solar And Storage Trends To Keep An Eye On

With the global solar industry expected to reach 100 GW this year, following nearly 20% year-over-year growth in annual installations in 2017, IHS Markit...
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Simulation-Based Solar Training Program Launches

Interplay Learning, an Austin, Texas-based software company, has launched a new solar training program powered by virtual reality (VR) and online simulation-based learning. Developed in...
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UH Maui College To Be 100% Powered By Solar-Plus-Storage

The University of Hawaii (UH) has announced that its Maui College campus will soon generate 100% of its energy from on-site solar photovoltaic systems...

CT Governor’s Legislation: Detrimental Or Helpful To Solar?

Editor’s note: This article was updated on March 20 to include testimonies on S.B.9. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, D-Conn., and Rob Klee, commissioner of Connecticut’s Department...

Five-State Survey Shows Majority Support For 100% Renewables

In new state polling conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (GQR), Americans from five states across the country express strong support for generating 100%...

NEXTracker Delivers Solar Trackers At Massive Scale

Fremont, Calif.-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has delivered 754 MW of solar trackers to the Villanueva solar project in Torreón, Mexico. Enel Green Power selected NEXTracker...
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Natcore Streamlines Process For High-Efficiency, Silver-Less Solar Cells

Natcore Technology Inc., a company focused on significantly lowering the costs and improving the power output of solar cells, says it has dramatically streamlined...
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New Board Chairman At American Council on Renewable Energy

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) has announced that David Giordano, managing director at BlackRock Alternative Investments, will become chair of the organization’s...
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Solar Carport To Power Country Club In California Desert

K2 Clean Energy Capital LLC, a developer of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing, has closed PACE and prepaid power purchase agreement (PPA) financing...

Solar-Log 50 Residential Monitoring Solution Comes To U.S. Market

The Solar-Log 50 Gateway, a compact residential solar monitoring solution from Solar Data Systems Inc., is now available in the U.S. The Solar-Log 50 was launched...

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