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New 200 W Laser Suited For Solar Panel Surface Preparation

Laserax, a Quebec-based laser system manufacturer, has introduced a 200 W laser that is ideal for material processing applications and cleaning applications, including for...
prices

Tracking The Sun: U.S. Solar Installation Prices Continued To Drop In 2017

U.S. installed solar prices, varying widely across individual projects, continued to drop through 2017 and into 2018, according to the latest Tracking the Sun...
financing

sPower Announces $498.7M Bond Deal For Renewables Portfolio

Renewable energy independent power producer sPower recently closed a $498.7 million investment-grade, private-placement financing.The financed portfolio represents approximately half of sPower’s 1.3 GW operating portfolio....
clean energy

AEP Ohio Files For Huge Renewable Energy Increase

American Electric Power (AEP) has filed an amended Long-Term Forecast Report with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) that demonstrates the need for...
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Solar Developers Must Be Mindful Of Looming ITC Deadlines

News broke at the end of July that American Electric Power Co. (AEP) scuttled plans to develop an approximately $4.5 billion, 2 GW wind...
home

Vivint Solar Teams With Home Services Platform Porch

Residential solar provider Vivint Solar Inc. has announced a strategic collaboration with Porch Inc., an online home improvement platform.Porch connects homeowners with qualified professionals who...
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Enel Names New Head Of North American Renewables

Enel Green Power (EGP), the renewables division of the Enel Group, has appointed Georgios Papadimitriou its head of Enel Green Power North America Inc....
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Courtyard By Marriott-Lancaster Now Powered Entirely By Solar

The Courtyard by Marriott-Lancaster in Lancaster, Pa., has officially switched its electric power to 100% renewable energy, thanks to a newly completed solar array.The Beatles'...
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SEIA, HBCU Coalition Partner To Increase Solar Workforce Diversity

With a goal of making the solar workforce and solar communities more diverse, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Historically Black Colleges...
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New Audi EV Owners Can Support Renewable Energy Production

Audi of America Inc. has announced a partnership with Arcadia Power, a nationwide digital utility service, to allow owners of Audi’s first all-electric vehicle,...
storage

Large-Scale Battery Storage Project Launches At Western Michigan University

Consumers Energy has announced the operation of a new large-scale battery storage system on the campus of Western Michigan University.The 1 MW battery’s output is...
michigan

Adrian Dominican Sisters Commit To Michigan Clean Energy

A Michigan-based religious order that represents 600 Dominican sisters has committed to matching its electricity use with 100% renewable sources.Specifically, the Adrian Dominican Sisters are...