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New York Revamps Megawatt Block Solar Incentive Program

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced improvements to NY-Sun’s Megawatt Block incentive program for non-residential and large commercial...
innogy

innogy Teaming With Birdseye For 13 U.S. Solar Projects

Through its U.S. subsidiary, Germany-based innogy SE has joined forces with U.S. solar developer Birdseye Renewable Energy LLC to develop 13 solar projects totaling...
csp

New Venture Launches Low-Cost Solar Thermal Collector

EigenTherm Solar Inc. has commenced operations as a concentrated solar power (CSP) company that is introducing a new solar thermal collector technology, the FlexForm Collector. The...
financing

San Diego Padres Secure Unique Solar Lease With Belvedere

Belvedere Solar Finance, a provider of solar financing for entities in California and other western states, has arranged a unique lease for the San...
web tool

NREL Improves Tool For Solar-Plus-Storage Analysis

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)  National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has rolled out improvements to REopt Lite, a Web tool for solar photovoltaics and...
lawsuit

Lawsuit Alleges Racial Harassment At Vivint Solar Warehouse

A former employee of Utah-based residential solar company Vivint Solar has filed a lawsuit alleging racial harassment that took place at Vivint's Sacramento, Calif.,...
incentives

Incentives Drive U.S. Solar Into Higher Gear: Five Key Findings

As part of Consumer Energy Alliance's (CEA) Solar Energy Future campaign, the organization has released a 2018 update to its 2016 report, "Incentivizing Solar...
solar

Large-Scale N.C. Project Getting Equipped With Solar FlexRack

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, has completed shipments of its G3-X fixed-tilt racking system to Brantley solar farm, a large-scale solar project...
samsung

Samsung Announces Renewables Commitment In U.S., China And Europe

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced plans to source renewable energy for 100% of the energy used for all of its factories, office buildings and...
acquiring

U.S. Photovoltaics Merges REC Services With SRECTrade

SRECTrade Inc., a provider of cloud-based services to the clean energy industry, has completed a merger with U.S. Photovoltaics’ (USPV) renewable energy certificate (REC) management,...
michigan

Michigan’s Consumers Energy Plans 5 GW Of Solar, No More Coal

Consumers Energy, a provider of electric and natural gas service to 6.7 million Michigan residents, has announced a new plan to meet the state'e...
puerto rico

New Trade Association Promotes Solar, Energy Storage In Puerto Rico

The Solar and Energy Storage Association of Puerto Rico (SESA-PR) recently announced its formation with several industry partners, as well as its inaugural conference. SESA-PR is...