Solar-Tectic receives patent for perovskite thin-film tandem solar cell

Solar-Tectic announced that a patent application for a germanium perovskite thin-film tandem solar cell has been allowed by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Recently, perovskite materials have gained much attention as a solution to the longstanding problem of solar cell efficiency, and while there have been reports of perovskite/germanium tandem solar cells, there have

Solar Roof Dynamics adds six new roofing contractors in Southern California

Solar Roof Dynamics, a solar solutions provider to the roofing industry, announced its successful expansion into the Southern California market with the addition of six new roofing contractors into its Signature Dealer Network of vetted, expertly trained solar roofing installation companies. “After successfully building out our Signature Dealer network throughout California, the company is now ready

Vivint Solar expands into New Hampshire

Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar provider, announced that it has expanded availability of its solar energy systems into New Hampshire, with services beginning in the Manchester, Nashua and Concord areas. The New Hampshire market is well positioned for rooftop solar adoption. A recent poll found that four out of five New Hampshire voters favor

Spruce Finance expands access to residential solar and energy efficiency financing

Spruce Finance, a provider of consumer financing for residential solar and energy efficiency improvements, has raised tax equity and project debt transactions to support $445 million in residential solar power purchase agreements and leases in 2017. “Spruce’s proven record of growth, strong risk management and reliable returns has allowed us to raise capital from a variety

Sunworks to provide solar to Ecoark’s customers in new partnership

Sunworks, a provider of solar power solutions, announced its partnership with Ecoark, a technology company based in Bentonville, Arkansas, that develops supply chain sustainability products and solutions for large retail clients. The partnership will help Ecoark broaden its offerings with innovative solar products suited for large-scale retail clients. Ecoark’s technology solutions manage the high-tempo requirements

sPower supplies 68.8 MW of solar energy to Southern California Public Power Authority

sPower, the largest private owner in the United States of utility-scale solar operating assets, announced that its Antelope DSR 1 and 2 facilities achieved commercial operations before the end of 2016 and are now providing 68.8 MWdc (55MWac) of solar power to Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA). Participating member agencies using the renewable energy

Constellation and Mohave Electric complete 13.8-MW solar project in Arizona

Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon and a competitive retail energy supplier, and Mohave Electric announced the completion of a 13.8-MW solar generation project in Fort Mohave, Arizona. The ground-mounted solar power system is located across 84 acres and fitted with a state-of-the-art single-axis tracking system that enables the system to remain at an optimal angle to

Schneider Electric acquires Renewable Choice Energy

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the acquisition of Renewable Choice Energy, a leader in helping commercial, industrial, and institutional clients navigate their clean energy purchasing options. Already recognized as one of the world’s most sustainable companies, the acquisition further enhances Schneider Electric’s existing position in the rapidly growing renewables

LG Chem and Eguana to expand energy storage partnership

Eguana Technologies announced that it has expanded its energy storage partnership with LG Chem. Development has begun to optimize integration and delivery of LG Chem’s new JH3 battery cell technology for stationary storage systems as part of Eguana’s AC Battery portfolio. Since the product was first announced, the U.S. Residential AC Battery, based on LG Chem’s

Intersolar North America introduces new Smart Renewable Projects award

Intersolar North America announced the opening of the Intersolar AWARD nomination period. Now in its tenth year, the Intersolar AWARD series recognizes the most innovative solutions in the solar industry. To embrace the changing market landscape, Intersolar has incorporated a new category within the prestigious Outstanding Solar Projects segment: Smart Renewable Energy. The Smart Renewable Projects