SUNation Solar Systems celebrates 14th anniversary and 2,500th solar installation

Ronkonkoma-based solar design and installation company, SUNation Solar Systems, is celebrating their 14th anniversary as a company this month, which coincides with their 2,500th solar photovoltaic (PV) system installation on Long Island. SUNation’s installation team completed the milestone installation today at the home of Holbrook resident Chris Cirneanu. The 8,829-watt SunPower system is expected to

Horizon Solar Power completes installation on Homes For Our Troops project

Horizon Solar Power (Horizon), a marketer, seller, designer and installer of residential and commercial solar systems in California, announced today the completion of a solar energy system installation in support of a local Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) new home building project. Homes For Our Troops, a privately funded 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, builds and

Sunworks wins solar contract for Nevada hay farm

Sunworks, a provider of solar power solutions for agriculture, commercial, industrial (ACI) and residential markets, announced a new project for a 760-kilowatt solar system that will be constructed at Empire Farms in Garlach, Nevada. The installation will result in an energy savings in excess of $2.5 million over the next 25 years. Empire Farms is

Guest column: Should pregnant women ride the solar coaster?

By Kacie Peters, regional sales manager, Alta Energy This article originally appeared on Kacie Peters’ LinkedIn page. Author’s note: This story is part of a larger collection on gender equity in the renewable energy space from WRISE: Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (formerly WoWE). “Find Her Keep Her” outlines the difficulties and best practices

New SEPA report shows Illinois is prepared for distributed energy resources

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and ScottMadden today released the latest report in SEPA’s 51st State Perspective series: DERs are Coming and Illinois is Ready for Them. While New York and California are often cited for leading the charge on innovative energy policy, Illinois has quietly solidified its position as a market to watch.

Green Power EMC, Silicon Ranch partner to bring 200 MW of solar to Southern Georgia

Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs), and Silicon Ranch announced a landmark agreement to bring an additional 200 megawatts (MWAC) of solar energy online by the year 2020. The total capacity will be distributed across four locations in Southern Georgia and will provide enough low-cost, renewable power

Dynamic Energy completes 688-kW array on trucking terminal

Estes Express Lines and Dynamic Energy, a turnkey solar project developer, are pleased to announce the completion of a 688-kW solar project on the roof of Estes’ terminal in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania. The system is expected to produce 777,400 kilowatt hours of power each year, which will offset 56% of the West Middlesex terminal’s annual

Sunrun enters Florida market after pro-solar policy enacted

Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar, storage and energy services company in the United States, announced that it will offer homeowners in Florida a less expensive, cleaner way to power their homes while creating new jobs throughout Orlando and Tampa this year. In November, Floridians voted in favor of clean energy choices and legislators responded

Sigora Solar installs solar for two Virginia wineries

It’s considered settled science that drinking wine in moderation offers numerous health benefits against heart disease, strokes, and cancer, among others. Now when it comes to Virginia wines, scientists can add saving the environment, saving money and creating jobs to the long list of advantages. And, visitors to two vineyards along the Shenandoah Valley’s Monticello

Florida governor signs pro-consumer solar bill into law

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the industry’s national association, commended Florida Governor Rick Scott after he signed Senate Bill 90 into law. The new law implements 2016’s Amendment 4 by providing sensible tax treatment for residents and businesses installing solar and includes consumer protections strongly supported by SEIA. Following is a statement from