Legend Solar installs system for Jeep parts manufacturer in Utah

Legend Solar is saving TeraFlex,  a parts manufacturer for Jeep in West Jordan, Utah, approximately $30,000 per year in energy costs with a 140-kWh solar power system installed by the company. The new system offsets almost all of TeraFlex’s energy costs for its office and warehouse space with room for additional solar power panels as the

First solar panels in 120-MW portfolio installed at Florida military base

Executives from Gulf Power and Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, joined officials from Eglin Air Force Base and Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola for the installation of the first two solar photovoltaic panels on two large-scale solar projects. The projects at Eglin Air Force Base and NAS Pensacola’s Navy Outlying Landing Field (NOLF) Saufley, along

RBI Solar brings installation to remote Massachusetts island accessible only by boat

This article is adapted from an RBI Solar blog and re-posted with permission from the company. See the original here.  Cuttyhunk Island—a mile and a half stretch of land at the outermost band of Massachusetts’ Elizabethan Islands—is home to a single school, many bed & breakfasts and little more than 50 permanent residents. The population

CleanCapital, Generate Capital partner to acquire $300 million of DG solar projects

CleanCapital announced a partnership with Generate Capital that enables the acquisition of approximately $300 million of operating clean energy assets. The transaction harnesses Generate Capital’s proven track record of backing innovative approaches to financing clean energy infrastructure solutions. The relationship between these groundbreaking firms brings liquidity to the distributed solar market and provides project owners

Multi-Contact now known as Stäubli Electrical Connectors

Multi-Contact, a leading international manufacturer of electrical contacts and connection systems, has changed the name of its organization to Stäubli Electrical Connectors, Inc. as of January 1. The name change reflects the organization’s connection with the Stäubli Group, a company recognized for sustainable reliability, long-term partnership, technological innovation and excellent sales and service expertise. Multi-Contact

Is it possible to install solar on a sloped roof without drilling holes?

What if you could install traditional solar panels on a sloped roof with no penetrations? Not low-watt, adhesive modules; not flexible thin-film; but rigid, glassed, crystalline solar panels on rails. Impossible, right? According to not one but two solar mounting companies, it’s possible, and multiple successful installations prove it. In a highly saturated market, mounting

Sustainable Energy Developments rebrands through partnership with SunCommon

With excitement for a greener future Sustainable Energy Developments Inc. (SED), an Ontario, New York renewable energy company and a 2016 Top Solar Contractor, announces a rebranding through a partnership with Vermont based SunCommon. Flying the SunCommon banner helps SED to bring more renewable energy to the greater Rochester area and advance a goal to

Panasonic marks 20 years manufacturing HIT solar module

Panasonic has reached a milestone with the manufacturing of its high-efficiency, original photovoltaic module HIT. Since debuting the patented, high-efficiency photovoltaic module in 1997, Panasonic has produced over 18 million modules of HIT, providing clean, affordable energy to consumers, businesses and institutions around the world. The landmark achievement cements Panasonic’s unique heterojunction technology as one

REC launches TwinPeak 2 Series of solar panels rated up to 295-W

REC announces the launch of the new REC TwinPeak 2 Series solar panel. Rated up to 295 Wp, the REC TwinPeak 2 takes the power output of 60-cell multicrystalline panels to groundbreaking new heights. The REC TwinPeak 2 Series uses evolving REC TwinPeak technologies, including cells from larger wafers (156.75 mm), and five busbars –

IKEA installs Washington’s largest rooftop solar array at new Seattle-area store

IKEA announced that the installation of solar panels is complete atop the relocated Seattle-area store currently under construction in Renton, Washington, that will open in early Spring 2017. The project is the largest solar rooftop array in the state of Washington. The store’s 244,000-square-foot solar array consists of a 1.13 MW system, built with 3,268