New online solar marketplace backed by Solar SpeedRack opens to California residents in July

Solar SpeedRack is known for its hybrid racking system HRS160, which limits roof penetrations by using a SpeedFoot weight distribution block in between anchor spots. But the racking manufacturer enters new territory next month with its release of OneClickSolar, an online marketplace meant to help homeowners go solar. Michael Salvati, vice president of Solar SpeedRack

Trending in solar mounting: Companies offering more than just mounting systems

It takes a great deal of worthwhile effort to be seen as an expert in a specific area of the market. Many mounting companies attempt to do this by capitalizing on aspects that are one or two steps adjacent to their systems. SnapNrack has become an education leader on wire management, hosting webinars and tradeshow

Standard Solar installs 2.1 MW at Delaware Technical Community College

Standard Solar, in a partnership with Urban Grid, is pleased to announce the completion of the second phase of a 2.1-MW, two-phased solar project for Delaware Technical Community College (Delaware Tech). The final phase features a 449-kW carport and a 296-kW rooftop array on the Terry Campus in Dover and two rooftop arrays totaling 585

Ohio 4-MW solar landfill project to use mostly Ohio-made solar products

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, has reached an agreement to utilize Ohio made solar panels and racking systems in the landfill solar project it is helping to develop in Brooklyn, Ohio. Cuyahoga Urban Renewable Power (CURP) is developing the 4-MW solar project located on a former landfill in the City of Brooklyn, Ohio, near Cleveland. As the

Blattner chooses SunLink mounting systems for 500 MW of projects in Florida, Minnesota

Full-scope solar energy solutions provider SunLink has been selected by Blattner Energy as the project supplier in connection with projects in Florida and Minnesota. SunLink will supply Blattner with engineering services and its industry-leading fixed-tilt mounting solution GeoPro which can handle any terrain and any environment. “Solar is an integral part of the clean energy strategy

Solar Basics: Canopy-side solar chat with Eaton

Solar Basics is a video series by Solar Power World created to help installers learn about the business, tools and tricks of the solar power trade. Solar Power World visited Eaton’s Power Systems Experience Center to learn more about the company’s role in solar and storage. Editor Kathie Zipp speaks with Eaton’s John Vernacchia in

ReVision installs first commercial solar parking garage canopy in Maine

ReVision Energy, in partnership with Quest Renewables, recently completed the installation of a 193.63-kW QuadPod solar canopy system atop Portland, Maine’s Fore Street Garage. The system has been producing power since late May. Fore Street Garage is owned by ReVision Energy’s customer, East Brown Cow Management Company. The installation marks the first commercial solar parking

S-5! offers free online CEU course about optimizing rooftop solar design

The S-5! Attachment Solutions continuing education course, The Solar-Ready Roof: Optimize the Design, is live in the AEC Daily Online Learning Center. Choosing the right platform for solar panels is a critical step in the design process and can have significant impact on both initial and long-term costs. This free course discusses the basics of

SunPower partners with Solect and Green Street to install 6.9 MW at Massachusetts schools, colleges

Ranked seventh among U.S. states for the most solar capacity, Massachusetts is adding 6.9 MW to its 1,487 MW of solar currently installed and operating. Solect Energy and Green Street – members of SunPower’s reputable national dealer network – have developed two high-efficiency SunPower solar systems that will provide electricity to 10 Massachusetts schools. In Easton

Solect Energy installs 236-kW rooftop solar array using non-penetrating SolarPod Crown system

Solect Energy and Mouli Engineering announced the commissioning of a 236-kW SolarPod Crown installation in the City of Fairhaven, Massachusetts. The cement roof and the 140-mph wind zone at the Fairhaven Housing Authority (FHA) required a new solution from a standard roof mounted system. After extensive research, John Mosher, Vice President of Energy Solutions at