SolarCity, SunEdison Announce New Solar Projects With Walmart

SolarCity, a Top 400 Solar Contractor, has entered into contract with Walmart for the installation of new solar projects at facilities in up to 36 states over the next four years. SolarCity has completed more than 200 solar projects at Walmart locations since 2010. SolarCity has also installed and tested energy storage projects co-located with solar


Top Contractor Presents Cloud Workspace

Southern California-based Sullivan Solar Power, a Solar Power World 2014 Top Solar Contractor has shined bright as an industry leader for its innovative adoption of Google Glass, and having developed one of the first apps ever for the wearable technology. Most recently, Sullivan Solar Power has been a thought leader in developing its own business


SMA Training Tour Coming To California And Arizona

Greater success through greater know-how: the SMA Solar Academy provides expertise and advanced training tailored to participants on SMA products and photovoltaics. Courses take into account the latest trends, new developments, and current topics in the field. Advanced training gives you the best qualifications for long-term success in an environment as dynamic as the solar


Ford, SunPower, Sierra Club Partner On National Drive Green For Life Program

The Sierra Club is joining Ford Motor Company and SunPower’s Drive Green for Life program to help more Americans move toward emissions-free driving. Drive Green for Life offers Ford customers who own electrified plug-in vehicles, including Focus Electric, C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid and Fusion Energi Plug-In Hybrid, a $750 rebate on a SunPower residential solar


SolarWorld And Enphase Energy Enter Global Partnership

SolarWorld and Enphase Energy announced today that they have signed a global strategic partnership agreement. Enphase is the world’s largest provider of microinverters, devices that convert direct electrical current to alternating current to enable most applications of solar electric power. “The global partnership between SolarWorld and Enphase – two companies renowned for quality, reliability and

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Enphase Adds New Features To Mobile App

Enphase Energy recently announced new features for the Enphase Installer Toolkit, a mobile app designed to help solar installers improve overall business productivity by making installations faster and more efficient. Enphase has enhanced the Installer Toolkit so that installers can now use the app to wirelessly connect to the Enphase Envoy Communications Gateway, which connects


What Would Your Ideal Solar State Look Like?

The Solar Electric Power Association is releasing guidelines and opening up the website for its 51st State Initiative to kick off a three-month submission period. Launched at Solar Power International last month in Las Vegas, the 51st State is aimed at challenging a broad range of energy industry stakeholders, from think-tank analysts and utility staffers


Trina Solar Sets New Efficiency Records for Silicon Solar Cells

Trina Solar announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set new world records for high efficiency p-type and n-type silicon solar cells. The p-type mono-crystalline silicon solar cell on an industrial Cz wafer, which integrates advanced technologies including back surface passivation and local back surface field, reached an

Electrovaya, a developer and manufacturer of lithium ion battery systems will partner with Canadian Solar, a global solar power company, for a micro-grid project.
Electrovaya plans to provide a 200 kWh energy storage system which will feature its Lithium Ion SuperPolymer 2.0 technology.

Sunrun To Offer Canadian Solar Modules

Canadian Solar, module manufacturer, says Sunrun, residential solar installer, has approved Canadian Solar as its qualified vendor. Through AEE Solar, a subsidiary of Sunrun and a distributor, consumers and PV installers can choose Canadian Solar’s products in their Sunrun home solar system. “Sunrun is one of the solar industry’s fastest-growing and leading companies. We are very


Texas’s United Natural Foods Goes Solar

UNFI (United Natural Foods, Inc.) partnered with Meridian Solar, a Solar Power World 2014 Top 400 Contractor, to build a 655-kW roof-top solar electric system on its 590,000 square foot distribution center in Lancaster, Texas. Using energy harnessed from the sun, UNFI can now store and deliver its more than 65,000 products while adhering to