White House takes actions to scale solar and storage market

Thw White House recently hosted a Summit on Scaling Renewable Energy and Storage with Smart Markets.  The Summit brought together regulators, power companies, municipalities and energy developers that are leading efforts to promote smart electricity markets and greater grid integration of renewable energy and flexible resources such as energy storage. The Administration announced new executive

Rosendin Construction Puerto Rico completes 5-MW project with AET Rayport-G ECO solar racking system

Applied Energy Technologies (AET), today announced the completion of a 5 MW solar installation project with Rosendin Construction Puerto Rico, LLC in Juncos, Puerto Rico. The modules installed for the project are Hanwha Q Cells 300W. The project will bring power to a Medtronic Pharmaceuticals facility. “It is a privilege to be selected for another

Schneider Electric awarded Intersolar Innovation Award

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation and a global leader in solutions for solar solutions and energy storage power conversion chain, is the proud winner of the Intersolar Award for Innovation 2016, in the Outstanding Solar Projects category. This award recognizes solar energy projects that set a particularly inspiring example of

Renusol America teams with J.R. Zar on east-west facing ballasted solar project in Atlanta

Renusol America, a leading provider of solar PV mounting solutions with systems installed across the U.S., announced that it has provided its Renusol EW ballasted mounting system for 850 solar panels on the rooftop at the Dania Furniture Center in Beaverton, Oregon. The Renusol EW is an east-west facing system and part of a solar

Sunpreme bifacial PV modules used on Massachusetts school rooftop system

Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is now one of the most energy efficient schools in the country. Although providing a safe and productive learning environment was the paramount goal of the project, energy efficiency and energy conservation were areas of intense focus during the planning. The 600-kW solar PV system with

Panasonic introduces new solar panel installer program

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America announced the introduction of its new solar panel installer program for participating installers. The new program will allow these installers to take advantage of valuable marketing, training and partner support initiatives to help develop their business. The continued growth of the HIT brand prompted this new program, as participating installers will

ABB connects power to the Indian grid from one of the world’s largest solar plants

ABB has successfully commissioned five substations to integrate a 648 MW solar project at Kamuthi in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to the national transmission grid. The project was awarded by independent power producer (IPP) Adani Group in 2015, and completed on schedule. The solar photovoltaic project – made up of five plants

Stion installs first ever utility solar projects in Mississippi

Stion Energy Services recently completed the installation of the first ever utility projects in the State of Mississippi. A total of 1.5 MW was installed at three different sites for Entergy Mississippi Inc. One of the arrays, a 500-kW system in Hinds County, is equipped with a single-axis tracking system that will generate 820,000 kWh

SunPower plans 7.75-MW solar system for Toyota’s new Texas headquarters

SunPower Corp. and Toyota announced that SunPower is designing and plans to construct a 7.75-MW solar power system at Toyota’s new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, which the auto maker plans to occupy next year. Expected to generate 25 percent of the headquarters’ total electricity demand, the system is anticipated to be the largest corporate

Blue Oak Energy installs 2.2-MW solar project for net zero facility

REI, a national specialty outdoor retailer and the nation’s largest consumer co-op, has announced the completion of a 2.2-MW rooftop solar installation atop its new distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona. This is REI’s third distribution center and will improve customer service and delivery response across the Southwest region. As a company with a deep-rooted history