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OutBack Eliminates Long Battery Delivery Lead Times And Offers NABCEP Solar Training

Solar adoption is growing at a breakneck pace in the U.S. Southwest, where residents in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona are taking advantage of state incentives and the steady levels of sunshine year round. As solar penetration grows beyond California to other sunny states, the demand for effective design and maintenance from knowledgeable labor is


Energy Department Announces $15 Million To Boost Community Solar

In support of the Administration’s goal of doubling renewable energy generation for a second time by 2020, the Energy Department today announced $15 million to help communities develop multi-year solar plans to install affordable solar electricity for homes and businesses. The United States continues to be a global leader in solar, with total U.S. solar

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Locus Energy Signs Vendor Agreement With Amicus Solar Cooperative

Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and analytics company, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Amicus Solar Cooperative to be its preferred vendor of solar monitoring hardware, software and solar data analytics. Hoboken, N.J.-based Locus Energy was selected for its  reputation with the cooperative’s members, the reliability and ease of use of its


The Cost Of Leaks, Failures And Fires Under Rooftop Solar Arrays

It may take a year or two of heavy rain, but eventually an improperly installed rooftop solar mounting system will make itself known. Inevitably, the ceiling below the array will dampen and begin to leak, alerting the owner with conspicuous – and infuriating – drops of water. The costs of such a failure for the


How To Mount Solar On Tile Roofs

Quickscrews International has been steadily creating a full line of mounting products to meet the needs of the most common residential roofs in the U.S. In this article, the company discusses its recommended technique for installing solar on a tile roof. For general installation, one must remove the tile where the hook will be, locate

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SPG Solar SunSeeker Delivered For Utility Project In Arizona

SPG Solar, a provider of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has completed the on-time delivery of the SunSeeker tracker to a 50-MW DC system in Gila Bend, Ariz. Constructed by engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch, it will be one of Arizona’s largest solar power installations. “This project not only validates the incredible ease


Array Technologies Commissions Four Solar Tracking Sites In California

Solar tracking solutions company Array Technologies (ATI) and nationally recognized construction firm Swinerton Renewable Energy have announced the completion of four solar projects located deep in the heart of the California desert. The four utility-scale solar sites are now online and providing electricity to the grid through a power purchase agreement (PPA). All four projects

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Mazda Center Goes Solar

Mazda worldwide has an environmental initiative to diversify its energy sources and to use them efficiently, as demonstrated by installing a 317-kW solar system on its R&D Center in Irvine, California. This PV system was installed by Sun Integration of Sherman Oaks, California. It also includes 1,222 Mitsubishi Electric modules and Orion Solar Racking. Solectria Renewables


There’s A New Way To Guarantee Your Solar Project Goes Smoothly

  The U.S. Energy Information Agency calls the future of solar bright, projecting that it will be the fastest-growing source of renewable energy in the United States until 2035. Still, as the number of building owners and sustainability officers looking to incorporate solar into their facilities grows, many still find pulling the trigger easier said

The 7.8 MW plant, located in Mishmar Hanegev, will generate over 13.8 million kWh of clean and renewable energy each year.

ET Solar Completes 7.8 MW PV Power Plant In Israel For EDF

ET Solar Energy Corp.recently announced that its German EPC subsidiary, ET Solutions AG, based in Munich, Germany, has successfully engineered and commissioned a 7.8 MW PV power plant in Israel for EDF Energies Nouvelles. Located in Mishmar Hanegev, approximately 100 km south of Tel-Aviv, the project was constructed in cooperation with ET Solar’s Israeli partners,