SMA America Offers Training Online And In-Person Through Solar Academy

SMA America’s Solar Academy curriculum consists of a broad range of seminars and webinars covering grid-tied and off-grid products, commercial and utility systems, communication devices, sales and marketing, code compliance and installation best practices. Most live classes qualify for North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) continuing education credit. Classes are held at SMA

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Enphase Donates Solar Materials To Wildlife Associates Project

Everybody Solar recently announced that Enphase Energy, a microinverter technology provider, has donated more than 100 microinverters and accessories to the Wildlife Associates project in Half Moon Bay. This in-kind donation will help significantly lower the cost of the project and pushes Everybody Solar past 18% of their fundraising goal. “Giving back to our local


APS And Upsolar Offer Financing Package For Residential Customers

APS and Upsolar are teaming up to offer a turnkey solar financing and installation package for residential customers. The partnership unites PV modules from Upsolar and microinverter technology from APS to maximize system output and accelerate homeowners’ return on investment. The package is aimed at homeowners who want to capitalize on the many benefits of

200 MAGE SOLAR PV panels are mounted onto 5 ground mounts at the University of Kentucky Extension Office in Hopkinsville, KY. Sunway Energy Solutions designed and installed the clean energy project (photo courtesy of Sunway Energy Solutions).

University Of Kentucky Adds 50 kW

MAGE Solar USA, provider of PV and ACPV modules, recently announced that the University of Kentucky added a 50 kW PV system to the Christian County Extension Office in Hopkinsville. The system was designed and installed by Sunway Energy Solutions of Murray, Ky. The 200 MAGE Solar panels recently installed by Sunway Energy Solutions are


Webinar: How To Sell Solar To Your Local Bank

Live webinar is Thursday, Nov. 20th at 2 PM Eastern. Join us for 60 minutes of question and answer on how to sell solar to your local bank. Our distinguished panelists, drawn from some of the most innovative funding organizations in the country, have agreed to spend an hour answering your questions on financing small-commercial


BOS Services Coming To Mandalay Bay Rooftop Installation

Power management company Eaton recently announced a contract to provide electrical distribution equipment for a 6.4-MW dc solar installation at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Convention Center in Las Vegas. The MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy project is the world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center to date, and is predicted


BDR Fund And SEIA Seek Donations To Add Solar To Las Vegas School

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Brian D Robertson Memorial Solar Schools Fund (BDR Fund), a project of The Solar Foundation (TSF), teamed up to provide solar to a school in this year’s Solar Power International host city, Las Vegas. This is a new initiative for SPI and its partners that we hope to


Locus Energy And Swinerton Partner On Solar Monitoring and Analytics

Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the solar PV market, recently announced that Swinerton Renewable Energy, a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operations and management (O&M) provider for the utility-scale and distributed PV markets, will standardize its entire solar fleet on Locus Energy’s SolarNOC monitoring platform and PVIQ

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Solar Grid Storage Awarded SunShot Initiative Incubator Funding

Solar Grid Storage has been awarded U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Incubator funding of $968,120 aimed at streamlining solar storage interactivity with the grid and accelerating deployment of innovative solar storage systems. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz announced the latest round of SunShot Incubator awards during his keynote address at Solar Power International 2014


UL Presents Four Posters During SPI

We’ve always been fascinated by the poster sections of trade shows. When we heard that UL (Underwriters Laboratories) was presenting four posters at SPI, we asked them to share what you could have learned if you’d had the chance to attend them all: BoS Is No BS — You Must Install Them Properly By Christian Storbeck,