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


Array Technologies Showcases 120° Solar Tracker In California

Array Technologies (ATI) and construction company, White Construction Inc. (White), signed a tracker supply agreement for more than 28 MW of Array Technologies’ DuraTrack HZ single-axis solar tracking system earlier this year. The DuraTrack HZ structure features a customized 120° range of motion and holds roughly 94,340 high performance CS6X-P Canadian Solar modules at this

The London community celebrated the start of over 200 local renewable energy jobs at the grand opening of the Canadian Solar manufacturing facility. This is the fourth manufacturing facility to be created by Samsung Renewable Energy under the Green Energy Investment Agreement (GEIA) with the Government of Ontario.

Canadian Solar Supplies Modules For Georgia Solar Project

Canadian Solar modules will power a series of projects in Georgia totaling 5.1 MW with Atlanta-based solar developer and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) provider SolAmerica Energy. As the sole provider of photovoltaic (PV) modules for these projects, Canadian Solar expects these projects to be completed in December of 2014. Each of the projects will

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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


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

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12 Solar Sales Tips

At the recent Solar Power International 2014 show in Las Vegas, Nevada, one company hosted a clever competition. Solar sales software developer OnGrid asked its booth visitors to share their best tip for how to sell more solar to happier customers. Here’s 12 of the best responses they received and the one that came out as


Phono Solar Announces Commissioning Of Texas School District Project

Phono Solar, a Bloomberg-rated Tier 1 PV Module Maker, has announced the commissioning of the Pflugerville School District solar project. The 1.94 MW project will achieve approximately $1 million in savings after accounting for the cost of the solar panels and eliminate more than 51,300 tons of carbon pollution over the systems’ lifetime. The project