NBA Legend Bill Walton New Voice Of NRG Home Solar

NRG Home Solar has announced that NBA legend and solar enthusiast Bill Walton has signed-on as the voice of the company’s home solar solutions. “Residential solar represents an incredible opportunity for consumers, and NRG Home Solar is leading the charge in making inexpensive and renewable energy accessible to all homeowners with its unique customer-focused business


Get Solar Quotes Instantly With Only A Street Address

Sungevity’s Instant Solar Quote (Instant iQuote) is the first technology capable of generating residential solar installation quotes instantly based on nothing more than a street address. Both Instant iQuote and Sungevity’s earlier-generation iQuote technology eliminate the need for time-consuming and capital-intensive home visits to design and price residential solar installations. The new instant quote ability

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Mosaic And Enphase Partner On Residential Solar Loan With Operations & Maintenance

Mosaic, a peer-to-peer platform for solar finance, and microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy join forces to launch what they say is the first home solar loan packaged with residential operations and maintenance (O&M) services, offering simplicity and value for homeowners and installers. Prior to today, many homeowners have preferred solar leases to loans because of the worry-free


Shea Homes And SolarCity Celebrate 2000 SheaXero Homes

Trilogy by Shea Homes Active Lifestyle Communities, the award-winning builder of resort communities, and SolarCity have sold more than 2,000 SheaXero No Electric Bill Homes powered by clean, renewable solar electricity. SolarCity and Shea Homes currently offer solar power together in 11 Trilogy communities in five states. The companies estimate that the cumulative environmental impact made by


SunPower And KB Homes Partner On Solar Energy Storage

SunPower announced a new collaboration with its longtime partner KB Home to install energy storage solutions at certain KB Home locations in California as part of a pilot program. SunPower currently offers its high-efficiency solar power systems to purchasers of new homes in more than 150 KB Home communities; this new pilot program expands the


5MW Microgrid System To Be Installed On Annobon Province

The government of Equatorial Guinea has selected MAECI Solar, a division of Management and Economic Consulting, in collaboration with GE Power & Water and Princeton Power Systems, to install a 5-MW solar microgrid system on Annobon Province, an island off Equatorial Guinea in west central Africa. The solar microgrid will feature 5MW solar modules and


RBI Solar Will Acquire PV Mounting Specialist Renusol GmbH

RBI Solar signed an agreement to acquire Renusol GmbH, one of the PV industry’s leading solar mounting specialists for residential and commercial projects in Europe and in the United States. Renusol is 100% owned by Centrosolar Group AG. The acquisition includes the American subsidiary Renusol America, which is 100% owned by Renusol GmbH. The acquisition continues


What Is A Value Of Solar Tariff (VOST)? Does VOST=FiT?

This article first appeared on It is reprinted here with permission. We thought this piece was an interesting counterpoint to this article by Rosana Francescato of the PV Solar Report . By Yann Brandt Managing Editor of and SPW Contributor Value of solar tariffs, also known as VOSTs, have hit some level of critical mass; At least


Solar Speaks: Is Principal Solar Ready To Take Off?

Two weeks ago, Principal Solar announced it had reached the financial critical mass it needed to purchase and finance multiple solar projects, which fits into its overall strategy to become a distributed solar utility. We talked to Michael Martin, executive vice president, business development at the Dallas-based, publicly traded solar energy holding company, about what this means for

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OneRoof Energy And Choose Energy Offer Bundled Product

OneRoof Energy, a subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, along with energy comparison shopping provider Choose Energy, recently introduced  SolarSelect to the Massachusetts deregulated energy markets giving homeowners complete control over their electricity supply and delivery. The bundled product was initially launched for residents in the NSTAR and NGRID utility coverage areas. In deregulated energy markets,