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  • Crown Battery signs up for AEP Energy’s new Integrated Renewable Energy option April 19, 2021
    AEP Energy, a subsidiary of American Electric Power signed an agreement with the Fremont, Ohio-based Crown Battery Manufacturing Co. to provide clean energy through the company’s Integrated Renewable Energy (IRE) solution. AEP Energy will supply the company with clean energy through IRE – a long-term, fixed price retail energy option thatRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    SB Staff
  • Solar panel cleaning tech from Superclean Glass a finalist in DOE’s American-Made Solar Prize April 19, 2021
    Superclean Glass, Inc., a company that uses a solar panel-cleaning technology developed at Stony Brook University and a start-up mentored by the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP) at Stony Brook, has been named a finalist in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) American-Made Solar Prize for 2021. Superclean Glass was oneRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Environmental justice priorities added to new SEIA policy platform April 19, 2021
    The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) unveiled its environmental justice priorities in a new policy platform that will inform the organization’s advocacy efforts. The document lays out policies that expand access to clean energy and create industry jobs and workforce development training. It includes possible tax, climate, energy access andRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Mosaic, Congressional Bank sign multi-year solar loan purchase program April 19, 2021
    Mosaic, the leading financing platform for U.S. residential solar and energy-efficient home improvement projects, announced a new $1.5 billion, multi-year loan purchase program with Congressional Bank. The program focuses on loans for solar energy systems, as well as battery storage, to help further accelerate the adoption of clean energy inRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • GoodWe earns EuPD Top Brand Award in six countries – a new record April 19, 2021
    Last week, GoodWe was listed as the top inverter brand in six countries – something no other Chinese inverter brand has achieved before. The award issued by EuPD is for the rooftop category and the six countries are the Netherlands, Australia, Poland, Spain, South Africa and Pakistan. The prestigious TopRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • Comparison shopping could unlock community solar April 19, 2021
    Community solar is a growing, important segment of the solar industry that still struggles at efficiently gathering said communities. At last count by NREL, community solar projects are located in 39 states, and 20 states have policies that support it. That’s all pretty good! But about 74 percent of theRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • NIPSCO and Capital Dynamics sign 200 MW solar energy BTA April 16, 2021
    The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has signed a BTA to bring 200 MW of solar energy to Indiana with the Elliot Solar project. The Elliot Solar project is expected to begin construction in Gibson County, Indiana in summer 2022 and start commercial operations the following summer. Capital Dynamics will constructRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • Details on Trina Solar’s new Agile 1P Dual Row tracker design April 16, 2021
    Trina Solar Co. announced the official worldwide launch of the TrinaTracker Agile 1P Dual Row this week, a new member to the TrinaTracker family right on the heels of the Vanguard series launched in December. The Agile 1P will expand the design possibilities of the TrinaTracker line (with a focusRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Upgrading to Thin-Film: When it Makes Sense for Your Commercial DG Projects April 16, 2021
    Register here Wed, Apr 21, 2021 2 p.m. EDT First Solar is a global solar leader and America’s Solar Company. For decades its industry-leading thin-film technology has been a large developer favorite around the world, with 60 percent of U.S. utility-scale installations in 2019 featuring First Solar modules. Now, FirstRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • Catalyze buys solar installer PermaCity (over 2 GW in combined project pipeline) April 15, 2021
    Catalyze, a developer and independent power producer, acquired PermaCity, a solar developer and installer. PermaCity will now operate as a business unit of Catalyze, and founder Jonathan Port will continue to lead the PermaCity division while also joining Catalyze’s executive leadership team. With a commitment to deliver more than 400 MWRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell