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  • Solar panel cleaning company SunBrush opens Nevada branch to better serve U.S. market January 14, 2021
    The world market leader for PV cleaning systems from Germany, SunBrush mobil, is breaking new ground with the opening of its branch office SunBrush USA in the city of Henderson, Nevada. There, the joint venture of SunBrush mobil and its importer for the UK and Irish market Halse Solar LtdRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Intersolar North America, Energy Storage North America launch Solar + Storage Webinar Series January 14, 2021
    Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the newly combined flagship solar + storage events, have partnered with Strategen to launch “Solar + Storage: Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Promise,” a free webinar series designed to educate and energize solar + storage professionals ahead of its inaugural collaborative conferenceRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • If you’re not concerned with utility-scale shrinkage, you should be January 14, 2021
    As greater numbers of utility-scale solar projects are built on challenging topography that includes hilly terrain, shrinkage in utility-scale layouts is becoming increasingly common and more problematic. Shrinkage can be best described as the amount the total length of a tracker or fixed-tilt row is shortened in a top downRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Contributing Author
  • Everest Solar Systems changes name to K2 Systems January 13, 2021
    Everest Solar Systems opened its doors in the U.S. in 2012, and just a few short years later opened a second office in Mexico. Now in 2021, they are changing their name to K2 Systems. Why? Well, Everest has always been a part of K2 Systems, a solar racking manufacturerRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Largest on-site craft brewery solar project now live via Duke Energy, REC Solar January 13, 2021
    Duke Energy and Firestone Walker Brewing Co. have completed one of the largest on-site solar arrays in the craft beer industry ­­­– a 2.1-megawatt solar array and 281-kilowatt solar carport on 9.7 acres in Paso Robles, Calif. The arrays will generate the majority of the brewery’s energy, which is enough toRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Pine Gate Renewables brings 8 solar projects online in Michigan January 13, 2021
    Consumers Energy, Pine Gate Renewables and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., announced five new solar energy projects in Genesee County and three in Saginaw County are now online and providing clean, renewable electricity for Consumers Energy customers. The eight sites were built and are operated by Pine Gate Renewables andRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Lightsource bp secures innovative ‘proxy generation’ PPA for 153-MW Briar Creek solar farm January 13, 2021
    Lightsource bp has secured a proxy generation power purchase agreement (pgPPA) with the Capital Solutions unit of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), in partnership with Nephila Climate. The pgPPA is for electricity generated by Lightsource bp’s 153 megawatt Briar Creek solar farm, located in Navarro County, Texas. What’s aRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • SunPower installs solar system at Philadelphia Flyers training facility January 13, 2021
    Through an agreement with SunPower, Comcast Spectacor, owner of the Wells Fargo Center arena and the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, completed the installation of a 1.06-MW solar system at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone at Voorhees in New Jersey. Comcast Spectacor has also introduced an electric Zamboni iceRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • STAG Industrial continues nationwide rooftop solar rollout with help from Sherin and Lodgen January 13, 2021
    Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP’s Renewable Energy Group represented STAG Industrial, Inc. in connection with rooftop solar leasing for two solar installations – its first in Illinois and fifth in Massachusetts. The projects are part of community solar programs and will provide low-cost renewable energy to local homesRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Aptos Solar, NEP team up on high-powered AC solar solution January 13, 2021
    Aptos Solar Technology, a provider of high-efficiency solar module technology, and Northern Electric Power (NEP), a global manufacturer of microinverters, have joined forces to deploy high-performance AC solutions to the U.S. solar market. The two Silicon Valley based-companies have entered a collaborative partnership in which the design and engineering of theirRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell