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  • Denver selects partners for equity-driven community solar project August 7, 2020
    The City and County of Denver will host up to 15 megawatts of community solar gardens on municipal rooftops, over parking lots, and vacant land as part of a signed Master Services Agreement with McKinstry, GRID Alternatives, and Unico Solar Investors. The project is part of the Renewable Denver Initiative,Read More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • J-POWER USA starts development of new solar project in Texas August 6, 2020
    J-POWER USA, along with Solar Plus Development, a subsidiary of Plus Renewable Technologies Limited, Avondale Solar, and AP Solar Holdings, a joint venture company between Plus Renewable Technologies and Avondale Solar, have agreed to jointly develop Charger Solar, a 400 megawatt alternating current solar project located in Refugio County, TX.Read More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • AMP Companies adds solar PV system for both energy and sound buffering, via Sunfinity August 6, 2020
    Dallas-based AMP Creative and AMP Studios will realize significant financial savings from their new 56.9-kW solar power system, designed and installed by Sunfinity Renewable Energy . The team at AMP Companies also realized their 144-panel solar system would provide another bonus – increased noise abatement from outdoor sources like rainstorms,Read More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • Yotta Energy’s PV panel-level energy storage tech adds Murata battery cells August 6, 2020
    Murata Electronics announced a collaboration with Yotta Energy to brings Yotta’s panel-level energy storage vision one step closer to commercialization. Yotta’s PV-Coupled technology includes the SolarLEAF, a panel-level solar storage solution that addresses the main barriers that have prevented mass adoption of solar plus energy storage projects – scalability andRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Q Cells is acquiring energy storage company Geli August 6, 2020
    Consolidation in the solar + storage solution space continues. The latest: Q CELLS is acquiring a 100% stake in San Francisco-based energy storage solutions company Growing Energy Labs, Inc. (Geli). The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. “There is increasing demand in the energy storage spaceRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Five things homeowners look for when searching for a solar contractor August 5, 2020
    When a homeowner is considering a solar PV installation, they often keep certain points in mind when searching for the right contractor. Though some homeowners focus solely on the bottom line, most are savvy enough to know that other factors come into play if they want to have the bestRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • Indigenous community in Canada going solar via Polar Racking August 5, 2020
    Canadian company, Polar Racking, has supplied PRU Ground Mount Racking for Phase 2 of the Fort Chipewyan Solar Farm, projected to be the largest off grid solar farm in Canada once completed. Polar Racking’s PRU Ground Mount Racking will be used for 5,760 solar modules in the project.  Polar RackingRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • A Solar Solution August 5, 2020
      The Vermeer PD5 and PD5R pile drivers are ready to drive you forward. Learn more. -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • CS Energy eyes big solar opportunity in New York, opens new office August 4, 2020
    CS Energy is already a leader in New York’s renewable energy industry, with more than 120 megawatts installed across the state, and the integrated energy firm will keep the momentum going with its first office in the state. The company expects to be playing a major role in New York’s renewable energyRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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  • Cool solar project in Washington, D.C., includes financial aid to low-income residents August 4, 2020
    George Washington University has begun a new solar project that will increase solar electricity in Washington, D.C. as well as provide financial assistance to low-to-moderate-income residents across the district. The university provided rooftop space on five campus buildings for solar photovoltaic panels, while New Columbia Solar, a D.C.-based solar energyRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
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