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  • Sunnova Expands Footprint to CO, NH, SC January 17, 2020
    Sunnova Energy International Inc., a residential solar and energy storage service provider, has entered the Colorado and New Hampshire markets, bringing its array of product offerings to both states. Sunnova has also expanded its Sunnova SunSafe solar + battery storage system offering into South Carolina, making it the 16th state where the system is available.  […]
    Michael Bates
  • Fitch Ratings Finds Solar Outperforms Wind Globally January 17, 2020
    Fitch Ratings, a company that specializes in credit ratings and research, says solar consistently outperforms wind power among global renewable energy project ratings, according to an updated analysis from the rating agency. “More than a decade of analysis shows that solar resources are consistently more stable and predictable than wind, resulting in less volatile revenues […]
    Michael Bates
  • Solar Landscape Awarded Rooftop Solar Projects January 17, 2020
    Solar Landscape, a solar energy company specializing in large commercial solar installations, has been awarded more than 20 MW of rooftop solar projects as part of the first round of New Jersey’s community solar pilot program.  The eight-project allocation, totaling 20.35 MW DC, represents more than 53% of the first-round’s rooftop solar approvals. The New […]
    Michael Bates
  • JinkoSolar Breaks Conversion Efficiency Record January 17, 2020
    JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., one of the largest solar module manufacturers in the world, says the maximum conversion efficiency of its bifacial solar modules has reached 22.49%, breaking the previous world record and setting a new standard for the efficiency of mass-produced solar cells.  These results were verified during testing conducted by TÜV Rheinland, an […]
    Michael Bates
  • New York Power Authority to Develop Energy Storage System January 17, 2020
    The New York Power Authority (NYPA), the largest state power organization in the U.S., has collaborated with Zinc8 Energy Solutions Inc., a Vancouver, B.C., developer and manufacturer of long-duration, low-cost zinc-air energy storage solutions, to develop a demonstration energy storage system in New York.  The project will have the ability to provide back-up power, help […]
    Michael Bates
  • SunModo Joins Sunnova Approved Vendor List January 16, 2020
    SunModo Corp., a company focused on racking and mounting solutions, says Sunnova Energy International Inc., a U.S. residential solar and storage service provider, has added them to Sunnova’s approved vendor list (AVL). Through this new partnership, Sunnova’s network of local installers can now offer its residential customers in the U.S. SunModo’s solar mounting and racking […]
    Michael Bates
  • Colorado Senate Gives Accolades for Solar Project January 16, 2020
    The members of the Colorado Senate have extended their congratulations to Tri-State, a not-for-profit cooperative power supplier, in recognition of the commencement of the 100 MW Spanish Peaks Solar Project.  The commendation was put forward by Colorado State Senate President Leroy Garcia and highlights Tri-State’s investment in southern Colorado with this utility-scale project. The commendation […]
    Michael Bates
  • Central Tower of 700 MW CSP Project Completed in Dubai January 16, 2020
    Significant progress has been made on the Dubai 700 MW concentrated solar power project (CSP), the world’s largest single-site CSP project.  A topping-out ceremony for the project’s 222-meter central tower was held, welcoming representatives from Shanghai Electric, the project’s general contractor, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Noor Energy 1, and China Construction third engineering […]
    Michael Bates
  • Unirac, Solar Stack Deal Takes Solar Mounting System Global January 16, 2020
    Unirac Inc., a North American manufacturer of PV mounting systems, and Solar Stack, a Florida-based manufacturer of non-penetrating solar mounting solutions, have collaborated on a global license deal for the Solar Stack product.  The deal with Solar Stack continues Unirac’s series of acquisitions, strategic partnerships and new product and service introductions, part of Unirac’s Better […]
    Michael Bates
  • Teck Purchases SunMine Solar Facility January 16, 2020
    Teck Resources Ltd., a diversified resource company, has purchased the SunMine solar energy facility in Kimberley, British Columbia, from the City of Kimberley. SunMine is located on land at Teck’s former Sullivan Mine site. The 1.05 MW facility, operational since 2015, is the first grid-connected solar facility in British Columbia and the first built on […]
    Michael Bates