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  • PVpallet releases adjustable, reusable plastic solar module shipping pallets October 23, 2020
    PVpallet announced it will be producing the first-to-market renewable, collapsible, sturdy, pallet system for solar modules. PVpallet is a solar module transportation management and protection system designed to benefit everyone throughout the industry handling solar modules. This shipping solution improves efficiencies and reduces costs throughout the entire solar supply chain, from manufacturing, distribution and installation… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • U.S. Department of Defense seeks carbon-free resilient energy solutions for the Air Force October 23, 2020
    AFWERX, the U.S. Air Force’s innovation catalyst, is seeking solutions from public and private industries, commercial sectors, government and academia for the Department of Defense (DoD) Reimagining Energy Challenge to modernize and create the future of resilient energy production, transmission, utilization and storage for the U.S. Air Force. Due to the high level of interest… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Clean energy job wages 25% higher than national median, report finds October 22, 2020
    Clean energy jobs paid 25% more than the national median wage in 2019 and were more likely to include health care and retirement benefits, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis of federal occupational wage and benefits data prepared for E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI)… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Study finds shifting to 100% clean electricity could save average U.S. household $2,500 per year October 22, 2020
    A new analysis by Rewiring America shows that transitioning to 100% clean energy would save Americans as much as $321 billion in energy costs each year while dramatically reducing economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions. The Rewiring America Report, “No Place Like Home: Fighting Climate Change (and Saving Money) by Electrifying America’s Households” by Saul Griffith and… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • SolarEdge and Schneider Electric partner on new residential energy management solution October 22, 2020
    Schneider Electric announced a technological and commercial partnership with SolarEdge Technologies for North America that will accelerate the residential solar market and provide homeowners with seamless energy management for smart homes of the future. The partnership marries Schneider Electric’s expertise in energy distribution and automation solutions with SolarEdge’s footprint in residential solar and smart energy… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Alliant Energy upgrades 2.55-MW Iowa solar plant with storage October 22, 2020
    More than 9,500 solar panels now generate clean energy at Alliant Energy’s new Marshalltown Solar Garden in Marshalltown, Iowa. This pilot project combines solar power and battery storage to generate, store and deliver electricity to customers. The Marshalltown Solar Garden sits next to Alliant Energy’s Marshalltown Generating Station, a natural-gas-fired facility. Both energy sources are… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • IMO FireRaptor receives UL rapid shutdown system certification with Fronius inverters October 22, 2020
    IMO Automation announced it has received its latest UL PVRSS (Photovoltaic Rapid Shutdown System) listing on the Fronius Primo family of solar inverters under UL1741 guidelines. IMO worked closely with Fronius in achieving this listing as it required the development of an additional capacitance bleed circuit to dispel stored current upon Rapid Shutdown initiation. That… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • DC Sustainable Energy Utility seeks solar developers for district’s Solar for All program October 21, 2020
    The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) has issued two requests for proposal offering $8 million in incentives to contractors and developers to build solar projects to support one of the largest low- to moderate-income (LMI) solar energy and decarbonization efforts in the country. The RFPs for the District’s Solar for All program were released on… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Environmental advocacy group says PNM’s merger with AVANGRID will advance clean energy in New Mexico October 21, 2020
    Western Resource Advocates today commented on the $8.3 billion merger of AVANGRID and Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM): “PNM has committed to being a leader in clean energy, and this merger with AVANGRID is a positive step that should accelerate PNM’s realization of its carbon reduction goals,” said Pat O’Connell, Western Resource Advocates’… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • VLV Development completes 1.1-MW solar install on Chicago microgrid October 21, 2020
    VLV Development, a black and veteran-owned company committed to providing clean, renewable energy in urban communities, completed a first of its kind 1.1-MW solar facility that is part of the Bronzeville Micro-Grid Cluster in one of Chicago’s most iconic neighborhoods. In collaboration with the local utility and other stakeholders, VLV financed, designed and delivered the… […]
    Billy Ludt