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  • Dynamic Energy solar projects power entire Nantucket Island farm February 20, 2020
    Bartlett’s Farm is widely known as the oldest and largest family-owned farm on Nantucket Island. As part of Bartlett’s Farm’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and grid reliability on the island, Dynamic Energy recently completed a 1.4 MW ground-mounted solar installation. This project is adjacent to a 595 kW system that Dynamic Energy designed and constructed… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Bifacial tariff exemption comments are in: Installers want untaxed modules, panel manufacturers do not February 20, 2020
    This past Monday, Feb. 17 was the deadline for comments regarding bifacial modules’ exemption from the Section 201 tariffs on all imported solar panels. Tariffs on all imported solar panels — not just those coming from China — were first initiated in 2018. Bifacial modules received full exclusion in June 2019 before their exemption was revoked in… […]
    Kelly Pickerel
  • Comcast adds 760-panel rooftop solar array on D.C. facility February 20, 2020
    Comcast announced the completion of a 760-panel rooftop solar installation at its multi-purpose facility on Michigan Avenue in Washington, D.C. The system generates as much as 385 MWh of energy annually or the equivalent of 37 homes’ worth of electricity. “Our commitment to innovation stems further than our products and services and into our commitment… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Span smart panel now available with LG RESU home battery February 20, 2020
    LG Chem and Span.IO have joined forces on a battery and intelligent home energy control system that enables customizable backup power, letting customers control which home loads remain powered during outages. This new solution gives customers  flexibility to manage their energy whether their needs are driven by changing needs in the home, seasonality or power outage… […]
    Kelly Pickerel
  • Vote Solar calls for bold leadership to grow solar jobs in Massachusetts February 20, 2020
    After two straight years of double-digit decline, a recent report from the Solar Foundation found a relatively modest gain in solar jobs in Massachusetts. The Solar Foundation’s 2019 National Solar Jobs Census noted that “policy uncertainty is still curtailing nonresidential development in Massachusetts,” which reinforces the need for bold leadership and legislative action this session… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Wall-mounted solar mural depicts history of Texas school February 20, 2020
    The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, in collaboration with the Land Art Generator Initiative, South Texas Solar Systems and in partnership with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD), has installed the world’s first Land Art Generator Solar Mural artwork. The solar energy-producing artwork will be unveiled on the west-facing exterior wall of J.T. Brackenridge… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Safari Energy partners with ShopCore Properties on commercial solar projects nationwide February 20, 2020
    Commercial solar developer Safari Energy announced a new partnership to develop several commercial solar projects for ShopCore Properties, a leading owner and operator of community, power and grocery anchored centers throughout the country. Part of The Blackstone Group, ShopCore Properties owns over 20 million square feet of real estate, with properties in densely populated sub-markets… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • eGauge, 17TeraWatts bundle solar software services at a discount February 20, 2020
    eGauge and 17TeraWatts announced a partnership to provide the eGauge+Bodhi Solar Bundle to residential solar companies. The new bundle is an expedient way for solar companies to begin to provide their residential customers a seamless transition from project tracking to enhanced solar production and home energy monitoring at 35% off the individual retail price when… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • S-5! wins award for standing seam solar mounts on California solar project February 19, 2020
    S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, an authority on metal roof attachment solutions, has been awarded the Metal Construction Association (MCA) Chairman’s Award for metal construction projects of 2019 in the residential category for providing solar mounts to a sustainable California neighborhood. Each year the MCA recognizes outstanding metal construction projects in North America. The chairman’s award… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • EDF Renewables unveils solar + storage microgrid at company HQ February 19, 2020
    EDF Renewables North America announced the operation of its Innovation Drive Microgrid. The system is comprised of a 209-kWp solar carport, 182-kWp solar rooftop, 280-kW (538-kWh) battery storage system and 43 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations located at the company’s headquarters in San Diego. The solar and battery storage system, managed by EDF Store &… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener