Jan 312017
 
Eos Energy Storage (Eos) – pioneer of the Znyth battery technology – today announced a partnership with Siemens to integrate, install and service energy storage solutions. The Eos Aurora 1000│4000—a 1MW|4MWh DC battery system—is being sold today at $160 per usable kWh for the full DC system with performance guarantees supporting up to 20 years of continuous operation with minimal maintenance. Eos packages its patented Znyth technology in a modular,...
Jan 302017
 
The growth of photovoltaic technology around the world continues, and the global success story has now reached a further milestone: 300 gigawatts (GWp) of total installed solar power capacity around the world. This was announced by the German Solar Association in Berlin, on the basis of their own calculations. In 2016 there was a global deployment of solar power systems with an additional nominal capacity of around 70 gigawatts. That amounts to a jump of around 30% in new...
Jan 272017
 
Clean Energy Collective (CEC), a community solar solutions provider, announced today that Pueblo County School District 70 (D70), the administrative arm of 34 schools in south central Colorado, has approved a contract securing 1.1 megawatts of solar capacity, or 11,456 solar PV panels, in two of CEC’s community solar arrays under development with Black Hills Energy. The move makes D70 the first school district in Colorado to offset 100 percent of its energy use for school facilities...
Jan 272017
 
Eltek announced a contract with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide complete photo voltaic solar solutions for 104 hospitals in Zimbabwe. Eltek will provide full delivery, installation, service and monitoring of the solar systems which use Eltek’s breakthrough Rectiverter technology as a key component. The Rectiverter combines the functions of a rectifier and an inverter. With a modular design, these solar power solutions can easily be adapted to different requirements...
Jan 262017
 
Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI), a pioneer in solar tracking solutions, announced its expansion to the Middle East, North, Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region. ATI continues to expand its leadership in this emerging solar tracking market by securing multiple utility-scale projects and opening a new office inAbu Dhabi. The company has also received an innovation award courtesy of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) and the World Future Energy Summit (WFES). ATI is partnering with STC...
Jan 262017
 
NV Energy and Apple announced today they have reached an agreement to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by early 2019. The projects will support Apple's renewable energy needs for its Reno data center. In the coming weeks, NV Energy will file an application with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) to enter into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the solar power plant. The project will bring NV Energy's total to more than 529 megawatts of...
Jan 262017
 
NV Energy announced today that it will propose to allow existing net energy metering customers to remain on old rules over a transition period as long as 20 years.  Today's announcement comes as the company prepares for ongoing Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) proceedings on net energy metering.  "This grandfathering proposal is being offered in recognition of NV Energy's desire to treat all customers, including those who had previously made a...