Jul 202018
 
Intersolar and ees North America featured riveting discussions between industry pioneers in San Francisco, California during its eleventh annual event. The co-located exhibitions, including SEMICON West, attracted more than 14,000 attendees from around 60 countries and 433 exhibitors, and the high-level conferences featured 35 sessions and 12 workshops, including four sessions focused on e-mobility technologies and market trends during the new Power2Drive track. Conference...
Jul 192018
 
Chint Power Systems (CSP), a specialist in commercial PV inverters, announced the compatibility of the 50kW and 60kW commercial inverters with Tigo’s TS4 platform. These commercial inverters are compliant with NEC 2017’s Rapid Shutdown specifications with Tigo’s exclusive UL certification. CPS commercial inverters are shipping now. Tigo conducted extensive testing to validate the effective performance of the systems together in standard operating environments, as outlined in...
Jul 182018
 
CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company providing 100% clean electricity to customers across the country, has launched the CleanChoice Energy Broker Program. The new program allows energy brokers and consultants to make CleanChoice’s 100% regional solar and wind power and Community Solar products available to both their business and nonprofit customers. The new program will initially be available to partners serving Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey,...
Jul 182018
 
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and WGL Energy Services, Inc. (WGL Energy) today announced a new Clean Energy Partnership to green the electricity use and offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with SEIA’s office, travel and events. Through this partnership, WGL Energy will annually provide SEIA with 373 solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) and 554 Green-e Climate certified carbon offsets after calculating approximate emissions from SEIA staff travel, commuting,...
Jul 172018
 
The Gemini solar + storage project is proposed for a 44,000 acre parcel of federal land near Las Vegas.  The developer is Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, which plans to install nearly 700 megawatts of solar with as much as 200 megawatts of battery storage. The environmental review is expected to be complete in 2019, with construction to begin in the third quarter. According to a Bloomberg report, the solar project is expected to cost $1 billion and could be generating power in 2020.
Jul 122018
 
Mission Solar Energy, a U.S. based supplier of high-power solar modules, is proud to announce the completion of a roof top solar energy system for one of NASA’s newest buildings at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Over the years, NASA has made an effort to replace and revitalize many of the pre-Apollo era facilities at Marshall Space Flight Center. These new buildings were designed to be more technologically advanced and create a smaller footprint. “We are...
Jul 122018
 
Yaskawa Solectria Solar (YSS) announced its partnership with Tigo, a manufacturer of Module-Level Power Electronics (MLPE). YSS is focused on advancing its technology and achieving the highest level of quality in our products. Together YSS and Tigo are providing a solution for roof-mounted PV systems to insure the safety of firefighters and first responders, and guarantee system owners of
Jul 122018
 
EnSync, Inc., a developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs), announced the selling of 20-year power purchase agreements (PPA) with the tourist destination Polynesian Cultural Center and the community organization Kohala Village HUB to undisclosed investors. The PPA for the Polynesian Cultural Center, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established to preserve and portray the cultures, arts and crafts of Polynesia, will finance a set of photovoltaic...
Jul 112018
 
During an awards ceremony at Intersolar North America, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) today honored its 2018 3iAward recipients, celebrating the nation's best innovation, ingenuity and inspiration in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The winners are based on a prestigious annual national search. "Today, we're proud to recognize our 2018 IREC 3iAward recipients - among the nation's most extraordinary people, projects and programs making a sustainable...