Jan 312019
APA Solar Racking announced the launch of itsTITAN Series Racking System. APA has worked diligently over the past several years with structural engineers, professional engineering firms, and installers to develop a solar racking system that is both highly optimized and installer friendly.   The TITAN series is a 3-rail system that features an asymmetrical clamping design. This means 25% fewer East/West rails for installation and less brackets and fasters that go along with it....
Jan 302019
Solar monitoring software provider Solytic will take over and operate Suntrol Portal by bankrupt solar panel producer Solarworld from March 8th 2019 onwards. For its 27,500 globally registered users, the portal will still be available free of charge. This way Solytic can ensure the continuous service of Suntrol as a first step. But the Berlin solar monitoring provider, whose financial investor is the energy provider Vattenfall, also plans to further develop their
Jan 302019
Deep in the light blue waters of Key West, Florida (US) Honest Eco’s founding captain, Billy Litmer, says their dolphin watching tours help their guests “understand and interact with wildlife from a curious yet courteous proximity.” In creating his eco touring company, Billy invested in everything he needed to guarantee an unforgettable experience for his guests--knowledge, custom boats, and quality gear. Sunflare’s light, thin, flexible and rugged solar panels are a...
Jan 292019
The collegiate institutions chosen to participate in the Solar Decathlon 2020 Build Challenge represent a mix of new and returning teams that have participated in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon in previous years. Below are the teams participating in the 
Jan 282019
Sunnova Energy Corporation, one of the leading U.S. residential solar and battery storage service providers, announced today it has expanded its service in New York to give homeowners access to Sunnova SunSafe™ solar energy generation and home battery storage service, complete with its 25-year warranty. Sunnova has been offering residential solar services in New York through its network of partners since 2014. New York consistently ranks in the top 10 U.S. solar...
Jan 282019
Corporations bought a record amount of clean energy through power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in 2018, shattering the previous record set in 2017. Highlights included a wave of smaller corporate energy buyers aggregating their purchases, and the first corporate clean energy power purchase agreements in markets such as Poland. BloombergNEF (BNEF) finds in its 1H 2019 Corporate Energy Market Outlook, published today, that some 13.4GW of clean energy...
Jan 272019
New technologies are allowing photovoltaic (PV) inverters to switch at ever higher frequencies. Consequently, these inverters are becoming much smaller and lighter. Meanwhile, international competition and reduced available subsidies for new installations brings strong pressure on cost. The current transducers used in PV inverters must follow the trends: they must have a reduced footprint while maintaining or improving performance at a lower cost, as compared to the transducers they replace....
Jan 252019
Vote Solar, a national non-profit advocacy organization, announced today three new clean energy leaders representing diverse perspectives have joined its board of directors. The new board members are Jon Carson, Founder and Managing Partner of Trajectory Energy Partners, Stephanie Chen, Energy Equity Director at The Greenlining Institute, and Zaid Ashai, CE
Jan 242019
RGS Energy, the exclusive worldwide manufacturer of the visually stunning Powerhouse Solar Shingle System, has been invited to exhibit at The NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) being held February 19-21, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. IBS is the largest annual light construction show in the world and the largest component of Design & Construction Week, the biggest residential construction show in North America. IBS brings together more than 1,500 top manufacture
Jan 242019
Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH, the German subsidiary of one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers in the world, Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., has received a carbon footprint (CFP) certification of 300 kg-eq/CO²/kWc in France for its high-efficiency Q.PEAK  and Q.PEAK DUO module series.  The current certifications mean that Hanwha Q CELLS’s high-efficiency Q.PEAK and Q.PEAK DUO modules continue to meet the stringent low-carbon demands of the French government. ...