Solar Canopies: Why it is a Smart Move?

Solar Carports aka Solar Canopies are becoming one of the most popular rooftop solar PV installations. While they are still a small fraction of the overall solar energy market, we are seeing an increased appetite for solar carports relative to a few years ago. Although this interest from customers is not new and Staten [...]

By |2021-11-26T15:51:44+00:00November 26th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

Court Kills Module Tariffs Backed by Trump

In another win for the solar industry, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) re-instated the exclusion of bifacial solar modules from the Section 201 tariffs. Originally granted in June 2019, the exclusion for bifacial modules was revoked by the Trump Administration in October 2020. The court found that while Trump’s proclamation complied with [...]

By |2021-11-22T18:37:26+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

YOUR BANK & YOUR THEATRE HAVE BOTH CHOSEN SOLAR BUT WHEN WILL YOU DO?

Last week, American lender Bank of America (BoA) has announced the completion of a comprehensive Solar PV installation at its corporate campus in Chandler, Arizona. With the help of nearly 10,000 newly installed solar panels, the system will offset around 60% of the energy requirement of the campus each year. The construction of the [...]

By |2021-11-01T17:35:13+00:00November 1st, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

Energy Equity Through Solar + Storage In a Hurricane Zone

As extreme weather caused by the climate crisis becomes the new normal, it is high time that we adopt an integrated energy strategy and solutions that are both resilient and sustainable. In August 2021, Hurricane Ida resulted in power outages for around 1.2 million customers across eight states, according to situation reports from the [...]

By |2021-10-16T17:11:06+00:00October 16th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

Caltech Adds Solar to Power Campus Buildings

At times when it is costly to buy electricity from the grid, Caltech has installed solar panels on the rooftops of eight more of its campus buildings. The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a private research university in Pasadena, California. From being early birds at the student center, gym to staying up for [...]

By |2021-10-08T19:34:04+00:00October 8th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

Maine Shelter Home chooses Community Solar

More people and organizations are interested in going solar than ever before. According to a recent survey, a growing number of homeowners are choosing solar energy to power their homes. Following the lead, York County Shelter Programs (YCSP), has recently subscribed to a community solar program. The non-profit organization was founded in 1979 and [...]

By |2021-10-01T17:03:39+00:00October 1st, 2021|Newsletter, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FORMER AUTO SALVAGE YARD NOW HOME TO 2.1MW SOLAR PLANT

On September 9, 2021, The Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) and Encore Renewable Energy announced the commissioning of a new 2.1MW community solar project. Noteworthy fact is that the solar plant is constructed on an underutilized brownfield site in Morrisville, Vermont, which was previously used as an auto salvage yard. The site/junk yard [...]

By |2021-09-24T18:27:27+00:00September 24th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

HYDROGEN TO BACKUP WIND AND SOLAR POWER

As the United States races to achieve its goal of zero-carbon electricity generation by 2035, energy providers are ramping up the installation of renewable resources such as solar and wind. But being somewhat weather dependent, renewables lack the possibility of achieving a continuous supply on their own due to their inherent intermittence. So, what [...]

By |2021-09-16T17:16:31+00:00September 16th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

World’s Largest Battery Storage Facility Just got Bigger

Pairing renewable energy power plants with energy storage is a trend of increasing importance as the cost of energy storage declines. Battery storage systems are emerging as one of the potential solutions to increase system flexibility, due to their unique capability to quickly absorb, hold, and then release electricity. Unlike conventional storage systems, such [...]

By |2021-09-07T17:02:49+00:00September 7th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments
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