CPUC PUT NEM 3.0 ON HOLD

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) was considering a controversial plan to cut the financial benefits of residential rooftop solar customers currently enjoy. The efforts were made by some big utilities to lower the solar energy export compensation rates and add a monthly solar fee. But that decision is now on hold, indefinitely. The [...]

By |2022-02-11T12:09:10+00:00February 11th, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Adds Solar + Storage

The U.S. Air Force has announced a comprehensive energy infrastructure upgrade project at Hurlburt Field outside Destin, Florida. The project will upgrade infrastructure and support critical power and grid stability needs at the base. Through the $22.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC), the project will reduce the base’s energy costs by 17.7%. Further [...]

By |2021-12-22T19:40:41+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

AMAZON INCREASES RENEWABLE ENERGY PROCUREMENT BY 40% IN ONE YEAR

Amazon is scaling its renewable energy portfolio each year. Recently the company announced 18 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects representing 2 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy capacity. The new procurement will be installed in the U.S., Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK. Earlier this year also, the company announced nine new [...]

By |2021-12-16T16:57:45+00:00December 16th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

What’s Driving People to Buy Batteries for their home?

Solar panels have one job: Collect sunlight and convert it into electricity. But it is possible only till the sun is shining. Therefore, the ability to store solar energy for later use is much of a significant task. Coupling solar energy and storage technologies are one such case. Technology advancement in batteries is also [...]

By |2021-12-09T19:06:02+00:00December 9th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

SAFE HARBOR YOUR SOLAR PROJECT AND SECURE YOUR 26% ITC

The growth curve for solar power continues its upward trajectory, thanks to ever-evolving technologies to complement solar energy. New inverters and racking solutions are making solar installations more efficient, helping extract more energy from the sun’s rays. Staten Solar is here to help your business in the transition to clean energy, which is not [...]

By |2021-12-03T18:53:37+00:00December 3rd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

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
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