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LONGi Solar Sets New Bifacial Mono-PERC Solar Cell World Record at 24.06%

LONGi Solar has announced that it has achieved a new monocrystalline silicon PERC world record conversion efficiency using commercial wafer (M2) dimensions that exceeds 24 percent for the first time, according to tests carried out by the National...

Vermont’s Largest “Solar Parking Lot” Deploys Innovative Panels on the Burlington Waterfront

Encore Renewable Energy announced that Vermont’s largest solar canopy to date, built by a public-private partnership for the Science Museum on the Burlington waterfront, has commenced generation of electricity.  The 156kWp solar carport at...

Eicke R. Weber receives SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY Visionary Influencers Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Prof. Eicke R. Weber, former director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and Vice President of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) has been awarded the SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY Visionary Influencer Award 2019 in the...

Learn 25 Years of Solar Charging in Less than 60 Minutes

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, give us an hour and learn what we've learned about solar charging best practices over the last quarter century. Attendees will receive a 1 hour NABCEP CE credit.

Oncor Renews Texas Solar Incentives

Companies across a wide swath of Texas can access a strong ROI on solar due to the renewal of a major solar incentive by one of the state's main utilities. Oncor, whose service area covers much of Texas including the Dallas-Fort Worth...

Signal Energy Australia to build 333MW Darlington Point Solar Plant in New South Wales

Signal Energy Australia, Pty Ltd, the Australian subsidiary of Signal Energy, LLC, has been selected by Edify Energy and Octopus Investments to build the 333MWdc/275MWac Darlington Point Solar Plant in western New South Wales,...

New Report on Community Solar Programs for Low- and Moderate-Income Customers

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) have released a new report, 

SolarRoofHook Changed Our Name to QuickBOLT

In response to the housing crisis of 2008, Quickscrews launched its first ever non-woodworking division: SolarRoofHook. Our team led the charge to build a new market in solar residential mounting hardware.  In 2012, our QuickBOLT...

Enter to Win a SnapNrack Ultra Rail System

SnapNrack, leading manufacturer of solar mounting solutions, announced a new Ultra Rail Sweepstakes to kick off 2019.  Solar Installers are invited to enter for their chance to win an Ultra Rail System from SnapNrack. Weekly winners will be...

LONGi Solar Named Approved Vendor by U.S. Residential Solar Provider Sunnova

LONGi Solar, world leading manufacturer of high-efficiency mono-crystalline solar cells and modules, announced it has been added to the approved vendor list of Sunnova Energy Corporation, the leading privately-held U.S. residential solar...

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Helios Solar and Renusol America Announce Completion of Michigan's First Brownfield-to-Solar Energy Project

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Solar Installations Rise in Second Half—but Module Revenue Growth Stalls

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Pilot Credit Encourages LEED Building Projects to Become Active in the Smart Grid

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the release of the comprehensively updated LEED Demand Response Pilot...

World Premiere: Organic Solar Cells for Building Integrated Photovoltaics

Konarka Technologies is starting as the first company world-wide to manufacture organic solar cells for...

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