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New Reg Changes Attracting Major Solar Players to Illinois

Sunnova Energy Corporation, the leading privately held U.S. residential solar and energy storage service provider, announced that it has begun offering Illinois homeowners an immediate opportunity to go solar through its solar lease agreement. In...

3 IN 1 ROOF - the Most Efficient Solar System Ever!

Black or blue silicone solar cell have average efficiency ratings of around 22 out of 100 percent. However, once solar cells are grouped, placed under glass, fitted with a polyurethane backsheet (a solar panel) and mounted over a traditional...

Two Newton, MA Restaurants Add Energy Efficiency to Sweet and Savory Menus

Two Newton small businesses have more in common than delicious flavors and happy customers. Cabot’s Ice Cream & Restaurant and Blue Ribbon BBQ recently worked closely with Eversource to implement energy-efficient upgrades and lower their...

Ameresco and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Commemorate Completion of New 2.5 Megawatt Solar System

Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE: AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and energy infrastructure company, announced the completion of a 2.5 megawatt solar energy system for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) at the El Paso...

Aurora Solar Gives Contractors the Tools to Design Solar for New Homes Under California Mandate

California's recent decision to mandate solar PV systems on all new homes starting in 2020 will bring significant changes the state's solar and home construction markets. By enabling precise solar designs with just a roof plan, software...

Sanjeev Gupta to Build 280MW Solar Farm in South Australia

Details of a 280MW solar farm have been unveiled in South Australia as the first part of Sanjeev Gupta’s global GFG Alliance US$1 billion, one‐gigawatt dispatchable renewable energy program. The Cultana Solar Project in South Australia’s...

Schletter Group Supplies Largest Solar Park in the Philippines

The global company Schletter Group is supplying the mounting systems for the largest solar power plant in the Philippines. The plant on the main island of Luzon will generate more than 150 MWp of solar power and is already scheduled for completion...

Quixotic Systems Builds Rooftop Commercial Solar For Affordable Housing Communities In New York's Urban Core

As the solar industry continues its expansion to serve lower income communities, a New York solar leader, Quixotic Systems Inc. (QSI), has partnered with affordable housing developer Arker Companies to design and install...

Urban Grid announces it has sold 240MWac of solar projects in Virginia to Dominion Energy

Urban Grid, a leading solar developer throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its sale of two solar projects, totaling 240MWAC, in Surry County, Va., to Dominion Energy.  The projects, Colonial Trail West Solar (142...

Ubiquitous Energy Selected to Receive $3 Million Grant From the California Energy Commission to Further Its Transparent Solar Technology

Ubiquitous Energy, the leader in transparent solar technology, is pleased to announce that it has been selected to receive a grant of $3 million from the California Energy Commission through the Bringing Rapid Innovation Development to Green Energy...

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

Helios Solar and Renusol America have announced that a 100 year-old community waste landfill in Eaton Rapids has...

The Solar Cell that Also Shines: Luminescent ‘LED-type’ Design Breaks Efficiency Record, Illuminates 50-Year Mystery

To produce the maximum amount of energy, solar cells are designed to absorb as much light from the Sun as possible....

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

Despite a recovery in global solar installations in the second half of the year, plunging prices will result in zero...

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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