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MGE Receives Approval for Large-Scale Solar Project

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) received preliminary approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to move ahead with plans to own an additional 50 megawatts (MW) of the Badger Hollow Solar Farm, known as Badger Hollow II. "The addition...

Schneider Electric’s Hybrid Inverter Conext XW Pro Gains HECO Listing for the Hawaii Market

Schneider Electric Solar, the solar business division of Schneider Electric, has announced a significant milestone for their latest hybrid inverter, Conext XW Pro, with the recent inclusion to the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) Qualified...

SMA Holds More Than 1,500 Patents - Protection of Intellectual Property is Becoming Increasingly Important

For almost 40 years, SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has been developing innovative technologies that make a crucial contribution to promoting the global expansion of photovoltaics and the transition to a safe, sustainable and cost-effective supply...

Dynamic Energy Completes Phase 2 of Largest Solar Project on Nantucket for Bartlett's Farm

Bartlett's Farm is widely known as the oldest and largest family-owned farm on Nantucket Island. As part of Bartlett's Farm's ongoing commitment to sustainability and grid reliability on the island, Dynamic Energy recently completed a 1.4 MW...

Comcast Completes Solar System Installation for Washington, D.C. Facility

Comcast announced the completion of a 760-panel rooftop solar installation at its multi-purpose facility at 900 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, D.C. The system will reduce approximately 272 metric tons of CO2 in the regional...

Azuri Launches Brighter Lives Initiative to Encourage More Rural Women Into Solar

Azuri Technologies, a pioneer in pay-as-you-go solar home solutions for off-grid Africa, has launched its Brighter Lives Initiative, aimed at bringing more rural women into the off-grid solar sector. Azuri hosted its inaugural Women in Solar...

S-5! Recognized for Its Contribution to Sustainability of Innovative California Community

S-5! Metal Roof Innovations (S-5!), the leading authority on metal roof attachment solutions, announced it has been awarded the Metal Construction Association (MCA) Chairman’s Award for metal construction projects of 2019 in...

GameChange Solar Awarded 350 MW West Coast USA Tracker Project Based on Quick Install Speed

GameChange Solar announced that the second 175 MW of a 350 MW project was awarded recently. The first 175 MW of this single-axis Genius Tracker system was delivered over the last two months on schedule and will be completed shortly....

Solar Jobs Up Nationwide and in 31 States After Two Years of Losses

The U.S. solar industry employed nearly 250,000 workers in 2019, an increase of more than 5,600 jobs (or 2.3%) since 2018, according to the 10th annual

CVE North America Closes the Construction Financing of its SMART Solar PV Portfolio with AVANA Capital

CVE North America ("CVE") and AVANA Capital ("AVANA Capital") have successfully closed construction financing totaling $57MM for the 31.3MW portfolio of six solar photovoltaic ("PV") plants in the US (the "CVE SMART Portfolio"). Principals of the...

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