Tag Archive: Solar Power

Dec 16

Private Rooftop Solar Milestone  

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the company will soon reach a milestone of 2,409 megawatts of installed private rooftop solar capacity on the energy grid, representing more than 275,000 solar customers in Northern and Central California. PG&E expects to reach this state-mandated limit for its current rooftop solar program this …

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Jul 26

Solar Cost Calculator

Modernize Launches ModSun Solar Cost Calculator for Homeowners Nationwide Human-Centered Approach to Going Solar Leverages Industry-Leading Technology  Modernize, the online service that connects homeowners with contractors specializing in energy-efficient home improvement projects, today announced the launch of ModSun, an easy-to-use residential solar panel cost calculator focused on providing a transparent, human-centered approach to going solar. …

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May 18

Does Going Solar Make Sense For Your Home in New York?

  For numerous good reasons, home solar power is becoming more popular all the time, but is it right for your home? With the expense of solar panels dropping, and the cost of other energy rising, solar power can be a wise investment for your home.  It can raise the appraised value of your property, …

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Apr 08

Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry Projects Shine

Thanks to Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry, 85 more homes in the two villages will be generating their own solar power in coming months. The Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry campaign, which launched in October 2015, just concluded the residential part of its program, but commercial property owners still have until April 30 to sign a contract for solar. Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry is …

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Oct 14

Ice Energy Launches Solar + Ice

The greenest most cost-effective solar-plus-storage solution for utilities Solution available now through long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) that guarantees performance Energy Storage North America (ESNA) – San Diego, Calif. – October 14, 2015 – Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, announced the launch of Solar + Ice which bundles Ice Bear …

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Jul 31

3 Top Solar Panel Home Design Trends

Via Modernize   The recent solar boom has led to advancements in solar technology that homeowners are increasingly able to take advantage of. Residential solar allows individuals to save money on their monthly energy bills, greatly reduce their negative impact on the environment, and even look forward to selling their home at a prime price …

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May 28

Floating Solar Installation

Kyocera, Gaia Power, Kyudenko and Century Tokyo Leasing Announce Construction of 92MW Solar Power Plant in Japan One of Japan’s largest solar installations to provide equivalent power for roughly 30,500 households Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi, herein “Kyocera”), K.K. GAIA POWER (President: Koji Fujisaki, herein “Gaia Power”), Kyudenko Corporation (President: Matsuji Nishimura, herein “Kyudenko”), and …

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May 14

Solar PV Tracker Rankings

Array Technologies Led Global Solar PV Tracker Rankings in 2014, IHS Says Global PV tracker market increased by more than 60 percent, reaching 4 GW in 2014 View image | gettyimages.com EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (May 14, 2015) –The global PV tracker market increased by more than 60 percent, to reach 4 gigawatts (GW) in 2014, …

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May 12

Renewable Energy Goal – 100% Says Hawaii

Many US states are struggling to figure out where they stand with regard to renewable energy. A history of oil and coal development hamstrings many states who feel beholden to the companies who have built huge infrastructure around oil and coal. Other states wonder how much to lean on renewable energy in their development planning. …

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Apr 13

Martifer solar Connects SELF-CONSUMPTION Solar PV Rooftop Plant in El Salvador

Martifer Solar has connected a new solar PV rooftop plant on rooftop in San Salvador, El Salvador, which represents the company’s commitment to grow the market in Central America The PV plant was developed Martifer Solar’s local partner, DESENI and was built for one of El Salvador’s leading distribution companies, DISZASA Martifer Solar, a subsidiary …

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Mar 24

Three San Diego County Churches Help Combat Climate Change, Reduce Electricity Costs with KYOCERA Solar

Sullivan Solar Power Installs 153kW of Kyocera Solar Modules at St. Patrick Catholic Parish in North Park, St. Bartholomew’s in Poway and Paradise Valley Church in National City San Diego – March 23, 2015 – Kyocera Solar, Inc. and Sullivan Solar Power teamed up to equip three San Diego County churches with solar systems that …

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Feb 19

Energy Efficiency Project For Federal Prisons

Conservation measures at Coleman, Fla., facility to exceed federal mandates for water and energy reductions, expected to save $79 million over 19 years  Constellation  today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement $45 million in water and energy conservation measures and install a 2-megawatt (DC) solar …

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Sep 16

Solar Power For Business

New SolarCity Product Makes it Possible for Businesses to Significantly Increase Solar Output From Each Rooftop Incredibly Lightweight, “Snap Together” Mounting System Allows Businesses to Fit 20-50 Percent More Solar Panels on Each Roof, Promises to do for Commercial Solar What Zep Has Done for Residential SolarCity (Nasdaq:SCTY) unveiled a new product in its Zep Solar line of solar …

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Jul 24

Study Predicts Rapid Growth in Solar Energy Market Will Lead to Opportunities for Copper

Sustainable energy expert reports on market study at SOLAR 2014 Conference  With the growth rate of the solar energy market expected to increase by double-digits over the next decade, so too will the demand for copper which is needed to  power and ground cabling for these installations, said Zolaikha Strong, director of sustainable energy for …

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May 13

Committing to a Clean Energy Future

In his State of the Union address, President Obama pledged to make 2014 a year of action. And today, we announced new ways we’re taking action to advance clean energy and create opportunity for hardworking Americans. The Obama Administration has made historic investments in the research, development, and deployment of clean energy. And these investments …

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Apr 04

RGS Energy and GRID Alternatives to Install 10 Solar Electric Systems for Low-Income Families Nationwide

RGS Energy, a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, and GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest non-profit solar installer, have launched a new partnership to help bring solar power to low-income communities across the country. RGS Energy employees will volunteer throughout 2014 to install solar for 10 low-income families in California, Colorado, …

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Mar 19

5 Things Every Commercial Property Owner Needs to Know Before Investing in Rooftop Solar

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  The age of solar being used to generate energy on the roof tops of commercial buildings now seems to be coming into its own. No longer just the domain of rooftop household solar or large solar power stations, commercial building owners can now see the benefits of using solar on their large commercial roof …

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Mar 13

Solar Energy Growth

Next-Generation Photovoltaic Technologies to Take Center Stage as Solar Expenditures Rebound Advanced photovoltaic (PV) technologies such as diamond wire and n-type substrates will increasingly find their way into mainstream solar manufacturing, especially with capital expenditures set to bounce back this year, according to IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). In a move that will coincide with the …

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Mar 10

Local Solar Panels Dispute

It seems hard to believe that we have come so far in the adoption and acceptance of solar energy in our country both on the commercial power development side and on the home solar power side that a dispute like the one brewing the St Louis area could still be happening. CLARKSON VALLEY • The fuss …

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Jan 29

Soligent Introduces Solar Engine

Project management, financing, installation and other services enable independent solar dealers to concentrate on growth, squeeze out soft costs Soligent, a leader in systems and technologies for making solar dealers more competitive, today unveiled Solar Engine, a modular suite of integrated services that allow independent solar dealers to drive out costs, reduce paperwork and grow …

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