JinkoSolar Unveils New N-Type Tiger Pro Solar Module

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., a global solar module manufacturer, has launched its new generation of the 610 W Tiger Pro High-efficiency monocrystalline TR solar module and its building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) solutions product series. The key feature of the Tiger Pro 610 W is the N-Type HOT 2.0 high-efficiency cell technology, independently developed by JinkoSolar. Thanks […]

SmartStop self-storage company completes first of 10 solar projects planned in 2020

SmartStop Self Storage REIT, a self-managed and fully-integrated self-storage company with approximately $1.6 billion of self storage assets under management, announced the completion of the first solar panel project as part of a broader Company-wide initiative to reduce SmartStop’s carbon footprint and become more energy efficient. The 61.38-kW project at SmartStop’s Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina,… […]

SRP: 21 Arizona Companies Sign Solar Agreements

Salt River Project (SRP), an Arizona-based utility company, says 21 commercial, municipal and school district customers across the state have signed agreements to get a portion of their energy from the sun – a total of 100 MW of solar energy will soon be helping to power operations at these organizations. This is the second […]

First Solar Enters Membership Interest Purchase Agreement

First Solar Inc., a provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions, has entered into a membership interest purchase agreement with NovaSource Power Services, a portfolio company of Toronto-based private equity firm Clairvest Group Inc., pursuant to which NovaSource will acquire First Solar’s North American Operations and Maintenance (O&M) business.  Upon closing of the transaction, approximately 220 […]

National Land Realty releases database of current solar site listings

National Land Realty (NLR), a real estate land brokerage company specializing in farm, ranch, country estates, timber, recreational and commercial development properties, developed a database for solar developers that offers access to the latest listings of available properties for solar projects. Through the company’s proprietary mapping software and site identification process, it has compiled prescreened… […]

Distributed Solar Development acquires 3.9-MW portfolio of SMART solar projects

Distributed Solar Development (DSD) acquired a four-project, 3.9-MW community solar portfolio in Massachusetts. The four projects are currently under construction and will be among the first Massachusetts SMART program rooftop projects to reach commercial operation, which is expected later this year. “Massachusetts’ growing community solar program demonstrates how states can successfully implement good policy to… […]

Panel-level energy storage solution Yotta Energy finds battery cell supplier

Murata Electronics will supply its FORTELION battery cells to Yotta Energy’s panel-level energy storage solution. Murata’s lithium-iron-phosphate FORTELION battery cells are integrated within Yotta’s solar panel-level solution SolarLEAF to deliver safe lithium-based energy storage to solar projects. Yotta’s PV-coupled technology not only enhances FORTELION’s features, but significantly reduces the thermal runaway risk. The companies have… […]

21 customers sign on as offtakers of 100-MW solar array in Salt River Project district

Arizona utility Salt River Project announced 21 commercial, municipal and school district customers across the Valley have signed agreements to get a portion of their energy from 100 MW of solar power. This is the second phase of the Sustainable Energy Offering, which is part of the utility’s ongoing commitment to provide commercial customers with… […]

Nearmap to host virtual conference on aerial imagery

Aerial imagery company Nearmap kicks off its flagship event Nearmap NAVIG8 today, with more than 5,000 set to join the livestream of Nearmap executive addresses and use case presentations across government, AEC (architecture, engineering and construction), solar and insurance. Nearmap NAVIG8 was created to provide a forum for Nearmap customers from around the world to… […]

Kaiserwetter launches asset management software for the solar sector

International energy IntelliTech company Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management (Kaiserwetter) announced the launch of ARISTOTELES 3.2, the next generation of its multiple award-winning, cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform ARISTOTELES, to equip users with unprecedented insight into the technical and financial performance of their renewable energy assets. “As a result of continuous… […]