Sol Systems developing solar project for Illinois wastewater company

Wastewater treatment company Illinois American Water is working with Sol Systems to develop two solar fields on its property in Champaign and Peoria, Illinois. The arrays will be the largest of their kind within American Water’s nationwide footprint. Both systems will be rated at 2 MW and, combined, will help the company save over $200,000… […]

EnerVenue Bringing Metal-Hydrogen Batteries to Mass Market

EnerVenue, a company that specializes in metal-hydrogen batteries, has launched with $12 million in seed funding.  The investment enables EnerVenue to accelerate the development of its safe, maintenance-free and cost-efficient clean energy storage solution. Based on technology proven over decades under extreme aerospace conditions – including powering the International Space Station and Hubble Space Telescope […]

Frost & Sullivan: $3.40 Trillion to be Invested in Renewable Energy by 2030

The 2020s will be crucial for all the participants in the power industry as the transition toward renewable energy is expected to increase, while coal takes a downturn in most developed markets, according to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Growth Opportunities from Decarbonization in the Global Power Market, 2019-2030. Falling costs and renewable-friendly energy policies […]

Google signs PPA with Candela Renewables for new 140-MW Texas solar project

Candela Renewables announced an agreement with Google for a 140-MW power purchase agreement in Texas, bringing new green energy to the ERCOT power grid. As part of the agreement, Candela will develop a new solar power project, boosting the local economy as a result of the investment and creating new construction and permanent full-time jobs.… […]

Ellensburg Solar installs Washington’s largest rooftop solar array

Yakima Chief Hops (YCH), a 100% farmer-owned hop supplier for the brewing industry, has completed its latest solar installation for a total of 3,706 solar panels, making it the largest rooftop array in Washington state. YCH partnered with Ellensburg Solar to complete the installation of the solar array who has been involved since the first… […]

Big-wafer solar panels aren’t quite ready for their residential debut

Coronavirus may have temporarily interrupted solar installation schedules, but one thing it didn’t touch was technology innovation and R&D. The summer of 2020 saw a number of solar panel manufacturers announce new models surpassing 500 W. With 350-W panels generally seen as amazingly powerful just three years ago, many companies are jumping to new extremes… […]