Knobelsdorff to install 17 MW of tracking projects in Minnesota with RPCS help

RP Construction Services and Knobelsdorff will together supply 14 communities throughout the state of Minnesota with solar power. The portfolio of Minnesota projects will total 17 MW, and will be completed in 2020. RPCS, a trusted partner of leading solar tracker manufacturer Array Technologies, will be supplying the DuraTrack HZ v3 single-axis solar tracker for… […]

SunPower Launches New Low-Annual Percentage Rate Loans for Solar Customers

SunPower Corp., a provider of distributed generation storage and energy services, has launched new low-annual percentage rate (APR) loans for U.S. residential solar customers.  The new rates are expected to result in substantially lower monthly payments for homeowners purchasing SunPower’s solar energy solutions, lowering the barriers to entry so more households can use the clean […]

Sunfinity Renewable Energy selected as solar installer partner for Whisper Valley

The Austin-area residential community of Whisper Valley has selected Dallas-based Sunfinity Renewable Energy as an “Approved Solar Partner” to handle the entire solar process through customized design, engineering, permitting, procurement, installation and activation of every system to ensure a seamless transition to solar energy for new homes built in Phases II through V over the… […]

SunPower introduces low-APR residential solar loans

SunPower is offering new low-annual percentage rate (APR) loans for U.S. residential solar customers. The new rates are expected to result in substantially lower monthly payments for homeowners purchasing SunPower’s solar energy solutions, lowering the barriers to entry so more households can use the clean energy of solar to generate their own electricity, manage their… […]

New 25-kW Chint inverter is Sunspec compliant with APsystems rapid shutdown system

APsystems announced the new Chint three-phase 25-kW 208 VAC inverter is now listed on Sunspec’s Photovoltaic Rapid Shutdown System (PVRSS) certification to the UL 1741 standard. That brings the total of Chint inverter models tested by CSA and certified to be used with APsmart’s PVRSS solutions to five. Joining Chint are five other unique inverter… […]

Referrals are a positive side effect of strong solar customer relationships

Referrals are sales generated by word of mouth, often from former customers and through relationships developed with businesses in adjacent industries. Solar contractors, especially those working in regional residential markets, attribute a large stake of their sales to jobs well done. “It’s all about customer experience. Nobody’s going to refer you if they didn’t have… […]

Sunshine Solar to acquire utility-scale foundation company Terra Posts PV

Georgia-headquartered solar construction company Sunshine Solar has announced that its affiliate Bravo LLC will acquire Terra Posts PV, a utility-scale solar foundation installation company. Terra Posts PV owns and operates a fleet of 10 GAYK pile-driving machines and accompanying equipment and vehicles. “Terra Posts PV is one of the leading solar foundation installation companies in… […]