First Solar to begin selling its solar panels to DG market

First Solar has long supplied its CdTe thin-film solar panels to the utility-scale market, but now with a distribution partnership with Graybar, Kinect Solar, and WESCO Distribution, the company plans to supply the distributed generation (DG) market in the United States. The distributors will offer First Solar’s large Series 6 module to the community solar, C&I and municipal… […]

Webinar: Monitor, troubleshoot, and manage plants in less time – October 8

Thursday, October 8, 2020 2 pm ET / 11 am PT     The process of monitoring solar plants for errors and analyzing the issues is a pain-point for many solar professionals, but it doesn’t have to be. Attendees will be introduced to Solar-Log®, a neutral and inverter-independent expert solution to streamline the monitoring process… […]

Midsummer Opens New Branch in Rome

Midsummer, a Sweden-based developer and supplier of advanced solar energy technology solutions for the production and installation of thin-film solar panels, has established a new branch in Rome, Italy.  The subsidiary is named Midsummer Italia and will carry on activities spanning from the production to the sale of solar panels. “With their 2 mm thickness, […]

BayWa r.e. Acquires Enable Energy

BayWa r.e., a global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor, has acquired Enable Energy Inc. (EEI), a U.S.-based commercial and industrial (C&I) solar and energy storage solutions provider with expertise in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operations and maintenance (O&M) support.   The acquisition represents the latest move in BayWa r.e.’s growth and expansion […]

DESRI Signs 155 MW AC of PPAs with Facebook, PacifiCorp

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI), a renewable energy producer, has unveiled additional details regarding the signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Rocket and Horseshoe Solar projects in Utah.  The projects, which are expected to total 155 MW AC, will support Facebook Inc.’s Eagle Mountain Data Center, through PPAs with Rocky Mountain Power. […]

RPCS, Knobelsdorff Partner to Supply Solar to Minnesota Communities

RP Construction Services Inc. (RPCS) and Knobelsdorff have partnered to supply 14 communities throughout Minnesota with renewable solar energy. RPCS, a partner of solar tracker manufacturer Array Technologies Inc., will be supplying the DuraTrack HZ v3 single-axis solar tracker for the portfolio of projects. Array trackers keep solar PV modules following the sun on its […]

BayWa r.e. acquires solar + storage contractor Enable Energy

Global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor BayWa r.e. has acquired Enable Energy (EEI), a U.S.-based commercial and industrial (C&I) solar + storage solutions provider specializing in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operations and maintenance (O&M) support. The acquisition represents the latest move in BayWa r.e.’s growth and expansion strategy in the Americas.… […]

Panasonic adds eight more installers to Elite and Premium tiers of residential solar program

Panasonic Corporation of North America announced eight installers in four states have been promoted to the Elite and Premium tiers of its Residential Solar Installer Program. These promotions enable more homeowners to access the Panasonic Solar Modules HIT portfolio, as well as high levels of customer service excellence. Homeowners in the areas of Rancho Cucamonga, California,… […]

Green Lantern Solar completes ground-mounted solar project for Vermont school district

Waterbury-based renewable energy company, Green Lantern Solar, completed construction of a 500-kWAC solar array in Vernon, Vermont. This array joins just over 100 projects in Vermont developed by Green Lantern, accounting for nearly 40 megawatts of new in-state solar power to Vermont’s grid. The array is located on a reclaimed gravel pit. Reclaimed gravel pits… […]