Influential solar panel players launch alliance to promote their low-carbon products

A new alliance dedicated to deploying ultra low-carbon solar energy today announced its formation. Leading renewable energy companies have joined together to launch the Ultra Low-Carbon Solar Alliance.  The Alliance will work to build greater market awareness around how solar supply chain decarbonization is producing solar panels with low embodied carbon to help governments and… […]

Houston community leaders form new renewable energy alliance

Today, Houston community leaders announced the launch of the Renewable Energy Alliance Houston (REAL Houston), with the goal of filling critical gaps in promoting, connecting and growing Houston’s energy businesses and workforce to accelerate the evolving energy transition. Known as the “Energy Capital of the World,” Houston is evolving to meet the needs of a… […]

Sigora Solar Acquires Aztec Solar

Sigora Solar, a residential and commercial solar company, has acquired Aztec Solar, a solar energy solutions provider, in a strategic growth move that supports Sigora’s expansion plans.  “We are on a mission to expand access to energy solutions for all types of customers,” says Logan Landry, CEO of Sigora Solar. “We are driven by a […]

Aptos Solar Technology Completes Accelerated RETC Environmental Tests

Aptos Solar Technology, a supplier of high-performance solar modules, has successfully completed accelerated environmental tests performed by the Renewable Energy Testing Center (RETC), an engineering services and certification testing provider for renewable energy products. The data revealed from testing confirms the reliability of Aptos Solar Technology’s DNA modules for extreme weather conditions over an extended […]

Sunrun Completes Acquisition of Vivint Solar

Sunrun, a provider of residential solar, battery storage and energy services, has completed its acquisition of Vivint Solar, which was initially announced earlier in the year.  The acquisition follows approval by regulators and stockholders of both companies.  “Welcome, Vivint Solar employees and customers,” says Lynn Jurich, co-founder and CEO of Sunrun. “Together we will provide […]

If Illinois could get its act together, clean tech investments would add $350 billion to economy

National business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released results of a report that quantified significant economic benefits associated with investments in advanced energy deployment for the state of Illinois. The report, which was produced by international economics consultant Analysis Group for AEE, used an industry-standard modeling tool to estimate the impact of investing state or… […]

New Alliance Formed to Support Low-Carbon Solar Energy

Renewable energy companies from a diverse cross-section of the solar industry have joined together to launch the Ultra Low-Carbon Solar Alliance. The alliance will work to build greater market awareness around how solar supply chain decarbonization is producing solar panels with low embodied carbon to help governments and companies meet aggressive sustainability goals.  The COVID-19 […]

Vivint Solar no more: Sunrun completes acquisition of residential competitor

Sunrun has completed its acquisition of Vivint Solar, which was initially announced in July. This follows approval by regulators and stockholders of both companies. With the transaction complete, Sunrun solidifies its position as the leader in residential solar and energy services across the United States and a top owner of solar assets globally with more… […]

Sunpin secures PPA for 98-MW solar project in California

California-based developer Sunpin Solar announced a PPA with an investment grade offtaker for the full output of the Titan Solar 1 Power Plant, which began construction in January 2020. The PPA covers the full 98-MWdc/70-MWac capacity of the solar project and will serve to meet California’s renewable portfolio standard requirements once it has reached commercial operation at… […]

American-designed Aptos Solar modules pass accelerated environmental tests

California-designed and Vietnam-made Aptos Solar Technology modules have successfully completed accelerated environmental tests performed by Renewable Energy Testing Center (RETC). The data revealed from testing confirms the reliability of Aptos Solar Technology’s DNA modules for extreme weather conditions over an extended period of time. “A high-quality PV module not only demonstrates high performance at standard test conditions… […]