Schneider Electric launches energy management devices for its suite of solar offerings

Schneider Electric Solar announced InsightHome and InsightFacility, the newest additions to the Insight Energy Management ecosystem. Both InsightHome and InsightFacility are smart edge devices that connect customers’ Schneider Electric solar and storage systems to the Insight app. InsightHome targets the residential solar and storage market globally while InsightFacility is for large residential and commercial solar and storage… […]

All new U.S. electricity generation capacity came from renewables this summer

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewable energy sources dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first eight months of 2020. Combined, they accounted for 63.3% — or 10,445 MW — of the 16,499 MW of new utility-scale capacity… […]

Mosaic Releases Two New Solar Loan Products for U.S. Homeowners

Mosaic, a U.S.-based provider of financing solutions for residential solar and energy-efficient home improvement projects, has released two new competitively priced solar loan products – a 0.99% APR 20-year loan and a 1.99% APR 25-year loan.  The new products enable Mosaic’s solar partners to offer the lowest rates in the market at a time when […]

Borrego Solar Expands Maine Distributed Solar Portfolio

Borrego Solar, a company that develops and delivers clean energy, has expanded its solar portfolio with eight new projects in municipalities across Maine. The planned projects will consist of a total of 55 MW of solar installations located in Manchester, Orland, Randolph, Strong, Turner, Windham, Blue Hill and Millinocket. The Borrego portfolio represents the largest […]

LG Electronics USA Introduces its Latest AC Solar Module

LG Electronics USA has introduced the LG NeON 2 ACe, the latest AC solar module featuring LG’s integrated microinverter.  The new addition to LG’s NeON 2 lineup builds on LG’s array of solar products, providing homeowners and installers with a wide selection of options tailored for each individual home or building. The LG NeON 2 […]

Schneider Electric Solar Debuts New Energy Management Solutions

Schneider Electric Solar has unveiled the InsightHome and InsightFacility, its newest additions to the Insight Energy Management ecosystem.  Both InsightHome and InsightFacility are smart edge devices that connect customers’ Schneider Electric solar+storage systems to the Insight app. InsightHome targets the residential solar+storage market globally. InsightFacility is for large residential and commercial solar+storage systems. Digital technologies […]

IHS Markit: U.S. Corporations Driving Renewable Growth

More than any other country, the U.S. has a growing portion of new renewable energy projects being built to meet demand coming directly from corporations. Agreements through which corporations contract electricity from renewable power producers are expected to be responsible for 44 GW to 72 GW of wind and solar additions in the country from […]

Ideematec Unveils the Horizon L:Tec Solar Tracker

Ideematec Inc., a global supplier of solar tracking systems, has released its Horizon L:Tec solar tracker.  The new two-module-in-portrait (2P) tracker features a patented locking technology that secures modules in position against torsional galloping, caused by extreme wind loads, to reduce maintenance costs and expand product lifespan. The tracker integrates with bifacial modules to generate […]

Siting report finds Maryland can meet state solar goals with available brownfields and roof space

The Chesapeake Conservancy’s Conservation Innovation Center (CIC) released a new report: “Optimal Solar Siting for Maryland: A Pilot for Baltimore County and City.” Using geospatial analysis, the report identifies optimal solar sites and answers the key question: Are enough optimal sites available to meet Maryland’s renewable energy goals for solar energy? The analysis results showed… […]

Borrego Solar developing 55-MW, 8 project PV portfolio in Maine

Borrego Solar has announced eight new projects in municipalities across Maine, consisting of 55 MW of solar installations located in Manchester, Orland, Randolph, Strong, Turner, Windham, Blue Hill and Millinocket. The Borrego portfolio represents the largest award from Portland-based Competitive Energy Services’ (CES) Distributed Generation Consortium initiative. CES issued a request for proposals (RFP) in… […]