Ingeteam Equips Chilean PV Project with Solar Inverters

Ingeteam, an international technology group specializing in energy conversion, says it has supplied 72 photovoltaic (PV) inverters for a project that is being constructed in Chile – owned by Global Power Generation (GPG), the international power generation subsidiary of the Naturgy group.  Over the next few months, the company is set to perform the commissioning […]

NY State Solar Expands into New York Boroughs, Tri-State Area

NY State Solar, a New York-based solar energy equipment supplier, has expanded into the New York boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Staten Island.  Offering financial products and solutions, the company has specifically served homeowners in the Long Island area over the last five years. With this expansion, NY State Solar will be […]

Dominion Energy Virginia Proposes Nine New Solar Facilities

Dominion Energy Virginia has proposed a slate of new solar projects as the company moves forward to provide customers with more clean energy.  The nine solar facilities would bring nearly 500 MW of new renewable energy to customers. The proposal comes just months after the enactment of the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA) and builds […]

Trina Solar Launches New Vertex S Module Series

Trina Solar, a global photovoltaic (PV) and smart energy solutions provider, has launched the Vertex S, the latest in its high-efficiency PV module series for residential and commercial rooftop applications.  The new series features Vertex technology to increase the output power of distributed energy products beyond 405 W. Vertex S is a universal solution intended […]

KKR Acquires Equity Interests in NextEra Solar Portfolios

KKR, a global investment firm, has signed agreements with NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., and NextEra Energy Partners LP relating to two separate transactions to acquire equity interests in portfolios of contracted utility-scale wind and solar assets. KKR will invest approximately $1.4 billion in total in the two transactions for […]

Trina Solar releases 405-W large-format module for non-utility markets

Trina Solar has released its new module for the residential and commercial rooftop markets: Vertex S. Vertex combines 210-mm (G12) wafers, multi-busbar design, non-destructive cutting and high density packing. By introducing this platform to the new Vertex S family, Trina Solar is able to boost Vertex S’s output power to more than 405 W, a… […]

When the good outweighs profit: Solar companies go philanthropic 

Energy access is a global issue, and funding isn’t always found where it’s needed most. That’s why many in the solar industry choose to blaze their own paths, setting up nonprofit organizations to bring PV to communities across the world that could use the help.  Here’s a look at three success stories in philanthropic efforts:… […]