Sunrun offering Brightbox storage solution in 8 additional states

Sunrun, a residential solar, battery storage and energy services provider, is bringing its rechargeable solar battery system, Brightbox, to all of the company’s active markets. Sunrun currently has more than 13,000 Brightbox systems nationwide, and this announcement will expand access to millions of new potential customers. Record storms, heatwaves and wildfires this year have uncovered… […]

Recurrent Energy Begins Construction on Maplewood Solar Project

Canadian Solar Inc. says its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy LLC, is currently constructing the 28 MW AC Maplewood 2 Solar Project for Energy Transfer, a Dallas-based midstream energy company.  Maplewood 2 is located in Pecos County in the Permian Basin of West Texas and will deliver power to Energy Transfer under a 15-year power […]

Camarillo City Council Approves Moving Forward with Solar Microgrid Projects

The Camarillo City Council in California has unanimously approved moving forward with the design of hybrid microgrids at five city facilities: city hall, corporation yard, the Camarillo Public Library, police station and wastewater treatment plant.  In February, the city engaged the Clean Coalition, a Santa Barbara-based nonprofit, and TRC Companies to conduct a solar+storage microgrid […]

sPower to build 56-MW solar + storage project for Clean Power Alliance

Building on a wave of robust renewable energy and storage procurement, Clean Power Alliance’s board approved a new solar + storage project, CPA’s first renewable energy project to be installed within its service territory. The Estrella project will be built by sPower and add 56 MW  of renewable energy capacity and 28 MW/112 MWh of battery… […]

Centrica Business Solutions Completes California Rooftop Solar Installation

Centrica Business Solutions, a global energy and services company, has completed a 2.5 MW rooftop solar installation at Shelter Creek Condominiums in San Bruno, Calif.  The project, which began in 2017, will offset the facility’s energy usage by 70% and is expected to generate 3,632,773 kWh annually. By generating their own power onsite, the solution […]

Eos Signs Agreement to Provide Energy Storage Projects to Hecate

Eos Energy Storage LLC, a manufacturer of zinc battery storage systems, has signed a broad-ranging agreement to provide over 1 GWh of energy storage projects – at an estimated value of more than $250 million – to Hecate Energy, a global developer, owner and operator of solar, natural gas, wind and energy storage projects. Eos […]

AEP Energy Issues RFP Seeking Wind, Solar In Ohio, ERCOT

AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Co., has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for off-take from new solar and new wind facilities located in Ohio and ERCOT territory. For the Ohio sited projects, the company is seeking renewable energy purchase agreements of 10, 12 or 15 years for solar or […]

Manufacturers transition to minimal-flashing solar roof mounts

Aluminum and other metallic solar flashing requires installers to pry composite shingles up to slide the sealing roof attachment beneath. Depending on the condition of the roof covering, shingles can break in the prying process, leaving installers responsible for sourcing and replacing them.  Back in 2012, solar roof mount manufacturer QuickBOLT (SolarRoofHook at the time)… […]