Q&A with Eric Pasi, author of new book “Clean Wave”

Eric Pasi, chief development officer at Minnesota solar installation company IPS Solar, recently published CleanWave: A Guide to Success in the Green Recovery, a book about the past, present and future of cleantech with interviews, stories and advice for green career seekers. Solar Power World recently asked Pasi some questions about his book. SPW: What inspired… […]

Steel producer Nucor signs massive PPA for 250 MW of new solar energy in Texas

Nucor Corporation announced that it has signed a 15-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) for 250 MWAC of new solar energy in Texas. The agreement, which will enable EDFR to add more clean energy to the region’s power grid, is Nucor’s first VPPA and the largest of its kind… […]

SMA America launches #PVPioneers contest to celebrate 20-year anniversary

This year marks the 20th Anniversary for SMA America. German-based SMA Solar Technology has been in business since 1981, expanding into the United States two decades ago. Over that time, SMA America has established itself as an industry pioneer in solar technology and photovoltaic inverters for clients and partners. Founded in a small town in… […]

Direct Energy Business signs PPA with Cardinal Renewables for 14-MW Virginia solar project

Cardinal Renewables, a strategic partnership between the global investment firm, The Carlyle Group, and Alchemy Renewable Energy, an industry leader in renewable energy projects and tax equity financing, has secured a PPA with Direct Energy Business, one of North America’s largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas and home business energy-related services, through Twittys Creek… […]

Changing the face of solar tech

By Lori-Ann Livingston, marketing and business development, Boxbrite Technologies A solar tech company based in Ontario, Canada, has discovered the value of a diverse workforce, as well as its challenges and benefits. Boxbrite Technologies develops software solutions for renewable energy systems. 70% of the company’s workforce is made up of highly skilled, highly educated newcomers… […]