New Jersey food bank receives donation of 33-kW rooftop solar array

The Flemington Area Food Pantry, serving Hunterdon County, New Jersey, celebrated and unveiled their brand new solar array installation with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 18 at the Flemington Area Food Pantry. This project was made possible by a collaborative donation effort amongst notable solar industry leaders and community volunteers, each supplying their individual components.… […]

Former gravel mine future site of SunRaise Investments community solar project

New England solar developer SunRaise Investments’ latest community solar garden, which is being developed in Baldwin, Maine, is ahead of schedule and will begin operation in early 2021. The 4.8-MW solar array is being developed on an abandoned gravel mine — land that has been considered degraded by officials with limited options for use. SunRaise… […]

Solar Support announces new customer service solutions for inverter manufacturers

Engineering services company Solar Support has unveiled a tiered customer-service solution for inverter and power electronic manufacturers in the U.S. Backed by 22 years of field experience, Solar Support reliability experts now deliver turnkey in-field and back-office support that reduces OEM customer service costs and increases operational bandwidth. In addition, Solar Support teams are working… […]

Cummins announces new line of PowerCommand microgrid controllers

Cummins announced this week the launch of its new PowerCommand Microgrid Control product line for managing, coordinating and optimizing distributed energy resources: the MGC300 and MGC900. This launch marks a critical milestone for the company’s existing supervisory system-level control capabilities and microgrid solutions, which offers a suite of PowerCommand Digital Master Controls for a variety… […]

Invenergy to install whopping 1.31-GW solar project in Texas Once complete, it will be the largest array in the country.

Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, today announced a 1,310-megawatt solar energy generation facility that will be the largest in the United States upon completion. Currently under construction in northeast Texas, the Samson Solar Energy Center will support the sustainability objectives of five major consumer brands and supply power to three Texas municipalities.… […]

OutBack donates inverter system to Baltimore solar job training group Power52

OutBack Power has partnered with Baltimore nonprofit Power52 to reduce unemployment and underemployment around the city through solar trainings. OutBack Power Technologies, an EnerSys company, recently donated one of its FLEXpower ONE FXR integrated systems to Power52 Energy Institute’s Solar Installation Training program. OutBack Power is the first company to donate equipment to the program,… […]

The importance of employee well-being

By Wendy Sheaffer, Chief Product Officer, The Omnia Group The idea of prioritizing employee well-being has been floating around the workplace for several decades. Unfortunately, many managers and business owners haven’t fully understood why it’s so important or what true employee well-being entails. As we maneuver through a year that’s tough on a myriad of levels,… […]