Nebraska Representatives to Issue RFP Seeking Renewable Generation

Gov. Pete Ricketts has made a joint announcement with representatives of Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), Monolith Materials and Norris Public Power District regarding the facilitation of a significant addition to the renewable energy landscape in the state. The addition will provide significant short- and long-term value to Nebraska. In order to facilitate Monolith Materials’ […]

Sungrow Reaches Inverter Shipment Milestone

Sungrow, a global inverter solution supplier for renewables, says its cumulative shipments in the Americas hit a significant milestone of 10 GW by the end of 2020. With a continued upward growth trajectory in markets like the U.S., Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Mexico, Sungrow has extended partnerships with a multitude of EPCs, distributors and integrators. […]

Hoymiles Unveils New Solar Monitoring Platform

Hoymiles Power Electronics Inc., a microinverter manufacturer, has unveiled the new S-Miles Cloud Platform for real-time visualized monitoring of solar power generating equipment.  Key field equipment can be connected to the S-Miles Cloud Platform. With the IoT-supported data collection devices, the platform can track the output effectiveness of arrays, provide status updates on individual modules […]

Gibraltar Adds TerraSmart, Sunfig to Solar Portfolio

Gibraltar Industries Inc., a company that specializes in the renewable energy, conservation, residential, industrial and infrastructure markets, has expanded its solar energy portfolio through the acquisitions of TerraSmart and Sunfig.  TerraSmart, a provider of screw-based, ground-mount solar racking technology, particularly used for solar projects installed on challenging terrain, was acquired for $220 million, subject to […]

Hoymiles releases new solar monitoring platform

Microinverter manufacturer Hoymiles Power Electronics recently unveiled the new S-Miles Cloud Platform for real-time visualized monitoring of solar power generating equipment. Key field equipment can be connected to the S-Miles Cloud Platform. With the IoT-supported data collection devices, the platform can track the output effectiveness of arrays, provide status updates on individual modules and notify… […]

RBI Solar’s parent company acquires PV ground screw pioneer TerraSmart

Gibraltar Industries, a renewable energy, conservation, residential, industrial and infrastructure markets, and parent company of RBI Solar, expanded its solar energy portfolio further through the acquisitions of TerraSmart and Sunfig. TerraSmart, a manufacturer of screw-based, ground-mount solar racking technology, used for solar projects installed on challenging terrain, was acquired for $220 million, subject to working… […]

New Jersey’s CentraState Medical adds third solar project to portfolio

KDC Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of CI Renewables, has commenced commercial operations of its 1.6-MW solar carport at CentraState Medical in Freehold, New Jersey. Together with the 7-MW ground mount system, commissioned in 2014 and the 3.9-MW solar carport system, commissioned in 2019, all developed and built by KDC Solar, CentraState Medical has the… […]

Bifacial modules on flat roofs provide a quick and easy ROI

Ignoring their price (especially during this period of is-it or is-it-not exempt from import tariffs), using bifacial solar panels on flat roofs makes sense in nearly every application. Bifacial modules, which produce power from both sides of the glass, generate the same amount of energy from their frontside as monofacial panels. If bifacial modules eke… […]