Sentry Electrical Group Expands O&M Services to U.S. Renewable Market

Sentry Electrical Group Inc., a company that provides renewable energy services, says it is now offering operations and maintenance (O&M) services for existing renewable energy infrastructure throughout the U.S. and into Canada.  The company says its 15 years of experience positions it to deliver safe, quality O&M services to original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and independent […]

Swell Energy Secures Grid Services Contract with Hawaiian Electric

Swell Energy Inc., a California-based energy and smart grid solutions provider, says the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved its $25 million contract with Hawaiian Electric for the delivery of various grid services through an aggregated virtual power plant (VPP) on three islands.  Swell Energy will deploy behind-the-meter solar-powered home batteries to approximately 6,000 […]

Solar jobs have up-and-down year in the middle of a pandemic 2021 Trends in Solar

By all measurements, 2020 was set to be a landmark year for solar industry employment. The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census reported a 2.3% employment increase after two previous years of losses, employing 249,983 people in 2019. Similarly, a SEIA analysis estimated that the industry would employ approximately 320,000 people in the United States… […]

Climate action is again a priority for the federal government 2021 Trends in Solar

After four years of climate change denial and fossil fuel obsession from the Trump administration, solar and climate advocates will have an ally in the White House. President- and Vice President-elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made climate change and green jobs the cornerstones of their campaign from the start. Biden’s climate plan is the… […]