Renewables Consulting Group Opens New Santiago Office

To support the rapid growth of the Latin American renewables market, Renewables Consulting Group (RCG), a sector specialist advisory firm, has opened a new office in Santiago, Chile. Additionally, RCG has appointed José Ignacio Fuenzalida as associate director and head of the new Chile office, with a mandate to help grow the firm’s global transaction […]

LONGi Launches New Monofacial PV Module

LONGi, a China-based global solar technology company, has launched its new 66 C type Hi-MO 4 monofacial PV module (Hi-MO 4m) for the global distributed generation (DG) market. With a weight of 22 kg and power of 410-420 W, the new module can be used on rooftops in residential, industrial and commercial applications. In early […]

SunShare powers on Colorado’s largest community solar project

SunShare completed commissioning its Uncompahgre Community Solar Garden, Colorado’s largest community solar project to-date, totaling just over 5 MWdc. The Weld County-based solar array now generates clean, solar energy for 450 Colorado homes, Westminster city, and the Highlands Ranch Community Association. It is the first 5-MW project to be built after the 2019 Community Solar… […]

SunPower Launches New Solar, Storage Monitoring App for Homeowners

SunPower Corp., a solar technology and energy services provider, has launched the mySunPower app, the company’s new experience for homeowners to review and manage their energy generation, consumption and battery storage settings from a mobile device.  The new mySunPower app for monitoring will be available for download for SunPower Equinox customers on Feb. 16 on […]

Standard Solar Adds 17 Community Solar Projects to Portfolio

Standard Solar Inc., a company that specializes in the development, funding, ownership and operation of commercial and community solar assets, in a partnership with Crestmark, a division of MetaBank N.A., has expanded its portfolio with the tax equity financing and operation of 17 community solar projects – totaling 24.6 MW – in Minnesota and Massachusetts.  […]

SunPower releases new monitoring app for solar + storage customers

SunPower announced the new mySunPower app, the company’s new experience for homeowners to review and manage their energy generation, consumption and battery storage settings from a mobile device. The new mySunPower app for monitoring will be available for download for SunPower Equinox customers on Feb. 16 on the Apple App Store and Google Play and… […]

New solar installations at Contec manufacturing headquarters to offset 53% of energy usage

Contec recently partnered with Pisgah Energy and Southern Current to design, develop and install a rooftop and ground-mounted solar project at its headquarters in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The two systems, totaling 625.5 kWDC, serve as on-site electrical generation for Contec, expanding the company’s efforts to manufacture goods with renewable energy. Contec headquarters now boasts a… […]

Solar Basics (At Home!): How to install inverters on solar carports

Solar Basics is a video series by Solar Power World created to help installers learn about the business, tools and tricks of the solar power trade. When installing solar inverters on carport installations, contractors must ensure the power electronics are protected from the general public who will park under them, and vice versa. Learn more… […]