Paradise Energy Solutions solar project makes Maryland school mostly powered by PV

Caroline County Public Schools recently energized a 100 kW solar system at their central office in Denton, Maryland. With this array, the school district now powers nine of its 16 buildings with solar energy, an accomplishment of which the school’s leadership is very proud. “Utility costs are a significant line item in our budget and… […]

Generac announces plans to open new manufacturing facility in South Carolina

Generac Power Systems announced plans to open a new manufacturing, assembly and distribution operation in Trenton, South Carolina. The facility will support increased demand for home standby generators and associated energy technologies, and serve as a distribution center to customers in the southeast part of the United States, creating approximately 450 new jobs over the… […]

Silfab Solar Launches New Line of Back-Contact PV Modules

Silfab Solar, a North American PV manufacturer, has launched Silfab Elite, its next generation of back-contact modules engineered for the residential solar market exclusively in the U.S. The Elite line – SIL 370-380 BK –  has an efficiency rating of up to 21.4%. Silfab already has secured premier distribution partners for the new model. “Silfab […]

ESS releases customizable iron-flow battery system starting at 3 MW with up to 16-hour duration

Long-duration iron-based flow battery manufacturer ESS has launched its new “Energy Center” system. The utility-scale energy storage system is flexible and sized to specific front-of-meter needs for larger commercial and industrial facilities. In contrast to the company’s field-proven Energy Warehouse, a standalone 75-kW/500-kWh containerized system, the Energy Center can be tailored and scaled to accommodate specific… […]

Rackability: A sophisticated measure of utility-scale site viability

By Olivia McShea, head of sales and marketing, PVComplete When considering the viability of a utility-scale tracker or fixed-tilt project site, there are many factors that inform site selection. But until now, it’s been difficult to quickly determine, with precision, exactly how much of the land is “rackable.” In other words, there hasn’t been a… […]

Silfab releases new line of 21.4% efficient back-contact solar modules

North American solar panel manufacturer Silfab Solar has launched a new line of back-contact modules. The Elite line – SIL 370-380 BK – has an efficiency rating of up to 21.4%. Silfab already has already secured premier distribution partners for this new model. “Silfab continues to engineer products specifically designed for the North American home… […]