Longroad Energy Acquires 900 MW Arizona Solar Portfolio from First Solar

Longroad Energy Holdings, a U.S.-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, has signed the acquisition of Sun Streams 2, 4 and 5 – which total approximately 900 MW DC in total solar capacity plus the potential for 1-2 GWh of battery storage. Longroad also closed the acquisition of Sun Streams 2 – the closing of […]

International Solar Alliance Names New Director-General

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has named Dr. Ajay Mathur as its new director-general following his election at the first special assembly, held virtually. Mathur replaces Upendra Tripathy, who has served as director-general since the ISA was founded in 2015. A coalition of 73 member countries, ISA was established at the end of 2015 to […]

The pros and cons of various module-level electronics in residential solar + storage systems

More electronics are being incorporated into residential rooftop solar systems all the time, mostly due to updates to the National Electrical Code (NEC). With evolving rapid shutdown requirements and a strong desire for module-level monitoring, inverter or optimizer choice becomes important when determining how a battery fits into a solar + storage system. When microinverters… […]