Brockport, Lima Provide Residents with Opt-Out Community Solar

The Villages of Brockport and Lima have entered into a tri-party agreement with Joule and Generate Capital to provide community solar to residents on an opt-out basis. Part of Joule’s Finger Lakes Community Choice program, the opt-out community solar program will be rolled out to over 3,800 households across the two upstate New York municipalities. […]

Sunnova Acquires Lennar’s Residential Solar Operations

Sunnova Energy International Inc., a U.S.-based residential solar and storage service provider, and Len X LLC (LENX), a technology-focused subsidiary of Lennar Corp., have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sunnova will acquire SunStreet, Lennar’s residential solar platform.  In addition to Sunnova’s acquisition of SunStreet, Sunnova will become Lennar’s exclusive residential solar and storage […]

Top ways to generate revenue from last year’s leads

By Gregg Hicks, VP, Modernize Now that the new year is well underway, many solar professionals are refocusing their marketing efforts for 2021. Just because 2020 has ended doesn’t mean you have to start over with your marketing. It’s likely that you have solar leads from last year that still hold the possibility of a… […]

Trimark Provides SCADA Portion of World’s Largest Solar+Storage Project

Trimark Associates Inc., a company that designs, installs and services utility-scale SCADA and metering systems, says it has been selected as a subcontractor for the SCADA portion of the Edwards & Sanborn project, the world’s largest solar+storage project. Located in Kern County, Calif., and currently under construction, the project comprises 1,118 MW of solar power […]

Johnson Controls launches lithium-ion off-gas detection device

Johnson Controls has launched a lithium-ion risk prevention system engineered to provide early-warning detection of battery failure in lithium-ion energy storage systems. The Johnson Controls device monitors for lithium-ion off-gases, which are produced shortly after cell malfunction occurs. Reference sensors provide surrounding ambient air data to the controller, while the monitoring sensors within the battery… […]

JinkoSolar Inks Contract with Flat Glass Group

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., a global solar module manufacturer, says the company and its subsidiaries have signed a solar glass procurement contract with Flat Glass Group Co. Ltd. “The long-term procurement contract with Flat Glass is a major supply chain partnership,” says Kangping Chen, CEO of JinkoSolar. “This three-year contract will help the company guarantee […]

Megger releases solar clamp meter that can measure 2,000 V and 1,500 A

Megger now offers a solar clamp meter that can measure up to 2,000 VDC and 1,500 VAC (using PVHV leads) during installation, maintenance, monitoring and testing of solar PV systems and standard AC or DC electrical equipment. The DCM1500S can also measure AC and DC current up to 1,500 A and offers a true RMS… […]

Missouri legislature considers taxing solar-powered households and businesses

The Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association (MOSEIA) announces that the state’s upcoming HB539 and SB178 bills, which seek to modify the state’s net-metering program, could negatively impact homeowners and small businesses who generate their own solar power. While current law prohibits utilities from charging solar customers differently than others who are not generators, the new… […]

Mosaic, Freedom Forever Partner on Residential Solar Financing

Mosaic, a financing platform for U.S. residential solar, has entered a multiyear partnership with Freedom Forever, a residential solar power provider. This partnership joins Mosaic’s credit expertise and technology with a nationwide solar sales and installation organization. As a result, Freedom Forever can now offer its customers attractive solar financing rates and boost the adoption […]

Biden administration restores amendments to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

California Energy Commissioner Karen Douglas released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Interior’s decision to revoke amendments to the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) filed by the Trump Administration last month. “We are pleased to learn that the Department of Interior has restored the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan by… […]