Trina Solar Forms Subsidiary Focused on Energy Storage

Trina Solar Co. Ltd., a global PV and smart energy solutions provider, has launched Trina Storage, a dedicated global business unit. Trina says its new energy storage system provider engineers solutions for solar+storage, standalone (grid services) and other applications (large industrial and microgrid). The company notes it is well-positioned to solve the technical challenges of […]

PSCSC Approves Duke Energy Program to Expand Renewables

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) has approved Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage program in South Carolina, enabling the company to expand renewable energy options for customers. The Green Source Advantage program builds on similar programs that Duke Energy has offered to large customers since 2014. The program offers the flexibility of selecting […]

National Grid Renewables Breaks Ground on Prairie Wolf Solar Project

National Grid Renewables, a company that develops, owns and operates large-scale renewable energy assets across the U.S., has started construction on the 200 MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Coles County, Ill. The project is poised to generate millions in tax revenue, landowner income and charitable initiatives. As previously announced in 2020, Prairie Wolf has […]

Clean Energy CEOs Urge Biden to Repeal Solar Tariffs

Seventeen renewable energy CEOs are calling on President Joe Biden to rescind the Trump administration’s October 2020 solar proclamation that increased tariffs on solar panels and rescinded the exclusion for bifacial solar panels. Led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and supported by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), the letter calls attention to […]

Experts recommend automatic enrollment in community solar programs for LMI groups

Vote Solar’s Access & Equity Advisory Committee (AEAC) released a policy brief today that provides solutions to barriers in state-run solar program implementation in low- to moderate-income communities. The AEAC is composed of energy leaders from Vote Solar and a rotating list of partner organizations, including GRID Alternatives, the NAACP and Nexamp (see below for full list).… […]

SolarEdge, Sunrun Partner to Expand Residential Solar Offerings

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a global company that specializes in smart energy technology, has entered into a strategic supply agreement with Sunrun, a U.S. provider of residential solar, battery storage and energy services. As part of the agreement, Sunrun will offer SolarEdge’s Energy Hub PV inverter for residential customers. “We’re expanding our new supply agreement with […]

Swinerton breaks ground on 200-MW National Grid solar project in Illinois

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, announced the start of construction on the 200-MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Coles County, Illinois. “I think the Prairie Wolf Solar Project is a win-win for everybody,” said Wes Humphres, a landowner in the Prairie Wolf project area. “It’s going… […]

South Carolina PSC approves Duke Energy program to add 200 MW of new large-scale renewables

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) has approved Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage program in South Carolina, enabling the company to expand renewable energy options for customers. View the PSCSC order here. The Green Source Advantage program builds on similar programs that Duke Energy has offered to large customers since 2014. The program… […]

Sunrun now offering customers SolarEdge Energy Hub inverter

SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in smart energy, announced that it has entered into a strategic supply agreement with Sunrun. As part of the agreement, Sunrun will offer SolarEdge’s next generation PV inverter, Energy Hub, for residential customers. SolarEdge is a key partner helping Sunrun to support a complete residential energy ecosystem with seamless integration… […]