GameChange Solar Secures Order for MaxSpan Racking Systems

GameChange Solar, a company that specializes in fixed-tilt and tracker solar racking systems, has received two orders for its MaxSpan post-driven fixed-tilt systems. The orders are for a total of 36.7 MW and will be shipped to Colombia. “This step is one of the many ambitious goals of our company,” says Gabriel Losada, CEO of […]

GRID Alternatives receives $300k grant from Bank of America for diverse workforce development

GRID Alternatives and Bank of America have renewed their partnership to support GRID’s SolarCorps Fellowship Program. A $300,000 grant from Bank of America is helping to fund the SolarCorps Fellowship Program, which has up to 40 SolarCorps Fellows complete one-year, full-time paid positions focusing on solar installation, community outreach and workforce development in GRID offices… […]

CenterPoint Energy Seeks IURC Approval to Acquire 300 MW Solar Array

CenterPoint Energy says its Indiana-based electric and natural gas business, CenterPoint Energy Indiana South, is seeking approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to enter into an agreement on the acquisition of a 300 MW solar array. The company is also requesting approval to enter into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for an additional […]

Solar Energy International helps two rural Colorado communities kickstart solar development

Solar Energy International (SEI) is helping two Colorado communities kickstart solar markets through the Solar Forward Program in Q1 of 2021. The Town of Nederland, located in Boulder County, and the entirety of Garfield County will implement holistic solar market development programs in their communities. Solar Forward provides the framework and materials for these programs,… […]

Duke Energy Breaks Ground on North Carolina Solar Project

Duke Energy, a U.S.-based electric power holding company, has begun construction on the 50 MW Broad River Solar power plant in Cleveland County, N.C. The project will be owned and operated by Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial subsidiary of Duke Energy. The project was selected as part of the competitive bidding process established by 2017’s […]

Software services company CleanSpark acquires California installer Solar Watt Solutions

Software and services company CleanSpark has completed the strategic acquisition of Solar Watt Solutions, a Southern California commercial and residential solar developer. This acquisition of an experienced solar and storage installation team will accelerate CleanSpark’s residential plans, along with its microgrid product line mVoult. “We are extremely excited to join the great team at CleanSpark.… […]

Duke Energy Renewables breaks ground on 50-MW North Carolina solar project

Duke Energy has begun construction on the 50-MW Broad River Solar power plant in Cleveland County, North Carolina, expanding its renewable energy portfolio. The project will be owned and operated by the utility’s commercial subsidiary Duke Energy Renewables. The project was selected as part of the competitive bidding process established by 2017’s landmark solar legislation… […]

Could community solar bring clean energy to all?

By Allison Ruedig, freelance copywriter, Aurora Solar “If I don’t own a roof, I can’t go solar.” Nearly 33% of Americans rent their living space. Whether they live in an apartment, condo, co-op, or townhome — millions of solar prospects are held back by the common misconception that solar is only for homeowners. What most… […]

CenterPoint Energy seeks approval for 400 MW of solar power for Indiana utility customers

CenterPoint Energy (CNP) announced its Indiana-based electric and natural gas business, CenterPoint Energy Indiana South, is seeking approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to enter into an agreement on the acquisition of a 300-MW solar array as part of the company’s long-term electric generation transition plan announced in June 2020. The company is… […]

Solar Spotlight: Fortress Power on sizing solar batteries for system longevity

In this special edition of Contractors Corner, residential and commercial lithium battery manufacturer Fortress Power lays out the importance of correctly sizing a solar battery. Below is a portion of the company’s Solar Spotlight podcast with Solar Power World, but be sure to listen to the full episode here or on your favorite podcast app to… […]