Legislators Introduce the CLEAN Future Act

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) have introduced the Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s (CLEAN) Future Act – ambitious new climate legislation that ensures the U.S. acts aggressively to tackle the climate […]

McCarthy Breaks Ground on Two Utility-Scale Texas Solar Farms

McCarthy, a privately held national construction company, has been selected by Lightsource bp as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for two utility-scale solar farms in Texas.  McCarthy is responsible for the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of the facilities. The 163 MW Elm Branch Solar Farm is located approximately 40 miles south of […]

Solar Alliance Energy Completes Large-Scale Project at Bridgestone Facility

Solar Alliance Energy Inc., an energy solutions provider focused on residential, commercial and industrial solar installations, has completed a 2.4 MW commercial solar project for Bridgestone Americas Inc., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp., in South Carolina. This is the largest solar project in the company’s history and was constructed on a confidential basis until it […]

White Pine Renewables takes top spot with largest floating solar system in the US

White Pine Renewables completed the Healdsburg Floating Solar Project, which will deliver clean energy to Healdsburg, California, under a 25-year power purchase agreement. The project is the largest floating solar system completed in the United States to date, at 4.78 MWdc and sited on ponds at the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The electricity generated by… […]

SETO Funds RE2 Autonomous Robotic Technology for PV Applications

RE2 Robotics, a developer of intelligent mobile robotic manipulation systems, has been awarded $1.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to develop a robotic system for the outdoor autonomous manipulation of photovoltaic panels (O-AMPP). The O-AMPP program will enable RE2 to apply its outdoor, autonomous robotic technology, […]

An insane increase in battery capacity came online in the United States in Q4 2020

According to the latest “US Energy Storage Monitor” report from Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA), 2,156 MWh of new energy storage systems were brought online in Q4 2020. This is an increase of 182% from Q3 2020, making Q4 the new record quarter for U.S. storage. As prices fall and barriers to storage deployment… […]

Zenernet now using EagleView aerial imaging for residential solar installs

Zenernet, a residential solar installation company, and EagleView, an aerial imagery and data analytics provider, have partnered to improve the measurement and design process for homeowners in the solar sales process. In the new partnership, EagleView will provide Zenernet with remote property measurements, removing the need for site visits and ensuring accurate estimates, plan sets… […]

4 critical soft skills of great leaders

By Keather Snyder, Chief Revenue Officer, The Omnia Group You think you know that the team leader you just hired will be a great asset to the company. The candidate writes well, knows every MS Office application inside and out, arrives at every appointment five minutes early and has impressive educational credentials. However, did you… […]

Arcadia to offer community solar subscriptions for Central Maine Power customers by 2022

Arcadia, a clean energy technology company offering a monthly subscription service connecting renters and homeowners across the U.S. to wind and solar energy, announced the expansion of its community solar program into Maine. “The future of energy is people-powered, and we look forward to bringing Maine households hassle-free guaranteed solar savings,” said Kiran Bhatraju, CEO… […]