ENGIE North America completes solar microgrid for health center in Paradise, California The resilient energy will serve a critical role for the community traumatized by the 2018 Camp Fire.

Adventist Health and ENGIE North America announced the completion of their solar and microgrid project in Paradise, California. The Feather River Health Care facility includes a 1-MWh energy storage system combined with 425 kW of solar and a new, permanent back-up generator. The integrated system is designed to deliver clean energy while ensuring energy resiliency… […]

New Jersey church to be christened with 682-kW solar carport

Construction on a 682-kWdc community solar canopy project developed by Citrine Power at the Blue Army Shrine in Franklin, New Jersey has begun. The system is located on Blue Army Shrine’s car and bus parking lots and is one of the first 45 projects that was approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities… […]

Biden Introduces the American Jobs Plan, Proposing Ten-Year ITC, PTC Extensions

President Joe Biden has introduced the American Jobs Plan – a $2 trillion investment that would create millions of good-paying jobs, rebuild the country’s infrastructure and position the U.S. to compete in the evolving global economy.  Public domestic investment as a share of the economy has fallen by more than 40% since the 1960s. The […]

Greenbacker Brings its First Solar+Storage Project Online

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. (GREC), a company that acquires and manages renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, says Rawhide Prairie Solar, a 22 MW project in Colorado, has achieved commercial operation. GREC is managed by Greenbacker Capital Management, a national investment firm in the sustainable infrastructure sector. The facility marks GREC’s first solar+storage project – […]

New Jersey Developer Completes Roof-Mounted Solar Array at PepsiCo Bottling Facility

Infiniti Energy Services (IES), a New Jersey-based developer and engineering, procurement and construction services provider, has completed construction on a 992,800 W roof-mounted solar array project at a PepsiCo bottling warehouse located in Piscataway, N.J. The project is part of a corporate initiative by PepsiCo to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its U.S.-based operations. “We […]

BCI Engineering Unveils New Ground-Mount Solar Racking System

BCI Engineering, a company that specializes in solar racking contract manufacturing, has unveiled Full Tilt, a new ground-mount solar racking system.  BCI Engineering says Full Tilt represents an optimum fixed-tilt racking solution that has fewer parts, manufacturer direct pricing, and versatile module loading and fastening methods. The Full Tilt system introduces a new type of […]

NovaSource Adds First Solar’s North American O&M Business to Company Offering

First Solar Inc., a global provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions, has completed the sale of its North American operations and maintenance (O&M) business to NovaSource Power Services, a portfolio company of Clairvest Group Inc. and Clairvest Equity Partners VI. “We’re excited to partner with the First Solar O&M team,” says Jack Bennett, CEO of […]

Contract manufacturer BCI Engineering unveils its own fixed-tilt solar racking

BCI Engineering is releasing Full Tilt, a new ground-mounted solar racking system. Backed by decades of contract manufacturing and engineering experience, Full Tilt is a fixed-tilt racking solution featuring fewer parts, manufacturer direct pricing and versatile module loading and fastening methods. The Full Tilt system introduces a new type of panel rail, called the “Longhorn.”… […]

Comparison: SunModo’s new NanoMount vs. SoloFlash

There are a lot of residential mounting and racking products on the market, and no manufacturer provides more possibilities than SunModo. From residential rooftops to large-scale ground-mounts and everything in between, SunModo has the most comprehensive solar mounting and racking solutions. Choosing among them can be daunting.  For example, on residential shingle roofs, there is… […]

Ditch the goop using BoltSeal™: Mechanical compression-sealing technology

By Mikey Wiener, Content Editor, QuickBOLT The solar industry has gone through many generations of technological development, especially in the last decade. The industry is still young, often like the wild west, companies rising and falling as the landscape shifts. Take a step back and you can see the various parts involved in setting up… […]