Intersolar North America reschedules in-person conference for January 2022

Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the industry’s flagship solar + storage events, announced that their newly combined conference and tradeshow is impossible to hold in person in 2021 due to the ongoing risks of COVID-19. New dates have been secured for January 13-15, 2022, at the Long Beach Convention Center… […]

New Jersey receives record number of applications for community solar pilot program

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced it received a record 410 applications to participate in Year 2 of its Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. The applications represent 800.5 MW of total capacity and all but one project have committed to serving low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities. The program offers guaranteed savings for… […]

Schneider Electric XW Pro solar hybrid inverter now eligible for California energy storage rebates

Schneider Electric Solar, an industry leader of solar technology and energy management, announced that its XW Pro solar hybrid inverter is now eligible for the California’s energy storage rebates. Customers can install the XW Pro at low cost through the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP), which provides rebates to support homeowners and communities in acquiring affordable… […]

Premier Solar Solutions is installing solar on 45 buildings in Queens

A landlord in Queens has installed solar panels on more than half the buildings it owns in the borough, part of an ambitious project that should eventually be the largest solar portfolio in the New York City borough. Solar panels have been installed on 26 of the 45 buildings Zara Realty owns and manages in… […]

Ameresco plans 5-MW solar + storage project on Colorado university land

Ameresco, a cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, has partnered with Holy Cross Energy (HCE) for a solar + storage project on land leased from Colorado Mountain College at its Spring Valley Campus in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Ameresco’s project with HCE is under a PPA, which lets Ameresco design, build, operate and… […]

BayWa r.e. to Distribute REC America’s Alpha Series Solar Modules

BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC, a U.S. distributor of solar and energy storage components and systems, has become a Platinum distributor for REC Americas LLC’s product line of REC Alpha Series solar modules. The partnership also includes REC’s Certified Solar Professional dealer program, which will be available to qualified installers. The REC Alpha Series modules […]

Oriden, URE to build 11-MW solar project for Blue Ridge Energy in North Carolina

Blue Ridge Energy, a member-owned electric cooperative serving northwest North Carolina, has selected Oriden to develop a 11-MW solar project as part of its Brighter Future initiative. The co-op is targeting to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. In addition, United Renewable Energy will EPC the project. “To meet our sustainability goals while upholding our commitments to… […]

New Mexico now open for community solar business

On April 5, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 84 into law, making New Mexico the 21st state to pass community solar legislation. The bill previously passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 44-3 and in the Senate by a vote of 25-12. It was sponsored by Senator Elizabeth “Liz” Stefanics… […]