Community Solar Power Summit to take place in New Orleans right before SPI 2021

The Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) and Solar Energy Trade Shows (SETS) today announced that the Community Solar Power Summit will be held on September 20-21 in New Orleans on the days immediately preceding SPI, ESI and Smart Energy Week. The Summit will tackle the biggest opportunities and barriers facing the community solar market… […]

K2 Systems releases series of solar mounts for tile rooftops

K2 Systems is releasing an all-new tile mounting product series to give installers a variety of options across tile roofs. Throughout 2020, K2 has expanded its product portfolio by releasing all new roof attachments to complement its systems. The new tile product series, T.H.O.R. (Tile Hooks On Roof) aims to provide a complete menu of… […]

Sunfig project feasibility tool joins Gibraltar family of product offerings

Solar software company Sunfig claims that its Instant Feasibility Tool (SIFT) can deliver a 5 to 15% increase in project returns for utility-solar developers. SIFT is a design, performance and financial modeling solution. “SIFT is a powerful tool for change in the utility solar industry,” says Ashton Vandemark, Sunfig founder. “Since SIFT’s launch in 2017,… […]

Ameresco planning 1.9-MW solar array at New Mexico Air Force base

Ameresco has partnered with Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) and the Defense Logistics Agency Energy (DLA Energy) for a $19 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) project that includes 1.9 MW of photovoltaic solar, smart controls and other conservation technologies. Ameresco designed the project to provide tangible facility improvements and enable recurring reductions in utility… […]

KiloVault Launches HLX+ Deep-Cycle Solar Lithium Battery

KiloVault has debuted its HLX+ series of solar lithium batteries – a premium product line that offers the features of the company’s HLX and CHLX series. KiloVault says key upgrades allow for ease of use and battery bank performance, and premium quality at the same competitive price of earlier models. “We listened to our customers […]

Ameresco to Work on 1.9 MW Solar Installation in New Mexico

Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) and the Defense Logistics Agency Energy have awarded a $19 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) project to Ameresco Inc. that includes 1.9 MW of solar capacity, smart controls and other conservation technologies. The project, which is designed by Ameresco, will provide improvements to the New Mexico facility and enable […]

U.S. Solar Installations Top 100 GW

According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 2021 report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, the U.S. solar market has crossed the 100 GW mark of installed capacity, representing a doubling in size of the industry over the last three and a half years. Solar had a record-setting Q1 2021 […]

US installs 5 GW of solar in three months, surpasses 100 GW of total installed capacity

The U.S. solar market surpassed 100 GWdc of installed electric generating capacity, doubling the size of the industry over the last three-and-a-half years, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 2021 report, released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie. Solar had a record-setting Q1 2021 and accounted for 58%… […]