100+ organizations request 10-year extension and direct pay option for ITC

The Coalition for Clean Energy Jobs and Innovation is calling on political leaders to prioritize clean energy in upcoming infrastructure legislation. More than 100 organizations representing clean energy interests, manufacturers, homebuilders, electric cooperatives and a variety of other industries sent a letter to President Joe Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Leader Michael Schumer, urging them… […]

Paradise Energy Solutions completes 1.79-MW solar array at Ohio manufacturing facility

Paradise Energy Solutions finished installation of a 1.792-MW, 4,480-panel solar array at home exterior manufacturer ProVia’s Cherry Ridge facility in Ohio. The system is among the largest privately-owned installations in the state and is expected to reduce electrical consumption by 60% at the facility. “As we investigated this project, we determined that we could successfully… […]

Sunport Power Debuts Trio of New Solar Photovoltaic Modules

PV module manufacturer Sunport Power has released three new products featuring its proprietary metal wrap-through (MWT) back-contact technology: the C10 panel with higher efficiency and lower voltage, the C10-Pro panel with heterojunction technology, and the M series MWT bifacial panel. With a conductive foil backsheet, cells on the panel can be connected free from numbers, […]

JinkoSolar Makes Investment Aimed at Securing Polysilicon Supply

Solar module manufacturer JinkoSolar says its Shangrao JinkoSolar Industry Development Co. Ltd. subsidiary is investing $48.7 million in Inner Mongolia Xinte Silicon Materials Co. Ltd. The investment will be used for the construction of a high-purity polysilicon production line with an annual capacity of 100,000 tons. After the capital increase is completed, Shangrao JinkoSolar will […]

SEI, SolarReviews launch solar education scholarship fund for Spanish-speaking U.S. residents

Solar Energy International (SEI) and SolarReviews announced their partnership to create a scholarship fund that provides financial assistance for U.S. residents with Spanish as their first language seeking solar energy education through SEI. The scholarship aims to increase Hispanic representation among the clean energy industry by awarding $20,000 in solar training tuition fees for SEI’s Spanish… […]

Honeywell releases battery management platform

Honeywell has released its Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Platform, which integrates Honeywell asset monitoring, distributed energy resource management, supervisory control and analytics functionality to enable organizations to accurately forecast and optimize their overall energy use. Honeywell’s BESS Platform leverages best practices for energy management such as energy arbitrage and demand management to deliver flexibility… […]

Solar Spotlight: M Bar C on construction evolution over 45 years in business

In this special edition of Contractor’s Corner, solar structure manufacturer and installer M Bar C talks about how the company has adapted to new construction markets and solar technologies over the years. 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… […]

1-MW community solar project now producing energy for subscribers in Kentucky

Solar Alliance Energy has completed a 1-MW community solar project in Kentucky for Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company. The solar system, which consists of Phase 3 and 4 of LG&E and KU’s Solar Share facility in Simpsonville, is now fully operational and producing energy for subscribing customers. Solar Alliance worked with… […]