Verogy Solar uses 3 different mounting structures on retirement community PV project

Renewables developer Verogy Solar has energized its newly-constructed three-part solar energy project at retirement community Essex Meadows in Essex, Connecticut. The 587-kW solar project is expected to produce nearly 700,000 kWh of clean energy every year. The is made of solar components installed in three locations at Essex Meadows: a rooftop system, ground-mounted panels and… […]

Tigo rapid shutdown device now compatible with 700-W modules

Tigo Energy announced a new offering of the Tigo TS4-A-F rapid shutdown device (RSD) with fire safety support for solar modules up to 700 W. Through the Tigo Enhanced program, Tigo customers and installers have the freedom to choose the right equipment for their solar projects through a simple plug-and-play model in combination with major inverter… […]

6.7-MW solar project at Medline Industries will likely be largest rooftop array in Massachusetts

EnterSolar will develop a 6.7-MW rooftop solar project for Medline Industries, the largest privately-held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies in North America. The installation at Medline’s distribution facility in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, is expected to be the largest commercial rooftop solar project in the state once complete. The solar array in Uxbridge is the latest… […]

Pecan Street developing distributed energy adoption toolkit for HBCUs

The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation awarded Pecan Street Inc. a $40,000 grant to bring its unique data and research capabilities to developing a Distributed Energy Resources Toolkit for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Pecan Street will partner with Huston-Tillotson University in Austin to develop resources that support DER deployment on HBCU campuses to… […]

Work Under Way on New Utility-Scale Project in North Carolina

Duke Energy says construction has begun on its 22.6 MW Stony Knoll Solar power plant in Surry County, N.C. The project, which will be owned and operated by Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, was selected as part of the competitive bidding process established by 2017’s solar legislation in North Carolina. The solar plant will contain 76,600 […]

Partners Eye Development of 50 MW of Solar in Minnesota

Nokomis Energy and Rosemawr Sustainable Infrastructure Management say they are partnering on the deployment of more than 50 MW of solar power across Minnesota, in a portfolio consisting of 30 projects. “We partnered with Rosemawr because of their long-term commitment to developing community-based infrastructure,” says Nokomis Energy’s Brendan Dillon. “Minnesota is our home, and the […]

OYA Solar, Omni Navitas Working Together to Tackle Community Solar

OYA Solar and Omni Navitas say they are partnering to develop, construct and own 600 MW of community solar projects across the Northeast U.S. OYA and Omni expect to build the first 240 MW of projects under the arrangement in New York over the next 24 months. OYA – which currently has a 2 GW […]

NEXT Shows Off Prototype of Photovoltaic Coating for Windows

NEXT Energy Technologies Inc., the developer of a proprietary transparent photovoltaic (PV) coating for commercial windows, has delivered a prototype of its “Window Wall” to Bouygues Construction in Paris. The prototype was delivered by NEXT in collaboration with its partners, Walters & Wolf, a commercial curtain wall manufacturer and glazing subcontractor, and commercial glass fabricator […]

Solar Alliance Completes 1 MW Installation for Kentucky Utilities

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. has completed construction on a 1 MW project in Kentucky for Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities Co. 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 […]

Newly introduced Efficient Grid Interconnection Act aims to equitably allocate costs of transmission system upgrades

On Tuesday, Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL), Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, introduced the Efficient Grid Interconnection Act, a bill that would help families power their homes with affordable and abundant clean energy by reducing costly transmission congestion and connecting more low-cost renewable energy to the electric grid. “Expanding access to affordable, clean… […]