PowerFlex energizes solar + storage project for Cox Communications HQ in San Diego

PowerFlex — an EDF Renewables company — has energized the 360-kW solar and 1,360-kWh storage project for Cox Communications’ corporate office in San Diego. As the first solar + storage project in the country for Cox Communications, the integrated onsite battery storage, carport and rooftop solar installation combined are projected to offset more than 374 tons… […]

Canadian Solar Company Becomes Authorized SunPower Dealer

Stardust Solar, a portfolio company of Victory Square Technologies Inc., has become the first and only coast-to-coast authorized Canadian dealer of SunPower technologies, the company says. As an authorized SunPower dealer, Stardust will offer SunPower solar solutions to residential customers, including SunPower’s DC solar panels and InvisiMount mounting hardware. “Stardust Solar plays an important role […]

JinkoSolar Module Achieves Conversion Efficiency of Over 23 Percent

JinkoSolar says the maximum solar conversion efficiency of its advanced high-efficiency solar module reached 23.53% – a result that was independently tested and confirmed by TÜV Rheinland. The module’s performance was the result of adopting JinkoSolar’s TOPCon cell technology fused with a new type of welding and packaging technology. The module design not only reduces […]

Prometheus Power Uses Solar FlexRack on Utah Project

Solar FlexRack says its Series B Cast-In-Place (CIP) ballasted mounting solution has been installed in a 4.7 MW community solar project in Spanish Fork, Utah. The project, which is managed by Utah Municipal Power Agency, is the largest landfill solar project in the state. Prometheus Power, a development, engineering and finance firm, built the project […]

Climate First Bank now offering residential and commercial solar energy loans

In alignment with its core mission to reverse the global climate crisis, values-based community bank, Climate First Bank has unveiled its solar energy loan programs with a special focus on residential and commercial uses. Climate First Bank’s solar energy loan programs are competitive and transparent with minimal closing fees. The residential solar loan program offers… […]

AEROCOMPACT releases sliding solar mount for standing seam rooftops

Solar racking system manufacturer AEROCOMPACT has added three sliding seam clamps to its COMPACTMETAL product range to enable roofers and installers to mount framed solar modules of any length and width without needing to penetrate the roof on almost all types of standing seam roofs. The compact, CE-certified, pre-assembled mounts are available worldwide as of… […]

Convalt Energy to open 700-MW solar panel assembly facility in New York in 2022

There have been some announcements of crystalline silicon solar panel manufacturing outfits coming to the United States in the last couple years, but so far, nothing new has opened since Q CELLS (Georgia), LG (Alabama) and JinkoSolar (Florida) unveiled their panel assembly facilities in 2019. In fact, this year saw the closure of one of… […]

Jinko reaches 23.53% module efficiency with TOPCon, high-efficiency module

JinkoSolar announced that it has reached 23.53% efficiency with its high-efficiency solar module. The previous record (set by JinkoSolar in January 2021) was 23.01%. The results of this latest test was independently tested and confirmed by TÜV Rheinland. “It is our long-standing commitment to provide customers with high-quality products that drive energy efficiency and reduce… […]

Solar Spotlight: How one solar carport design can fit all projects

In this special edition of Contractors Corner, solar mounting manufacturer Preformed Line Products (PLP) talks about the advantages of using uniform, building-block-style solar carport designs on all projects. Listen to the full episode here or on your favorite podcast app. This podcast is sponsored by Preformed Line Products (PLP) The post Solar Spotlight: How one […]