U.S. Adds Over 2 GW of Solar Power in 2016

Growing 43 percent year over year, the U.S. saw 2,051 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) installed in the second quarter of 2016. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report, this marks the eleventh consecutive quarter in which more than a gigawatt (GW) of PV was […]

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Canadian Solar Inc. Will Light Up Australia With 47MW of Clean Power

Canadian Solar Inc.  (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has been awarded US$3.5 million funding from Australian Renewable Energy Agency (“ARENA”) for two of its solar power projects, totaling 47MWp in Australia. The two solar power projects, located in Longreach and Oakey, Queensland, are 17MWp and 30MWp […]

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Solar Farm Developer offers Early Access

For the past couple of years, a leading Utility Scale Solar Farm Developer in the US (ISS), has implemented, what many consider to be, the largest and most aggressive pipeline of Solar Farms Projects in the Western Hemisphere. This developer has over 120 Solar Farm Projects, active in development, in over 17 states. These projects […]

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Energy Storage Systems Market to Reach $264,953 Million by 2022

A new report published by Allied Market Research titled, Energy Storage Systems Market by Technology, End-User, and by Application-Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022, projects that the world energy storage systems market is expected to reach $264,953 million by 2022 from $172,236 million in 2015, registering a CAGR of 6.4% from 2016 to 2022. […]

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SEIA Announces Women’s Solar Empowerment Initiative, Debuts Series in San Francisco

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is bringing its highly successful Women’s Empowerment Series to the West Coast with Women’s Empowerment: Leaders in Solar Energy kicking off in San Francisco on Oct. 20. It comes on the heels of a standing room only event in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. Sunrun’s CEO Lynn Jurich will […]

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Trina Solar Announces Record Breaking Aperture Efficiency for “Honey Plus” Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Module

Trina Solar Announces Record Breaking Aperture Efficiency for “Honey Plus” Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Module. Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China (the “SKL PVST”) has set a new world record of 19.86% aperture efficiency for […]

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Airbnb Partners With SolarCity to Bring Solar Energy to the Home Sharing

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company and SolarCity Corp., the nation’s #1 solar power provider, are announcing a new partnership that will connect Airbnb hosts and guests with an affordable and sustainable way to power their homes with solar energy, and are releasing estimates of the environmental benefits of home sharing for travelers. Through […]

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30 MW of Solar Projects in North Carolina

Ecoplexus Inc., a leading global developer of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, announced today that it has begun construction on three more ground-mounted installations in North Carolina. The Baker, Benthall Bridge, and Turkey Creek Solar Parks represent a combined investment of more than $45 million. These facilities will be interconnected into Dominion North Carolina Power’s electrical […]

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New Report Names Target the Top Corporate Solar Installer in the U.S.

Target has grabbed the top spot among American businesses that are going solar. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) revealed Target’s ascension to the top of the list in its 2016 Solar Means Business report, issued today, which found that more American businesses are installing solar than ever before. Adding more solar this year than […]

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Mayor de Blasio Announces New Steps to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in NYC Buildings

“Cities that lead on climate, lead on buildings,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. Today Mayor de Blasio announced a suite of new energy efficiency initiatives that will dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from New York City’s over one million buildings – of all sizes, types, and uses – and put the City on a pathway to […]

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