Massachusetts proposal will double solar energy development in the Commonwealth

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended the Baker Administration’s proposal to double solar energy development in Massachusetts at a community solar project dedication hosted by Clean Energy Collective. “For the last decade, Massachusetts has been one of the leading solar energy markets in the nation and with forward-looking policies, like the one Gov. Baker […]

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Rooftop Solar is Making Headway Against Utilities

Rooftop solar energy is becoming a financially viable way for millions of U.S. consumers to generate their own electricity — and utilities are doing everything to kill the solar boom before it gains too much traction. Utilities in states such as Florida, Wisconsin, and Nevada have tried to undermine rooftop solar at the regulatory level […]

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SunSystem Technology Acquires Field Service Division of Next Phase Solar

SunSystem Technology, LLC (SST) and Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH) (Enphase) announced today that SST has acquired the Residential Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Field Services Division of Next Phase Solar from Enphase and the two companies have entered into a strategic partnership in which SST will serve as Enphase’s primary residential O&M service provider. The […]

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Tesla’s SolarCity Plant in Buffalo to hire 1400 workers

The production plans for the solar panel factory plant in Buffalo acquired by Tesla, in its acquisition of SolarCity are not entirely clear. Tesla and Panasonic are now going to get involved in manufacturing of solar cells and solar modules, while the plant will now also produce Tesla’s new solar roof products. But it’s clear that […]

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Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is hosting a Finance & Tax Seminar in Washington D.C.

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is hosting its popular Finance & Tax Seminar in Washington D.C. next week. The two-day event dedicated exclusively to the most impactful accounting, finance and tax issues facing the solar industry will cover the biggest issues of the day including the potential impact of the election on the solar […]

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Solar Farm Awarded with Purchase Agreements totaling 720 Megawatts

Innovative Solar Systems has just recently been awarded a total of 720 Megawatts of new Purchase Power Agreements (PPA’s) from large credit worthy Power Off-Takers in the Mid-West. The companies CEO states that receiving these 25 year contracts will enable ISS to more quickly sell and fund these new projects that range in size from […]

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US Solar Installations in Q4 Shattered all Previous Solar Photovoltaic Records

The United States solar market just shattered all previous quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) installation records. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q4 2016 U.S. Solar Market Insight report, 4,143 megawatts (MW) of solar PV were installed in the U.S. in the third quarter of the year, a rate of one […]

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California Company Hopes for Revolution Offering Flexible Light-Weight Solar Panels

A California-based solar energy company called Sunflare is offering solar panels it hopes will help innovate the industry. After years of research and development, Sunflare says it’s the first company to successfully mass produced light, flexible, and affordable copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) solar panels that can be installed with ease on practically any surface. At long […]

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Sunnova Expands Zero-Money-Down Solar Ownership Program

Sunnova, a market leader in residential solar services, today announced the expansion of its EZ Own Loan, allowing homeowners to own their solar power system with no out-of-pocket expenses for down payments or maintenance. “The EZ Own Loan allows Sunnova to provide more homeowners with the option to choose solar and lower their electricity costs,” […]

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Wuxi Suntech Announced Breakthrough in Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cell PERC Technology

Suntech, one of the world’s leading solar modules manufacturers recently announced that its highest mass production conversion efficiency of multicrystalline silicon solar cell has reached 20%. In recent years, Wuxi Suntech devotes to the technical innovation to improve the conversion efficiency of solar cells. On April 2015, its high-efficiency monocrystalline solar module “HyPro” module was launched […]

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