Group will aim to standardize O&M contracts and set service expectations
October 28, 2016
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has launched a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) working group to address issues surrounding the reliable production of electricity from solar panels and what’s required to ensure panels are properly maintained.
A record-breaking 16 GW of solar to be installed in 2016
March 22, 2016
The U.S. solar market is forecast to grow substantially this year — 119 percent — according to GTM Research in its U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2015 Year in Review, published in conjunction with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
The store’s 240,504-square-foot solar array will be a 1.14 MW system
November 6, 2015
IKEA has announced plans to install a solar power system atop its Las Vegas store opening summer 2016. Panel installation will begin this winter, with completion expected in spring for what will be the largest single-use rooftop solar array by a retailer in the state of Nevada.
Increasing market competition is expected to drive further vertical integration and increase mergers and acquisitions
August 5, 2015
Following years of module oversupply and artificially low pricing, the solar photovoltaic (PV) market is expected to shift from a high-cost, subsidized source of energy to a growing market with the potential to displace other energy technologies, notes Navigant Research.
Customers who sign up and install a solar system through this partnership will receive special, preferred pricing
July 30, 2015
Green Street Solar Power, a solar financing and installation company, and Plymouth Rock Energy, an independent energy provider, have announced a joint venture created to bring solar power to homeowners and business owners in the Northeast.
The 2014 tally included record installations for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and wind power
July 16, 2015
Global generation capacity for solar, wind, and other renewable energy technologies grew 8.5 percent in 2014 over the year before, according to the 10th annual edition of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report.
National solar provider adds capabilities to fuel growth in key commercial markets
June 30, 2015
REC Solar announced it has acquired Stellar Energy, a leading solar provider in the western U.S., through an asset purchase agreement. REC Solar is a national solar provider, focused on the commercial market, that provides customers with integrated solar solutions ranging from financing and design to operations and maintenance.
The Solar Expansion Sits Atop a 58,575-Square-Foot Store Extension Completed Last Summer
April 13, 2015
IKEA has officially plugged-in an expanded solar energy array atop its Boston-area store that opened nine years ago in Stoughton, Massachusetts. The 51,516-square-foot solar panel addition consists of a 318-kW system built with 1,248 panels, and will produce 385,900 kWh more electricity annually for the store.