Daily Archives: February 28, 2018

INOAC selects Stem for 2.5 MWh of AI-powered energy storage in Canada

By Michelle Froese Stem, the global provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services, is deploying a 2.5-MWh energy storage system in St. Mary’s, Ontario at INOAC Interior Systems. INOAC, a supplier to the automotive industry. The system will save money and help reduce the expensive electricity peaks that impact all electricity consumers in the…

4 Biggest Trends in Solar Monitoring and Why They Matter

By SPW As global leaders in solar monitoring, Solar-Log® team members traveled all across the U.S., meeting with solar installers to discuss their needs for monitoring and the key features most important to them and the success of their business. We met with hundreds of industry professionals and across the board, we heard the same…

SolarWorld Americas Receives $5 Million Loan

By [email protected] SolarWorld Americas announced Wednesday that its creditors have agreed to lend the crystalline-silicon solar cells and module manufacturer an additional $5 million for operations, as the company seeks to build back to full capacity utilization and profitability. “With this latest cash infusion, our creditors are demonstrating their confidence in our company and its…

SolarBOS expands design services for large solar projects

By Kathie Zipp SolarBOS has expanded its design services team to deliver service to customers in the large commercial and utility sectors of the solar industry. These services include wire layouts, takeoffs, detailed wire schedules and eBOS optimizations for systems larger than 1 MW. “Providing detailed wire schedules helps ensure that every length is correct,”…

Vineyard Wind sponsoring offshore safety training for local fishermen

By Michelle Froese Fishing Partnership Support Services announced that Vineyard Wind will be sponsoring upcoming safety trainings in New Bedford and on Martha’s Vineyard to provide mariners with the knowledge and skills needed to cope with and survive accidents at sea. Thanks to Vineyard Wind’s support, the trainings are being offered at no cost on…

Does your solar insurance cover drones?

By SPW Charlee R. DeFebbo, alternative energy specialist By Charlee R. DeFebbo, alternative energy specialist at Brown & Brown Metro Insurance More and more residential, commercial and utility-scale solar contractors are using drones in their everyday business, and for good reason. The pilot-less aircraft allows an operator to formulate design plans, store data and assess…

Vestas partners with InspecTools to expand global digitalized blade services

By Michelle Froese Vestas customers will now get online access to blade inspection analysis and data from any of their turbines in any market, thanks to the expansion of Vestas’ partnership with InspecTools, an energy asset inspection company. With the ability to efficiently analyze inspections, Vestas will strengthen its predictive wind-turbine maintenance, enabling customers to…

Blue Horizon Energy, Smartworld Energy become Panasonic Premium Installers

By Kelly Pickerel Blue Horizon Energy of Plymouth, Minnesota, and Smartworld Energy of San Antonio, Texas, have been elevated to Premium Installer status within Panasonic’s installer program. Launched in 2016, Panasonic’s Solar Installer program provides a number of value-added benefits and business opportunities to partners who are able to meet Panasonic’s high standard of excellence….

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