Daily Archives: August 17, 2018

RPCS uses workflow management platform TrackVia to streamline solar installation

By Kelly Pickerel Workflow management platform TrackVia is now streamlining the data collection processes of solar tracking installer RP Construction Services (RPCS) with custom-built software applications. These mobile-ready applications help RPCS collect and analyze job site data in real-time and with greater accuracy. With the help of Sol Rebel, a solar consulting services firm, RPCS…

China Challenges US Solar Tariffs at the WTO

By [email protected] China is pushing back on President Donald Trump’s solar import tariff by filing a complaint at the World Trade Organization. The complaint, first reported by Reuters, questions the legality of the Section 201 tariffs, which the Trump administration imposed in January in the name of protecting the few remaining U.S. solar cell and…

Philadelphia energy industry comes together to celebrate solar growth

By Kelsey Misbrener PECO president and CEO Mike Innocenzo, commerce director Harold Epps, and city sustainability director Christine Knapp joined the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) and the Solar Training Network to honor clean energy trainee graduates and celebrate the success of solar energy expansion efforts in Philadelphia. “Philadelphia is proud to encourage city businesses and…

The right crane in just a few clicks away with Crane Advisor

By Michelle Froese The Crane Advisor is an online tool that offers recommendations based on a users specific lifting-application and project requirements. Konecranes has updated its efficient search engine, the Crane Advisor. The browser-based tool lets users find the ideal crane system for their project in four simple steps. It intuitively inquires about requirements such…

Kearsarge Energy completes first community solar farm in New York

By Kelsey Misbrener Kearsarge Energy, a renewable energy project developer and financier based in Boston, Massachusetts, announced its first New York Community Solar Farm. Located on 12 acres in Oppenheim, New York, the 1.94-MW project is developed, owned and operated by Kearsarge. Through Kearsarge’s NY Community Solar Partnership with Common Energy, Capital Region homeowners and…

MHI Vestas signs new offshore wind agreement

By Michelle Froese MHI Vestas has signed a new offshore wind agreement. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of wind turbines for an offshore project, which is not materially above Vestas’ announcement threshold for offshore projects of 800 MW. The project will be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore…

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