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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…

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…

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…

Sunnova brings solar leases to Illinois

By Kelsey Misbrener Sunnova Energy Corporation, the leading privately held U.S. residential solar and energy storage service provider, announced today that it has begun offering Illinois homeowners an immediate opportunity to go solar through its solar lease agreement. In addition, the company intends to expand its solar offerings in Illinois later this month by providing…

Ameresco completes first solar project for the DEA

By Kelsey Misbrener Ameresco announced the completion of a 2.5-MW solar energy system for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) at the El Paso Intelligence Center located on Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Ameresco and DEA officials celebrated the new ground-mounted solar facility at a ceremonial “flip the switch” event this week. “Ameresco applauds…

Greentown Labs chooses winners of cleantech challenge

By Kelsey Misbrener Greentown Labs and Schneider Electric have selected the awardees for the first of its kind Greentown Labs Bold Ideas Challenge. The Greentown Labs Bold Ideas Challenge is a 6-month accelerator program housed at Greentown Labs, in Somerville, Massachusetts, and focused on fast-tracking entrepreneurs with the mentors, team members, business and technical resources…

Silfab to produce high-power back-contact solar panels with DSM backsheets

By Kelly Pickerel Silfab Solar announced a strategic alliance with DSM to mass produce high-power back-contact PV solar modules. Today’s announcement continues Silfab’s ongoing efforts to deliver the highest efficiency premium quality solar modules. DSM recently launched a conductive backsheet that is capable of increasing module efficiency. Silfab is incorporating this reliable connectivity technology into…

XsunX installs solar carport for Garden Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church

By Kelsey Misbrener XsunX announced that the company has delivered another state-of-the-art commercial solar carport power system. The latest, an 85-kW solar carport installation in Garden Grove, California, is coupled with energy demand control technology to deliver the potential of well over $1 million in projected energy savings in just its first 25 years of…

Advocates and elected officials in Queens call for more New York solar

By Kelsey Misbrener The Million Solar Strong Campaign, a movement of leading industry, environmental, clean energy and community organizations, was joined by Queens elected officials and community leaders to urge New York State to support the bold new goal of powering one million New York households—including 100,000 low-income households—with solar by 2023. The group chose…

SEIA hires two executives for management team

By Kelsey Misbrener The Solar Energy Industries Association announced the hiring of two first-class executives who are ideally suited to help the trade association match the solar industry’s skyrocketing growth in the years ahead. John Smirnow will rejoin SEIA as general counsel and vice president of market strategy and Tony Chen will serve in the…

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