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America’s largest energy buyers ask federal government to implement zero-carbon energy policies

By Kelsey Misbrener America’s largest energy customers are calling on the federal government to implement strong and specific national policies to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon power sector and expand access to clean energy for customers. “Clean energy presents an unprecedented opportunity to recover after the triple whammy of 2020: pandemic-induced recession, climate calamities,…

Ingeteam supplies inverters to 160-MW California solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener Ingeteam has supplied and commissioned 53 of its central inverter power stations for the 160-MW Rancho Seco II solar plant. This photovoltaic facility, built by Rosendin Electric for DE Shaw Renewable Investments, is the largest fixed-tilt solar plant in Sacramento County, California. It was commissioned at the end of 2020. “We are…

Enphase energy storage systems now compatible with existing M-Series microinverters

By Kelsey Misbrener Enphase Energy announced that Enphase Storage systems are now compatible with Enphase M215 and M250 microinverter-based solar systems. The expanded compatibility provides approximately 300,000 additional Enphase system owners with the possibility of achieving grid-agnostic energy resilience through the Enphase Upgrade Program. The Enphase Upgrade Program provides solar installers the opportunity to renew…

PowerMarket and Fairstead bring 497-kW of rooftop community solar to Rhode Island affordable housing complex

By Kelsey Misbrener PowerMarket, a provider of community solar management services, and Fairstead, a purpose-driven, vertically integrated real estate firm committed to the creation and preservation of affordable housing, have partnered to make renewable energy more accessible to underserved communities in Rhode Island. The roof of the Echo Valley Apartment Complex, an affordable housing development…

President Biden plans to re-enter Paris Climate Agreement

By Kelsey Misbrener Today President Biden announced plans to re-enter the United States into the Paris Agreement via executive order. SEIA backed the agreement when it was signed in 2016 and continues to support this agreement and other global efforts to combat climate change. According to Reuters, Biden will also sign an order to review…

Freedom Forever becomes “Platinum Elite” solar + storage partner of Sunrun

By Kelly Pickerel Multi-state solar dealership Freedom Forever has signed a three-year partnership with Sunrun as Freedom’s primary solar + storage service provider. Freedom’s vast network of trained independent sales dealers will use Sunrun’s platform to reach more people and better provide affordable solar and battery products. “Sunrun has been an integral part of Freedom…

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