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Vision Solar opening two new locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

By Billy Ludt Vision Solar, a Pennsylvania-based renewable energy company, announced the opening of two new locations in Reading, Pennsylvania, and Edison, New Jersey. The company has invested about $500,000 in capital towards growth and has hired more than 30 employees in the two new locations as part of its expansion effort. Vision Solar aims…

New York PSC expands access to solar through revised VDER tariff

By Kelsey Misbrener Yesterday, the State of New York’s Public Service Commission (PSC) issued its long-awaited order updating the Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) tariff, which compensates distributed energy resources, like solar, for the collective environmental and societal benefits they provide to the state’s electrical grid. For more than a year, the Clean Energy…

Washington utility Avista commits to 100% clean energy by 2045

By Kelsey Misbrener Avista announced its goal to serve its customers with 100% clean electricity by 2045 and to have a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by the end of 2027. This announcement bolsters Avista’s long-standing history of and well-established approach to providing clean, reliable and affordable energy to the customers and communities it serves. “We’re…

Leading energy companies form ESA task force for energy storage safety

By Kelsey Misbrener Top energy companies — including GE Energy Storage, Panasonic, LG Chem Power and Duke Energy — joined the Energy Storage Association today to make safety a priority when manufacturing and operating energy storage systems. ESA formally launched the Energy Storage Industry Corporate Responsibility Initiative and pledge at its Annual Energy Storage Conference…

Entrepreneur launches RENewed Wind and Solar online component resale marketplace

By Kelsey Misbrener Renewable energy entrepreneur David Blittersdorf announced the launch of RENewed Wind and Solar, an online marketplace for refurbished wind and solar equipment. RENewed Wind and Solar’s website, www.renewedwindandsolar.com, offers bargain prices on an array of high-quality pre-owned, refurbished and never-before-used wind and solar equipment. From recalibrated anemometers to second-life solar panels, RENewed…

EnerBank announces new Triple Option Loan for rooftop solar projects

By Kelsey Misbrener EnerBank USA, the national consumer lender that helps strategic business partners and independent home improvement contractors increase their sales, recently announced a new Triple Option Loan for contractors to offer homeowners who are installing solar panels and expect to receive income tax incentives, rebates, and/or other significant payments. The new loan features…

Does SolarCity sell Tesla solar panels? Tesla SolarCity options explained

By Sponsored Content Tesla Inc, led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, is known around the world for its successful development of electric vehicles. In 2015, the company also entered the renewable energy market with its Tesla Energy division. This division manufactures and installs residential solar energy system components. Shortly after, in 2016, Tesla acquired the…

How much is a Tesla? 2019 Tesla models and Tesla prices

By Sponsored Content If you’ve considered taking the plunge into the electric vehicle (EV) market, Tesla Motors needs no introduction. The most well-known manufacturer of EVs in the world, Tesla recently expanded into residential solar through acquisition of solar panel company SolarCity. The goal, as described on Tesla’s website, is to create “the world’s only…

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