Contractors List For Solar Installation CompaniesContractors List For Solar Installation Companies

The application portal is now open for Solar Power World’s esteemed Top Solar Contractors List. Any solar PV developer, installer or subcontractor working in the United States can begin the application process now on Solar Power World’s website. The deadline to apply to the 2023 Top Solar Contractors List is Friday, May 26, 2023. “The […]

Community Solar and Net-Meter Expand in GeorgiaCommunity Solar and Net-Meter Expand in Georgia

The Georgia Solar Energy Industries Association (GASEIA) is applauding state Sen. Jason Anavitarte for sponsoring SB 210 to improve and expand community solar in Georgia, while updating portions of the law pertaining to net metering. This is a continuation of Georgia’s Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Act of 2001, the expansion of the solar market by […]

Students Competition Develops Solar ProjectStudents Competition Develops Solar Project

Rosendin is proud to recognize and congratulate the winning teams in the 2023 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regions 6 & 7 Student Competition’s Electrical Challenge. The annual competition attracts the nation’s top construction and engineering college students who have 14 hours to develop building solutions using real-world applications. The six-member Milwaukee School of Engineering […]

Solar Industry Safeguards Assets From Fire RisksSolar Industry Safeguards Assets From Fire Risks

Climate change and the higher frequency of adverse weather events, alongside issues with dependence on other countries for energy imports, highlighted by Russia’s war on Ukraine, are prompting governments to ramp up the production of domestic green energy. In the United States, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has been set up to finance green power […]

New Jersey Launches Solar Projects in ResidentsNew Jersey Launches Solar Projects in Residents

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced it has launched the New Jersey Community Solar Project Finder. This online tool allows New Jersey residents to search by zip code for community solar projects serving their community. NJBPU is partnering with Sustainable Jersey on this initiative. New Jersey’s Community Solar Pilot Program has been […]

Advantages Of EV Charger InstallationAdvantages Of EV Charger Installation

The clean energy market is constantly evolving, and solar installers are used to adapting. Solar hot water installs were quickly overtaken by the shift to rooftop PV. Browbeat to net metering and more utility shutdowns have required contractors to get comfortable with installing batteries alongside more advanced solar layouts. Just as the industry receives a […]

Wire Management Using Solar PV on Metal RoofWire Management Using Solar PV on Metal Roof

Are you new to installing solar PV modules on a metal roof? We’ve heard from many of you who’d like a better grasp on the fundamentals of solar PV installation – especially when setting the stage for proper wire management. So today, the solar experts at S-5! are offering you a primer on: The components […]

Workforce Training Program In Solar IndustryWorkforce Training Program In Solar Industry

A new nationwide, equitable workforce training program has officially launched, called Building Equity in Solar Training (BEST). The program will provide skills-based training and certifications needed for a successful career in solar, energy storage, and EV powered. BEST is presented by industry players GRID Alternatives, Solar Energy International (SEI), Jobs for the Future, and local […]

Meyer Burger Launches Glass-Glass Solar PanelsMeyer Burger Launches Glass-Glass Solar Panels

Meyer Burger announced its plans to switch all its high-performance solar modules to a glass-glass design to increase production speed and prevent slowdowns due to product shortages. The Board of Directors approved the update to introduce a unified product platform for Meyer Burger solar panels. The panels will continue to come in black and white […]

Berkeley Lab Studied Property Of Solar ProjectsBerkeley Lab Studied Property Of Solar Projects

The Lawrence Berkeley National Lab has released a new analysis, “Shedding light on large-scale solar impacts: an analysis of property values and proximity to photovoltaics across six U.S. states,” published in Energy Policy. The report looked at home transactions and large-scale solar project footprints in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey and North Carolina (which […]

The Structural Side Of Commercial SolarThe Structural Side Of Commercial Solar

A few years on, there is still uncertainty surrounding the solar supply chain. There are likely still modules tied up at shipping ports, and despite Inflation Reduction Act incentives to develop a larger domestic market for solar panels, it will still be some time before we experience it. That is not necessarily the matter for […]

Time To Take Solar Windows SeriouslyTime To Take Solar Windows Seriously

For as long as the solar PV panel has been in existence, scientists and entrepreneurs have been trying to make it just transparent enough to be used in windows and other visual building-integrated PV (BIPV) applications. From super-thin silicon to perovskites, a number of bases have been tested for transparent solar with little commercial success. […]

Solar Policy ScoopSolar Policy Scoop

New Illinois law prevents counties from banning local wind and solar projects Springfield, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a law prohibiting counties from enacting pre-emptive local ordinances that outright ban local wind and solar projects. Over a dozen local bans were initiated before this legislation, but the state law will now take precedence over those […]

Entergy Louisiana Seeks For New Solar ProjectsEntergy Louisiana Seeks For New Solar Projects

To meet customers’ growing demands for renewable energy and support economic development in the state, Entergy Louisiana filed a request with the Louisiana Public Service Commission to approve the purchase, construction and operation of nearly 225 MW of new solar power resources. Entergy Louisiana has selected two projects to source additional solar energy, including one […]