Johnson Controls installs 308 kW of solar for Gunnison County, Colorado

Johnson Controls announced it completed phase one of its project with Gunnison County, Colorado, which included the installation of solar panels and LED lighting in five County buildings. The phase one improvements are the continuation of the County’s long-standing commitment to reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from its facilities and operations. The County… […]

Largest energy storage project in USA now online in Southern California

The largest single-site energy storage project in the country was today unveiled in San Diego County, California. Project developer LS Power claims that the 250-MW Gateway Energy Storage project is also the largest battery system in the world. The project enhances reliability on the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) grid and reduces customer energy costs.… […]

Clean Energy Group recommends federal policy strategies to advance battery storage

Clean Energy Group (CEG), a national nonprofit organization that has worked on multiple battery storage issues over the last several years, has proposed a comprehensive series of new policy actions the federal government could take to accelerate the battery storage market. These policy recommendations are contained in comments CEG filed in response to the Energy… […]

Trina Solar Signs Investment Cooperation Agreement

Trina Solar Co. Ltd., a company that specializes in solar technology manufacturing, has signed an investment cooperation agreement with the management committee of the Yancheng Economic and Technological Development Zone to expand its manufacturing capacity of 210 mm solar cells. In line with Trina Solar’s strategies, the company will add 7.6 GW in annual production […]

Intersolar, Energy Storage North America Reschedule Newly Combined Conference, Expo

Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA) say their newly combined conference and expo, previously set for January, has been rescheduled to July 14-16, 2021, in Long Beach, Calif., due to the ongoing risks of COVID-19 and the uncertainty surrounding the lifting of travel restrictions and bans on large gatherings. “When it […]

Northam Steers Virginia Towards a Clean Economy

Governor Ralph Northam has signed the Virginia Clean Economy Act, which establishes bold energy efficiency standards and provides a pathway for new investments in solar, onshore wind, offshore wind and energy storage.  Additional legislation signed by Northam advances shared solar and energy storage programs, and dramatically transforms the rooftop solar market. “We are at a […]

Swiss Technology Fund Awards WinJi a Loan Guarantee

WinJi, a Swiss start-up that developed the True Power renewable energy asset management platform, has been awarded a $1.5 million loan guarantee by the Swiss Technology Fund.  This loan guarantee will facilitate WinJi’s upcoming debt-raising, with a view to accelerate the company’s growth and finance further platform developments. Technology Fund successfully approved WinJi’s technology and […]

GAF Energy solar roofing product now offered through Sunnova network

GAF Energy and Sunnova Energy have announced a strategic partnership to provide homeowners with GAF Energy’s DecoTech 2.0 solar roofing system together with Sunnova’s solar service offerings. The partnership leverages both companies’ reach in the new home and re-roof markets and exemplifies the growing convergence between roofing and solar. “I’m excited to be working with… […]

Longhorn Solar chosen to install PV on massive net-zero-capable housing community in Austin

Texas’s first zero-energy capable housing community, Whisper Valley, chose Longhorn Solar to be one of three EcoSmart Solution-approved vendors for solar panel installation. Whisper Valley is in Phase 1 of its master plan to build over 7,000 new, eco-friendly homes in the East Austin area. These homes will be equipped with geothermal energy, solar photovoltaic… […]

IHI Energy Storage updates name to Terrasun

IHI Energy Storage has updated its name and incorporated as IHI Terrasun Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of IHI Americas Inc. IHI Corporation, a parent company of IHI Americas, has a continued financial investment in the venture and provides ongoing support and guidance to the newly established Terrasun. Terrasun expands upon the work of IHI… […]