Mosaic’s SwiftLink URL Now Available

Mosaic, a platform that provides financing solutions for U.S. residential solar and energy-efficient home improvement projects, says its SwiftLink URL is now available.  SwiftLink is a shareable, customizable URL that allows residential contractors and solar installers to easily distribute credit application forms to customers without the need to log in to a separate portal. Homeowners […]

Lightsource bp Enters Purchase Agreement with Array Technologies

Lightsource bp, a global company that specializes in the development and management of solar energy projects, has entered into a purchase agreement with Array Technologies that will supply Lightsource bp’s newly developed solar portfolio of 1.4 GW across the world with DuraTrack HZ v3 single-axis solar trackers equipped with plant optimizing SmarTrack technology. Lightsource bp […]

Colorado healthcare provider joins Pivot Energy community solar service

Pivot Energy, a Colorado community solar developer and national solar provider, has entered into an agreement with Banner Health for a 5.9-MW community solar subscription — the single largest community solar commitment the company has secured to-date. The subscription represents Pivot’s first community solar offering within the healthcare industry, expanding the company’s growing portfolio of… […]

Electriq releases second generation of PowerPod LFP battery

Electriq Power has launched its newest lithium-iron phosphate battery for the residential market: PowerPod 2. Notable product enhancements of the PowerPod 2 include: More power: 11.4 kW of DC solar input (AC-coupled available in early 2021) Improved power output: 7.6 kW continuous and 9.1 kW peak for 60 seconds 96% round-trip efficiency Outdoor-rated battery (NEMA… […]

IEA: Renewable Power Growing Robustly Around the World

This year, renewable power is growing robustly around the world, contrasting with the sharp declines triggered by the COVID-19 crisis in many other parts of the energy sector such as oil, gas and coal, according to a recently released report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). Driven by China and the U.S., new additions of […]

Reliability remains key selling point for residential solar installers

By Steven Wittenberg, Trina Solar Product Manager Residential solar installers have a lot of options for promoting to homeowners the benefits of rooftop solar panels. From lowered energy costs to a reduced carbon footprint, installers have plenty of good selling points for rooftop PV systems. However, one important factor stands out amongst the rest: the… […]

Lightsource bp using Array Technologies trackers for 1.4-GW global solar portfolio

Lightsource bp has entered into a purchase agreement with Array Technologies that will supply Lightsource bp’s newly developed solar portfolio of 1.4 GW across the world with DuraTrack HZ v3 single-axis solar trackers equipped with plant optimizing SmarTrack technology. Once constructed and connected, this newly added solar capacity will generate enough combined renewable electricity to… […]

A Breakthrough in Solar Financing for Unprecedented Times: PowerSwitch ZERO

By Erin Talbot, Chief Lending Officer, Mosaic Like so many areas of the economy, the solar industry has been hit hard by COVID-19. The need to socially distance has challenged traditional in-person sales, and economic uncertainty has made many homeowners more cautious about spending cash. The result: after a record-setting Q1 to start the year, residential… […]

Agriculture cooperative Land O’Lakes subscribes to community solar projects

Farmer-owned agricultural cooperative Land O’Lakes has subscribed to three community solar gardens in Woodbury, Minnesota, near its Saint Paul headquarters. The community solar projects are owned and operated by C2 Energy Capital, offering farmers resources to mitigate environmental impacts. “Land O’Lakes stewardship efforts supporting farmers, ag retailers and food companies is impressive. We are pleased… […]

SunShare adding 12 MW of Colorado community solar by 2021

SunShare, a residential community solar developer, is constructing three new community solar systems, totaling 12 MW, which are expected to start operation in 2021 and will produce enough solar energy to power 3,000 Colorado homes. SunShare has also created new subscription options designed specifically to broaden residential access to clean energy without rooftop panels. Homes… […]