Everybody Solar completes 20.4-kW solar installation for Kentucky center for at-risk children

Buckhorn Children & Family Services (BCFS), a nonprofit organization in eastern Kentucky that provides services to at-risk youth, has unveiled its new 20.4-kW solar array to its Buckhorn Campus Rogers Cottage. The solar installation, provided by Everybody Solar, an organization dedicated to providing solar energy to nonprofits, is projected to produce 28,288-kilowatt-hours annually, decreasing the… […]

Kearsarge Energy, GZA complete 2.8-MW solar project at former petroleum facility

GZA GeoEnvironmental, a multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water and construction management services, has helped Kearsarge Energy successfully develop and commission a 2.8-MW solar energy array on a former petroleum storage facility in East Providence, Rhode Island that is undergoing environmental remediation. The project is on a 9.5-acre site and includes 6,884 solar photovoltaic… […]

Pending New Jersey legislation would require new warehouses to be built solar-ready

Last week, the New Jersey legislature passed A3352, which will require new warehouses to be solar-ready buildings. If Governor Murphy signs this bill into law, new warehouses that are constructed on or after July 1, 2022 will need to include a building design that’s optimized for solar installations. The bill defines warehouses as any building… […]

Pylon Updates Observer Solar Design Tool with 3D-Shading Simulations

Pylon, a designer of software that provides high-resolution aerial imagery for solar proposals, says it is launching full 3D-shading simulations as part of a major update to the solar design tool Pylon Observer.  For the first time, solar designers can remotely assess year-round shading information for a given site in just a few clicks. The […]

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions Breaks Ground on Pisgah Ridge Solar

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, a nonregulated commercial brand of Duke Energy, has started construction of the 250 MW Pisgah Ridge Solar project in Navarro County, Texas. Once in operation, it will be the largest utility-scale solar facility in Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ fleet. Charles River Laboratories Int. Inc., a provider of critical research tools and […]

DuPont Launches Rescue Tape for Photovoltaic Repairs

DuPont de Nemours Int. Sàrls has launched DuPont Tedlar PV Rescue Tape, a new solution aimed at repairing photovoltaic panels with damaged backsheets and prolonging service lifetime at a fraction of the cost needed to replace modules. Tedlar PV Rescue Tape is a composite tri-layer structure composed of a DuPont Tedlar polyvinyl fluoride film outer […]

POWERHOME to add rooftop solar to five municipal buildings in Harrison, Michigan

POWERHOME SOLAR was selected to install 659.4 kW of solar on five municipal buildings throughout the City of Harrison, Michigan. Projects will be installed at City Hall, the Fire Hall, water tower, pump house and wastewater treatment facility. These locations were selected because they’re the largest consumers of power. The portfolio is a multiphase project… […]

Solar Operations Solutions develops software for PV tracker O&M

The photovoltaic solar industry continues to adopt tracker systems for increased energy yields and higher power output, and Solar Operations Solutions (Solar-Ops) has released new software for operations and maintenance (O&M) of the technology. Solar-Ops’ myPV IQ software, a monitoring and control solution for utility-scale PV solar and energy storage facilities, includes tools to visualize… […]

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions begins construction on 250-MW Texas solar project

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, a non-regulated commercial brand of Duke Energy, announced the start of construction of the 250-MW Pisgah Ridge Solar project in Navarro County, Texas. Once in operation, it will be the largest utility-scale solar facility in Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ fleet. Charles River Laboratories International Inc., a provider of critical research tools… […]