Catalyze acquires Sol Alliance to expand national solar presence

Independent power producer Catalyze has acquired Northeast solar developer Sol Alliance and its 80-MW development pipeline of solar projects. Sol Alliance is a 15-year veteran of the solar industry, working on over 275 MW of solar projects across the Midwest, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Puerto Rico. Sol Alliance partners Stephen Owen and Jared Haines, along… […]

GreenPowerMonitor expands PV asset management platform with new acquisition

GreenPowerMonitor, a DNV company, has acquired the PV analytics technology platform PEAK from Alteso. PEAK’s special algorithms, including machine learning for exploring big data, will be integrated into GPM’s platforms. With this optimized digital analytics platform GPM will be able to provide advanced analytics services to the global solar industry, using visualized insights and AI-driven… […]

Connecticut seafood restaurant goes solar with PACE financing

The Connecticut Green Bank proudly announces that Westville Seafood in New Haven recently added a solar PV system to its roof using financing through the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program. Westville Seafood has been serving customers with a variety of fried and grilled seafood dishes, as well as soups, salads and sandwiches since… […]

Clearway, Toyota Sign Second Clean Power Contract

Clearway Energy Group has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) to support Clearway’s 100 MW Wildflower Solar project in DeSoto County, Miss. Toyota will purchase the majority of the electricity the project will generate, 80 MW, to replace the high-emission electricity used in its operations with zero-emissions renewable […]

Fusion Renewable Chooses iSun for Solar Services for Alabama Solar Portfolio

Fusion Renewable has selected iSun Inc. for turnkey professional, development and EPC services. The projects encompass interconnect applications across three locations in Alabama, equaling 448 MW DC of solar production. Project financing will be provided by Fusion Renewable. The total engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) and renewable energy credits (REC) contracts could exceed $500 million. […]

Clean Energy Group awards $1 million in low-income solar + storage grants

The Clean Energy Group (CEG), a national nonprofit focused on the equitable expansion of clean energy, announced that it has awarded more than $1 million in grants to community-serving organizations advancing solar + storage to benefit frontline communities. The grants have supported the work of 86 affordable housing and nonprofit community organizations, representing 93 solar+storage… […]

Dept. of Commerce reviewing additional import tariffs on solar modules

Duties proposed by an anonymous group of petitioners could cause the U.S. solar industry to miss out on 18 GW of solar deployment by 2023, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) The petitions now before the Department of Commerce would create 50% to 250% taxes on imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) panels… […]

American Securities Acquiring Swinerton Renewable Energy, SOLV

American Securities LLC, a private equity firm, is acquiring the renewable energy division of Swinerton Builders, commonly known as Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE), and its wholly owned subsidiary, SOLV Inc., from Swinerton Inc. SRE has built over 7 GW of PV solar capacity in 26 states. SRE leverages proprietary technology to provide turnkey services for […]

SnapNrack develops flashing-free solar attachment that secures to roof decking

SnapNrack, a manufacturer of solar mounting solutions, has expanded its SpeedSeal over-the-shingle mounts to attach to the roof decking. The company now offers SpeedSeal DeckFoot for its Ultra Rail Roof Mount System and SpeedSeal DeckTrack for the RL Universal Roof Mount System. The rafter-independent attachment is secured by the familiar installation process of filling the… […]

Generac’s new load management system provides smart circuit functionality

Generac is now playing with smart circuits after launching the PWRmanager, a load management system. A physical box installed next to a home’s existing load panel, the PWRmanager increases a homeowner’s choice for accessible circuits that can use power from Generac’s PWRcell backup lithium battery. Energy storage systems are typically installed to backup only the… […]