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  • Lightsource bp completes $460 million financing for 368 MW utility-scale solar portfolio   June 2, 2023
    Lightsource bp has secured a $460 million multi-project financing package that will support the construction and operation of a 368 MW portfolio of utility-scale solar projects in Louisiana and Indiana. Power purchase agreements with prominent renewable energy buyers were key to achieving this milestone. The project portfolio includes the following two projects, both scheduled to... […]
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  • Suntuity University and Hoymiles partner on installation training June 1, 2023
    Suntuity University and Hoymiles have announced a joint training partnership aimed at ensuring Hoymiles dealers are well-versed on how to install Hoymiles systems. This marks the first training program for Suntuity University and Hoymiles in their joint effort to promote and advance clean energy usage. The program offers Hoymiles dealers access to free training at... […]
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  • Special Report: The Case for Microinverters in C&I Solar June 1, 2023
    Technology is changing the norms of commercial and industrial (C&I) rooftop solar system design. Panels are getting huge and climbing upward of 600 W. UL 3741 compliant systems are expanding options for meeting NEC 690.12. And beefed up microinverters are poised to do for C&I what they’ve done for residential solar — simplify everything. Unsure about that... […]
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  • How new cable geometry impacts utility-scale solar projects June 1, 2023
    For those of us in the renewables industry, utility-scale solar projects have a particular look and feel. Row upon row of solar modules, PV stretching as far as the eye can see, perhaps drone capture from above that shows acres of gleaming panels. What you do not see are the underpinnings — aka balance of... […]
    Scott Rand
  • Nexamp secures $400 million to fund community solar in six states May 31, 2023
    Nexamp has acquired more than $400 million in tax equity and debt commitments to support the creation of 49 solar and battery storage projects in six states, spanning the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. Led by U.S. Bancorp Impact Finance and Mitsubishi UFJ Finance Group (MUFG), this latest round of financing will enable Nexamp to develop... […]
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  • Supercharging the Power and Potential of Residential Energy Storage Systems May 31, 2023
    The Road to Energy Independence: Maximizing Benefits As the country is rapidly moving away from traditional methods of producing energy, such as fossil fuels, many are looking for ways to maximize and capture all the benefits when making the switch to solar. One popular way homeowners are ensuring that they get the most out of... […]
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  • Watch: How to start selling energy storage (the right way) May 31, 2023
    Pairing energy storage with home solar is more important than ever – but selling and designing a system that meets a customers’ needs – and fits their budget – is not easy. Today on Power Forward! we learn how to start selling energy storage the right way with Aaron Bingham and Blake Akin from BayWa... […]
    Chris Crowell
  • Florida nonprofit group installs solar to reduce energy costs for homeless veterans May 31, 2023
    St. Augustine, Florida-based construction nonprofit St. Johns Housing Partnership plans to harness solar energy to help power its main office and three of six apartment units for homeless veterans. Completed in early May 2023 in partnership with Everybody Solar, the installation includes two components: A solar array at the office and another at the veterans’... […]
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  • Aurora Solar expands into Germany May 31, 2023
    Aurora Solar is expanding its solar sales and design platform into Germany. Aurora sees significant opportunity to support the growing number of German solar installers who are in need of digital solutions and automation. The company incorporated in Frankfurt with dedicated Sales, Marketing, Customer Support teams to establish and scale operations in Germany and the... […]
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  • CEA: North America is fastest growing battery cell manufacturing region May 31, 2023
    By the end of 2022, North America had become the fastest growing regional market for planned new battery cell manufacturing plants, according to Clean Energy Associates’ latest Energy Storage System Supplier Market Intelligence Program report. Much of this growth is attributable to incentives provided by the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act. Clean Energy Associates’ Energy Storage... […]
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