Month: May 2022

Maxeon Partners with CED Greentech to Expand U.S. Residential Installation Program

Mark Babcock Maxeon Solar Technologies Ltd. has signed an agreement with CED Greentech to significantly expand Maxeon’s differentiated channel program to residential installers in the United States. This new collaboration combines CED’s strengths as a solar equipment distributor with Maxeon’s panel technology and North America manufacturing footprint. “CED is an ideal partner for Maxeon,” says …

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Qcells Plans New Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility in Georgia

Justin Lee Qcells’ new solar panel manufacturing facility will be located in Dalton, Ga. The $171 million investment will increase production of advanced photovoltaic module production. “Our additional investment in Dalton will help Qcells better serve the needs of U.S. customers with increased local manufacturing capacity,” states Qcells CEO Justin Lee. …

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Duke Energy Works with N.C. Solar Installers on Gradual Net Metering Transition

Duke Energy reached an agreement in North Carolina with solar installers to support its original filing. The stipulation provides a gradual transition option from the existing net metering programs for eligible customers, while creating additional future benefits for all of Duke Energy’s customers. The compromise reached is a collaborative effort to …

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Duke Energy Completes Brigham Young University Solar+Storage System

Duke Energy’s nonregulated commercial brand Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions has designed and constructed a campus-wide renewable energy system at Brigham Young University-Hawaii (BYU- Hawaii) with rooftop solar, carport solar and battery energy storage. The system includes Tesla Megapacks. The estimated annual electricity production of the entire project will be 6.37 MWh – enough to meet …

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Silicon Ranch inks 1.5 GW supply deal with Nextracker

Wright solar power plant used Nextracker’s NX HorizonXTR solar tracker. Source: Nextracker Silicon Ranch, one of the nation’s largest independent power producers, and Nextracker, a provider of integrated solar tracker and software solutions, have announced a master supply agreement (MSA) to deliver 1.5 GW of Nextracker’s solar tracker technology to Silicon Ranch projects through 2024, with …

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Not all wind turbine insurance coverage is the same

The Duke owned and operated 912 MW Los Vientos Wind Farm in Texas. (Courty of Duke Energy) Contributed by Greg VanHouten, Haynes Boone Wind turbines rarely fail because of physical damage. However, financial losses can be severe. That is why operators purchase property and business interruption insurance.  But purchasing insurance is one thing—getting an insurer …

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This is your SolarWakeup for May 26th, 2022

Home » This is your SolarWakeup on May 26th, 2022 Navigation after navigation ←Previous CommonBond Launches Innovative Lending Platform It is crucial to be accurate and fast when selling solar. CommonBond’s lending platform is changing how residential solar installers get to market. Get in touch to learn more about the team and view their dealer incentives. It’s …

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