Category Archives: residential solar storage

When Going Green Crazy Backfires – Contractor
20 Apr
6:10

When Going Green Crazy Backfires – Contractor

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, MASS.—When homeowners choose to be more environmentally conscious with their decisions and take a more sustainable route for their home, they are generally lauded for their efforts. But when the homeowners of a 3,000-sq.-ft. house on the small, tourist island went all in on the “green train,” a […]

The Race to Build the World’s Largest Solar-Storage Plant Is On – IndustryWeek
19 Apr
6:21

The Race to Build the World’s Largest Solar-Storage Plant Is On – IndustryWeek

Last year, a company won a contract to build a 65-megawatt solar and battery farm in Arizona. A month later, the Saudis came out with a $200 billion plan to build the world’s biggest battery-backed solar farm by 2030. Then a firm proposed a nearly 500-megawatt solar-storage site in Texas’s […]

A solar array on every roof, an (EV) car in every garage, and a battery in every basement – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
19 Apr
6:38

A solar array on every roof, an (EV) car in every garage, and a battery in every basement – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

With smart home energy systems, energy generated by solar panels is stored in batteries and used to power appliances and charge electric vehicles before going to the grid. Image courtesy Enerix Editor’s note: This story was originally published by Yale e360. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Stefan Paris […]

Sunrun report recommends solar+storage replacement for LA power plants – Solar Power World
18 Apr
6:58

Sunrun report recommends solar+storage replacement for LA power plants – Solar Power World

Local clean energy from home solar and batteries can replace retiring gas-fired power plants in Los Angeles, according to a new analysis released today by Sunrun, the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage and energy services company. The analysis comes just weeks after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the […]

Gardner seeks energy storage tax credits for homes, businesses – Ripon Advance
18 Apr
7:14

Gardner seeks energy storage tax credits for homes, businesses – Ripon Advance

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has introduced a bipartisan bill that would provide tax credits for energy storage technologies. “This bipartisan legislation is just one part of our efforts to move toward a cleaner and more reliable electrical grid,” Sen. Gardner said. “We have got to get the storage component […]

CALIFORNIA: Blackout fears fuel move toward solar, storage – E&E News
17 Apr
7:28

CALIFORNIA: Blackout fears fuel move toward solar, storage – E&E News

Melvin Hoagland and Melissa Lin lost power at their Sonoma, Calif., home for more than a week after a wildfire tore across the region in 2017. Now, their utility is warning it may shut off electricity sporadically to prevent more catastrophic blazes. So Hoagland, 63, and Lin, 57, added solar […]

Panasonic Solar Modules Added To Sunnova’s Approved Vendor List – CleanTechnica
12 Mar
8:19

Panasonic Solar Modules Added To Sunnova’s Approved Vendor List – CleanTechnica

Clean Power Published on March 11th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill March 11th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill  Sunnova, one of the United States’ leading residential solar-plus-storage vendors, announced last week that it was adding solar modules manufactured by Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America to its list of approved […]

JEA And EDF Renewables North America Sign Power Purchase Agreements For 310 Megawatts DC Of Solar Power – Pollution Online
11 Mar
8:39

JEA And EDF Renewables North America Sign Power Purchase Agreements For 310 Megawatts DC Of Solar Power – Pollution Online

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– JEA and EDF Renewables North America today announce the signing of five Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for the 310 megawatt (MWdc) / 250 MWac Jacksonville 5 Solar Project (Project) consisting of five 50 MWac distributed generation projects to be constructed across the City of Jacksonville. The Project […]

Massachusetts Community Solar + Storage Farm Reaches Milestones – Solar Novus Today
11 Mar
8:58

Massachusetts Community Solar + Storage Farm Reaches Milestones – Solar Novus Today

Massachusetts’ largest community solar + storage farm has completed construction and is nearing subscriber completion. The 7.1-MW Happy Hollow Community Solar + Storage Farm is built on a gravel pit in Winchendon, Massachusetts and includes a 3.3-MW energy storage system. The project is owned by SunRaise Investments, developed and constructed by Borrego […]

7.1 MW Community Solar-Plus-Storage Farm Completed In MA – Solar Industry
10 Mar
9:12

7.1 MW Community Solar-Plus-Storage Farm Completed In MA – Solar Industry

Borrego Solar has completed construction of the 7.1 MW Happy Hollow community solar-plus-storage farm in Winchendon, Mass. Borrego Solar developed, engineered and constructed the project, while SunRaise secured construction and permanent financing and will remain the long-term owner and operator of the facility. CleanChoice Energy is managing subscriber services, including […]