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Morningstar and TÜV Rheinland

In the solar industry, standards and regulations change quickly, with new standards emerging at a rapid pace. Morningstar has been using multiple compliance service providers, but struggled to find one that aligned with all their specific needs.

Solar Light Systems Provide Crucial Light Sources in Remote Oil Fields

EcoSol Energy Systems a leading energy, water and sustainability consulting headquartered Dubai, United Arab Emirates was tapped to develop a lighting system to keep the oil fields running safely and efficiently.

How Did Wind and Solar Become Cheaper Than Coal?

The IEA predicts the world's renewable energy capacity will increase by 50% between now and 2024. This rise in renewable energy usage is mostly due to solar PV, which is becoming favorable in a wide range of industries.

Babcock Ranch: Learning From the World’s First Solar-powered Town

Real estate developers, Kitson & Partners, have set a new standard for sustainable living. Their groundbreaking model of a 100 percent solar-powered town in South Florida called Babcock Ranch, is touted to be the largest self-sustaining community in the country.

Superfund Project Restores an Ecosystem

The Superfund Redevelopment Initiative helps communities reclaim and reuse contaminated land for a wide range of purposes including the generation of sustainable renewable energy. That is the case with the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Project.

ABS Classes World's Biggest Floating Wind Turbine

It is the first of three ABS-classed, SEMI Submersible Type units designed by Principle Power housing MHI Vestas turbines that will make up for a total of 25 MWs of floating offshore wind power.

Case Study: Remedying Mismatch & Shading with Tigo’s Monitoring & Optimization Functionalities

Thanks to Tigo’s monitoring and optimizing functions, the customer observed a clear improvement in mismatch and shading production issues.

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Giant leap forward in floating wind: Siemens Gamesa lands the world's largest project

The world’s largest floating offshore wind power plant, Hywind Tampen, will be located in Norway, with a total capacity of 88 MW and equipped with 11 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines.

Hundreds of Mayors Call on Congress to Extend the Solar Investment Tax Credit

A bipartisan group of 231 mayors from Tacoma, Wash to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. sent a letter to Congress today urging them to pass the Renewable Energy Extension Act (HR 3961/S. 2289), a five-year extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC).

SenseHawk Benchmarks the Condition of One of the World's Largest Solar Sites in Record Time

Combines Drones, Thermography and Its SenseHawk Therm AI-Powered Software to Analyze the Solar Modules of the 2,500-Acre Kamuthi Solar Power Project

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C2 Energy Capital's Walmart New Jersey Solar Project Wins Solar Builder Large-Scale Project of the Year

C2 Energy Capital is awarded Large-Scale Project of the Year for its Walmart Phase IV solar portfolio in New Jersey. The award features the solar power generation system crowning Walmart Bayonne Supercenter.

Wells Solar Recognized As A Top Solar Company In Texas

Coming off their biggest year ever for solar panel installations, Austin-based Wells Solar is proud to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World Magazine. Wells Solar achieved a rank of 81 out of 243 residential solar companies!

Leading Solar Manufacturer Joins SEIA's Board of Directors

JinkoSolar is one of the world's largest PV module manufacturers and is a leader in the United States, supplying many of the panels currently installed across the country.

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LG Solar: Premium Technology and Reliable Performance
LG Solar: Premium Technology and Reliable Performance

LG Solar: Premium Technology and Reliable Performance

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