The Nebraska-based business FarmAfield recently made headlines by winning a $200,000 federal grant to explore the feasibility of PV-integrated shade structures for cattle feedlots.
Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures adds 24"x24" size to its product family of PolyStarTM Polycarbonate Enclosures
Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures adds new size to their product line of the most durable and reliable polycarbonate enclosures available on the market!
Rachio Partnership to Bring Water Savings to Residential Solar Offering in Parts of California
New program motivates installers to participate in the future of energy storage
Roof Tech becomes newest CALSEIA member.
Mike Teresso of Baker Electric Solar Shares Solar Insights on The Craig Sewing Show, 1170am "The Answer"
Baker Electric Solar's President Mike Teresso will share information about critical solar issues Net Energy Metering 2.0 and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on 1170am "The Answer" on Tuesday, April 14 at 6 p.m.
President Obama announced today that the Department of Energy (DOE) will launch a new initiative to train 75,000 Americans - including military veterans - to enter the solar workforce by 2020.
Online Practice Exams are Now Available for the PV Installation Professional Certification and PV Entry Level Exams
President Obama launch a new initiative to expand the nation’s solar industry workforce during a visit to Utah’s Hill Air Force Base on Friday, seeking to gain support for his economic agenda in a heavily-Republican state. The Energy Department will seek to train 75,000 people — including veterans — to enter the solar workforce by 2020, increasing the goal it set in May 2014 by 25,000. “We’ve got to be relentless in our work to grow the economy and create good jobs,” Obama said after touring the brief tour, adding that other nations are seeking to expand their economies as well. “And that’s why we have to redouble our efforts to make sure that we’re competitive, to make sure that we’re taking the steps that are needed for us to be successful.”
Solar roads would consist of individual panels with three layers. The top layer would consist of a high-strength textured glass that provides traction for vehicles. The second layer would be an array of solar cells for gathering the energy, and on the bottom, a base plate that distributes the collected power.
The report forecasts the U.S. to install 6.5 GW of PV in 2014, a 36 percent increase over the historic 2013.
This discussion poses the important question, "What are the considerations and tradeoffs of both designs - 1500 volt vs 1000 volt with distributed electronics - and which should you choose?"
The Energy Freedom Loan is a turnkey financing solution that benefits both homeowners and installers.
Looking to 10 years from now, if energy storage achieves its full potential then the whole landscape for power generation and distribution could change drastically.
We are preparing our students for the careers of today and tomorrow. It may seem controversial to say but the truth is not everyone needs a college degree.
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The concept of combining PV arrays with standing seam metal roofing is growing-for good reasons. Metal roofs have a life expectancy of more than 40 years. Shouldn't the mounting system last as long? With S-5! zero-penetration attachment technology and PVKIT 2.0, the solarized metal roof is the most sustainable system available -and without compromising roof warranties! PVKIT 2.0 is the also the best solution for attaching PV modules directly to any exposed fastener metal roof.