Recent Solar

SolarCity Expands to New Mexico, Launches State’s Most Affordable Solar Option

America’s #1 solar power provider is hiring for new operations center in Albuquerque, will also serve Santa Fe and Las Cruces SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, is expanding to New Mexico this week and will make its groundbreaking MyPower solar loan available to New Mexico homeowners. MyPower makes it possible for many […]

Solarcity Files Lawsuit Against Arizona Utility Salt River Project for Violations of Antitrust Law

SolarCity Corporation filed a lawsuit late yesterday in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, asking the court to stop Arizona utility Salt River Project (SRP)’s anti-competitive behavior. The suit specifically pertains to SRP’s pricing plan, which was approved by SRP’s board on Feb 26. SolarCity further explained its grounds for the […]

JinkoSolar Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. Fourth Quarter 2014 Highlights Total solar product shipments to the third parties amounted to 838.2 megawatts (“MW”), consisting of 739.2 […]

SolarCity Joins the New York State Smart Grid Consortium

The nation’s #1 rooftop solar power provider joins New York’s leading utilities, technology providers, policy makers and research institutions committed to grid modernization The New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC), a public-private partnership devoted to statewide implementation of the smart grid, announced today that SolarCity, the nation’s #1 rooftop solar power provider, has signed […]

16 Oakland Schools Now Generating Clean Power With SunPower Systems

Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) reported today that SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) solar power systems at 16 schools are expected to significantly reduce the district’s annual electricity costs over the next 25 years or more. The district is celebrating completion of the new high efficiency systems at an event this morning at Castlemont High School. Additionally, […]

ModSolar, One of the Rising Stars of the Solar Industry, Moves into New Center City Philadelphia Headquarters

One of the rising stars of the solar industry, ModSolar, which is changing the solar industry by creating technology solutions for the solar professional, has moved their headquarters into Center City Philadelphia. ModSolar has moved into the fourth floor of the Belmont Building, at 211 North 13th Street in Philadelphia. The company will occupy the entire […]

SolarCity Creates Fund to Finance $750 Million in Residential Solar Projects with Investment from Google

Google’s largest renewable energy investment helps to create the largest residential solar fund of its kind SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) has created a fund expected to finance $750 million in residential solar projects [1] with an investment from Google. The new fund will cover the upfront cost of solar panel installations for thousands of homeowners in […]

Cesar Chavez Public Charter School Reinforces Core Curriculum Values with Rooftop Solar Project

Standard Solar and Nextility help school become largest solar install in Northeast D.C. Washington D.C.’s Parkside Campus of Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy (Chavez Schools), is now host to an interactive learning solar power system. Completed at the end of last year, the 170-kilowatt rooftop system will provide nearly 12 percent of […]

NRG Home Solar Has Launched Operations in North Carolina

NRG Home Solar Expands into “Tar Heel” state; Brings New Solar Jobs to Region NRG Home Solar, one of the country’s leading residential solar companies, announced it has expanded its U.S. operations into North Carolina. The company is offering fully integrated solar solutions in the state, providing homeowners with the opportunity to install solar through […]

SEIA Applauds Decision to Veto Anti-Solar Bill in West Virginia

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed legislation, HB 2201, which could have jeopardized the future of rooftop solar in the state by rewriting West Virginia’s net-metering policies. In announcing his decision, the Governor said the bill contained technical errors. “We applaud Gov. Tomblin for doing the right thing,” said Rhone Resch, president and […]