Solar Industry News

An off-grid solar tracker powers this EV charging station

The off-grid solar tracker EV charger is quicker and less expensive to install than traditional grid-connected stations and avoids costly utility demand charges since there’s no need for infrastructure.

New rules to overhaul electric grids could boost wind and solar power

The FERC approved the biggest changes in more than a decade to the way U.S. power lines are planned and funded.

US surpasses 5 million solar installations

The US has officially exceeded 5M solar installations, marking another milestone just 8yrs after the nation reached 1M installations in 2016.

California farmers are low on water. Why not help them go solar?

Let’s make it easier and cheaper for farmers with dwindling water supplies to convert their lands to solar energy generation.

PG&E announces 6 new remote microgrids coming in 2024

PG&E is using remote microgrids to eliminate overhead distribution lines in high fire threat areas, reducing wildfire risks.

Sustainability at sea: Sunreef is integrating recycled plastic bottles into solar electric yachts

Sunreef shared a new sustainability strategy and is now integrating recycled PET bottles into its solar electric yacht production process.

Napa to consider floating solar panels at NapaSan plant

A solar project come to Napa County — floating panels on 56 acres of Napa Sanitation District ponds and two miles of new transmission lines.

Largest VPP in USA supports California’s grid with 16,200 home solar-plus-storage systems

Sunrun has networked more than 16,200 customers’ solar+storage systems to support California’s electrical grid during the hot summer months.

$500M+ raised to build clean power plants for low income communities

Solar developer Nexamp has raised an impressive $520 million to build community solar projects across the US.

The off-grid solar tracker EV charger is quicker and less expensive to install than traditional grid-connected stations and avoids costly utility demand charges since there’s no need for infrastructure.

An off-grid solar tracker powers this EV charging station

The off-grid solar tracker EV charger is quicker and less expensive to install than traditional grid-connected stations and avoids costly utility demand charges since there’s no need for infrastructure.
May 23, 2024/by Panel The Planet
The FERC approved the biggest changes in more than a decade to the way U.S. power lines are planned and funded.

New rules to overhaul electric grids could boost wind and solar power

The FERC approved the biggest changes in more than a decade to the way U.S. power lines are planned and funded.
May 23, 2024/by Panel The Planet
The US has officially exceeded 5M solar installations, marking another milestone just 8yrs after the nation reached 1M installations in 2016.

US surpasses 5 million solar installations

The US has officially exceeded 5M solar installations, marking another milestone just 8yrs after the nation reached 1M installations in 2016.
May 22, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Let’s make it easier and cheaper for farmers with dwindling water supplies to convert their lands to solar energy generation.

California farmers are low on water. Why not help them go solar?

Let’s make it easier and cheaper for farmers with dwindling water supplies to convert their lands to solar energy generation.
May 22, 2024/by Panel The Planet
PG&E is using remote microgrids to eliminate overhead distribution lines in high fire threat areas, reducing wildfire risks.

PG&E announces 6 new remote microgrids coming in 2024

PG&E is using remote microgrids to eliminate overhead distribution lines in high fire threat areas, reducing wildfire risks.
May 21, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Sunreef shared a new sustainability strategy and is now integrating recycled PET bottles into its solar electric yacht production process.

Sustainability at sea: Sunreef is integrating recycled plastic bottles into solar electric yachts

Sunreef shared a new sustainability strategy and is now integrating recycled PET bottles into its solar electric yacht production process.
May 21, 2024/by Panel The Planet
A solar project come to Napa County — floating panels on 56 acres of Napa Sanitation District ponds and two miles of new transmission lines.

Napa to consider floating solar panels at NapaSan plant

A solar project come to Napa County — floating panels on 56 acres of Napa Sanitation District ponds and two miles of new transmission lines.
May 20, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Sunrun has networked more than 16,200 customers’ solar+storage systems to support California’s electrical grid during the hot summer months.

Largest VPP in USA supports California’s grid with 16,200 home solar-plus-storage systems

Sunrun has networked more than 16,200 customers’ solar+storage systems to support California’s electrical grid during the hot summer months.
May 20, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Solar developer Nexamp has raised an impressive $520 million to build community solar projects across the US.

$500M+ raised to build clean power plants for low income communities

Solar developer Nexamp has raised an impressive $520 million to build community solar projects across the US.
May 19, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Hospitals are seeking to offset their expenses any way they can and some pursuing renewable energy that will save money in the long run.

How four health systems are saving money with renewable energy

Hospitals are seeking to offset their expenses any way they can and some pursuing renewable energy that will save money in the long run.
May 19, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Eurostar has promised to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030. Plan was laid out in the company’s first sustainability report

Eurostar promises to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030

Eurostar has promised to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030. Plan was laid out in the company’s first sustainability report
May 18, 2024/by Panel The Planet
The Sweetwater Authority is exploring the environmental impact of a 9.5 acre floating solar array to be placed near the Sweetwater Dam.

Floating solar panels proposed for Sweetwater Reservoir

The Sweetwater Authority is exploring the environmental impact of a 9.5 acre floating solar array to be placed near the Sweetwater Dam.
May 17, 2024/by Panel The Planet
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