Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. US Businesses Embracing Solar Power Big US businesses are embracing solar power, according to new report A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power. The Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA)…

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Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. Solar Power Comes to Saint Lucia Island in the Sun: Saint Lucia Goes Solar The installation team prepare to install the final panel.     Cost-Competive Solar Power on the Way Cost-Competitive Solar Is Coming Soon to a Grid…

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Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. Stanford Solar Project Expansion Stanford’s solar expansion project moves ahead – Stanford University News Stanford’s solar expansion project moves aheadIn addition, more rooftop solar panels are being installed on campus. Sixteen additional campus buildings – including Maples Pavilion and…

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Innovation meets modern architecture in another beautiful example of solar energy powered venues. The new home of the Sacramento Kings NBA Basketball team will be a 100% solar powered facility. 1.2 MW comes from roof mounted solar generation. Coupled with 11 MW from a nearby partner project solar farm, the entire facility will operate on…

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In order for residential solar power installs to continue to climb, Utilities will need to plan for increased ability to take the surplus generation into the grid. In this new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory(Berkeley Lab) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL) 30 studies from across the US are analyzed. Predictions for rooftop generation…

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A genuine community effort with Habitat for Humanity helping to bring the benefits of solar to low-income communities in the Mt. Burdell Place project. Normally solar would be out of reach for these residents due to installed cost barriers or qualifications of some assistance programs. More than 100 volunteers stepped in to make this happen…

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Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in our solar power weekly roundup Episode 4. Solar Storage Surges to 41.2 MW The US Deployed 41.2MW of Energy Storage in Q2 2016, On Pace for Another Historic Year “This quarter marked several storage firsts, such as the first grid-scale project in MISO…

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