Solar energy

Mass Megawatts (MMMW) Achieved Its Best Cash Position Since 2010 and Debt Reduced to $39,000 from $578,000

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:21pm

In the past year and especially the past few months, more cash was made recently available to the Company.

Key Points: 
  • In the past year and especially the past few months, more cash was made recently available to the Company.
  • The ability to move forward with the Company's goals including the introduction of the new solar tracker to the marketplace brings a new level of optimism.
  • Unlike other solar tracking technologies, the Mass Megawatts STS utilizes a low-cost structure that adds stability to the overall system while also improving energy production levels.
  • The STS allows Mass Megawatts to lower the cost of material and reduce the number of solar panels needed to generate the rated capacity.

Camp Southern Ground Celebrates Grand Opening of New Aquatics Center, Pump Track, and Solar Field

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:11pm

b'Atlanta, Georgia, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Southern Ground, the multi-mission nonprofit founded by GRAMMY Award-winning artist Zac Brown, has officially opened their new aquatics center, bicycle pump track, and solar energy field.

Key Points: 
  • b'Atlanta, Georgia, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Southern Ground, the multi-mission nonprofit founded by GRAMMY Award-winning artist Zac Brown, has officially opened their new aquatics center, bicycle pump track, and solar energy field.
  • Additional support was provided by the Georgia Pool & Hot Tub Alliance board and many of its members.\nThe SunEnergy1 Solar Field, donated by solar energy supplier and developer SunEnergy1, is a 100% clean, renewable energy source.
  • Currently featuring 1,700 solar panels, each installed by NEI Energy, the field will ultimately grow to five acres with a generation capacity of 1MW.
  • Both programs, provided at no cost to participants, start with a high-intensity week at Camp Southern Ground.

Generate Announces Unique Partnership With Starbucks to Supply Clean Energy to Starbucks Stores and Provide Affordable, Green Power to Surrounding Communities With New York Community Solar Projects

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:01pm

The projects are expected to supply solar energy for local Starbucks stores and up to 24,000 households, small businesses, nonprofits, churches, universities and stores in multiple geographies, including those designated as under-served communities.

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  • The projects are expected to supply solar energy for local Starbucks stores and up to 24,000 households, small businesses, nonprofits, churches, universities and stores in multiple geographies, including those designated as under-served communities.
  • In addition to clean energy, program participants will receive a discount to their current electricity rates under New York State\xe2\x80\x99s Community Distributed Generation program, making clean energy access more affordable.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005242/en/\nA community solar project funded by Generate and Starbucks is providing 2.9 MWdc of clean energy and additional energy storage capacity in Dutchess County, New York.
  • Generate is a leading owner and operator of community solar and storage projects in New York State, with more than 182 MW of New York community solar projects owned or in construction.

Blockchain Startup Candela Coin has Created the First Consumer-Facing Transactive Solar Energy System

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:56pm

b'WASHINGTON, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Candela Coin is a cryptocurrency that allows holders to take part in the first ever decentralized blockchain based peer-to-peer transactive solar energy system.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Candela Coin is a cryptocurrency that allows holders to take part in the first ever decentralized blockchain based peer-to-peer transactive solar energy system.
  • People across the globe will be able to transfer solar energy to others in their communities using Candela coin as a medium of exchange.
  • Solar panel owners will be able to sell excess solar energy to neighbors and others in their communities.
  • Those who purchase solar energy from the solar panel owners will be able to get cheaper clean energy without having to buy a solar panel.\nThe blockchain based peer-to-peer transfer platform allows users to buy, sell, or store solar power, allowing energy to be more accessible and sustainable for the world.

Swell Energy Offers Innovative Battery Deal to 8,000 Customers in Southern California

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Swell offers customers home batteries for a low fixed monthly payment and a second home battery at a reduced price when choosing Swell financing and joining Swell's VPP program.

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  • Swell offers customers home batteries for a low fixed monthly payment and a second home battery at a reduced price when choosing Swell financing and joining Swell's VPP program.
  • Owners can draw down stored energy when electricity is most expensive and reserve solar energy in case of a power outage.
  • Participants in Swell\xe2\x80\x99s southern California VPP programs further benefit by earning GridRevenue when consuming their stored energy in the evenings, providing much needed relief to the grid during peak times.
  • By using a battery when the utility values it most, homeowners can arbitrage both retail and wholesale energy rates and achieve an accelerated payback on their energy system.

Pivot Energy and Standard Solar Develop Three New Community Solar Projects in Colorado

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:38pm

b'DENVER, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pivot Energy, Colorado\'s largest community solar developer , and Standard Solar, Inc. , a nationally recognized leader in the development, funding, ownership, and operation of commercial and community solar assets, have announced the development of three new community solar projects in Colorado.

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  • b'DENVER, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pivot Energy, Colorado\'s largest community solar developer , and Standard Solar, Inc. , a nationally recognized leader in the development, funding, ownership, and operation of commercial and community solar assets, have announced the development of three new community solar projects in Colorado.
  • Pivot Energy developed and constructed the solar gardens and will provide customer management services, while Standard Solar will finance, own, and maintain the systems.\n"Our continued partnership with Standard Solar has been a tremendous success as we work to meet the growing demand by Coloradans for more clean energy," said Jon Fitzpatrick, vice president of project development for Pivot Energy.
  • "\n"Developing these projects alongside Pivot Energy was a true collaboration leveraging our joint resources and our shared values in renewable energy and accessibility," said Shaun Laughlin,Head of US Strategic Development for Standard Solar.
  • To find out more about them and how to subscribe to a community solar garden, please visit: https://platform.pivotenergy.net/residential\nPivot Energy is a national solar provider that develops, finances, builds, and manages solar and storage energy projects.

Guzman Energy Announces New Solar Project in Southern Delta County, Colo.

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 2:49pm

b'Today, Guzman Energy announced the development of an 80MW solar energy project approximately 3.5 miles southeast of Delta, Colo.

Key Points: 
  • b'Today, Guzman Energy announced the development of an 80MW solar energy project approximately 3.5 miles southeast of Delta, Colo.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210510005569/en/\nDelta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) will directly purchase a portion of the energy produced by the plant and Guzman Energy will offtake the rest.
  • This is the first local renewable energy project developed in partnership with Guzman Energy since DMEA exited its power supply agreement with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association in July 2020.\n"When we started serving DMEA, we made a commitment to building local solar.
  • The Garnet Mesa solar project, which will serve DMEA and other Guzman loads, demonstrates our promise to our customers,\xe2\x80\x9d said Guzman Energy CEO Chris Riley.

Mass Megawatts (MMMW) Announces Wind Tunnel Testing for Improving Customer Acceptance of its New Solar Tracker in 150 mph Wind Structural Load Required Locations and to Achieve More Cost Reductions

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 12:22pm

Additionally, another key benefit of wind tunnel testing is verification of design improvements to avoid any unnecessary over design of critical components.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, another key benefit of wind tunnel testing is verification of design improvements to avoid any unnecessary over design of critical components.
  • As a result, further cost reductions in the solar tracker can be obtained.
  • The Mass Megawatts solar tracking system reduces the cost of solar power by employing a furling technology borrowed from wind technology for protection in the case of high wind events.
  • The sales operation includes the sales of both traditional stationary solar units and solar projects including the patent pending solar tracker.

Sungrow to Supply PV Inverter Solutions for a 200 MW Project in Egypt

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 3:15am

b'KOM OMBO, Egypt, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that the Company signed the inverter supply contract for the 200 MW Kom Ombo project in Egypt following the signature of the EPC agreement between ACWA Power and the EPC contractor Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited.

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  • b'KOM OMBO, Egypt, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that the Company signed the inverter supply contract for the 200 MW Kom Ombo project in Egypt following the signature of the EPC agreement between ACWA Power and the EPC contractor Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited.
  • With the local branch established in Dubai, Sungrow is poised to leap forward in the MENA region in 2021.\nSungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd ("Sungrow") isthe world\'s most bankable inverter brand with over 154 GW installed worldwide as ofDecember 2020.
  • With a strong 24-year track record in the PV space, Sungrow products power installations in over 150 countries.
  • Learn more about Sungrow by visiting www.sungrowpower.com .\nACWA Power is a developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water production plants.

Tigo Energy Demonstrates Optimization to Installers in Brazil with Stark Renováveis Installation

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 1:14am

Stark entered the solar market in 2018, offering equipment from suppliers such as GoodWe, Jntech, and Canadian Solar, along with the Tigo TS4-A-O optimizers.

Key Points: 
  • Stark entered the solar market in 2018, offering equipment from suppliers such as GoodWe, Jntech, and Canadian Solar, along with the Tigo TS4-A-O optimizers.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cSouth American countries, and Brazil in particular, offer tremendous solar potential and this collaboration with Stark will lead the way.
  • Tigo systems operate on 7 continents and produce gigawatt hours of reliable, clean, affordable and safe solar energy daily.
  • Embracing the clean energy culture and offering sustainable solutions to minimize environmental impacts is important to Stark through Photovoltaic Electrical Engineering Projects Customizable.\n'