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Commercial & Industrial PV

On-site and off-site community solar options: What’s right for you?

In the second of our series focused on commercial-scale solar, we look at community solar options as a viable alternative for tenants and owners alike.

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Solar employment fell but worker productivity rose in pandemic-scarred 2020, report says

The annual employment report showed continued jobs stagnation, which needs to be reversed for the sector to hit 400,000 jobs by 2030 and 900,000 to meet the Biden administration’s 2035 climate goals.

NREL signs agreement with UL to scale up SolarAPP+ software

The collaboration is a step in meeting NREL’s goal to deliver instant solar permitting nationwide, and have the software used to cover 90% of all residential solar and solar-plus-storage permits by 2030.

Sunrise brief: Accela teams with NREL to launch SolarAPP+ for agencies and governments

Also on the rise: Zero-emission vehicle builder Hyzon Motors plans a Saudi production plant, and a project to use retired EV batteries for solar energy storage advances in a nationwide competition.

Consider these three options if your business is exploring solar

Here are three basic models most businesses should weigh as they consider how they can best adopt solar energy.

NYSERDA grant program will help religious institutions go solar

Religious institutions in New York will be able to access energy efficiency initiatives, retrofit projects, and fossil fuel transition plans.

Sunrise brief: Capital Power signs solar VPPA for Budweiser brewery

Also on the rise: CleanCapital inks a $300 million commitment from Manulife, Power Edison BESS to set sail, and Gen. Grant’s historic New York cottage gets a solar-plus-storage system.

Amazon adds solar, storage, and wind as it pushes to hit 100% renewable by 2025

The company said it has 206 renewable energy projects globally, comprised of 71 utility-scale solar and wind projects and 135 solar rooftops on facilities and stores.

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Solar 101: Is my roof ready for solar?

In this series, we’ll break down the decision-making process into bite-sized pieces so you can navigate the process and feel good about your choices.

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A geospatial approach to evaluating potential solar sites

High-resolution data let the study group drill down to individual parcels in order to figure out how much land is available for solar in both optimal and preferred sites.