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Sunrise brief: Protecting smart inverters from cyberattack

Also on the rise: Texas solar shines through Tropical Storm Beryl. Generac and Enphase release new EV chargers. And more.

Enphase Energy releases EV charger for commercial fleets

The CS-100 provides up to 19.2 kW of continuous power output and enables the fleet operator to set up charging schedules using the Enphase proprietary COSMOS interface.

Sunrise brief: Bringing stability to renewable island grids

Also on the rise: Solar curtailment is not always bad. California city to deploy pop-up solar canopy with EV charging. And more.

California city to install pop-up solar canopy with EV charging

The City of Campbell contracted with Paired Power to install its Pairtree solar canopy.

Perovskite degradation, record solar efficiency, batteries, and more at Intersolar

The Intersolar conference Munich 2024 drew over 100,000 solar professionals, completely filling the massive convention hall. Discussions focused on low module pricing, technology breakthroughs, batteries everything, general electrification, and so much more.

Solar-powered bus depot features green hydrogen production

The integrated microgrid will be connected to the utility, but engineered to operate indefinitely in island mode, according to developer AlphaStruxure.

Startup Giraffe Financial aims to unravel tax credit complexities for businesses

Giraffe received a $1.5 million pre-seed round of funding and plans to help underserved small- and medium-sized businesses access IRA tax credits.

U.S. commercial real estate to host VPP-connected flywheels and batteries

U.S.-based technology provider Torus has agreed to supply nearly 26 MWh of energy storage for Gardner Group’s commercial real estate portfolio. The project will integrate battery and flywheel energy storage systems (BESS, FESS) with Torus’ proprietary energy management platform.

Sunrise brief: Bifacial solar module tariffs reinstated

Also on the rise: More bark than bite–U.S. solar tariffs and the shadow of larger trade measures. Solidion seeks to provide sodium-based electrolytes as an alternative to lithium-ion batteries. And more.

Sunrise brief: FERC transmission rule to shore up the nation’s power grid

Also on the rise: Two approaches to save net metering in Puerto Rico. Solar powered electric truck stop opens in California. And more.