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Sunrise brief: More solar module manufacturing coming to the U.S.

Also on the rise: The day Indiana rooftop solar died. Is hydrogen about to have its solar moment? And more.

Sunrise brief: Visualizing the remarkable progress of solar energy 

Also on the rise: PEG racking system survives near-direct 120 mph hurricane hit in Cuba. EIA study finds high solar penetration states showed resiliency to major power outages. And more.

PEG racking system survives near-direct 120 mph hurricane hit in Cuba

PEG’s low profile, 180 MPH wind code approved, high-density racking system weathered a powerful Category 3 hurricane, less than 50 miles from the eye wall.

FTC Solar reveals updated Voyager clamping system, posts Q3 results

The updated Voyager module clamp for attaching First Solar modules builds off the Slide and Glide, using a fastener to secure and ground modules to the rail.

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Sunrise brief: Sunrun completes successful residential virtual power plant in New England

Also on the rise: Estimate your home solar potential with the Solar Calculator. Solar racking products and trends at RE+. And more.

Solar racking updates from the floor of RE+

Cool booths, a dual axis tracker, air bags, and new racking were all on display, just around the corner from Disney in California.

Study shows that Nextracker’s machine learning software improves solar plant output

The software’s algorithms were found to boost output by leveraging Nextracker’s independent-row tracking system.

Metal roofing: The perfect platform for solar PV

Metal roofing has become a driver for roof type selection in many cases because not only is a metal/solar roof system less expensive upfront than other roof system combinations, but it also leads to improvements in the lifetime return on investment of the system.

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Sol Systems develops bifacial, single-axis tracking solar project with pollinator habitat

Monroe County Water Authority recently flipped the switch on the 5 MW ground-mounted solar array in Penfield, New York.

Sunrise brief: BrightNight to meet one third of Arizona utility’s peak demand with solar and storage project

Also on the rise: GAF Energy to open solar tile manufacturing facility in Texas. States that enable distributed storage will make room for more rooftop solar. And more.