New York

Tesla begins production of solar cells at Buffalo gigafactory

Tesla described the test production as an “interim milestone” and told AP that it expects to begin ramping production by the end of the year.

Solar installation quality can be illusive

Cadmus Group is working to standardize PV installation inspections and is building a database of common installation errors.

Energy storage could save money for up to 5 million U.S. businesses (w/charts)

A new study by NREL finds widespread availability of rates with high demand charges for commercial customers, meaning that businesses across the country could save money with energy storage.

Home Depot expands its rooftop solar energy program by 50 stores

The home improvement giant will add nearly 50,000 solar panels to new sites in five states in a push to meet its alternative-energy use goals of 135 MW by 2020.

Duke enters New York’s solar market with Long Island project

The North Carolina-based power company has bought one of the largest solar projects in New York State from Invenergy.

Tesla seeks $1.5 billion bond offering while shifting its solar strategy

The EV, battery and solar company continues to raise record amounts of cash as it ramps Model 3 production. At the same time, it’s emphasizing profitability from its solar business, which has undergone a significant transformation since the company bought SolarCity.


New York utility uses its own buildings to power low-income shared solar

Starting with 3 MW this year, Consolidated Edison plans to install up to 11 MW of solar on its properties, to provide solar access to between 3,000 and 6,000 of its poorest customers.


New York kicks Solarize into high gear

The Empire State has deployed solar at 850 sites through the second round of its Solarize program, and is now extending the program to manufacturers.

Report shows grid modernization following renewable energy mandates, DG solar

NCCETC’s latest 50 States of Grid Modernization report shows that the states with the most aggressive renewable energy mandates are also leading on grid modernization – as are many of the states with the highest penetrations of distributed solar.

Tesla begins pilot deployment of its Solar Roof

The BIPV product is only on the homes of its employees (including its executives) right now, but Tesla predicts that it will begin producing Solar Roof tiles from the Buffalo gigafactory by year end.


Welcome to pv magazine USA. This site uses cookies. Read our policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.