Solar Energy

DALL·E generated image of distorted solar panels, Dali

We Recycle Solar Expands Partnership with Renewables.org to Drive Sustainable Impact through Tax-Deductible Solar Donations

Delivering Tax Benefits and Supporting Community Access to Renewable Energy YUMA, ARIZONA — Building on the momentum of their recent successful Earth Day initiative, We Recycle Solar announced the evolution of its partnership with Renewables.org. The expanded collaboration introduces a major opportunity for commercial and utility-scale solar developers, as well … [continued]

Cyclum Renewables Truck Stops Offers EV Charging for Trucks & Light Duty Vehicles without Connection…

Cyclum utilizes RNG-fueled microturbines to generate clean green electricity, making the truck stops carbon negative at less cost & space of electric grid or solar power Cyclum Renewables, a pioneering force in building Renewable fueled truck stops with Traditional & Transitional Fuels, is revolutionizing the future of electric vehicle (EV) … [continued]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $71M Investment to Advance American Solar Manufacturing and Development

18 Projects in 10 States Will Supercharge the U.S. Clean Energy Supply Chain and Open New Markets for Solar Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a $71 million investment, including $16 million from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure … [continued]

SEIA Statement on Biden Administration’s Action to Support American Clean Energy Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the Biden administration announced the results of its statutorily-mandated review of the Section 301 tariffs on China. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the administration’s announcement:  “SEIA commends the Biden administration for taking … [continued]

The erection of PV panels underway in the employee car park. From left: Nick Chapman, Graham Partington, Reabetsoe Kgoedi, Michael Petrie, Ntsapokazi Ningiza, Albert Brand and Deon Nel. Image courtesy of VWGA.

Volkswagen Group Africa Adds 3 MW Solar PV Carport At Its Kariega Car Factory

Volkswagen Group Africa has reiterated its commitment to using renewable energy. Volkswagen Group Africa says transitioning to renewable energy is more than just a means to avoid the disruptive effects of power outages for Volkswagen Group Africa (VWGA), but rather a conscious step towards reducing the environmental impact of fossil … [continued]

ORNL researchers have teamed up with other national labs to develop a free platform called Open Energy Data Initiative Solar Systems Integration Data and Modeling to better analyze the behavior of electric grids incorporating many solar projects. Credit: Andy Sproles/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy

New Analysis Platform Shines Light On Utilities’ Solar Energy Future

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in collaboration with three other national labs, have developed a free online platform to help utilities understand how solar energy projects will affect the operation of their power systems. This capability can increase utilities’ confidence in expanding their solar portfolios, … [continued]