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10 Bonus Solar News Stories

June 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

There was plenty of positive solar energy news this month. Aside from the 63 solar stories we've published so far, below are 10 more stories that seem worth looking at even though we didn't take time to explore them in detail


Vivint Solar Secures New $325 Million Credit Facility To Fund Continued Growth

August 7th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Vivint Solar, the second-largest residential solar provider in the United States, announced on Tuesday that it has closed a $325 million revolving warehouse credit facility which refinanced the aggregation credit facility that was set to mature in 2020 and is intended to reduce the cost of debt by 87.5 basis points, helping to fund the company's future growth


Vivint Solar Finishes 2018 With A Whimper

March 11th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Vivint Solar, one of the United States' leading residential solar providers, struggled to the end of 2018 according to its recently-released Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 financial results, published last week, with a lackluster fourth quarter which missed numerous financial metrics. 


What Changed In The Solar & Energy Storage Industries In 2018?

January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put "Solar Power Exploding" in a headline, and they thought I was referring to genuine explosions. In 2019, 2009 and 2010 progress looks like anthills


US Solar Customers Prefer Solar Loans, Finds WoodMac

November 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

New research from Wood Mackenzie has found that solar loans were the preferred and dominant financing solution for residential solar systems in the United States through the first half of 2018, accounting for 42% and outperforming third-party-owned solar systems for the first time. 


Sunrun Ranked As Leading Residential Solar-Plus-Storage Vendor

October 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report published by Navigant Research has proclaimed US residential solar company Sunrun as the world's leading solar-plus-storage vendor in a market which is expected to see nearly 40 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity installed in the next decade. 


Vivint Solar Introduces Solar Leasing In Florida

August 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

One of America's leading residential solar providers, Vivint Solar, has announced this week it will begin making available solar leases to its customers in Florida, following approval by the Florida Public Service Commission


What Changed In The Solar Energy Industry In May?

June 12th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Following up on our "What Changed In The Electric Vehicle Industry In May?" roundup, below is a summary of major solar energy and energy storage news from May. This roundup isn't just about big project announcements. The point is to highlight notable shifts or milestones here or there in the industry


California’s New Solar Regulations Prop Up Vivint Solar’s Lackluster First Quarter

May 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Vivint Solar, one of the United States' leading residential solar installers, announced its first-quarter earnings this week, posting lackluster growth and a larger-than-expected net loss, causing the company's shares to tumble until investors took notice of California's new building regulations mandating solar on all new residential buildings from 2020 onwards.


Sunnova Introduces Solar-Plus-Storage Offering “SunSafe”

March 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Houston-based solar power company Sunnova has this week expanded its offerings to bring it into the solar-plus-storage market alongside its bigger-name competition Tesla and Sunrun with the introduction of its Sunnova SunSafe solar and home battery storage service. 



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