Solar FlexRack, a subsidiary of Northern States Metals and solar tracker, racking and services solution company, announced Tuesday that its G3P fixed-tilt racking has been selected for a 50MW pipeline of PV projects in Minnesota.
New York has secured a contract with UGE International and Gotham Community Solar to develop and construct the state’s first ever community solar project at a multi-tenant commercial facility in Brooklyn.
Yesterday the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) approved a new rate structure for distributed energy resources (DER) that is set to more accurately value and compensate for solar, while also boosting energy storage and community solar.
This week's Movers & Shakers segment sees big waves in Europe with a new president for SolarPower Europe and Lightsource hiring a new strategy officer in its move to evolve from a pure solar company to a global energy leader. There's resignations in some of Asia's biggest module manufacturers including Trina Solar and Yingli Green, and the Coalition for Community Solar Access celebrates its first anniversary and talks to PV Tech on how to keep the community solar boom going.
Solar project developer ReneSola announced its updated outlook for its solar portfolio in 2017 — noting that it currently has 335MW of projects that are currently under construction, with 550MW worth of total generation capacity planned for this year.