News in Brief: CleanMax and Hitachi partner for rooftop solar in India for Japanese companies, Tyler Technologies installs a solar-plus-storage system at its Texas headquarters, Germany's Redavia expands into West Africa with solar for the country's Maritime University, more community solar is completed in Massachusetts and Surana wins a bid for 5MW of rooftop solar in Andhra Pradesh.
Whilst this claim that 'solar is for the rich' has previously never been supported by any data-based analysis, a new report by GTM Research and PowerScout could suggest that there may be some truth in this.
This week's Movers & Shakers features new CEOs and the inauguration of new international offices. Sunworks and the Australian CEFC both welcome new CEOs and Enel Green Power North America opens its new office in Massachusetts, with Array Technologies expanding Down Under.
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has decided to put its new solar incentive programme – the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Energy Target (SMART) – on hold in favour of extending its Renewable Energy Credit programme (SREC) indefinitely.
Zambia plans another 500MW of renewables auctions, NTPC installs robot cleaners, aleo and DC Solar install commercial system in US, GE Renewable Energy equips first US commercial solar-wind hybrid project and Soltage brings a 3.7MW solar project online in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts has introduced major restructuring of its solar energy incentives, with the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) extending the Renewable Energy Credit programme (SREC) further into 2017.
Massachusetts has recently initiated a proposal under the Baker administration to double solar energy development in the state. In related news, NRG commissions the state's largest community solar facility.
Green Street Solar Power — a solar sales, finance and installation company located in the Bronx, New York — has started construction on a 4.1MW PV system in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, that will stand as the largest rooftop solar project ever developed in the “Bay State.”
NEC Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, announced that it is supplying the Sterling Municipal Light Department (SMLD) of Sterling, Massachusetts, with a 2MW, 3.9 MWh energy storage solution.