Signal Energy’s latest California generating facility stands up to desert’s brutal conditions with robust tracking system.
To celebrate what would have been founder Steve Jobs’ 62 birthday today, the consumer-electronics giant announced its new headquarters, Apple Park, will be ready to accept employees starting in April. Employees will be able to bask in the electricity produced by one of the largest on-site solar arrays in the world.
In four years, the company has originated more than $1 billion in solar loans, reaching the goal it set when it was founded in 2012.
The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census finds solar created one of every 50 new jobs in the United States in 2016, increasing by 51,000 in 2016, or 25% over 2015.
Through no fault of its own, the energy-storage manufacturer revealed on its most recent earnings call that the continuing SunEdison fiasco cost it $500 million in revenue in 2016 – but it lived to tell the tale.
The latest round of financing brings the total raised in 2016 to $165 million, which allows the company to pursue an aggressive growth strategy moving forward.
The Boston-based solar developer, founded in 2016, purchased the significant project pipeline to establish itself as a national player in the U.S. solar market.