Production at the InnovationHub expected to commence in the second quarter of the year, the German storage specialist confirmed. Facility combines sonnen’s U.S. manufacturing operations and product research capabilities.
The latest figures from GTM Research and SEIA show that for the first time, solar was the largest source of new generation by capacity.
A new mixed-use building complex being developed by Somerset Development will feature the installation of more than 3,200 solar skylights, which will generate electricity whilst naturally illuminating the complex.
The German-headquartered solar power company posts year-on-year revenue and shipment increases of 5% and 19%, vows to strengthen competitiveness in 2017 with focus on monocrystalline high-efficiency products. Jobs will be lost along the way, however.
The equipment maker’s results for Q1 fiscal 2017 show a dip in revenue but growth in orders for solar equipment compared to the previous quarter.
The Swiss technology company will provide a microgrid combining battery and flywheel storage technologies to improve energy stability for around 300,000 people near Anchorage, Alaska.
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.