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Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis.

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

Fremont, California (November 30, 2016) – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announces that Intertek confirmed that samples of SolarEdge inverters were the first it tested to meet the UL 1741 SA draft requirements to be smart inverters.

Fronius Installs Inverters in a Former Nuclear Power Plant

Fronius Installs Inverters in a Former Nuclear Power Plant

Fronius, the global quality leader for solar energy, has carried out a very special project in Zwentendorf, Austria: a photovoltaic system has been installed on the site of a former nuclear power plant (NPP). Where once nuclear energy was to be produced, today clean, safe energy is generated from natural

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

Fremont, California (November 30, 2016) – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announces that Intertek confirmed that samples of SolarEdge inverters were the first it tested to meet the UL 1741 SA draft requirements to be smart inverters.

Embracing Change

Embracing Change

Singer, songwriter, and recent Nobel Prize laureate Bob Dylan is known for his poetic and visionary lyrics. These seem particularly prophetic, especially amid the transformations currently taking place in the energy industry. In fact, they resonate with striking relevance and clarity as America’s energy providers begin to embrace change.

Solar Alliance Launches Commercial Solar Division

Vancouver, Canada and San Diego, California, July 19, 2016 – Solar Alliance Energy, Inc. (‘Solar Alliance’) or (the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: SAN, OTCQB: SAENF) is pleased to announce the launch of a Commercial Solar Division. The Commercial Solar Division will be based in San Diego and will target commercial and industrial

Making Solar the Right Shade of Green

Making Solar the Right Shade of Green

The week before last, I was at the Solid Waste Association of North America’s Senior Executive Symposium in Phoenix, AZ, in connection with another of our publications, Municipal Solid Waste Management magazine. In the course of discussions, I asked if attendees were beginning to see solar panels or related PV

US Solar Market on Track for a Record-Breaking Year

US Solar Market on Track for a Record-Breaking Year

BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2016) – In the first quarter of 2016, 1,665 megawatts of solar PV were installed in the United States with the solar industry adding more new capacity during this period than coal, natural gas and nuclear combined. According to GTM Research and the

SEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis Interim President

SEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis Interim President

Tom Kimbis, general counsel and vice president of executive affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), will serve as the association’s interim president starting June 1.

According to SEIA, Kimbis has worked at the organization since 2010, acting as the primary liaison for the U.S. solar industry to the federal

When Will the Sun Set on Solar Subsidies?

When Will the Sun Set on Solar Subsidies?

For the past several years, the solar industry has been on a tear. The aggressive tax incentive is set to step down  from 30% to 10% in 2016 before it goes away completely at the end of 2017. Some solar CEOs are lobbying for another extension of the Solar Investment Tax

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