None of these will get you points in Scrabble. But they’ll make you sound smarter in conversations about energy.
SunPower says the new integrated solution will allow utilities “to access the benefits of rooftop solar and storage at significant scale.”
Brookfarm goes solar with east-west array that matches consumption. Food manufacturers are finding that rooftop solar fits in with production needs.
SunPower boss says solar is the greatest market opportunity the world has seen. He predicts solar will become a $5 trillion industry within 20 years. Even Chinese newspapers are declaring the coal boom to be over.
Project Salvador is largest solar PV plant to rely only on spot market for electricity, underlining solar’s ability to compete without subsidies in certain markets.
As blackouts rock South Africa, SunPower plans to build a solar panel factory in Cape Town capable of producing 160MW of PV modules a year.
Verizon set to install 10.2 MW of new solar power systems across eight of the network facilities.
SunPower to test solar leasing model in Australia with launch of pilot program in Melbourne, offering 25-year locked in monthly rate at no up-front cost.
China adds 3.3GW of solar in first half 2014 and sets sights on 10GW, India looks to low-cost loans and grants to install 20GW of new capacity.
SunPower has flagged the introduction of battery storage into the commercial market in 2015 in Australia, as it looks to rapidly expand its home energy service offerings.