Tag: News

  • 12 takeaways from VDE tracker hail stow strategies report

    Protecting solar facilities from damaging weather can save project stakeholders big in the long run. A new report from VDE Americas and Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance provides actionable strategies for the best way to stow trackers during a hail storm or other similar event. Published Feb. 14, “Best Practices for Hail Stow of Single-Axis……

  • Bob Westphal Memorial Scholarship accepting applications to support energy construction

    The Bob Westphal Memorial Scholarship is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Awarded to students interested in pursuing a career in energy construction, applications for the $2,500 scholarship are due by May 31. Students can submit applications through the SkillsUSA website at skillsusa.org.   The Bob Westphal Memorial Scholarship is a five-year program that was established……

  • Check out the latest Solargraf updates from Enphase

    Enphase Energy announced a few updates and new features for Solargraf, its cloud-based design, proposal, and permitting software platform. The Solargraf platform is used by solar installers to create system proposals and design documents for residential and commercial customers. The key improvements and new features available to installers include: Advanced design tools. The new three-dimensional……

  • This off-grid tiny home from Nature’s Generator can also power a main home

    The all-electric, solar-powered home is the future, but why wait? Nature’s Generator is ready to send a kit to build one in your backyard right now. Pictured above is the Tiny House Home365, which showcases the Powerhouse system from Nature’s Generator. The Home365 is energy independent itself and when located in a backyard, and it……

  • Solar Insure adds FranklinWH to approved vendor list, backs monitoring and warranty

    Solar monitoring and warranty company Solar Insure has added FranklinWH to its approved vendor list (AVL). FranklinWH has made big strides in the U.S. home energy storage market in only two years, and Solar Insure’s 20-year monitoring and warranty will only further differentiate its whole-home energy storage and management system. “Being part of Solar Insure’s……