Category Archives: Business News

Breaking Down the Parts of a Solar Panel: What You Should Know

They may look like they are made entirely of photovoltaic (PV) wafers, but solar panels feature many different parts. Manufacturers must carefully construct solar panels with these parts to ensure that they operate as intended. You can expect to find …

In the US, a Tesla-exclusive Supercharger Pilot Program will debut in 2022.

The Supercharger trial program for non-Tesla EV users will be opened up, according to the Biden Administration, so they can use the network to charge in the US. The White House stated in an information sheet that this might occur …

Nextracker opens 3rd US Factory this year.

Nextracker opens third US factory this year as part of PV reshoring commitment Nextracker, a maker of solar tracker equipment in the United States, and BCI Steel, a producer of steel, have reopened the Bethlehem steel production factory in Leetsdale, …

An Introduction to Wind Turbines and How They Work

Solar isn’t the only source of clean and renewable energy; there’s also wind. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), 19% of all renewable energy produced in the United States comes from wind. Wind turbines are responsible for converting …

Companies investing $700 million to increase EV charger production

The White House announced on Tuesday that companies intend to invest more than 700 million dollars in order to increase the United States’ manufacturing capacity for electric vehicle (EV) chargers. These investments are expected to result in the creation of …

Baffinland workers ask Canada to approve shipping limit expansion

Baffinland Iron Mines’ Mary River iron ore plant on Baffin Island’s northern tip, in Canada’s Nunavut territory, is lobbying the federal government to support the company’s request for a shipping limit expansion. The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) denied Baffinland’s …

Florida Duke Energy Customers get new cost effective way to go Solar!

Duke Energy, one of the nation’s largest energy holding companies, is asking residential, small/medium business, and income-qualified customers in Florida to sign up for Clean Energy Connection, the company’s new community solar initiative. Customers that subscribe to the service will …

The city of San Antonio has signed a PPA for a new 300-MW solar plant.

As part of its FlexPOWER BundleSM effort, CPS Energy, the nation’s biggest municipally owned electric and natural gas utility, has secured an agreement with Consolidated Edison Development for a 300-MW solar project in Goliad County, Texas. San Antonio’s national Top …

Shared Solar Programs: Helping Homeowners Tap Into Solar Power

Shared solar programs have become increasingly common in recent years. They offer many of the same benefits as traditional solar panel installations, such as a reduced dependency on utility power and lower energy expenses. By participating in a shared solar …