Showing posts with label Green Energy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Green Energy. Show all posts

Monday, August 9, 2021

SunPower teams with Wallbox to offer EV charger installation


SunPower teams with Wallbox to offer EV charger installation | #TpromoCom #SolarPower #Solar #SunPower | SunPower Corp. is teaming up with Wallbox, a provider of electric vehicle (#EV) charging solutions, so that SunPower customers can opt to install a Wallbox home EV charger at the same time as their solar and/or storage system installation. https://bit.ly/3Ak0yGC

SunPower will also act as a preferred solar and storage provider and EV charger installation provider for Wallbox customers. SunPower will start installing EV chargers for new customers in Southern California this fall and expects to expand its offering to additional regions and states throughout 2021.

SunPower expects to provide EV charging station installation services for Wallbox customers in regions where SunPower has installers and plans to expand its installation capacity in North America. EV charging customers without solar will also have the opportunity to add solar or storage to their homes through SunPower. 

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Pro’s Choice: Solar installers launch petition to change module-level shutdown

Pro’s Choice: Solar installers launch petition to change module-level shutdown (image)

Pro’s Choice: Solar installers launch petition to change module-level shutdown | #TpromoCom #Solar #GreenEnergy #SolarPower | Scott Carman of Paragon Solar routinely sees burned out solar module connectors doing O&M work replacing broken panels. Many of these jobs involve stranded systems installed by companies now out of business (solarbuildermag). https://bit.ly/3qYqSkh

It is during these “R&R” jobs to replace busted panels that he finds burned out connectors, just by happenstance. Using some back-of-the-napkin math, he guesses that for every 100 calls, he’ll come across four or five of these burned out connectors.

On the one hand, yes, that is the perspective of one person in one little corner of the country. But on the other hand — wow — that is just one guy in one corner of the country. And there is a growing group of veteran solar installers who are concerned this anecdote is more of a widespread trend that will only get worse unless there are changes made to NEC 690.12. In fact, they’ve started a petition to request changes be made. Here's their perspective. (read more)




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Friday, March 12, 2021

Buyer Beware: Lessons Learned from Inverter Testing


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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

New Wind Farm To Increase West Virginia's Wind Power By Nearly 15%

New Wind Farm To Increase West Virginia's Wind Power By Nearly 15%
| #TpromoCom #RenewableEnergy #WindFarm | Clean, renewable energy for West Virginia residents surged forward today when Clearway #Energy Group selected the Bechtel-Reed & Reed Joint Venture, to build its Black Rock wind farm in Grant County and Mineral counties. The new wind farm represents a nearly 15% increase in the state's wind power and will produce enough green energy to power 34,000 homes. http://bit.ly/3qWvYhF

The Bechtel-Reed & Reed team, will engineer, procure, and construct the farm. The project will include twenty-three Siemens-Gamesa SG 5.0-145 wind turbines on 107.5-meter tall towers, producing 115 MW of electricity at the point interconnection to the First Energy electrical grid.


"We're excited to partner with Bechtel and Reed & Reed and look forward to potential that their combined resources can bring to this critical project," said Chris Fox, Vice President of Construction at Clearway Energy Group. "This represents Clearway's second renewable project in West Virginia, and provides a great opportunity for us to add construction jobs and permanent positions to our existing workforce in the state. Black Rock represents an important and growing sector of West Virginia's economy and we are proud to help drive that growth."

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