Tendril has a new suite of electronic tools to help utilities market community solar to their customers. It also gives customers feedback on their usage.
Three Canadian entrepreneurs are dedicated to bringing electricity to people who have never had any via solar power systems that unlock the power of the sun
Pick My Solar is a company in the Los Angeles area that helps homeowners untangle the confusion about home solar systems and financing options.
The SmartFlower outperforms solar panels by 40%, says the manufacturer. It tracks the sun during the day to get the maximum energy from available sunlight.
Fremont, California–based solar technology startup NEXTracker has raised $25 million in equity and growth capital financing. The company makes single-axis PV trackers, which position solar panels in relation to the sun as it moves through the sky in order to increase exposure and produce more electricity. The company’s technology can also reduce installation and operation […]
The Climate Bonds Initiative now has its first partner that’s focused completely on the US distributed solar market — Dividend Solar. Dividend Solar, for those that don’t know, is a lending institution that gives investors the option of directly investing in the US residential solar market on a large scale. This is done via partnering […]
A Swedish company using technology based on 12 years of research is now marketing a product that can produce both electricity and heat with solar power. Solar panels don’t work at optimal efficiency when they become too hot, so Solarus has developed a way to keep them cooler and at the same time collect the heat, which […]
Over a billion people around the world do not have access to electricity from a large grid. Mostly they live in remote areas that are too far away from conventional electricity grids, so they don’t have enough electricity for things that citizens in developed countries take for granted. What would it be like if you […]
American Solar and Roofing recently launched a partnership with Mosaic, the “peer-to-peer solar financing platform for solar power.” American Solar is based in Scottsdale, so Arizona residents can get help when they decide to go solar. “We love the peer-to-peer lending model for solar. Providing an easier way for people to save energy is a […]
A startup named Eternal Sun has raised $2.5 million dollars in its Round A funding. It makes a solar simulator technology that solar cell and module companies can use to test their technology. Belgian investment firm Vermec N.V provided the funding, which will be used to expand international sales and service. Eternal Sun simulators work […]