The latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” reports that renewable energy sources provided 55.7% of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity in the first half of 2014, with solar coming in at 1,131 MW. The trend is expected to continue, both in the U.S. and globally.
Levi’s Stadium becomes the first professional football stadium designed around LEED certification, aiming for LEED gold certification. A 375 kW solar system installed by NRG Energy provides necessary renewable energy for the stadium, with the goal of achieving net zero energy use.
Renovate America raises $50 million in growth equity to provide HERO financing to property owners. This boost to California’s already strong HERO program allows additional property owners to take part in the program, which is now in over 165 cities.
NRG Energy announces it has acquired a 4 MW project in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Spanish Town Estate Solar project will help decrease St. Croix’s dependence on fossil fuel imports.
The Sikh Temple Gurudwara Sahib announces an 82 kW rooftop system that will cut carbon emissions at the facility by approximately 50%. The installation is using bifacial panels, produced by Sunpreme, to maximize energy output with the limited roof space.
By Kaitlyn Lyman
Originally published on Enphase Blog
Enphase employees join GRID Alternatives to install solar for a low-income California family, as part of a long-standing partnership. Enphase has been donating equipment and volunteer hours to GRID since 2010.
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