REC Group enters into a supply agreement with Sunrun, similar to its recent agreement with SolarCity. Sunrun will buy a minimum of 50 MW and up to 100 MW of REC's high-quality Peak Energy Series solar panels in 2015.
As rooftop solar faces a threat in Nevada, solar supporters deliver a petition to the PUCN. Over 4300 people signed the petition, urging state leaders to support net metering, an effective policy for enabling rooftop solar and the many economic, environmental, and grid benefits it delivers throughout the state.
Sunrun and SolarCity both announce expansions in Nevada. The companies are bringing more solar-as-a-service options to Nevada homeowners, while adding jobs in the state. Will this help the sunny state reclaim its place on the list of top solar states?
By Carter Lavin
PV Solar Report guest contributor
The solar industry, where policy trumps sunshine as a resource, is hugely influenced by politics. Carter Lavin takes a look at five factors affecting solar politics and what we can do to influence their course.
Sunrun announces three new leadership appointments: Michael Grasso as chief marketing officer, Cameron Kinloch as vice president of financial planning & analysis, and Antonio Cintra as vice president of distribution. The appointments follow recent growth and equity financing gains.
Sunrun partners with home design TV stars to bring the message of solar into homeowners' livingrooms. Throughout this summer, the home design experts will show consumers viewing their shows how to use the latest connected technologies for their homes -- including solar power.
The Alliance for Solar Choice says it supports common ground with utilities in Massachusetts. At a public hearing, TASC and other parties discuss language for a comprehensive agreement between solar industry and utilities.
Sunrun announces it's raised $150 million in equity financing. The residential solar installer will use the funds to broaden its reach to consumers and continue developing tools and technologies to make solar simpler and more cost-effective for homeowners.
UL announces a new suite of PV plant services to manage the risks associated with building and operating PV plants. The services, which build on UL’s research and technical knowledge in the power generation, can help bring confidence and credibility to the solar industry.
The Institute for Building Technology and Safety releases a case study on Sunrun's quality management process. As one of the country’s largest solar service companies, Sunrun is taking an important step for the industry by implementing this process.
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