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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFMosaic has launched a new line of home solar loan products and services for residential installers. Among them, the company has built a fast and easy-to-use online portal to manage customer experience, a 20 year Hassle-Free Service Guarantee, and new loan products. Mosaic’s online portal is fully automated, taking as little as 2 minutes to navigate from start to finish. The tool allows installers to control and ease their customer’s experience. Mosaic’s 20 year Hassle-Free Service Guarantee provides an extra level of customer assistance for the solar system’s maintenance and performance in addition to the comprehensive warranty and maintenance packages often offered by their installers.
  • The 4th Québec Wind Industry Gala, organized by the TechnoCentre éolien in Gaspé (Québec, Canada) on June 10,2014 the Business of the Year award to Boralex Inc. The company was originally nominated in the Developer and Operator of wind farm category and Étienne Champagne as Personality of the Year category, however, the company was awarded the top honor instead. Boralex has seen wind power success in Québec, more specifically in Côte-de-Beaupré and Témiscouata regions, and with the company’s real concern to build sustainable long-term relationships with their host communities was a factor in honoring them with the Business of the Year award.
  • Sunnova Energy Corporation, a provider of solar service to homeowners across the United States, announced it has secured $145 million in financing to accelerate customer acquisition and market growth.
  • Southern Research Institute, based in Birmingham, Alabama, has announced the completion of a facility to study solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The facility, the Southeastern Solar Research Center (SSRC), will house numerous research efforts beginning with an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) project focused on solar PV system orientation, tracking and aging. The Southeastern Solar Research Center includes multiple configurations of photovoltaic solar panel arrays, microinverters and an advanced energy-monitoring system, including trackers that follow the sun throughout the day, as well as southwest-facing solar PV systems to evaluate the utilization of afternoon sun, when electricity use is generally higher. The SSRC will be located on the campus of Southern Research Institute in Birmingham, Ala. The center is looking for participants to evaluate technologies in this climatic region.
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