VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3
What is Community Solar?
NEC Module-Level Shutdown Requirements
As the applications and understanding of electricity continually evolve, the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements change in response. These requirements are in place to ensure electrical safety. The solar industry anticipates these changes and makes sure to adhere to the latest NEC requirements. Learn about the technology rolled out to meet the rapid-shutdown requirements.
Amazon’s Fulfillment Center Rooftop Solar System in CA
EnterSolar completed a 3.8MW rooftop solar system on Amazon’s fulfillment center in Tracy, California. The system generates enough electricity to offset nearly 80% of the annual on-site consumption.The solar project was developed in partnership with Amazon’s landlord, Prologis, and is the largest commercial rooftop solar system in Tracy and one of the largest in the PG&E utility territory.
Solar Grazing: How Solar and Sheep Pair Perfectly
Solar has a surprising group of supporters: shepherds and sheep. Ground-mounted solar systems often require mowers to ensure the grass does not overgrow and shade the panels. Sheep offer a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative. Read how we employed solar grazing at our system in Halfmoon, NY.
POLICY FLASH UPDATE
Illinois Solar Policy Update
The state of Illinois might be famous for the “Windy City,” but wind is not the only renewable energy source it has in abundance. The Prairie State also has plenty of sunshine, and solar is thriving in the state. Read more to learn about the compelling solar incentives Illinois has developed to support a cleaner, greener state.