Category “Solar News”

Explainer: What is Solar PhotoVoltaic Energy?

13 June 2017, posted under Solar News |

Explainer: What is Solar Photovoltaic Energy? Abi Skipp How do rooftop solar panels work? Andrew Blakers, Australian National University What is Solar Photovoltaic Energy? There are two main types of solar energy technology: photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal. Solar PV is the rooftop solar you see on homes and businesses – it produces electricity from

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General Motors Pledges to 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

27 October 2016, posted under Solar News |

GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050 GM pledges to source global electricity from wind, sun and landfill gas, joins RE100 DETROIT – General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun and landfill gas

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June 21, 2016 – microFIT version 4.0 applications now being accepted

22 June 2016, posted under Solar News |

The EISO (Independent Electricity System Operator) has opened microFIT 4 for application submissions effective June 21st, 2016. Now is the time to call us to get your application submitted by Global Point Energy’s solar experts. We take care of the details so you don’t have to. Click here for the official EISO announcement.

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Ontario microFIT Program Submissions On Hold Until July 2016

15 June 2016, posted under Global Point Energy, Solar News |

The IESO (Independent Electricity System Operator) has temporarily stopped accepting microFIT (10 kW or less) applications until microFIT Program 4 is announced in July 2016. Contact Global Point Energy today at 877-741-4436 to have your application ready when submissions are re-opened.   Here’s the official IESO announcement: Important information – please read April 25, 2016 —

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Global Point Partners with Solar Co-op

7 June 2016, posted under Global Point Energy, Solar News |

Our 5 solar projects with our partner the Peterborough Community Energy Co-operative have been running for over a year now. We have 5 large solar plants setup on roofs leased from building owners ranging from 100 kW and 500 kW within the city limits of Peterborough. All are running at or close to predicted output

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