Battery Storage: A Necessity for the Future of Solar

Solar array systems with energy storage have gained a significant amount of popularity in recent years. This is attributed to the decreasing price of batteries and the increasing number of grid [...]

February 25, 2021

Agrophotovoltaics: The Land-Use Solution

Large ground mounted solar farms are one of the most common and cost-effective methods of renewable energy production. Solar farms require large amounts of open land, and with solar development [...]

February 11, 2021

How to Scale C&I Solar Featuring New Energy Equity's CEO: Matt Hankey

The solar industry is growing fast, and New Energy Equity is excited to be a part of making the world a better place through solar energy. New Energy Equity is now the fourth largest solar [...]

February 03, 2021

Menterning: The Intergenerational Potluck of the Workplace

According to Dr. David A. Merrill, a psychiatry specialist with UCLA Health in Los Angeles, California, “wisdom” is “the concept of learning to be empathetic regarding others, learning not to be [...]

January 25, 2021

Earthships: Engineering Sustainable Architecture

Concerns about climate change and our environmental footprints are widespread and, as a result, more and more people are trying to think of ways to calculate, monitor, and reduce their [...]

January 22, 2021

Project Spotlight: Norton Shores, MI

NORTON SHORES, MI, January 8, 2020 — New Energy Equity, along with their development partner Chart House Energy, has completed a 326 kW-DC solar development project consisting of three separate [...]

January 11, 2021

Engineering the Solar Revolution: An Interview With New Energy Equity’s Rocky Shoemaker

Last week, I had the opportunity to interview my colleague, Rocky Shoemaker. Rocky has worked with New Energy Equity for the past six years and is currently a Senior Project Manager at the [...]

December 30, 2020

Implications of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

In September, Congress passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6210), a bill prohibiting the import of certain products from Xinjiang, China. Xinjiang is thought to house at least 380 [...]

December 16, 2020

Project Spotlight: Completed 1,376 kW Community Solar Garden

ST CLOUD, MN, December 10, 2020 — New Energy Equity celebrated the completion of a 1,376 kWdc community solar garden located in St. Cloud, MN. New Energy Equity is thrilled to continue to expand [...]

December 10, 2020

Clean Energy Policy Opportunities Under the Biden Administration

With the upcoming transition to the Biden Administration, for the first time since 2015 the solar and clean energy sectors will see major opportunities to benefit from new federal clean energy [...]

December 01, 2020