Solar Builder

SEP-OCT 2018

Solar Builder focuses on the installation/construction of solar PV systems. We cover the latest PV technology (modules, mounting, inverters, storage, BOS) and equip installers/contractors with tips and tools to make informed purchasing decisions.

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SOLARBUILDERMAG.COM | 13 they indicated that from their perspective the tariffs would have, at worst, a mini- mal impact on deal flow. "As we expected, corporates haven't been scared away from the renewables market domestically, and solar continues to grow in terms of new capacity con- tracted for by corporate off-takers," Haley said. "Our figures indicate that there have been 1.38 GW of corporate-backed, off- site solar announced in 2018 YTD versus .49 GW for 2017, .33 GW in 2016 and .69 GW for 2015. Even for just Q1 2018, solar procurement announced by corpo- rates was at .47 GW. "We are optimistic that the corpo- rate-backed market for solar will con- tinue to grow and companies will pro- cure renewables for reasons unrelated to policy or regulatory concerns," he concluded. This is a new 432-kW system atop Coast Citrus Distributors' Union City, Calif., facility. This is the most recent addition to the company's solar portfolio, which includes a 1.1-MW and 655-kW roof-mounted system on its Los Angeles and San Diego facilities, respectively. Borrego Solar Systems developed, designed and built Coast Citrus' systems. By Chris Crowell

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