The Boviet Blog

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October 20, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology, Solar Energy, cryptocurrency, SEIA, solarcoin, investment

How innovators are uniting energy, economics, and adoption.

Solar innovation is transforming economies at scale. This is self-evident as oil, coal, and gas are finite resources. Without energy, commerce ceases to exist. Without the large-scale adoption of solar and other renewable energy sources, once-powerful economies will reach a point of stagnation.

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October 13, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology, Solar Energy, SunShot, DOE, SolarDesignTool, SolarNexus, Derek Mitchell, Software

The Key to Solar Integration is Modernization


Solar Software is accelerating solar installation and expanding adoption. Derek Mitchell, founder and creator of SolarDesignTool, set out to revolutionize solar integration. Derek and his partner, Michael Palmguist, received a SunShot Initiative grant for their company, Solar Nexus, with the aim of tackling the soft costs associated with solar installation. They used the grant to develop the industry’s first integrated software system aimed at reducing administrative time to sell and manage projects.

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October 9, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology, Solar Energy, Solar Power International, SPI, John Powers, SunShot, DOE, Extensible Energy, Demand Response, Renewable Energy

Solar for Commercial Customers: Poised for Growth?

While utility-scale solar and residential rooftop solar have experienced explosive growth in the past five years, the market for solar on commercial buildings has been much slower to take off.  The US Department of Energy is working with innovative entrepreneurs to spur growth in this sector.  As more solar installers begin targeting the commercial sector, a more pragmatic problem-solving approach is needed to gain the trust of commercial customers.

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October 4, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology, Solar Energy, Solar Power International, Hiring, SPI, Dr. Wu

An Interview with Dr. Chung-Han Wu

To lead innovation in clean energy, competition amongst renewables companies is not the solution. Lasting success in solar overhauls the energy infrastructure, decelerates the rate of fossil fuel depletion, and creates technology that sets the standard for large-scale utility initiatives. The future of energy infrastructure is through collaboration.  

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September 25, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology, bereckis, tier 1, bankability, bloomberg

Inside Bloomberg’s Tier 1 Bankability Guarantee – An Interview with John Bereckis

Last week, Boviet Solar USA was granted Tier 1 status by the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Corporation. We sat down with John Bereckis, the President of the Modules Division of Boviet Solar USA, to learn what the Tier 1 designation means for Boviet and its partners.

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September 1, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology, Robert Magyar, Navitus Strategies, storage, ROI, Schneider Electric

A Discussion on Storage Challenges and Potential Solutions

Advanced technology has given rise to a new role for monitoring software. In the world of the Internet of Things, for instance, innovative startups like Hologram are combining the security benefits of using software and hardware to build a defense layer against cyber-attackers.

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August 11, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology, Swinerton

Solar Storage: What Commercial Buyers Need to Know Now

The solar energy industry isn’t the struggling newcomer it used to be.

As the solar industry grows and serves more and more electricity consumers, its impact on and integration into existing grids and systems renders it a key part of our electricity-generation-and-distribution system.

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July 17, 2017 • The Current eZine, Technology

Here’s How to Make the Most Out of Your Solar Investment

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Image courtesy of the UNFCCC, via Flickr.

There’s a global “need to mobilize substantial private capital flows into climate solutions at an accelerated pace and at the required scale to combat climate change,” according to the UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance at the Frankfurt School. 

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