GroundWork is proud to announce the arrival of Justin Robinson as our new Director responsible for offering development and operational efficiency. Justin is a solar radiation measurement specialist who will focus on GroundWork's solar resource assessment and performance monitoring offerings.
Ann Gaglioti, CEO of GroundWork, said “We are thrilled to have Justin join our team. He is a perfect fit for our responsive, client-centric culture. We believe his knowledge and expertise will provide immediate value throughout GroundWork's clients' solar project lifecycle."
To read Mr. Robinson’s bio click here.
GroundWork Engineer David Siskind makes his debut on the silver screen playing himself in "All the Light in the Sky," a film by director Joe Swanberg. Read a review of the film here.
GroundWork will be attending Intersolar North America 2012 in San Francisco, CA July 10-12. Please contact Cameron Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting. We look forward to seeing you there!
The May 20, 2012 solar eclipse as viewed by one of our many GroundWork southwest stations! GroundWork's daily data monitoring ensures that clients are capturing the highest quality irradiance measurements.
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GroundWork has been fortunate to be involved with two of the five largest solar PV plants. Read more here.
We have moved to a new warehouse facility in Los Angeles. Our new address is:
GroundWork Renewables, Inc.
7618 Woodman Avenue, Unit 20
Panorama City, CA 91402
Phone: (310) 709-1795
Gina McCarthy, head of the E.P.A.’s office of air and radiation, said she hoped that making [detailed information on sources of greenhouse gas emissions] widely available would eventually lead to pressure for emissions cuts. Read more here.
As Paul Krugman of the New York Times puts it: "We are, or at least we should be, on the cusp of an energy transformation, driven by the rapidly falling cost of solar power. That’s right, solar power." Read more here.
Meet with GroundWork at SPI. October 17-20 in Dallas. Contact Cameron today to schedule a meeting.
GroundWork is pleased to become a recipient of the Certificate of Eligibility as a Women-Owned Business by the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission
California Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill that simplifies the permitting process for solar photovoltaic projects... According to Senate Bill 267, which Brown must sign by Nov. 9, photovoltaic projects will no longer be required to demonstrate adequate water supplies. Wind farms are also included in the bill. Read more here.
GroundWork CEO Ann Gaglioti presents at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's "Solar Resources and Forecasting Workshop" in Golden Colorado June 20-23. Click here for more information about the event.
Daryl Meyers of NREL presents "Concentrating Solar Systems Radiation Resources Measurements, Data, and Uncertainty" during the American Solar Energy Society's recent webinar on resource assessment. Read his information presentation here.
GroundWork appears in Kipp & Zonen's newsletter this month, with descriptions of our turnkey PV monitoring stations and robust CPV/CSP stations. Read Kipp & Zonen article about GroundWork.
Iberdrola Renewables signed a 25-year power purchase agreement of solar photovoltaic energy captured at a GroundWork monitored site in Arizona. Salt River Project agreed to purchase 20 megawattes of solar energy produced at Copper Crossing Solar Ranch, expected to be online June 2011. Read Iberdrola's press realease.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory publishes its Best Practices Handbook for the Collection and Use of Solar Resource Data providing a definitive resource for our industry on the benefits of observational data.
Read an exciting new study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: “Implications of Wide-Area Geographic Diversity for Short-Term Variability of Solar Power.” This study highlights the importance of long-term (up to 2 years) observational data to developers and utilities in negotiating power purchase agreements.