OutBack Power Offers Half-Price Battery Shipping, NABCEP Training

OutBack Power Offers Half-Price Battery Shipping, NABCEP Training

April 17, 2014

OutBack Power Technologies Inc., a designer and manufacturer of advanced power electronics for renewable energy, backup power and mobile applications, today launched OnSite Direct, the company’s commitment to half-price shipping of batteries within five days of order placement. Often the heaviest and most difficult elements to handle in solar orRead More

Hanwha Q CELLS Completes First Utility-Scale Solar Project on Active EPA Superfund Site

Hanwha Q CELLS Completes First Utility-Scale Solar Project on Active EPA Superfund Site

April 9, 2014

Hanwha Q CELLS, an international solar developer, manufacturer and solutions provider, commemorated the historic completion of the first utility scale solar project constructed on an active EPA Superfund site. Hanwha Q CELLS was joined by project partners including the US EPA, Vertellus Specialties Inc., Indiana Department of Environmental Management, IndianaRead More

Kreider Farms to Install 1 MW of Solar Panels on Four Chicken Houses

Kreider Farms to Install 1 MW of Solar Panels on Four Chicken Houses

April 15, 2014

Committed to establishing earth-friendly farm practices for future generations, Lancaster County’s Kreider Farms is launching a solar power project that will increase energy efficiency for its four Manheim, Pa., chicken houses, which are the most state-of-the-art egg processing facilities available in the United States. Set to begin this month in conjunction withRead More

First Wind’s First Hawaii Solar Project Approved at 20 MW

First Wind’s First Hawaii Solar Project Approved at 20 MW

April 15, 2014

First Wind, an independent renewable energy company that operates four wind projects in Hawai‘i, and Hawaiian Electric Company today announced that a request has been filed with the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission to provide energy to the O‘ahu grid from a planned 20-MWac solar photovoltaic energy facility near Mililani, O‘ahu,Read More

Suniva Solar Modules Power VA Medical Center in Florida

Suniva Solar Modules Power VA Medical Center in Florida

March 11, 2014

Suniva Inc., a metro-Atlanta based manufacturer of high-quality, high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announces its Buy America-compliant modules power the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in West Palm Beach, Fla. The VAMC is one of numerous government facilities in the United States, Powered by Suniva,Read More

SPG Solar Trackers to be Installed in 50-MW Solar Project in Arizona

SPG Solar Trackers to be Installed in 50-MW Solar Project in Arizona

April 16, 2014

SPG Solar, a leading provider of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has successfully completed the on-time delivery of the SunSeeker tracker to a 50-MWdc system in Gila Bend, Ariz. Constructed by engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch, it will be one of Arizona’s largest solar power installations. “This projectRead More

Utah Beauty and Wellness Distributor Installs 1.4-MW Solar System on Roof

Utah Beauty and Wellness Distributor Installs 1.4-MW Solar System on Roof

April 16, 2014

You might not recognize the name Basic Research, but it’s a good bet you know about the groundbreaking brands the company distributes. From “anti-aging” formulas like SeroVital to the stress-reducing “feel-good” pill Relacore Extra, skin-care products like the stretch-mark cream turned anti-wrinkle phenomenon StriVectin-SD, Hylexin and Dark Spot Eraser, weight-loss products likeRead More

Martifer Solar Brings 39-MW Solar Plant Online in Mexico

Martifer Solar Brings 39-MW Solar Plant Online in Mexico

March 27, 2014

Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, and Gauss Energía inaugurated the Aura Solar project – bringing online Latin America’s largest grid-connected PV plant, with a total capacity of 39 MWp. The ceremony was highlighted with the presence of Enrique Peña Nieto, the President of Mexico, which attested to theRead More

Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures Partners with Ohio State to Bring Solar to Haiti

Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures Partners with Ohio State to Bring Solar to Haiti

April 14, 2014

An Ohio State University student group, The American Solar Energy Society, initiated a sustainable project for a community and school in Haiti after members learned that one of Haiti’s largest problems is the lack of electricity, specifically for lighting. In 2012, the group added electricity and lighting to a smallRead More

3.7-MW Ground-Mount Project in Massachusetts Uses GameChange Racking

3.7-MW Ground-Mount Project in Massachusetts Uses GameChange Racking

April 8, 2014

GameChange Racking today announced it shipped a 3.7-MW MaxScale post driven system to Massachusetts. The business was won due to the fast delivery offered by GameChange and the rapid installation time of the MaxScale system. GameChange is the fastest growing post driven racking company in the United States due to theRead More

SolarEdge Launches Single-Phase Inverters with Revenue-Grade Metering

SolarEdge Launches Single-Phase Inverters with Revenue-Grade Metering

April 10, 2014

SolarEdge, a leading provider of power optimizers and PV inverters, is now offering a suite of single-phase inverters with a built-in certified revenue-grade meter. The new single-phase inverters will report revenue-grade data directly to the SolarEdge monitoring portal, eliminating the need for installers and owners to purchase additional meters. SolarEdgeRead More

USA to Dodge Solar Shortage Even Amid Antidumping Fines on Chinese Modules

USA to Dodge Solar Shortage Even Amid Antidumping Fines on Chinese Modules

April 17, 2014

A long-running battle in the global photovoltaic (PV) market between the United States and China over antidumping and subsidy charges could expand into higher solar costs, with wide-ranging ramifications for the U.S. if punitive tariffs are levied on Taiwanese cells. However, enough tariff-free capacity should still be available in 2014Read More

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OutBack Power Offers Half-Price Battery Shipping, NABCEP Training

OutBack Power Offers Half-Price Battery Shipping, NABCEP Training

April 17, 2014 at 10:40 am 0 comments

OutBack Power Technologies Inc., a designer and manufacturer of advanced power electronics for renewable energy, backup power and mobile applications, today launched OnSite Direct, the company’s commitment to half-price shipping of batteries within five days of order placement. Often the heaviest and most difficult elements to handle in solar orRead More

Energy Dept Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

Energy Dept Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

April 17, 2014 at 10:36 am 0 comments

In support of the Administration’s goal of doubling renewable energy generation for a second time by 2020, the Energy Department today announced $15 million to help communities develop multi-year solar plans to install affordable solar electricity for homes and businesses. The United States continues to be a global leader inRead More

USA to Dodge Solar Shortage Even Amid Antidumping Fines on Chinese Modules

USA to Dodge Solar Shortage Even Amid Antidumping Fines on Chinese Modules

April 17, 2014 at 9:08 am 0 comments

A long-running battle in the global photovoltaic (PV) market between the United States and China over antidumping and subsidy charges could expand into higher solar costs, with wide-ranging ramifications for the U.S. if punitive tariffs are levied on Taiwanese cells. However, enough tariff-free capacity should still be available in 2014Read More

Crius Energy Launches Citra Solar

Crius Energy Launches Citra Solar

April 16, 2014 at 9:25 am 0 comments

The launch of Citra Solar follows on Crius Energy’s introduction of solar services in September 2013 through its network marketing distribution channel, which saw immediate success and has continued to expand rapidly. That success points up a nationwide trend: Residential solar adoption continues to grow across the US, with solarRead More

SPG Solar Trackers to be Installed in 50-MW Solar Project in Arizona

SPG Solar Trackers to be Installed in 50-MW Solar Project in Arizona

April 16, 2014 at 9:22 am 0 comments

SPG Solar, a leading provider of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has successfully completed the on-time delivery of the SunSeeker tracker to a 50-MWdc system in Gila Bend, Ariz. Constructed by engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch, it will be one of Arizona’s largest solar power installations. “This projectRead More

Utah Beauty and Wellness Distributor Installs 1.4-MW Solar System on Roof

Utah Beauty and Wellness Distributor Installs 1.4-MW Solar System on Roof

April 16, 2014 at 9:15 am 0 comments

You might not recognize the name Basic Research, but it’s a good bet you know about the groundbreaking brands the company distributes. From “anti-aging” formulas like SeroVital to the stress-reducing “feel-good” pill Relacore Extra, skin-care products like the stretch-mark cream turned anti-wrinkle phenomenon StriVectin-SD, Hylexin and Dark Spot Eraser, weight-loss products likeRead More

First Wind’s First Hawaii Solar Project Approved at 20 MW

First Wind’s First Hawaii Solar Project Approved at 20 MW

April 15, 2014 at 11:37 am 0 comments

First Wind, an independent renewable energy company that operates four wind projects in Hawai‘i, and Hawaiian Electric Company today announced that a request has been filed with the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission to provide energy to the O‘ahu grid from a planned 20-MWac solar photovoltaic energy facility near Mililani, O‘ahu,Read More

Kreider Farms to Install 1 MW of Solar Panels on Four Chicken Houses

Kreider Farms to Install 1 MW of Solar Panels on Four Chicken Houses

April 15, 2014 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Committed to establishing earth-friendly farm practices for future generations, Lancaster County’s Kreider Farms is launching a solar power project that will increase energy efficiency for its four Manheim, Pa., chicken houses, which are the most state-of-the-art egg processing facilities available in the United States. Set to begin this month in conjunction withRead More

Array Technologies Commissions Four Solar Tracking Sites in California

Array Technologies Commissions Four Solar Tracking Sites in California

April 15, 2014 at 9:00 am 0 comments

The leading solar tracking solutions company, Array Technologies Inc. (ATI), and nationally recognized construction firm Swinerton Renewable Energy have announced the completion of four solar projects located deep in the heart of the California desert. The four utility-scale solar sites are now online and providing electricity to the grid throughRead More

Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures Partners with Ohio State to Bring Solar to Haiti

Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures Partners with Ohio State to Bring Solar to Haiti

April 14, 2014 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

An Ohio State University student group, The American Solar Energy Society, initiated a sustainable project for a community and school in Haiti after members learned that one of Haiti’s largest problems is the lack of electricity, specifically for lighting. In 2012, the group added electricity and lighting to a smallRead More