Star Energy Partners expands to Pennsylvania

Star Energy Partners expands to Pennsylvania

May 28, 2015

Energy provider Star Energy Partners has expanded its service territory to include Pennsylvania. Residential and commercial energy consumers within the PPL and PECO service areas now have more choice and control over their energy costs through Star Energy Partners’ fixed-rate, price-protected options. In the coming months, the company will offerRead More

Star Energy Partners expands to Pennsylvania

Star Energy Partners expands to Pennsylvania

May 28, 2015

Energy provider Star Energy Partners has expanded its service territory to include Pennsylvania. Residential and commercial energy consumers within the PPL and PECO service areas now have more choice and control over their energy costs through Star Energy Partners’ fixed-rate, price-protected options. In the coming months, the company will offerRead More

Nexamp installs 500 kW utility array in Rhode Island

Nexamp installs 500 kW utility array in Rhode Island

May 27, 2015

  A new 500 kW solar project, built on a portion of 6.8 acres of previously unused land, is now operational in Richmond, R.I. The installation is the handy work of Nexamp, and the array will generate enough solar energy to power over 100 homes. “This is an exciting day forRead More

sPower Purchases Solar Project from Solairedirect

sPower Purchases Solar Project from Solairedirect

May 19, 2015

sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, will be collaborating with Solairedirect to develop and own/operate solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the U.S. Solairedirect is a growing solar company operating across four continents. As a first step, sPower will purchase a 26.5MWdc project named Adera from Solairedirect. The utility scale project, near Fresno, Calif., in MaderaRead More

North Carolina sees sustainable energy consumer push

North Carolina sees sustainable energy consumer push

May 28, 2015

Solar is still a fledgling industry in North Carolina, but two local entities are making a push to better inform consumers about the real costs of their utility energy and their options for implementing their own soar solutions. First, the NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to shapingRead More

SEIA’s U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review

SEIA’s U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review

March 16, 2015

Proving that effective, forward-looking public policies can provide a big boost to a state’s economy, North Carolina had the second most new solar capacity added last year in the United States, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review. North Carolina stands poised to become theRead More

Nevada SB 374 to define net metering cap

Nevada SB 374 to define net metering cap

May 28, 2015

NV Energy and The Alliance For Solar Choice (TASC) announced joint support for the following Amendment to Nevada state bill 374. As amended, SB 374 would: • Define the existing 3% net metering cap to be 235 megawatts. This 235 megawatts will be the maximum amount of net metering permittedRead More

Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp Bakersfield Facility Operational

Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp Bakersfield Facility Operational

April 16, 2015

Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp.’s 20-megawatt Bakersfield I Solar generation and its 23-megawatt Morse Wind generation projects are now operational and selling renewable power in Canada and the United States. Bakersfield I Solar, located in Kern County, California, is Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp.’s second solar generating facility and isRead More

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

November 5, 2014

SMA’s decentralized inverter solutions have been selected for the largest PV plant in Honduras. The 24-MW Pavana Solar Park in Choluteca will feature a decentralized system design with 880 Sunny Tripower 24000TL-US three-phase, transformerless inverters and 22 SMA Cluster Controllers for advanced system monitoring and control. The power plant, designedRead More

A 580 kilowatt solar array was recently added to the roof of Baltimore Operation’s e-Motor building, where electric motors and drive units for the Chevrolet Spark EV are built. This new array is made up of approximately 2,420 panels and covers 87 percent of the e-Motor building’s roof.

AET Provides Roof Ballast System for GM Facility

May 27, 2015

Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a supplier of commercial and utility-scale racking systems and one of the top 10 solar racking companies in the United States, was selected by Empower Energies to provide its Rayport-B roof ballast mounting system at GM’s Baltimore Operations facility in White Marsh, Md. This manufacturing campusRead More

Conergy to purchase Sungrow inverters as part of strategic partnership

Conergy to purchase Sungrow inverters as part of strategic partnership

May 26, 2015

Conergy, one of the largest global solar companies, and Sungrow, one of the largest global PV-inverter manufacturers, announced a strategic partnership in which Conergy will purchase inverters from Sungrow for many of its global commercial and utility scale projects over the next year. The first project under this partnership is aRead More

Array Technologies Supplies 28 MW of Solar Trackers to California Project

Array Technologies Supplies 28 MW of Solar Trackers to California Project

November 20, 2014

Array Technologies Inc. (ATI) and construction powerhouse White Construction Inc. signed a tracker supply agreement for more than 28 MW of Array Technologies’ leading DuraTrack HZ single-axis solar tracking system earlier this year. The DuraTrack HZ structure features a customized 120° range of motion and holds roughly 94,340 high performanceRead More

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Star Energy Partners expands to Pennsylvania

Star Energy Partners expands to Pennsylvania

May 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

Energy provider Star Energy Partners has expanded its service territory to include Pennsylvania. Residential and commercial energy consumers within the PPL and PECO service areas now have more choice and control over their energy costs through Star Energy Partners’ fixed-rate, price-protected options. In the coming months, the company will offerRead More

Nevada SB 374 to define net metering cap

Nevada SB 374 to define net metering cap

May 28, 2015 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

NV Energy and The Alliance For Solar Choice (TASC) announced joint support for the following Amendment to Nevada state bill 374. As amended, SB 374 would: • Define the existing 3% net metering cap to be 235 megawatts. This 235 megawatts will be the maximum amount of net metering permittedRead More

North Carolina sees sustainable energy consumer push

North Carolina sees sustainable energy consumer push

May 28, 2015 at 10:30 am 2 comments

Solar is still a fledgling industry in North Carolina, but two local entities are making a push to better inform consumers about the real costs of their utility energy and their options for implementing their own soar solutions. First, the NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to shapingRead More

Nexamp installs 500 kW utility array in Rhode Island

Nexamp installs 500 kW utility array in Rhode Island

May 27, 2015 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

  A new 500 kW solar project, built on a portion of 6.8 acres of previously unused land, is now operational in Richmond, R.I. The installation is the handy work of Nexamp, and the array will generate enough solar energy to power over 100 homes. “This is an exciting day forRead More

Utah gets second largest solar array thanks to Affordable Solar, Sun Edison

Utah gets second largest solar array thanks to Affordable Solar, Sun Edison

May 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Affordable Solar and Smith’s Food & Drug Stores have completed another project together, this time installing the second largest rooftop solar system in Utah on a Smith’s Food & Drug Stores distribution center in Layton, Utah. This is the fourth time Affordable Solar, a N.M.-based company, has designed and installed a solarRead More

SunEdison awarded 33 MW deal to modernize SoCal grid

SunEdison awarded 33 MW deal to modernize SoCal grid

May 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

As part of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) latest round of solar procurement to upgrade and modernize its grid, SunEdison, Inc., a renewable energy development company, was awarded contracts to build 33 MW DC of rooftop solar. The solar systems will be built on rooftops throughout the Orange County and Inland EmpireRead More

CalCom Solar starts 1.1 MW install at Medeiros and Son Dairy

CalCom Solar starts 1.1 MW install at Medeiros and Son Dairy

May 27, 2015 at 11:24 am 0 comments

CalCom Solar has started the installation of a new 1.1 MW solar power system at Medeiros and Son Dairy in Hanford, Calif. The project will be completed this summer. “CalCom Solar is making solar energy work for us, both operationally and financially,” said Brian Medeiros. “The dairy business takes constant evaluationRead More

A 580 kilowatt solar array was recently added to the roof of Baltimore Operation’s e-Motor building, where electric motors and drive units for the Chevrolet Spark EV are built. This new array is made up of approximately 2,420 panels and covers 87 percent of the e-Motor building’s roof.

AET Provides Roof Ballast System for GM Facility

May 27, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a supplier of commercial and utility-scale racking systems and one of the top 10 solar racking companies in the United States, was selected by Empower Energies to provide its Rayport-B roof ballast mounting system at GM’s Baltimore Operations facility in White Marsh, Md. This manufacturing campusRead More

sPower breaks ground on 22.5 MW Sierra Solar Facility in LA County

sPower breaks ground on 22.5 MW Sierra Solar Facility in LA County

May 26, 2015 at 4:36 pm 1 comment

sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, broke ground on a 22.5 MW solar project in Lancaster, Calif. The Sierra Solar project is sPower’s first in Los Angeles County. The EPC contract was awarded to Rosendin Electric, which will install more than 250,000 First Solar PV modules in a fixed ground mountRead More

Principal Solar announces proposed IPO

Principal Solar announces proposed IPO

May 26, 2015 at 9:02 am 0 comments

Principal Solar, Inc. has filed the paperwork and intends to go public. The company announced that it will offer its common stock in an underwritten public offering of 2.5 million shares as part of its initial public offering filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Principal Solar is a solar power company that buildsRead More