Inovateus Solar to install 2.5-MW, ground-mounted solar project for Indiana Michigan Power

Inovateus Solar to install 2.5-MW, ground-mounted solar project for Indiana Michigan Power

July 27, 2015

Indiana based Inovateus Solar was awarded the installation of a 2.5-MW AC, ground-mounted solar array project for Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) an operating unit of American Electric Power (AEP). The future site of the new I&M solar array is in Marion, Ind., adjacent to the company’s Deer Creek substation. GroundbreakingRead More

Inovateus Solar to install 2.5-MW, ground-mounted solar project for Indiana Michigan Power

Inovateus Solar to install 2.5-MW, ground-mounted solar project for Indiana Michigan Power

July 27, 2015

Indiana based Inovateus Solar was awarded the installation of a 2.5-MW AC, ground-mounted solar array project for Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) an operating unit of American Electric Power (AEP). The future site of the new I&M solar array is in Marion, Ind., adjacent to the company’s Deer Creek substation. GroundbreakingRead More

Sherin and Lodgen LLP aids in financing of net metered solar project in Mass.

Sherin and Lodgen LLP aids in financing of net metered solar project in Mass.

July 21, 2015

The Solar Energy Practice Group of Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP represented Boston Private Bank & Trust Co. in the development of a virtually net metered 3.106 MW solar project located in Halifax, Mass. The electricity generated by the project will be sold to the City of BrocktonRead More

SunPower starts work on 102-MW project in Kings County, Calif.

SunPower starts work on 102-MW project in Kings County, Calif.

June 19, 2015

SunPower Corp. has started construction on the 102-MW (AC) Henrietta Solar Project in Kings County, Calif. The system will generate power for Pacific Gas and Electric’s customers under a long-term power purchase agreement. SunPower expects the plant to be operational by the end of 2016. “With more than 5.8 gigawattsRead More

NEXTracker supplies 42 MW worth of trackers to DEPCOM Power

NEXTracker supplies 42 MW worth of trackers to DEPCOM Power

July 7, 2015

The 42 MW DC Paw Paw project in central Georgia, recently acquired by Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power, is part of a 400 MW solar generation portfolio that Georgia Power is developing in the state. This project is coming to fruition thanks to the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative. DEPCOM Power,Read More

Alamo Beer Co. solar installation doubles as standout art piece

Alamo Beer Co. solar installation doubles as standout art piece

July 23, 2015

Alamo Beer Co. opened its doors to the public earlier this year and, in a crowded craft beer field these days, needed to standout. To do so, it turned to One80 Solar — a collaboration that yielded an Alamo-shaped solar panel array atop the beer company’s brewery, allowing them to use renewableRead More

Solar3D awarded $10M contract for Fresno/Clovis Wastewater Reclamation Facility

Solar3D awarded $10M contract for Fresno/Clovis Wastewater Reclamation Facility

July 27, 2015

Solar3D announced that its MD Energy subsidiary has been awarded a $10 million, 2 MW solar project with the Fresno/Clovis Wastewater Reclamation Facility, subject to approval by the city council. A city council meeting to approve the award is set for July 30. Operated by the City of Fresno, the Fresno/ClovisRead 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

Content Solar, OPIC sign $47M deal for PV facility in Jamaica

Content Solar, OPIC sign $47M deal for PV facility in Jamaica

June 29, 2015

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, signed a financing agreement with Content Solar Ltd., solidifying a $47 million OPIC loan to support a 20 MW grid-connected solar PV facility in Clarendon, Jamaica. The project is being developed by Tampa, Fla.-based WRB Enterprises (WRB). WRB will beRead More

Land variability, labor markets and logistics of every project are important factors 
when choosing any mounting technology.

Mounting Tech Trends: Slimming Down on Parts, Problems and Prices

May 29, 2015

The story of solar mounting technology is a familiar one, in which original technology is slowly replaced by newer options that improve upon certain aspects of the original. Where the initial equipment was focused on establishing a viable product to build an industry, the next wave of trends works toRead More

Schneider Electric shows highest gain in central inverter market share

Schneider Electric shows highest gain in central inverter market share

July 21, 2015

According to a recent 2014 IHS report, Schneider Electric Solar Business, now ranks third in market share for global central inverters in revenue terms, representing the highest market share growth in the segment. Schneider Electric achieved this position through balanced growth in all continents, in very diverse geographies, including Japan, India, Thailand, andRead 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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Inovateus Solar to install 2.5-MW, ground-mounted solar project for Indiana Michigan Power

Inovateus Solar to install 2.5-MW, ground-mounted solar project for Indiana Michigan Power

July 27, 2015 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

Indiana based Inovateus Solar was awarded the installation of a 2.5-MW AC, ground-mounted solar array project for Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) an operating unit of American Electric Power (AEP). The future site of the new I&M solar array is in Marion, Ind., adjacent to the company’s Deer Creek substation. GroundbreakingRead More

Solar3D awarded $10M contract for Fresno/Clovis Wastewater Reclamation Facility

Solar3D awarded $10M contract for Fresno/Clovis Wastewater Reclamation Facility

July 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm 1 comment

Solar3D announced that its MD Energy subsidiary has been awarded a $10 million, 2 MW solar project with the Fresno/Clovis Wastewater Reclamation Facility, subject to approval by the city council. A city council meeting to approve the award is set for July 30. Operated by the City of Fresno, the Fresno/ClovisRead More

Andalay Solar enters equity purchase agreement with Southridge Partners

Andalay Solar enters equity purchase agreement with Southridge Partners

July 27, 2015 at 11:25 am 2 comments

Stephen Hicks, Chairman and CEO of Southridge Capital, announced that Southridge Partners II LP, an institutional investor, has entered into a new equity purchase agreement with Andalay Solar, Inc., based in Fremont, California. Andalay Solar Inc., founded in 2001, is a provider of innovative solar power systems. In 2007, the companyRead More

Small business sees $4,000 in annual energy savings thanks to GridZero system

Small business sees $4,000 in annual energy savings thanks to GridZero system

July 27, 2015 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Intersolar North America was packed with new product innovations and intriguing solar install case studies. This tale from Brandon Provalenko, director of product and market strategy with OutBack Power, has both. OutBack has made a lot of news recently, from its battery-based inverters earning HECO approval, to its new storage solution withRead More

Details on Schneider Electric’s install for two new solar power plants in France

Details on Schneider Electric’s install for two new solar power plants in France

July 24, 2015 at 10:53 am 0 comments

Schneider Electric is leading a consortium with battery manufacturer Saft on two Langa Group that involve the installation of energy storage systems for two solar power plants in Corsica, France. These were awarded under the French public tender schemes – Commission de Régulation de l’Energie (CRE). Langa’s new solar power plants will be based near CorteRead More

Alamo Beer Co. solar installation doubles as standout art piece

Alamo Beer Co. solar installation doubles as standout art piece

July 23, 2015 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Alamo Beer Co. opened its doors to the public earlier this year and, in a crowded craft beer field these days, needed to standout. To do so, it turned to One80 Solar — a collaboration that yielded an Alamo-shaped solar panel array atop the beer company’s brewery, allowing them to use renewableRead More

Largest, Most Comprehensive Conference Program for Commercial Drone Market in History

Largest, Most Comprehensive Conference Program for Commercial Drone Market in History

July 23, 2015 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

BZ Media LLC announced that the InterDrone technical conference featuring more than 104 classes, panels and keynotes will debut at the Rio in Las Vegas, Sept. 9-10-11, and will also include an Exhibit Hall with more than 85 industry-leading exhibitors, a Yes-Fly Zone for drone demos, the InterDrone Film FestivalRead More

Flexible cable in conduit wins an award for Missouri solar farm

Flexible cable in conduit wins an award for Missouri solar farm

July 23, 2015 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

Missouri’s largest solar farm has been awarded the Project of the Year by the Conduit Division of the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) for its use of cable in conduit (CIC) – wire preloaded at the factory in conduit made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE) – to link up the 19,000Read More

SunPower to build 100 MW plant in Nevada

SunPower to build 100 MW plant in Nevada

July 23, 2015 at 10:44 am 0 comments

SunPower signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with NV Energy to build a 100-MW solar PV power plant planned for construction in the Eldorado Valley of Boulder City, Nevada. The project, called Boulder Solar, is expected to create approximately 200 jobs during construction, which is anticipated to commence before the endRead More

Sonnenbatterie completes new round of financing, preps U.S. launch

Sonnenbatterie completes new round of financing, preps U.S. launch

July 22, 2015 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

Sonnenbatterie GmbH has successfully completed another round of financing for an undisclosed amount from new investor INVEN CAPITAL. Currently, the company has offices in seven countries and will present its U.S. products to the local market in July. Expansion into new markets will continue in 2016. “Sonnenbatterie consistently focuses on growth. ARead More