Articles by: Chris Crowell

Eaton Supports Largest Hospital Solar Installation in New Jersey

Eaton Supports Largest Hospital Solar Installation in New Jersey

April 29, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton today announced it has provided electrical distribution equipment, engineering services and solar inverters for a 6.3-megawatt (MW) solar installation at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey. The photovoltaic (PV) solar array annually will generate more than 8 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of sustainable electricity to helpRead More

Real Salt Lake Partners with Auric Solar to Install Largest Solar Projevt in a Professional Sports Venue

Real Salt Lake Partners with Auric Solar to Install Largest Solar Projevt in a Professional Sports Venue

April 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm 1 comment

Fourth-largest Array at Any Major U.S. Professional Sporting Venue Anticipates Completion Date of October 2015; Solar Installation to offset Rio Tinto Stadium’s Power Needs,Create Covered/Lit Parking Areas & More Rio Tinto Stadium, the home of Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake as well as the USL Real Monarchs, today announcedRead More

Vivint Solar Nationally Deploys SolarEdge’s DC Optimized Inverters

Vivint Solar Nationally Deploys SolarEdge’s DC Optimized Inverters

April 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc., a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, today announced an expanded supply arrangement with Vivint Solar, a leading provider of distributed solar energy systems. Vivint Solar will purchase and install SolarEdge’s optimized DC inverters with integrated rapid shutdown and revenue-grade metering in itsRead More

Schneider Electric announces 50 MW contract in eastern US

Schneider Electric announces 50 MW contract in eastern US

April 23, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Schneider Electric™ Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, has been awarded a 50 MW contract for a solar project in eastern US. This contract follows Schneider Electric’s recent 300 MW project win for the largest PV power plant in Europe to be builtRead More

Circle Furniture and Nexamp Unveil 168kW Rooftop Installation in Acton, Mass.

Circle Furniture and Nexamp Unveil 168kW Rooftop Installation in Acton, Mass.

April 21, 2015 at 4:30 pm 1 comment

Solar Power Initiative Part of Leading Retailer’s Commitment to Going Green, Offsets Energy Use at Warehouse and Framingham Store Nexamp, a leading provider of solar energy, announced the completion of a 168kW rooftop solar project for Circle Furniture in Acton, Massachusetts. A key piece of the popular retailer’s sustainability practice,Read More

Macalester College Goes 100% Solar And Saves Millions Of Dollars With SunEdison

Macalester College Goes 100% Solar And Saves Millions Of Dollars With SunEdison

April 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SunEdison, Inc., the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota to offset 100% of the college’s electricity use with solar energy. Macalester College will save millions of dollars on electricity costs over the 25 year agreementRead More

AllEarth Renewables earns SunPower 2014 “Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year” award

AllEarth Renewables earns SunPower 2014 “Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year” award

April 21, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

AllEarth Renewables, a Vermont-based solar tracker manufacturer and SunPower commercial dealer, has received the SunPower “Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year” award for its sales performance in 2014. In 2014, AllEarth partnered with SolarSense, a provider of clean, reliable and affordable power for commercial and industrial scale clients inRead More

Con Edison Customers Seeing Sunny Side of Saving Energy, Lowering Bills

Con Edison Customers Seeing Sunny Side of Saving Energy, Lowering Bills

April 20, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Rooftop solar arrays are helping more than 4,700 Con Edison customers lower their energy bills and protect the environment. The company has encouraged its customers to consider whether solar energy is right for them and customers have responded by more than tripling the amount of solar production in New YorkRead More

SunPower Breaks Ground on 86-megawatt Prieska Solar Power Plant in South Africa

SunPower Breaks Ground on 86-megawatt Prieska Solar Power Plant in South Africa

April 20, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SunPower announced that it has begun construction on the 86-megawatt peak (MWp) Prieska solar power plant in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. Expected to be fully operational in 2016, the project represents the third solar power plant constructed by SunPower under the South Africa government’s renewable energy program (REIPPP). In 2014,Read More

Eaton’s New PV Fuses Increase Flexibility for High-Current Solar Applications

Eaton’s New PV Fuses Increase Flexibility for High-Current Solar Applications

April 6, 2015 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Eaton’s New Bussmann Series NH Size Fuses Provide the Industry’s Highest Current Density and Consistent Bolt-Hole Pattern Power management company Eaton today introduced its new Bussmann series 1000 volts direct current (Vdc) NH size photovoltaic (PV) solar fuses specifically designed for protecting and isolating array combiners, re-combiners, disconnects and inverters.Read More