Articles by: Kelly Pickerel

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 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

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

Phono Solar Commissions 1.94-MW Project for Texas School District

Phono Solar Commissions 1.94-MW Project for Texas School District

November 19, 2014 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Phono Solar, a Bloomberg-rated Tier 1 PV Module Maker, today announces the commissioning of the Pflugerville School District solar project. The 1.94-MW project will achieve approximately $1 million in savings after accounting for the cost of the solar panels and eliminate more than 51,300 tons of carbon pollution over the systems’ lifetime.Read More

Canadian Solar Supplies Modules to Multi-Megawatt Georgia Projects

Canadian Solar Supplies Modules to Multi-Megawatt Georgia Projects

November 18, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its modules will power a series of projects in Georgia totaling 5.1 MW with Atlanta-based solar developer and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) provider SolAmerica Energy LLC. As the sole provider of photovoltaic (PV) modules for these projects,Read More

Meridian Solar Completes 655-kW System for United Natural Foods Inc.

Meridian Solar Completes 655-kW System for United Natural Foods Inc.

November 18, 2014 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

UNFI (United Natural Foods Inc.) partnered with Meridian Solar to build a 655-kW roof-top solar electric system on its 590,000 square foot distribution center in Lancaster, Texas. Using energy harnessed from the sun, UNFI can now store and deliver its more than 65,000 products while adhering to their corporate responsibilityRead More

Equal Earth to Acquire 5-MW Solar Farm in Ohio

Equal Earth to Acquire 5-MW Solar Farm in Ohio

November 13, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Equal Earth, a diversified renewable company, today announced that it signed an exclusive agreement to acquire a 5-MW solar photovoltaic farm in Ohio. The project has a long‐term PPA with a municipal utility and the deal is expected to close before year­‐end. The transaction is the latest in a seriesRead More

SMA Unveils Solar Inverter Racking Solution

SMA Unveils Solar Inverter Racking Solution

November 12, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has introduced a fully integrated, preassembled and prewired roof-mount racking solution for commercial-scale PV called the ReadyRack. Specifically designed for use with the world’s top-selling three-phase inverter, the Sunny Tripower TL-US, the SMA ReadyRack includes all balance of system components and can be assembled in minutes, simplifying and speedingRead More

Residential Solar Energy Storage Market to Reach 900 MW in 2018

Residential Solar Energy Storage Market to Reach 900 MW in 2018

November 12, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

The global market for grid-connected residential photovoltaic (PV) solar installations coupled with energy storage is predicted to grow tenfold to reach more than 900 megawatts (MW) in 2018, up from just 90 MW in 2014, according to new analysis from IHS Technology. This expanding opportunity for PV companies and batteryRead More

Dominion Acquires 50-MW Solar Energy Project in Utah

Dominion Acquires 50-MW Solar Energy Project in Utah

November 11, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Dominion has acquired Pavant Solar, a 50-MW solar energy project, from juwi solar (JSI), a global renewable energy provider with U.S. operations based in Boulder, Colo. Pavant Solar, located in Millard County, is Dominion’s first solar development in Utah and is expected to enter service in the second half ofRead More

Vista Solar Completes 44.2-kW System for California Packaging Distributor

Vista Solar Completes 44.2-kW System for California Packaging Distributor

November 11, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Vista Solar has completed a 44.2-kW solar system for packaging distributor Container Consulting Service (CCS). “CCS was a perfect candidate for solar,” says Vista Solar Sales Manager Jennifer Le. “With high energy consumption, a large unobstructed roof space, and customers who care about their carbon footprint, the decision to goRead More

RoboSolar

RoboSolar

November 10, 2014 at 9:01 am 2 comments

Alion Energy uses robot technology to drive down the cost of brownfield solar installations. Robots in the solar industry are still a bit of a novelty out in the field, but Alion Energy of Richmond, Calif., has just rolled out its second generation robotic panel placement unit — the RoverRead More

 
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