Articles by: Kelly Pickerel

Real-Time Solar Surveillance

Real-Time Solar Surveillance

November 10, 2014 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Wireless Monitoring Solutions in Large-Scale Projects As the solar industry matures, there is a fundamental shift in how large-scale solar projects are funded, constructed and operated. While government programs in the form of tax credits, initiatives, legislations, subsidies and general funding encouraged renewable energy and environmental action, the financing modelRead More

OnForce Solar Installs GameChange Racking on 2.5-MW Landfill Project

OnForce Solar Installs GameChange Racking on 2.5-MW Landfill Project

November 6, 2014 at 3:57 pm 1 comment

GameChange Racking today announced the Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System was utilized in the installation of a landfill solar system. OnForce Solar, a leading provider of solar energy systems, recently completed construction of the large-scale 2.364-MW solar array built on a decommissioned, capped landfill in West Nyack for the Town ofRead More

SunEdison Completes Three New Solar Projects for School District

SunEdison Completes Three New Solar Projects for School District

November 6, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

SunEdison Inc. a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, and Irvine Unified School District, today announced the completion of three new solar installations at schools in Orange County, California. The school district now powers 22 schools with SunEdison solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, and expects to avoid anRead More

Washington Gas Energy Systems Finishes 40-kW Solar Array

Washington Gas Energy Systems Finishes 40-kW Solar Array

November 6, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Washington Gas Energy Systems Inc., a subsidiary of WGL, announced the completion of a 40-kW solar array that will produce renewable energy for Waconia High School in Minnesota. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday to celebrate the completion of the project, one of 13 solar arrays being completedRead More

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

November 5, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

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

SolarCity to Install New Smart Solar Energy Storage Systems at California Schools

SolarCity to Install New Smart Solar Energy Storage Systems at California Schools

November 4, 2014 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Burton School District, in the heart of California’s sundrenched San Joaquin Valley, will house combined solar and energy storage systems from SolarCity. The district will install solar and DemandLogic, SolarCity’s smart energy storage system for businesses, to generate and store its own clean, renewable electricity at eight schools – the largestRead More

Blue Oak Energy Completes 2.6-MW California Solar Tracking System

Blue Oak Energy Completes 2.6-MW California Solar Tracking System

November 4, 2014 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Oak Energy, a commercial and utility engineering firm, has completed the construction of a 2.6-MW solar power generation facility in Winters, California. This accomplishment signifies a progressive renewable stance by residents and local authorities. The solar farm, which will be locally owned and operated, is located 30 miles westRead More

itek Energy to Build New Solar Module Plant in Minneapolis

itek Energy to Build New Solar Module Plant in Minneapolis

November 4, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Solar manufacturer itek Energy will open a new plant in Minneapolis, Minn., to produce advanced photovoltaic modules for residential and commercial systems. The facility will begin output in early 2015. “Our formula is pretty straightforward: the best solar technology, plus overwhelming consumer demand,” said Kelly Samson, itek Energy founding principal. “We’ve enjoyed tremendousRead More

NextEra Energy Resources Breaks Ground on Two California Solar Projects

NextEra Energy Resources Breaks Ground on Two California Solar Projects

November 3, 2014 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

NextEra Energy Resources LLC, through its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries, today announced it has begun construction of two solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on separate sites in southern California. The solar PV systems will be ground mounted on 20-acre privately owned sites in Apple Valley, Calif., and Blythe, Calif. “We are committedRead More

Microgrid Solar to Install 3 MW at 50 Nonprofits in St. Louis

Microgrid Solar to Install 3 MW at 50 Nonprofits in St. Louis

November 3, 2014 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

In a first for the region, U.S. Bank and Microgrid Solar have joined together to boost renewable energy and help more than 50 local nonprofit institutions save thousands of dollars in energy costs and direct more money toward fulfilling their missions. Microgrid and U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), theRead More

 
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