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First Solar Measures Its Carbon Footprint

First Solar Measures Its Carbon Footprint

October 13, 2011 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

First Solar Inc. announced that the company participated in and received a score on its inaugural response to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an organization that gathers and reports greenhouse gas emissions for corporations around the world. First Solar is the first company solely focused on solar development to haveRead More

Exelon, Constellation Strengthen Merger Proposal

Exelon, Constellation Strengthen Merger Proposal

October 13, 2011 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Exelon Corp. and Constellation Energy today filed rebuttal testimony with the Maryland Public Service Commission that strengthens the companies’ commitments related to the proposed merger, which is currently under review by the PSC. The testimony addresses statements, concerns and proposed conditions set forth in intervener testimony submitted Sept. 16 from theRead More

SOLON: SOLquick rooftop installation aide

SOLON: SOLquick rooftop installation aide

October 13, 2011 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

SOLON Corp., a provider of turnkey solar power plants and PV products in the U.S., recently launched SOLquick, a patent pending new plug-and-play commercial rooftop solution. Initial SOLquick flat roof installation has proven to reduce mechanical installation time by more than 85 percent and electrical installation time by 50 percent.Read More

Suntech Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 5-GW Milestone

Suntech Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 5-GW Milestone

October 13, 2011 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. , a producer of solar panels, celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing that more than 5 GW of Suntech solar panels have been installed by customers and partners around the world since its inception in 2001. The 5 GW of Suntech solar panels can generateRead More

Hawaii PUC Approves SunPower-Hawaiian Electric Contract for 5-MW Solar Farm

Hawaii PUC Approves SunPower-Hawaiian Electric Contract for 5-MW Solar Farm

October 13, 2011 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved a contract for SunPower to sell energy to Hawaiian Electric Company from a 5-MW solar PV farm planned for Kalaeloa in West Oahu. SunPower Corp., will design, build and operate the facility. Subject to receipt of applicable permits, SunPower plans to begin constructionRead More

Install of 1-MW Winery Solar Power System Begins in Oregon

Install of 1-MW Winery Solar Power System Begins in Oregon

October 12, 2011 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

King Estate Winery, an Oregon producer of Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, is teaming up with SolarCity, a national leader in solar power design, financing, installation, monitoring and energy efficiency services, as well as Lane Electric Co-op and Advanced Energy Systems, to install the largest solar power system at aRead More

sonnen_systems Opens North American Headquarters

sonnen_systems Opens North American Headquarters

October 11, 2011 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

sonnen_systems Inc., a global manufacturer of dual-axis tracking systems, is expanding its operations in North America. Customers in the U.S. will be supported from the new office and warehouse in Richmond, Calif., located close to downtown San Francisco. According to Mayor of Richmond Gayle McLaughlin, “sonnen_systems has done business inRead More

Molex: SolarSpec panel-mount DC connectors

Molex: SolarSpec panel-mount DC connectors

October 11, 2011 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Molex Inc. has further expanded its range of SolarSpec products with the development of pin (male) and socket (female) panel-mount DC connectors. SolarSpec panel-mount DC connectors, with internal locking and touch-proof design for superior safety, feature an innovative nut mechanism for simple assembly to the panel and a durable connectionRead More

AETI: 1,000-volt solar inverters

AETI: 1,000-volt solar inverters

October 11, 2011 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Houston-based American Electric Technologies Inc. (AETI) today announced the introduction of two new models in its 1,000-volt, Integrated Solar Inversion Station (ISIS) product line. Utilizing the industry’s first 1.0 MW solar inverter architecture witness-tested to UL 1741 at 1,000 volts, the new 1.5 MW ISIS inversion system with the newRead More

Unirac: Improved ISYS ground mount

Unirac: Improved ISYS ground mount

October 11, 2011 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Unirac Inc., North America’s leading provider of infrastructure for solar power systems, today announced the newest generation of its premier product for commercial installations, the ISYS Ground Mount racking system. Available now for order, ISYS Ground Mount (IGM) 2.0 is stronger, lighter and installs more quickly than its predecessor. Engineered to accommodateRead More

 
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