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Schletter to Relocate North American Headquarters to East Coast

Schletter to Relocate North American Headquarters to East Coast

July 9, 2012 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Schletter Inc., a worldwide leader in solar mounting systems, announced plans to relocate the company’s headquarters to the East Coast, drastically reducing transportation costs while increasing response time for customers in the region. More U.S. manufacturing demonstrates the company’s commitment to provide ARRA compliant products, supporting job creation, and decreaseRead More

Valos Solar and Gehrlicher Solar Join Together for Solar Energy Installs

Valos Solar and Gehrlicher Solar Join Together for Solar Energy Installs

July 9, 2012 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

Valos Solar Ventures and Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. today announced a strategic joint-development agreement focused on providing solar energy to the investor and municipal-owned utilities in California. The companies are working together to develop sites for PG&E, SCE, SDG&E and Municipal Utilities for their RFO, RAM and Renewable RFPs asRead More

Fraunhofer Opens Outdoor Solar Panel Test Field

Fraunhofer Opens Outdoor Solar Panel Test Field

July 9, 2012 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) announced the official opening of OTF-1, its new PV outdoor test field, in Albuquerque, N.M. The facility is an extension of CSE’s existing Albuquerque solar research annex, which began operation in 2011. The purpose of the new test facility is to supportRead More

Distributed Sun to Build 430-kW Solar Array for US Foods

Distributed Sun to Build 430-kW Solar Array for US Foods

July 9, 2012 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

Distributed Sun LLC (D-SUN), a D.C.-based commercial solar developer, owner and operator, platform service provider and profitable Solar Energy Investment Company (SEIC) manager, announced it has signed a 20 year solar lease with US Foods and closed financing to build a 430-kW rooftop array at its Albuquerque, N.M., distribution center.Read More

Opportunities in Utility Construction Conference Set for Oct. 9-10 in Wilmington, Ohio

Opportunities in Utility Construction Conference Set for Oct. 9-10 in Wilmington, Ohio

July 3, 2012 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

While the decline in the housing market has had a profound effect on the utility construction industry over the last several years, there are still emerging opportunities for enterprising contractors willing to look into new fields. To help identify these emerging markets, as well as to provide tools and strategiesRead More

Abound Solar to Suspend Operations, Will Seek Bankruptcy

Abound Solar to Suspend Operations, Will Seek Bankruptcy

June 29, 2012 at 9:26 am 1 comment

By Christopher Martin and Jim Snyder of Bloomberg News Abound Solar Inc., a U.S. solar manufacturer that was awarded a $400 million U.S. loan guarantee, will suspend operations and file for bankruptcy because its panels were too expensive to compete. Abound borrowed about $70 million against the guarantee, the Loveland, Colorado-basedRead More

Schletter: All-Steel PV Mounting System

Schletter: All-Steel PV Mounting System

June 29, 2012 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

Schletter Inc., a leader in solar mounting systems, announces the release of the FS ECO, an all-steel ground mount system for PV applications designed for traditional south-facing installations as well as unique east-west oriented applications. The new system will be on display at the Intersolar tradeshow. From a company whichRead More

Abound Solar Closing; Increased Competition to Blame

Abound Solar Closing; Increased Competition to Blame

June 29, 2012 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

GTM Research and Greentech Media learned this morning that Abound Solar will be shutting its doors as soon as June 28 after failing to find a buyer. GTM Research analysts, MJ Shiao and Shyam Mehta comment on the company closure below. “Abound Solar’s closure is an unfortunate but very realRead More

Sixteen Solar Power Projects Underway in San Jose, California

Sixteen Solar Power Projects Underway in San Jose, California

June 28, 2012 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

The City of San Jose and SolarCity, a national leader in clean energy products and services, have completed the first of a series of 16 solar power projects totaling nearly 2.5 MW, and are evaluating 14 additional sites for potential projects later next year. Installations at Kelley Park (411-kW), theRead More

PsomasFMG Installs Five Solar Power Systems in Orange County, Calif.

PsomasFMG Installs Five Solar Power Systems in Orange County, Calif.

June 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Peace Officer Training Facility was the host site for today’s flip-the-switch celebration for a solar power system that is being installed at five County of Orange facilities.  Civic officials and business leaders were on-hand to commend County officials and to congratulate them on the completionRead More

 
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