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Lightway Solar America Announces 62.8 MW in Solar Power Contracts

Lightway Solar America Announces 62.8 MW in Solar Power Contracts

October 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Lightway Solar America Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co. Ltd., has announced the execution of 62.8 MW of contracts through their project development subsidiary, Lightway Solar America Project Development LLC. Lightway has implemented a sales model in which 11.9 MW of solar panels will be investedRead More

California’s Largest Solar Thermal and Storage Contract Approved

California’s Largest Solar Thermal and Storage Contract Approved

October 26, 2012 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

BrightSource Energy, a leading concentrating solar thermal technology company, announced the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) unanimously approved two amended BrightSource contracts with Southern California Edison (SCE). The contracts, totaling 1.3 million MWh annually, will help California take a significant step towards reaching its clean energy goals with reliable andRead More

REC Solar Completes Three Solar Projects for Maryland Schools

REC Solar Completes Three Solar Projects for Maryland Schools

October 26, 2012 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

REC Solar, a leader in solar system design and installation, announced the completion of three solar power installations totaling 2 MW of electricity generation at schools across Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The arrays will cover eight acres and will provide electricity for North Caroline High School, Colonial Richardson Middle and HighRead More

LG Partners with Marc Rutenberg Homes for Zero Energy America Project

LG Partners with Marc Rutenberg Homes for Zero Energy America Project

October 25, 2012 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Highly efficient air conditioning and energy technologies from LG Electronics are at the heart of a unique green building initiative that is bringing the concept of “net-zero energy” design and construction to life, LG Electronics USA announced today. The just-completed first phase of the Zero Energy America™ project in TampaRead More

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array Finished Near Yankee Stadium

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array Finished Near Yankee Stadium

October 25, 2012 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

GAL Manufacturing, a family-owned Bronx business located next to Yankee Stadium, is now home to one of the city’s largest commercial rooftop solar arrays. Visible to both fans attending Yankee games and commuters heading north on the Major Deegan Expressway, the 237-kW system was designed and installed by MC SolarRead More

NRG Energy, SunPower Energize First 22 MW of 250-MW California Solar Ranch

NRG Energy, SunPower Energize First 22 MW of 250-MW California Solar Ranch

October 25, 2012 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy and SunPower celebrated the first 22 MW of the 250-MW California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) being delivered to the electrical grid. CVSR is one of the largest central station photovoltaic solar plants in the world. It has created approximately 350 jobs since construction started in September 2011, andRead More

Solar, Wind Provide 100% of All New US Electricity in September

Solar, Wind Provide 100% of All New US Electricity in September

October 25, 2012 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, 433 MW of new electrical generating capacity was added in the United States in September — all from solar and wind sources. The total consisted of five wind projects totaling 300 MWRead More

Eaton Introduces PVGard Monitoring System for Solar Installations

Eaton Introduces PVGard Monitoring System for Solar Installations

October 25, 2012 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has introduced PVGard engineered monitoring system, which helps solar customers monitor and proactively manage solar plant’s equipment. The web-based PVGard monitoring system, which Eaton previewed at the Solar Power International Conference in Orlando, alerts customers to underperforming panels, inverters and transformers. Providing advanced predictions of manyRead More

Encon Solar to Install 27-kW Solar Power System at Train Depot

Encon Solar to Install 27-kW Solar Power System at Train Depot

October 25, 2012 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

The Town of Westport is fast becoming a Fairfield County leader in the adoption of solar technology, capitalizing on partnerships with Solarize CT and Encon Solar to help homeowners and businesses reap the cost and environmental benefits of solar power. Encon Solar is pleased to announce that the town’s latestRead More

SMA’s Sunny Central CP Inverters Upgraded

SMA’s Sunny Central CP Inverters Upgraded

October 25, 2012 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

SMA has introduced an upgraded, re-branded version of its successful Sunny Central CP utility-scale solar inverter series. The new Sunny Central CP XT series features two new power classes and an extended minimum DC voltage range. The upgraded inverter line expands upon the technology of the award-winning Sunny Central inverterRead More