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Solar panels grace the hillside at one of 15 South San Francisco Unified School District sites to receive solar arrays designed, engineered and installed by Chevron Energy Solutions.

San Francisco School District Actives 1.68 MW of Systems

March 30, 2012 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

Today, the South San Francisco Unified School District and Chevron Energy Solutions activated the largest K-12 solar and energy efficiency program in San Mateo County. The project has provided nearly 100 local green jobs and is expected to reduce the district’s utility costs by $20 million over the next 25 years. The projectRead More

SMA: Off-Grid Configurator

SMA: Off-Grid Configurator

March 29, 2012 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has introduced its Off-Grid Configurator, a customizable solution that helps solar professionals design the ideal off-grid photovoltaic (PV) system. This intuitive software analyzes each design aspect, from sizing the PV array to preparing a final cost analysis, thereby providing the user with comprehensive planning assistance that saves time andRead More

Seattle Mariners Install 32.76-kW System at Safeco Field

Seattle Mariners Install 32.76-kW System at Safeco Field

March 29, 2012 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company in partnership with the Seattle Mariners announces the installation of a solar panel system comprised of 168 Panasonic HIT Double solar panels at Safeco Field, the Seattle Mariners’ home ballpark. HIT Double solar panels are unique because they absorb and generate electricity from both the topRead More

DPW Solar: Power Peak Large-Scale Ground Mount System

DPW Solar: Power Peak Large-Scale Ground Mount System

March 28, 2012 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

DPW Solar announces the new Power Peak Mounting System, engineered for larger ground mount PV Solar installations. The innovative and robust PV Solar mounting system features fewer preassembled components resulting in faster build rates. Combining high strength steel components, lightweight module rails and the patent pending RAD clamp, the Power Peak provides a fastRead More

IKEA Powers-Up 16th Store Installation

IKEA Powers-Up 16th Store Installation

March 28, 2012 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Portland, Ore. The 62,500-sq-ft PV array consists of a 497.3-kW system, built with 2,072 panels. IKEA Portland’s program will produce approximately 568,900 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducingRead More

Enphase Microinverters Used in 346-kW Installation in Massachusetts

Enphase Microinverters Used in 346-kW Installation in Massachusetts

March 27, 2012 at 2:08 pm 1 comment

Enphase Energy Inc., today announced the installation of its Microinverter System on a 346-kW solar array located in the town of Brewster, Mass. Constructed by My Generation Energy, the system combines the output of 1,440 Enphase M215 microinverters paired with Sharp 240-watt solar modules, generating more than 450 kWh ofRead More

Connecticut School District Completes First Project with Mercury Solar

Connecticut School District Completes First Project with Mercury Solar

March 27, 2012 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

Greenwich Public Schools has flipped the switch on its first solar PV system at Greenwich High School (GHS), one of the largest high schools in Connecticut. The renewable energy system will not only supply clean energy for GHS but will provide excellent opportunities for students and the community to learnRead More

First lady Michelle Obama waits for her turn to get a plastic bag as she helps pack non-perishable food items along with congressional spouses and volunteers, at the Capital Area Food Bank, Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in Washington.    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

D.C. Food Bank will Install 241-kW Rooftop System

March 27, 2012 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

Standard Solar Inc., a national leader in the full-service development, installation and financing of solar electric systems for residential, commercial, government and utility customers, today announced it is developing a 241-kW solar PV system for the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB). The system, which will be installed on the newRead More

New Jersey Education Campus Will Install 810-kW Ground Mounted System

New Jersey Education Campus Will Install 810-kW Ground Mounted System

March 27, 2012 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced its panels will soon be helping to meet more than 75 percent of the electric needs of Bonnie Brae’s campus in Bernards Township, N.J. Bonnie Brae is one of the nation’s preeminent therapeutic learning environmentsRead More

Maui Brewing Co. to Install 60-kW System on Rooftop

Maui Brewing Co. to Install 60-kW System on Rooftop

March 27, 2012 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

Cogenra Solar, a provider of distributed solar cogeneration systems and renewable energy service solutions, today announced a solar cogeneration project at Maui Brewing Co. (MBC), one of Hawaii’s fastest growing companies and the state’s largest Craft Brewery. Cogenra’s solar cogeneration array will provide MBC with solar hot water and electricity,Read More

 
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