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Canadian Solar Sells Utility-Scale Solar Installation for $48 Million

Canadian Solar Sells Utility-Scale Solar Installation for $48 Million

August 27, 2012 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc. today announced the company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million). As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar power plant to provide enough clean, renewable energy to power more thanRead More

Produce Distributor Installs 740-kW Solar Power System

Produce Distributor Installs 740-kW Solar Power System

August 27, 2012 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Watsonville Coast Produce is excited to announce the completion of a 739.2-kW solar power system on its agricultural distribution facility in Watsonville, Calif. The Solar Company is proud to have assisted Watsonville Coast Produce in achieving a more sustainable business through renewable energy. Located in one of the most fertileRead More

1.75-MW Solar Highway Project Finished in Oregon

1.75-MW Solar Highway Project Finished in Oregon

August 23, 2012 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

One year after breaking ground, the nation’s largest solar highway project — a partnership between Portland General Electric and the Oregon Department of Transportation — is now open to visitors stopping to take respite from their travels along Interstate 5 in Oregon. Growing clean, renewable energy amongst farm fields of cornRead More

568-kW Rooftop PV System Complete in Boston

568-kW Rooftop PV System Complete in Boston

August 23, 2012 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Broadway Renewable Strategies, a leading full service electrical construction company, along with the City of Boston and Cargo Ventures/Millennium Partners, today hosted a ceremony on Drydock Avenue to commemorate the completion of one of the City of Boston’s largest rooftop solar PV projects to date. The 568.7-kW system was installedRead More

Calgary Convention Centre Installs 10-kW Solar Power System

Calgary Convention Centre Installs 10-kW Solar Power System

August 23, 2012 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Known for being a dynamic entrepreneurial city, Calgary, Alberta, is making exciting breakthroughs when it comes to innovative environmental initiatives. This year the Calgary Telus Convention Centre is introducing solar panels, which will generate power for meetings and conventions — and generate some attention for the city too. The Calgary TELUS ConventionRead More

Suntech Introduces 300-W Solar Module for Americas

Suntech Introduces 300-W Solar Module for Americas

August 23, 2012 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Suntech Power Holdings Co. is now offering a 300-W solar module for commercial and utility-scale solar projects in North and South America. The new Ve-Series module, with 72 multicrystalline cells and 15.5 percent module efficiency, comes with an improved frame design as well as a 1,000-volt operational certification according to standardsRead More

177.7-kW Solar Power System Installed at Aerospace Museum

177.7-kW Solar Power System Installed at Aerospace Museum

August 23, 2012 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Motech Americas, a solar company with a 20-year heritage of manufacturing quality solar panels has announced the completion of a large solar PV project by Pacific Power Renewables that is now providing all the energy needs for the Aerospace Museum of California in McClellan, Calif., just north of Sacramento. TheRead More

Draker and Solar Power Technologies Inc. Merge As One

Draker and Solar Power Technologies Inc. Merge As One

August 22, 2012 at 9:36 am 1 comment

Draker and Solar Power Technologies Inc. (SPTI) jointly announce that they have successfully merged, effective Aug. 21, 2012. The combination creates a global leader with the most innovative offering of performance management solutions for commercial and utility-scale solar markets. The combined company will operate under the “Draker” name. The combinedRead More

SMA America Partners with NABCEP to Promote Solar Training

SMA America Partners with NABCEP to Promote Solar Training

August 21, 2012 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

As part of its continued effort to promote education, certification for installers and quality assurance, SMA America recently entered an official yearlong partnership with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), which includes a premier sponsorship of NABCEP’s Continuing Education Conference, scheduled for spring 2013 in Sacramento, Calif.Read More

Thomas & Betts: Ty-Rap Deltec Cable Tie and Support System

Thomas & Betts: Ty-Rap Deltec Cable Tie and Support System

August 21, 2012 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

The Ty-Rap Deltec Cable Tie and Support System from Thomas & Betts provides a safer and easier method for bundling and supporting cable in outdoor applications. The Ty-Rap Deltec Cable Tie and Support System is designed to tolerate harsh applications that include temperatures as low as minus 85 degrees Fahrenheit. “Bundling cable with conventionalRead More