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Cupertino Completes 20-MW Solar Energy Project in California

Cupertino Completes 20-MW Solar Energy Project in California

June 25, 2012 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric Inc. today announced the completion of a 20-MW solar PV project in Huron, Calif., engineered and constructed for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). The 20-MW project was built in eight months and is the third project that Cupertino Electric has built forRead More

Metal Foundations Industries: foundation designs

Metal Foundations Industries: foundation designs

June 22, 2012 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Metal Foundations Industries (MFI), a Pittsburgh-based company that specializes in the design, engineering and installation of steel foundations, offers an innovative alternative to standard concrete and driven pile foundations for ground-mounted PV panels and heliostat tracking mirrors. Seeing the various challenges that solar developers and installers face when installing standardRead More

Solar Modules Installed at Antelope Valley Project in California

Solar Modules Installed at Antelope Valley Project in California

June 22, 2012 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and First Solar Inc. have reached an agreement on the installation of solar modules at the Solar Ranch One PV power plant currently under construction in the Antelope Valley. The agreement enables First Solar to continue construction activities of the 230-MW power plantRead More

First-Ever Commercial Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Lands Approved

First-Ever Commercial Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Lands Approved

June 22, 2012 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

As part of the Obama Administration’s all of the above approach to American energy, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved a 350-MW solar energy project on tribal trust land of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Tribe) in Clark County, Nevim. The project marks a milestone as the first-ever,Read More

Kohl’s to Add Solar to California, Connecticut, Maryland, NY, Ohio and Other Stores

Kohl’s to Add Solar to California, Connecticut, Maryland, NY, Ohio and Other Stores

June 21, 2012 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Kohl’s Department Stores today announced the company will expand its solar program by nearly 25 percent in 2012, installing solar panels at approximately 30 additional Kohl’s locations. While some of the new solar sites will be in states such as California, Connecticut and Maryland where Kohl’s already has a solar presence,Read More

Blue Earth Gets 48-kW Solar Carport EPC Contract

Blue Earth Gets 48-kW Solar Carport EPC Contract

June 21, 2012 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Earth Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xnergy Inc., signed a 48-kW commercial custom solar carport engineering, procurement and installation contract with Los Altos Foods Products Inc., a manufacturer of unique cheeses and other food types in the City of Industry, Calif. The approximate value of the contract isRead More

Campbell’s Soup Installs 9.8-MW Solar Power System at Ohio Manufacturing Site

Campbell’s Soup Installs 9.8-MW Solar Power System at Ohio Manufacturing Site

June 21, 2012 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

Campbell Soup Company, BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, Enfinity America Corporation, FirstEnergy Solutions and SunPower Corp. will today celebrate the completion of a 9.8-MW solar power system at Campbell’s manufacturing facility in Napoleon, Ohio. More than 200 jobs were created during construction of the system, which is now generating the equivalent ofRead More

First Net-Zero Solar Powered Business In Iowa Finishes Solar Array

First Net-Zero Solar Powered Business In Iowa Finishes Solar Array

June 21, 2012 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

The Sky Factory, a global fine art and technology company that creates virtual skylights and windows for interior environments, has just become the first net-zero solar powered business in the state of Iowa. Designed and installed by Fairfield’s Ideal Energy, the 3,500 sq. ft. PV panel array, generating 54 kW,Read More

Chevron Completes 630-kW Solar Energy Canopy for California Education Office

Chevron Completes 630-kW Solar Energy Canopy for California Education Office

June 20, 2012 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

The Monterey County Office of Education (MCOE), along with Chevron Energy Solutions, unveiled its solar power and energy efficiency project today during a briefing with the community at the MCOE headquarters located on Blanco Circle in Salinas. The event attracted a multitude of community members, including elected officials, business leadersRead More

First Solar to Supply Solar Panels to enXco’s Catalina Project

First Solar to Supply Solar Panels to enXco’s Catalina Project

June 20, 2012 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, today announced it has signed a solar module supply agreement with First Solar Inc. First Solar will deliver 61 MW-peak of thin film modules starting in September 2012 for enXco’s Catalina Solar Project located in Kern County, California. Catalina Solar will be built inRead More