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Silverado Power Announces 20-MW PPA with PG&E

Silverado Power Announces 20-MW PPA with PG&E

April 17, 2012 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Silverado Power has announced signing a new power purchase agreement (PPA) with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for a solar energy project in Lancaster, Calif. The project will generate 20 MW of clean, domestic power for distribution by PG&E, the contract term extends for 20 years.  “We are pleasedRead More

1.5-MW Ground Mount at Soybean Farm Built by O2 Energies

1.5-MW Ground Mount at Soybean Farm Built by O2 Energies

April 17, 2012 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

O2 Energies, a solar development company based in Charlotte is harvesting something new on the grounds of a family-owned North Carolina soybean farm: 1.5 MW of electricity produced by the solar array at Sandy Cross Solar. The solar farm is being constructed just an hour from Raleigh and will supplyRead More

McCormick’s 1.8-MW System Produces More Electricity Than Needed

McCormick’s 1.8-MW System Produces More Electricity Than Needed

April 16, 2012 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

McCormick & Company Inc. and Constellation Energy, a business unit of Exelon, today announced that McCormick’s 363,000-square-foot distribution center in Belcamp, Md., now generates more electricity than it uses. The center is considered a net-zero energy building, which means it produces as much or more electricity than it consumes fromRead More

St. Louis Cardinals Energize Busch Stadium with Solar

St. Louis Cardinals Energize Busch Stadium with Solar

April 16, 2012 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

St. Louis Cardinals’ fans may not taste the difference, but the next hot dog they consume at Busch Stadium could be cooked with power from solar energy. The Cardinals have partnered with Microgrid Energy, the Electrical Connection and Sachs Electric, to bring solar energy to Busch Stadium for the first time ever. Fans attending the AprilRead More

Aqua’s Largest Water Treatment Plant Solar Farm Unveiled in Pennsylvania

Aqua’s Largest Water Treatment Plant Solar Farm Unveiled in Pennsylvania

April 13, 2012 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Aqua Pennsylvania Inc. Chairman Nicholas DeBenedictis was joined today by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and other state, local and environmental officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the site of the utility’s newest and largest solar farm. The 1.8-MW PV, $6.5 million, 6.5-acre solar farm provides power to the Pickering plant,Read More

MAGE Solar Academy Launches New Training Series

MAGE Solar Academy Launches New Training Series

April 12, 2012 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

MAGE SOLAR ACADEMY, part of the globally operating MAGE GROUP, announced that it is offering two newly developed classes that will teach participants proven practices as well as essential technical know-how to successfully establish and maintain a business in the quickly expanding solar industry.  On April 20, “Solar Business andRead More

Tennessee’s Largest Utility-Scale Solar Install Unveiled Today

Tennessee’s Largest Utility-Scale Solar Install Unveiled Today

April 12, 2012 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced that the 5-MW West Tennessee Solar Farm in Haywood County, designed and built by Signal Energy, and managed by the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), will be unveiled. The West Tennessee Solar Farm isRead More

Edwards Air Force Base’s Solar Array Uses Suntech Panels

Edwards Air Force Base’s Solar Array Uses Suntech Panels

April 12, 2012 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

Suntech Power Holdings Co. recently supplied 3.4-MW of solar panels for a solar installation at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. The solar installation at Edwards Air Force Base was designed, financed, and installed by Borrego Solar, a leading national solar solutions provider, at no upfront cost to Edwards Air ForceRead More

Walmart to Build 5 MW of Solar Power at Colorado Stores

Walmart to Build 5 MW of Solar Power at Colorado Stores

April 11, 2012 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Walmart today announced six SolarCity projects on stores in Colorado, marking the company’s 100th solar power installation in the U.S. and moving it closer to its long-term goal of using 100-percent renewable energy for all its retail and distribution facilities.   “Like the state of Colorado, Walmart has set ambitiousRead More

1.5-MW Solar Array in New Mexico to be Completed by May

1.5-MW Solar Array in New Mexico to be Completed by May

April 11, 2012 at 8:14 am Comments are Disabled

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) announced that with the addition of a new 1.5-MW solar array, anticipated to be completed in May 2012, all businesses and residences in north central New Mexico will receive electricity provided by solar power on sunny days. It is the largest area of land withRead More

 
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