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Gilligan’s Island Installs 260 kW of Solar from SolarCity

Gilligan’s Island Installs 260 kW of Solar from SolarCity

August 28, 2012 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

The scenic island made famous by the popular 1960s television series Gilligan’s Island is going solar: Coconut Island, or Moku o Lo’e, is home to the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Hawai’i, which recently signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with SolarCity to provide the island’sRead More

Dunkermotor: solar tracking motors

Dunkermotor: solar tracking motors

August 28, 2012 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

In the field of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), Parabolic Trough Collector (PTC) technology is one of the most widely used, and Dunkermotor’s new Bifurcated Wormetary gearmotors are designed to meet that application’s requirements, while offering several unique benefits. Dunkermotor, now part of Ametek Precision Motion Control, has further refined its uniqueRead More

SunValley Solar to Install 112-kW System at Food Company

SunValley Solar to Install 112-kW System at Food Company

August 28, 2012 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

Sunvalley Solar Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a new 112-kW solar system installation contract from a food manufacturing company in Santa Ana, Calif. The 112-kW contract is for a system capable of generating 160,338 kWh of electrical power annually. The system utilizes 448 pieces of high efficiencyRead More

Penn Energy, Canadian Solar Partner on 18.7-MW Deal

Penn Energy, Canadian Solar Partner on 18.7-MW Deal

August 28, 2012 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has closed an 18.7-MW AC turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract and operations and maintenance agreement for the construction and operation of two new solar energy farms in Ontario, CanadaRead More

IKEA Installs Minnesota’s Largest Solar Array

IKEA Installs Minnesota’s Largest Solar Array

August 28, 2012 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar panels installed at its Twin Cities store in Bloomington, Minn. — the state’s largest such photovoltaic array. The 142,000-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,014-kW system, built with 4,316 panels. IKEA Bloomington’s program will produce approximately 1,161,328 kWhRead More

Q.CELLS to EPC a 5-MW Solar Power Project in Ohio

Q.CELLS to EPC a 5-MW Solar Power Project in Ohio

August 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm 1 comment

Q.CELLS North America, an independent subsidiary of Q.CELLS SE and global leader in designing, building and managing financially sustainable solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions, today announced that it has closed a 5-MW (DC) Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) project in Celina, Ohio, with SolarVision LLC and New Energy Capital Cleantech InfrastructureRead More

American Clean Energy Completes 4.5-MW Roof Mount

American Clean Energy Completes 4.5-MW Roof Mount

August 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

American Clean Energy powered up 4.5 MW of solar arrays for the Toms River Regional Schools located in Toms River, N.J. The solar electric PV systems are comprised of 16,000 solar panels located on the rooftops of 13 of their buildings and provide annual output of 5,095,000 kWh. The cleanRead More

Tenaska Solar Ventures Acquires 160-MW Solar Energy Project

Tenaska Solar Ventures Acquires 160-MW Solar Energy Project

August 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Tenaska Solar Ventures LLC (TSV), an affiliate of Omaha-based Tenaska, today announced that it has acquired the Silverleaf photovoltaic solar project, a proposed 160-MW solar energy project under development in Southern California, from Agile Solar Holdings, an affiliate of Agile Energy LLC, and Bregal Energy, an affiliate of Agile SolarRead More

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