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ESA Renewables Completes 1.26-MW Rooftop System in North Carolina

ESA Renewables Completes 1.26-MW Rooftop System in North Carolina

April 9, 2012 at 8:38 am Comments are Disabled

Eastern North Carolina’s largest solar PV array is online and generating electricity from atop a massive rooftop in New Bern. The 1.26-MW solar PV array was built and will be operated by ESA Renewables LLC, and Progress Energy Carolinas will purchase the electricity it generates to serve the utility’s customers. Read More

Financing Closed for 130-MW California Solar Site

Financing Closed for 130-MW California Solar Site

April 9, 2012 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

Tenaska announced that it has closed financing for Imperial Solar Energy Center South, a utility-scale PV solar generating plant in southern California.   The project represents Tenaska’s expansion into solar power generation and is the first of what is expected to be a number of solar generating stations the companyRead More

9-MW Rooftop Solar Array in New Jersey Completed

9-MW Rooftop Solar Array in New Jersey Completed

April 9, 2012 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

U.S. Rep. Robert Andrews, D-N.J., presented Gloucester Marine Terminal officials with an award letter announcing an $11 million federal tax credit rebate for the recently-completed groundbreaking new rooftop solar power plant project, the largest of its kind in North America. Known as Riverside Renewable Energy LLC, the $42 million projectRead More

Solar Coming to 3 YMCAs in New Jersey

Solar Coming to 3 YMCAs in New Jersey

April 5, 2012 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

Seminole Financial Services LLC announced today the funding of a $2.65 million construction loan to SunStream Somerset Valley LLC — a partnership between SunStream Partners and Clean Focus Corporation — to install solar panel arrays totaling 834.5 kW at three YMCA locations in Somerset County, N.J.   This will be theRead More

Innovative Rooftop Solar Program Approved for Los Angeles

Innovative Rooftop Solar Program Approved for Los Angeles

April 4, 2012 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way for the launch of an innovative rooftop solar-energy program today, approving a measure to allow the Department of Water and Power (DWP) to move forward with the groundbreaking CLEAN LA Solar program.  The CLEAN LA Solar program will allow local property ownersRead More

35-MW APS Foothills Solar Plant Coming to Arizona State Trust Land

35-MW APS Foothills Solar Plant Coming to Arizona State Trust Land

April 4, 2012 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Arizona’s State Land Department and Arizona Public Service are working in coordination to build the first-ever solar project on Arizona State Trust lands. Nearly 400 acres in Yuma County will soon be home to the 35-megawatt APS Foothills Solar Plant. The cost to APS for a 35-year lease on theRead More

Dynamic Solar Brings Green Energy to Sandy Hill Camp in Maryland

Dynamic Solar Brings Green Energy to Sandy Hill Camp in Maryland

April 4, 2012 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center recently commissioned a 152-kW solar system for its beautiful 220-acre facilities overlooking the stunning Chesapeake Bay. Dynamic Solar, a fully integrated energy developer, provided design, engineering and construction. For such a magnificent, natural piece of land, going green was an easy decision. Greg and KathyRead More

Inaugural PV America West Conference Celebrated Industry Growth

Inaugural PV America West Conference Celebrated Industry Growth

April 3, 2012 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

The inaugural PV America West conference and trade show concluded on March 21 with more than 160 exhibitors showcasing the products and technologies driving the PV solar energy industry in the western region in 2012. Presented by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA),Read More

SDG&E Signs PPAs for 15 MW of California Solar Energy

SDG&E Signs PPAs for 15 MW of California Solar Energy

April 3, 2012 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

Silverado Power and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that SDG&E has signed two new power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Silverado Power subsidiaries Western Antelope Dry Ranch LLC in Lancaster, Calif., and Victor Mesa Linda B LLC in Victorville, Calif., for a total of 15 MW of solar energy.  Read More

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