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tenKsolar and Sun to Sun Complete 100-kW Pennsylvania Project

tenKsolar and Sun to Sun Complete 100-kW Pennsylvania Project

January 5, 2012 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

tenKsolar and Sun to Sun, LLC jointly announced the completion of a solar PV system rated at 100 kW located in Allentown, Pa. Working with the building owner, Sun to Sun selected tenKsolar’s RAIS Wave system for this project in order to maximize the energy production throughout the year. StaceRead More

SEIA and Solar Alliance Join Together

SEIA and Solar Alliance Join Together

January 5, 2012 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the solar energy industry, announced today that it has officially merged with the Solar Alliance, an advocacy organization committed to establishing solar policies at the state level.  Effective immediately, the Solar Alliance will operate under the SEIA brand inRead More

TFG Radiant Increases Ownership in Ascent Solar to 41%

TFG Radiant Increases Ownership in Ascent Solar to 41%

January 4, 2012 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. , a developer of flexible CIGS solar panels, announced today that TFG Radiant Investment Group, Ltd. (TFG Radiant), is poised to increase its ownership interest in the Thornton, Colo., based solar panel manufacturer. TFG Radiant acquired approximately 20 percent of the outstanding shares of Ascent in AugustRead More

SPI Solar to Build 11.3-MW Project in New Jersey

SPI Solar to Build 11.3-MW Project in New Jersey

January 3, 2012 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

SPI Solar announced today that it has been awarded an EPC contract by Seashore Solar Development LLC , a New Jersey-based solar development company. As EPC contractor, SPI will design, engineer and construct an 11.3-MW fixed ground mount solar energy facility (SEF) which will provide the southern New Jersey power gridRead More

Cupertino Electric Completes 500-kW Solar Power System

Cupertino Electric Completes 500-kW Solar Power System

January 3, 2012 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric Inc. (CEI) today announced the completion of a rooftop- and parking lot canopy-based 480-kW solar PV system for the City of Morgan Hill in Morgan Hill, Calif. The city’s solar system was designed and built by CEI and was installed on canopies andRead More

Dept. of Interior Approves More Projects in California, Oregon

Dept. of Interior Approves More Projects in California, Oregon

January 3, 2012 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the approval of two renewable energy projects that further advance President Obama’s initiative for a rapid and responsible move to utility-scale production of renewable energy. The projects – a solar plant in California and a wind farm in Oregon – will be builtRead More

Calif. Water Facilities Reduce Costs with Solar Power Systems

Calif. Water Facilities Reduce Costs with Solar Power Systems

January 3, 2012 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp. announced the completion of four high-efficiency solar power systems, totaling 3.8 MW, at public water agencies and water treatment facilities in California. The systems will significantly reduce electricity costs at each site, relieving strained public budgets. “Water agencies and facilities typically have huge energy demand and a responsibility toRead More

First 42 MW of Solar Panels Energized at Mesquite Solar 1

First 42 MW of Solar Panels Energized at Mesquite Solar 1

December 28, 2011 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

Sempra Generation announced that three blocks of solar panels totaling 42 MW have been installed at its Mesquite Solar 1 project and are now delivering renewable electricity to the power grid. Construction on the 150-MW PV solar installation in Arlington, Ariz., located about 40 miles west of Phoenix, began in June 2011.  SempraRead More

SunPower Acquires Tenesol SA for $165.4 Million Cash

SunPower Acquires Tenesol SA for $165.4 Million Cash

December 23, 2011 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp., a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tenesol SA, a global solar provider headquartered in La Tour de Salvagny, France.  Tenesol, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Total SA, has operations in 18 countriesRead More

2.3-MW System in Massachusetts Completed

2.3-MW System in Massachusetts Completed

December 21, 2011 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECo) today celebrates completion of its second large-scale solar energy facility in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield. The facility features 8,200 solar panels and produces 2.3-MW of electricity. WMECo officials joined local and state officials in celebrating the transformation of the former foundry site intoRead More

 
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