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Tecta Solar Completes 1.9-MW Ground Mount in Massachusetts

Tecta Solar Completes 1.9-MW Ground Mount in Massachusetts

April 10, 2012 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Tecta Solar, a division of Tecta America Corp., recently completed the installation of 1,970-kW of solar photovoltaics in Barre, Mass. The multi-phase ground mounted project includes two 985-kW systems, and will be expanded with an additional 1,800 kW of capacity to be installed this year. In its first year ofRead More

Three California Solar PPAs Announced for Silverado Power

Three California Solar PPAs Announced for Silverado Power

April 10, 2012 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Silverado Power has announced signing new power purchase agreements (PPA) with Southern California Edison for three solar energy projects in Victorville, Calif. Each project will generate 2 MW of clean power. The agreements will extend for 20 years.  The development of these projects will contribute toward meeting California’s aggressive renewableRead More

IKEA Finishes 17th Installation at New Jersey Store

IKEA Finishes 17th Installation at New Jersey Store

April 10, 2012 at 8:47 am 1 comment

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Paramus, N.J. The 132,000-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,063-kW system, built with 4,620 panels. IKEA Paramus’ program will produce approximately 1,359,100 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducingRead More

California Almond Processor Installs 586-kW PV System

California Almond Processor Installs 586-kW PV System

April 9, 2012 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

Cenergy Power, one of California’s leading commercial solar developers, has completed a 586-kW solar PV system for Hughson Nut at their 50,000 square foot almond processing facility in Hughson, Calif. Hughson Nut is a market-leading almond processor for the confectionery, bakery, cereal, health and snack food industries.  The newly constructed 586-kWRead More

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