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Phoenix Airport Dedicates 5.4-MW Solar Power System

Phoenix Airport Dedicates 5.4-MW Solar Power System

February 22, 2012 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and SunPower Corp. are dedicating today a 5.4-MW high efficiency SunPower solar power system. The system is expected to generate the equivalent of 51 percent of the electricity demand at the airport’s rental car center, two East Economy parking garages and toll plaza, saving $4.7 million over the nextRead More

America’s Oldest Private Mint Now Uses Solar Power

America’s Oldest Private Mint Now Uses Solar Power

February 21, 2012 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Osborne Coinage is America’s oldest private mint. Custom coins, casino tokens, amusement tokens, key chains and medallions, and promotional minted materials are all produced at their Cincinnati facilities. Osborne’s skilled engravers, die setters, and mint craftsman create designs for custom commemorative coins in aluminum, brass, nickel-silver, bronze and even fineRead More

Eldorado Coffee Roasters Installs 420-kW System

Eldorado Coffee Roasters Installs 420-kW System

February 16, 2012 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Eldorado Coffee Roasters proudly announces the commissioning of a 240.24-kW solar PV system at its worldwide headquarters in Maspeth, Queens. The solar array will produce in excess of 280,000 kWh of clean energy annually, enough to satisfy the entire facility’s yearly demand for electricity. By choosing solar energy for its consumption,Read More

Solar Carport Completed at New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Headquarters

Solar Carport Completed at New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Headquarters

February 15, 2012 at 12:21 pm 1 comment

SunDurance Energy and Solaire Generation announced the commissioning of a 120-kW solar carport at the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) headquarters in Lyndhurst, N.J.. The canopy, which covers a section of the main parking lot, will provide almost 20 percent of the administration building’s electricity needs. “The New Jersey MeadowlandsRead More

IKEA Powers-up Solar Project at Maryland Store

IKEA Powers-up Solar Project at Maryland Store

February 15, 2012 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in College Park, Md. The 148,200-sq-ft PV array consists of a 1.196-MW system, built with 4,984 panels. IKEA College Park’s program will produce approximately 1,571,800 kWh of clean electricity annually. This investmentRead More

Mercury Solar Systems Completes 3.6-MW Project in New Jersey

Mercury Solar Systems Completes 3.6-MW Project in New Jersey

February 13, 2012 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

Mercury Solar Systems today announced the completion of a 3.6-MW system in Manalapan, one of the largest ground-mounted, grid-interconnected solar systems in New Jersey. The company worked with NJR Clean Energy Ventures, the owner of the system, and Spano Partners Holdings, the land and project developer, on the $17.2 million solar project.  “This ground mountRead More

Tennessee Food Bank to Save Costs with 200-kW Rooftop Install

Tennessee Food Bank to Save Costs with 200-kW Rooftop Install

February 13, 2012 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Phoenix Solar Inc. and Silicon Ranch Corp. today announced plans to build a 200-kW solar system on the roof of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. For Phoenix Solar, the Second Harvest project is its largest rooftop installation in the United States.  Construction on the rooftop is currently underway withRead More

SolarMax Technology Completes Hotel Project in New Jersey

SolarMax Technology Completes Hotel Project in New Jersey

February 10, 2012 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

SolarMax Technology Inc. recently completed a 756-kW PV solar carport system at the Wyndham Mt. Laurel Hotel in New Jersey. “A hotel often has high energy consumption because of the many rooms and amenities that have to be powered,” said David Hsu, SolarMax Technology President. “The carport solar system weRead More

Rainwise: PVmet Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor

Rainwise: PVmet Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor

February 9, 2012 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Rainwise has recently released the PVmet Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor, a weather station specifically designed to improve accurate monitoring of PV plant performance parameters. The monitoring system is said to be the first weather station to be recognized by SunSpec Alliance for compatibility with industry plant management systems and has already sold 500 unitsRead More

Space and Naval Warfare Complex Gets 1.3-MW Rooftop System

Space and Naval Warfare Complex Gets 1.3-MW Rooftop System

February 9, 2012 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) complex, a headquarters for high-tech military command, communications and surveillance in San Diego, now hosts 1.3 MW of solar panels from SolarWorld. The system, the Navy’s largest contiguous rooftop solar array, is starting its first full year of generating electricity. Designed andRead More