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Aztec Solar Acquires Solahart Services

Aztec Solar Acquires Solahart Services

February 9, 2012 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Aztec Solar Inc. recently acquired Solahart Services of Stockton, Calif. Aztec Solar, a Sacramento-based residential and commercial solar company, is excited about acquiring Solahart’s regional and national solar customers. Solahart provides solar installation and repair as well as solar water heating products. The president of Aztec Solar, Ed Murray, isRead More

Canadian Solar and HelioPower Complete 516-kW System for California Vineyard

Canadian Solar and HelioPower Complete 516-kW System for California Vineyard

February 9, 2012 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc., HelioPower and Giumarra Vineyards Corporation announced the successful completion of a 516-kW commercial PV system in Bakersfield, Calif. “Giumarra Vineyards has always been a proponent of sustainable and innovative practices for viticulture and other fresh produce. This installation is a significant milestone in our sustainability program and effort to reduce electricityRead More

1.13-MW Array to Power Mushroom Crop

1.13-MW Array to Power Mushroom Crop

February 9, 2012 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Mushrooms do not normally need much help from the sun, but nearly 5,000 solar panels have popped up alongside buildings that house white button mushrooms near West Grove, Pa. Marlboro Mushrooms, the oldest family mushroom farm in the country, has added a 1.13-MW solar array to help offset energy costs.Read More

New Jersey American Water Installing Two Solar Fields at Water Plants

New Jersey American Water Installing Two Solar Fields at Water Plants

February 8, 2012 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Using solar power to treat blue and as a result save some green, New Jersey American Water is becoming more environmentally friendly by installing solar arrays at two of its water filtration facilities. These arrays will enable the company to become more cost efficient and reduce the carbon footprint neededRead More

SolarCraft Completes 321-kW Installation at Medtronic Santa Rosa Campus

SolarCraft Completes 321-kW Installation at Medtronic Santa Rosa Campus

February 8, 2012 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft recently completed the design and installation of a 321-kW solar electric installation at the main Santa Rosa campus of Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology. The company’s primary North Bay facility, located in the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa, is now partly powered by freeRead More

Aqua America Finishes Fourth Solar Farm to Help Power Water Treatment Plants

Aqua America Finishes Fourth Solar Farm to Help Power Water Treatment Plants

February 8, 2012 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Aqua America Inc. Chief Financial Officer David P. Smeltzer said its utility operations are making deliberate steps into the alternative energy arena having recently completed a fourth solar installation to power as many water treatment facilities. Smeltzer’s remarks were made in Philadelphia  at the 19th Annual Emerald Groundhog Day Investment ForumRead More

California Children’s Foster Center Goes Solar with 496-kW System

California Children’s Foster Center Goes Solar with 496-kW System

February 8, 2012 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

GreenVolts Inc., provider of the industry’s first and only complete and fully integrated solar system, is proud to join McKinley Children’s Center and West Hills Construction to celebrate the completion of a 496-kW project for the McKinley campus in San Dimas, Calif. The project, distributed across three different locations atRead More

Clean Control Corp. Installs 150-kW Array in Georgia

Clean Control Corp. Installs 150-kW Array in Georgia

February 6, 2012 at 1:23 pm 1 comment

Green Power EMC, the largest renewable energy provider in Georgia, continues to grow its energy portfolio with the addition of a 150-kW solar facility in Warner Robins, Ga. The facility will bring Green Power EMC’s total renewable generation to almost 28 MW. Green Power EMC joined forces with odor elimination manufacturer CleanRead More

Siemens to Install U.S. Army’s Largest Solar PV System

Siemens to Install U.S. Army’s Largest Solar PV System

February 2, 2012 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center has awarded a $16.8 million task order to implement energy-conserving upgrades, including a 4.465 MW solar PV power generating system — the largest to date for the U.S. Army — at the White Sands Missile Range,Read More

1-MW System Powered Up at Chattanooga Airport

1-MW System Powered Up at Chattanooga Airport

February 2, 2012 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced that it is powering a 1-MW solar farm at the Chattanooga Airport. Implemented by Inman Solar, the 1 MW installation is the first phase of a 3-MW project by the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority (CMAA),Read More