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Sneak peek at 106 MW solar project in Southern California

Sneak peek at 106 MW solar project in Southern California

December 13, 2016 at 1:42 pm 1 comment

This week brought a ribbon cutting ceremony for Midway I & II Solar Electric Power Projects, located a few miles northwest of Calipatria in the great Mojave Desert in the Imperial Valley of Southern California. Behold: Now that the ribbon is cut, Solar Frontier Americas says the two solar electric power plants, totalingRead More

Ideal Power, KACO team on 360-kW solar+storage system in Alberta, Canada

Ideal Power, KACO team on 360-kW solar+storage system in Alberta, Canada

December 13, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Ideal Power Inc. has some cool power conversion technologies (here’s an in-depth look at one). The innovator just received a 360-kW purchase order from KACO new energy to supply its 3-port, grid-resilient 30kW Power Conversion Systems (PCS) for the Living Energy Project at the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre in Alberta,Read More

Solar gives back: Freedom Solar hosting benefit to fundraise for Haiti orphanage project

Solar gives back: Freedom Solar hosting benefit to fundraise for Haiti orphanage project

December 13, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Freedom Solar Power and ABC Home & Commercial Services are teaming up to bring a 100 percent sustainable off-grid solar system to an orphanage in Haiti that currently does not have electricity. Freedom Solar will host a benefit on Dec. 15 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Summit RooftopRead More

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

December 12, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Large-scale solar projects are becoming more common in Minnesota, and as you might expect, installation of these projects requires a different approach than large-scale projects in those popular desert climates. An example would be a new 5 MW AC Project south of the Twin Cities. On approximately 20 acres, twoRead More

IKEA reveals plans for its latest solar installation

IKEA reveals plans for its latest solar installation

December 8, 2016 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Forward-thinking companies aren’t adding solar to their rooftops just for the financial payback — they are doing it to make a statement. (Do you know which retailer came out on top for solar capacity this year?).  IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, is one such company and announced plansRead More

Namaste Solar deploys Solectria inverters in utility-owned solar projects in Vermont

Namaste Solar deploys Solectria inverters in utility-owned solar projects in Vermont

December 2, 2016 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Namasté Solar, an employee-owned cooperative that designs, installs and maintains solar electric systems, deployed Yaskawa-Solectria‘s PVI 28TL and PVI 36TL inverters in two solar systems in Vermont that are the first Solectria inverters to be owned by town and village utilities. The Nebraska Valley and Waterhouse Solar Farms total 2.7Read More

Details on a completed 28-MW solar farm in Georgia developed by Citizens Energy

Details on a completed 28-MW solar farm in Georgia developed by Citizens Energy

December 1, 2016 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Phono Solar, a global provider of integrated solar solutions, delivered 90,000 solar PV modules (315-W, 72-cell) to Citizens Energy, a Boston-based not-for-profit energy developer, who is the owner and operator of this newly-commissioned site in Jenkins County, Ga. “Phono Solar was delighted to partner with Citizens on this project, making itRead More

Replacing nuclear power with solar in Austria, with help from Fronius

Replacing nuclear power with solar in Austria, with help from Fronius

November 30, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Fronius carried out a special project in Zwentendorf, Austria: a PV system has been installed on the site of a former nuclear power plant. Where once nuclear energy was to be produced, today clean, safe energy is generated from natural resources over an area of 3,700 square meters. The project reflectsRead More

Baker Electric Solar installs solar system at San Diego-based TargetCW

Baker Electric Solar installs solar system at San Diego-based TargetCW

November 30, 2016 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar provider, designed and installed a 65.52 kW rooftop solar system for contingent workforce services firm, TargetCW, which has a 25,000-sq-ft facility. The rooftop solar installation will produce roughly 45 percent of the company’s annual electricity needs and save the company more than $24,000 on itsRead More

Coronal Tulare solar facility now delivering power to Southern California Edison

Coronal Tulare solar facility now delivering power to Southern California Edison

November 29, 2016 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, sent word that its Coronal Tulare, a 34 MWac (44.2 MWdc) solar energy facility, began commercial operation in mid-September. The project delivers power to Southern California Edison (SCE) through a 20-year power purchase agreement. It is expected to generate 87,500 MWh annually, enough electricity toRead More