Projects

Construction of largest Massachusetts solar rooftop install underway

Construction of largest Massachusetts solar rooftop install underway

November 4, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Green Street Solar Power, a solar sales, finance and installation company located in the Bronx, NY, has begun construction on a 4.1-megawatt high efficiency PV system in West Bridgewater – the largest single rooftop installation in Massachusetts. The system will be used to offset the electric bills for the entireRead More

Panasonic, Younicos working on solar+storage project in Denver

Panasonic, Younicos working on solar+storage project in Denver

November 3, 2016 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy storage company Younicos has signed an agreement with strategic partner Panasonic to design and build a solar-plus-storage system at Peña Station NEXT in Denver, Colo., which includes the operations hub for Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company and Panasonic CityNOW. The system will make use of multiple Younicos Y.Cubes, the innovativeRead More

Details on the world’s largest microgrid install, via Sungrow

Details on the world’s largest microgrid install, via Sungrow

November 3, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Sungrow says that it has help install the world’s largest PV & energy storage microgrid power plant with 13 MW of PV inverters and 7 MW of energy storage inverters, in Shuanghu, China, the highest region in the world located in China’s Tibet province. The 20 MW microgrid power plantRead More

Update on large-scale solar projects on the way in Virginia

Update on large-scale solar projects on the way in Virginia

November 1, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

More solar energy generation is on the horizon for Dominion Virginia Power customers as the company works to complete the construction of three large-scale solar facilities in three Virginia counties – Isle of Wight, Louisa and Powhatan. When operational by the end of the year, the solar facilities will produceRead More

Duke Energy Carolinas issues RFP for 750,000 MWh of renewable projects

Duke Energy Carolinas issues RFP for 750,000 MWh of renewable projects

November 1, 2016 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

Furthering efforts to provide renewable energy to customers, Duke Energy Carolinas issued a request for 750,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of energy located in its territory. The RFP is open to solar, wind, biomass, landfill gas and other facilities that qualify as a renewable energy resource under REPS requirements – excluding swine andRead More

Utah Jazz arena, aptly named Vivint Smart Home Arena, now has 2,700 solar panels

Utah Jazz arena, aptly named Vivint Smart Home Arena, now has 2,700 solar panels

October 31, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Vivint Solar announced the installation of more than 2,700 rooftop solar panels at Vivint Smart Home Arena, which is the home of the Utah Jazz and the premier sports and entertainment venue of the Intermountain West, located in downtown Salt Lake City. This full array of solar panels marks oneRead More

Vasari Energy purchases 450 acres in Arizona for 68 MW solar project

Vasari Energy purchases 450 acres in Arizona for 68 MW solar project

October 25, 2016 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

Vasari Energy Inc., a Calif.-based solar energy provider, signed a contract to purchase 450 acres of land in Maricopa County, Ariz., for the development of a project with up to 68 MW of solar power. The project will be developed through Sonoran Solar Development Partners LLC, a wholly owned developmentRead More

New Jersey schools look to save $1 million via energy savings

New Jersey schools look to save $1 million via energy savings

October 24, 2016 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Schneider Electric signed three energy savings improvement programs (ESIPs) with New Jersey school districts that will drive more than $1 million in annual energy savings. The Delran Township School District, Pennsauken Public Schools and West Deptford School District have embarked on unique ESIP projects that will encompass a wide variety of energyRead More

Top 7 Solar Projects of the Week (Oct. 17 – Oct. 21)

Top 7 Solar Projects of the Week (Oct. 17 – Oct. 21)

October 21, 2016 at 9:30 am 1 comment

Mt. Tom Solar to be one of the largest in Massachusetts Mt. Tom Solar, LLC, a subsidiary of ENGIE North America, held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 5.76 megawatt solar farm on the property of the former coal-fired Mt. Tom Power Station in Holyoke, Mass. Beginning in January 2017, Mt.Read More

Check out this livestream of a 2-MW Farmers Electric Cooperative solar install

Check out this livestream of a 2-MW Farmers Electric Cooperative solar install

October 19, 2016 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Follow Farmers is the story of how Farmers Electric Cooperative in the small Iowa town of Kalona installed nearly 2 MW of solar. The entire construction of this historic solar array is currently streaming live at followfarmers.solar or just sit back and watch it above. Farmers Electric Cooperative partnered withRead More