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TerraVerde Installs Nearly 3 MW at California School Districts

TerraVerde Installs Nearly 3 MW at California School Districts

August 29, 2012 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

TerraVerde Renewable Partners, an independent energy advisor that helps schools, public agencies and private companies reduce energy costs, today announced that three of its large Central Valley school district clients — Fowler Unified School District (USD), Firebaugh-Las Deltas USD, and Golden Valley USD — have completed solar projects across 16Read More

Constellation Completes 16.1-MW Ground-Mount in Maryland

Constellation Completes 16.1-MW Ground-Mount in Maryland

August 29, 2012 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Constellation announced the completion of a 16.1-MW (DC) grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) solar installation in Emmitsburg, Md., as part of the state of Maryland’s Generating Clean Horizons initiative. Constellation financed, owns and operates the approximately $50 million solar facility on behalf of its customer, the state of Maryland. Electricity generated by the system is purchasedRead More

Three groSolar Projects to Use Canadian Solar Panels

Three groSolar Projects to Use Canadian Solar Panels

August 29, 2012 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc. announced it has supplied more than 8 MW of solar modules to groSolar for three utility and commercial photovoltaic (PV) projects in the United States. The largest installation is a 6 MW plant currently under construction in Lancaster County, Pa. Canadian Solar was the exclusive provider of high-performanceRead More

Gilligan’s Island Installs 260 kW of Solar from SolarCity

Gilligan’s Island Installs 260 kW of Solar from SolarCity

August 28, 2012 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

The scenic island made famous by the popular 1960s television series Gilligan’s Island is going solar: Coconut Island, or Moku o Lo’e, is home to the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Hawai’i, which recently signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with SolarCity to provide the island’sRead More

Dunkermotor: solar tracking motors

Dunkermotor: solar tracking motors

August 28, 2012 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

In the field of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), Parabolic Trough Collector (PTC) technology is one of the most widely used, and Dunkermotor’s new Bifurcated Wormetary gearmotors are designed to meet that application’s requirements, while offering several unique benefits. Dunkermotor, now part of Ametek Precision Motion Control, has further refined its uniqueRead More

SunValley Solar to Install 112-kW System at Food Company

SunValley Solar to Install 112-kW System at Food Company

August 28, 2012 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

Sunvalley Solar Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a new 112-kW solar system installation contract from a food manufacturing company in Santa Ana, Calif. The 112-kW contract is for a system capable of generating 160,338 kWh of electrical power annually. The system utilizes 448 pieces of high efficiencyRead More

Penn Energy, Canadian Solar Partner on 18.7-MW Deal

Penn Energy, Canadian Solar Partner on 18.7-MW Deal

August 28, 2012 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has closed an 18.7-MW AC turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract and operations and maintenance agreement for the construction and operation of two new solar energy farms in Ontario, CanadaRead More

IKEA Installs Minnesota’s Largest Solar Array

IKEA Installs Minnesota’s Largest Solar Array

August 28, 2012 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar panels installed at its Twin Cities store in Bloomington, Minn. — the state’s largest such photovoltaic array. The 142,000-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,014-kW system, built with 4,316 panels. IKEA Bloomington’s program will produce approximately 1,161,328 kWhRead More

Q.CELLS to EPC a 5-MW Solar Power Project in Ohio

Q.CELLS to EPC a 5-MW Solar Power Project in Ohio

August 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm 1 comment

Q.CELLS North America, an independent subsidiary of Q.CELLS SE and global leader in designing, building and managing financially sustainable solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions, today announced that it has closed a 5-MW (DC) Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) project in Celina, Ohio, with SolarVision LLC and New Energy Capital Cleantech InfrastructureRead More

American Clean Energy Completes 4.5-MW Roof Mount

American Clean Energy Completes 4.5-MW Roof Mount

August 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

American Clean Energy powered up 4.5 MW of solar arrays for the Toms River Regional Schools located in Toms River, N.J. The solar electric PV systems are comprised of 16,000 solar panels located on the rooftops of 13 of their buildings and provide annual output of 5,095,000 kWh. The cleanRead More