SunPower Corp. announced it expects to start construction on the 25-MW McHenry Solar Farm in Modesto, Calif., before the end of the year. The solar PV power project received unanimous approval by the Stanislaus County planning commission on September 15, 2011. During construction, it is expected to create up to 144 construction jobs andRead More
SunDurance Energy and its project partners, Kyocera Solar and Solaire Generation, announced they have completed a 300 kW PV system for The University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center in downtown Dallas. This project has been chosen as the official “Technology Project Tour” for the upcoming Solar Power International ConferenceRead More
Renewvia Energy Corp., Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) and two Renewvia Energy partners cut the ribbon on a 1.26-MW solar system located at a state-of-the-art distribution center at the Northport Industrial Center in Elizabeth, N.J., Wednesday. It is Renewvia Energy’s largest project to date and its completion pushesRead More
BlueChip Energy LLC (BCE), an independent solar power producer, announced it has signed a letter of intent with Neo Solar Power, a Taiwan-based solar cell manufacturer, for an equity participation in BCE’s 120 MW Sorrento Solar Farm project. As part of the agreement, Neo Solar Power will contribute at leastRead More
Republic Services Inc. this week cemented its leadership in landfill energy production with the dedication of a solar energy cover on its closed Hickory Ridge landfill near Atlanta. The innovative flexible solar cover technology that increases renewable energy output at landfills will generate 1 MW of electricity and meet the needsRead More
Solar Millennium AG, Erlangen and solarhybrid AG, Brilon will pave the way for the construction of major solar power plants in the U.S. starting in 2013. In the evening from Wednesday to Thursday, the companies conditionally agreed that solarhybrid will take over Solar Millennium’s 2.25 GW project portfolio in theRead More
An industry-approved 1-MW converter will change the solar industry forever.
Just because a site can’t be built on for human inhabitance doesn’t mean there isn’t a positive use for it.
Solar inverters are simple on the surface. They convert DC power from solar modules into AC power for use in homes and businesses. But how exactly does the whole system function? Greg Smith, technical training specialist for SMA America, gave us a brief summary of solar energy to better explainRead More
KDC Solar LLC, through a subsidiary, has teamed up with SunDurance Energy LLC and the County of Middlesex, N.J., to design, install, own and operate a 6.7 MW ground mounted solar installation at the Middlesex Apple Orchard Complex in North Brunswick Township, N.J. As presently designed, the solar facility will generate approximately 8,450,000 kWhRead More