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Uncertain Tax Credit to be Discussed at Solar Power Generation USA

Uncertain Tax Credit to be Discussed at Solar Power Generation USA

December 21, 2011 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

With the impending year-end expiration of the nation’s renewable energy investment tax credit (ITC) cash grant, Solar Power Generation USA announced today that domestic utilities, investors and project developers across the industry will meet in Las Vegas to share forecasts and insights, and to discuss the steps required for theRead More

Ormat Signs 20-Year PPA for 10-MW PV Project in California

Ormat Signs 20-Year PPA for 10-MW PV Project in California

December 21, 2011 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Ormat Technologies Inc. announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Imperial Irrigation District (IID) for 10 MW of solar PV energy.   The project, Ormat’s first independent PV project in the U.S., will be located near the Heber geothermal complex in Imperial Valley, Calif.. Ormat will develop, own and operateRead More

NRG Energy to Install Solar at MetLife Stadium

NRG Energy to Install Solar at MetLife Stadium

December 19, 2011 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

NRG and New Meadowlands Stadium Company today announced a new sponsorship agreement that will bring sustainable solar power to MetLife Stadium, home of the New York Jets and New York Football Giants, two iconic National Football League franchises. Under the agreement, NRG will design, install and operate a custom solar powerRead More

4.9-MW Rooftop Array Installed at Kimberly-Clark Distribution Center

4.9-MW Rooftop Array Installed at Kimberly-Clark Distribution Center

December 16, 2011 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Prologis Inc.,Southern California Edison (SCE) and Kimberly-Clark Corp. announced that Kimberly-Clark’s Redlands, Calif., distribution center has received one of the largest single rooftop solar power installations in the country. Expanding on the 100-kW solar array installed in 2009, the 4.9-MW (DC), or 3.5-MW (AC), solar installation now covers 350,000 square feet of roof space.Read More

Regulators Approve Long-Term Contract for 150-MW Power Plant

Regulators Approve Long-Term Contract for 150-MW Power Plant

December 16, 2011 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

The California Public Utilities Commission approved Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s 25-year contract to purchase 150 MW of renewable power from Sempra Generation’s Copper Mountain Solar 2 project in Boulder City, Nev. With state regulatory approval of the contract secured, Sempra Generation announced that construction on the 1,100-acre solar plant willRead More

Exelon/Constellation Reach $1 Billion Merger Settlement with Key Parties

Exelon/Constellation Reach $1 Billion Merger Settlement with Key Parties

December 15, 2011 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

Exelon Corporation, Constellation Energy and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company today announced that, in connection with their proposed merger, they have reached a settlement with the State of Maryland, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Building and Construction Trades Council. The settlement agreement includes anRead More

Evergreen Valley College Celebrates New Solar Power Project

Evergreen Valley College Celebrates New Solar Power Project

December 15, 2011 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Evergreen Valley College, Gilbane Co. (a full-service construction company) and SunPower Corp. today announced the groundbreaking of a 1.5-MW, ground-mounted solar power project at the Evergreen Valley College campus, located in San Jose, Calif. The high-efficiency solar system will generate approximately one-third of Evergreen Valley College’s electricity demand annually. “At EvergreenRead More

San Diego Cardiac Center Installs 60-kW System

San Diego Cardiac Center Installs 60-kW System

December 15, 2011 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

The San Diego Cardiac Center recently installed a 252-panel, 60-kW commercial solar system that was designed and installed by Stellar Solar. Stellar Solar was selected based on its track record of installing large-scale commercial installations in San Diego including its recently completed 500-kW Salk Institute project. “As a leading cardiacRead More

New IDC Energy Insights Forecast Shows Worldwide Solar PV Module Shipments Rising

New IDC Energy Insights Forecast Shows Worldwide Solar PV Module Shipments Rising

December 14, 2011 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Global solar PV module shipments are forecast to grow from an estimated 22.7 GW in 2011 to 43.8 GW in 2015 according to IDC Energy Insights’ Worldwide Quarterly Photovoltaic Module Tracker. At the same time that module prices are declining at a record-setting pace, large markets like China and IndiaRead More

Exelon Names Risk Leadership Team for Combined Exelon-Constellation

Exelon Names Risk Leadership Team for Combined Exelon-Constellation

December 14, 2011 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

Exelon today announced that upon closing of the Exelon-Constellation merger, Joseph R. Glace will become senior vice president and chief risk officer for the combined company, reporting to president and CEO Christopher M. Crane. Glace is currently vice president and chief risk officer for Exelon. In his new role, he willRead More