News

SPI Solar to Build 400-kW System for Volkswagen’s U.S. Technical Center

SPI Solar to Build 400-kW System for Volkswagen’s U.S. Technical Center

January 19, 2012 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

SPI Solar, a vertically integrated PV solar developer, today announced that it has been contracted by BLT Enterprises to design and build a 400-kW DC distributed generation PV solar energy facility to help power operations at Volkswagen’s U.S. Test Center California which encompasses a Technical Center and an Emissions Laboratory locatedRead More

13.78-MW Solar Power System Coming to California Naval Air Weapons Station

13.78-MW Solar Power System Coming to California Naval Air Weapons Station

January 18, 2012 at 3:06 pm 1 comment

SunPower Corp. announced that the company has broken ground on a 13.78-MW solar PV power system at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS China Lake) in California. The plant is expected to create 140 jobs during construction and generate the equivalent of more than 30 percent of NAWS China Lake’sRead More

Two Ground-Mount PV Systems Completed for N.J. School District

Two Ground-Mount PV Systems Completed for N.J. School District

January 18, 2012 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Renewables, Integrys Energy Services and Smart Energy Capital today announced the completion of two ground-mounted PV systems for the Central Regional School District in Bayville, N.J.  The PV solar arrays at Central Regional Middle School and Central Regional High School can collectively produce approximately 1.5 MW of zero-emissionRead More

GE to Supply 23 MW of Solar Equipment to Grand Ridge Project

GE to Supply 23 MW of Solar Equipment to Grand Ridge Project

January 18, 2012 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

GE  today announced an agreement to supply 23 MW of advanced solar equipment to Invenergy. Invenergy will install the solar equipment at its Grand Ridge Solar project, now under construction in Illinois. When completed in mid-2012, Grand Ridge Solar will be the largest solar farm in the Midwest. The Grand RidgeRead More

California State University Powers Up 1.16-MW System

California State University Powers Up 1.16-MW System

January 16, 2012 at 9:51 am 1 comment

REC Solar, a leading provider of home, commercial and government solar electric systems in the United States, and AECOM Technology Corporation as the Design Builder, unveiled a 1.16-MW installation at the California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) campus. Local politicians and solar advocates attended a flip-the-switch event to celebrate the completionRead More

Dept of Interior Fast-Tracks Five Solar Projects in California

Dept of Interior Fast-Tracks Five Solar Projects in California

January 16, 2012 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed an agreement to expand a state and federal partnership that has, over the last two years, paved the way for more than a dozen utility-scale solar energy projects and more than 130 renewable power projects in California.Read More

Strata Solar Completes 5-MW System in North Carolina

Strata Solar Completes 5-MW System in North Carolina

January 12, 2012 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A total of 22,000 new solar panels in Cleveland County, N.C., today are pointed at the sun, generating enough power for 616 average-sized homes in the region. The facility, named Kings Mountain Solar, was developed by Chapel Hill-based Strata Solar. It joins a growing list of projects in North Carolina,Read More

IKEA Plans Solar for Five More Midwest Locations

IKEA Plans Solar for Five More Midwest Locations

January 12, 2012 at 11:30 am 1 comment

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install solar energy panels on five more of its United States locations — all of them in the Midwestern U.S. Pending governmental permits, installation can begin this Winter, with completion expected in Summer 2012. Implementation of these projects willRead More

Inovateus Solar to Install 2-MW System at Michigan Expo Arena

Inovateus Solar to Install 2-MW System at Michigan Expo Arena

January 12, 2012 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Inovateus Solar LLC, a national solar power distributor and integrator, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Berrien County Youth Fair Association for the solar power portion of the proposed net-zero energy design atop the 6.1-acre Expo Arena roof in Berrien Springs, Mich. Construction is expected to begin thisRead More

eIQ Energy Partners With Boots on the Roof to Train Solar System Installers in Parallel Solar Technology

eIQ Energy Partners With Boots on the Roof to Train Solar System Installers in Parallel Solar Technology

January 12, 2012 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

eIQ Energy and Boots on the Roof today announced a partnership to introduce eIQ Energy’s vBoost module technology to Boots on the Roof’s solar PV training programs. To start that process, eIQ Energy has contributed a dozen vBoost converter modules to the Boots on the Roof solar training program. StartingRead More