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Atlanta Landfill Gets Solar Energy Cover

Atlanta Landfill Gets Solar Energy Cover

October 6, 2011 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

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 to Sell its Project Pipeline With an Output of 2.25 GW to solarhybrid AG

Solar Millennium to Sell its Project Pipeline With an Output of 2.25 GW to solarhybrid AG

October 6, 2011 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

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

AETI’s 1-MM, 1,000-volt solar inverter has receieved certification as outline in UL 1741.

Establishing a New Conversion Factor

October 6, 2011 at 11:10 am 1 comment

An industry-approved 1-MW converter will change the solar industry forever.

Not Sitting Idly By

Not Sitting Idly By

October 6, 2011 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

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 101

Solar Inverters 101

October 6, 2011 at 10:59 am 2 comments

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 Partners with SunDurance, SPI on N.J. Project

KDC Solar Partners with SunDurance, SPI on N.J. Project

October 6, 2011 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

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

The New York Jets’ training center requested 3,000 solar panels be installed by SunDurance on nearly every square-inch of rooftop available.

Digging Deep

October 6, 2011 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

New Jersey’s SunDurance goes above and beyond with its customers, demanding difficult projects in order to carve a niche in the growing solar installation market.

Suntech Selected by Cupertino Electric for 35 MW of Solar Projects

Suntech Selected by Cupertino Electric for 35 MW of Solar Projects

October 3, 2011 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Suntech Power Holdings Co., a producer of solar panels, announced it has supplied solar panels for two solar power plants in central California. Built and engineered by Cupertino Electric Inc.’s Energy Alternatives Division, the 20 MW and 15 MW projects, located in Helm and Five Points, Calif., respectively, feature moreRead More

Sollega partners with Boots on the Roof solar training

Sollega partners with Boots on the Roof solar training

September 30, 2011 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

The Sollega InstaRack will be used for demonstration and training purposes in the new commercial solar curriculum offered by Boots on the Roof in Fremont, Calif. Boots on the Roof is a leader in renewable energy training, and the only one offering courses on commercial-scale solar. The Sollega InstaRack isRead More

Christmas Tree Farm Turns to Solar Power

Christmas Tree Farm Turns to Solar Power

September 29, 2011 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

Christmas-tree-laden Newland, N.C., the county seat for Avery County, has gone solar. “Tourists travel to Avery County each year for breathtaking hiking, incredible skiing and the perfect holiday tree, but the county is embracing solar as a way to create work for its citizens, attract private investment and bring cleanRead More