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Check out this 1.6-MW solar install for California’s Gilroy Unified School District

Check out this 1.6-MW solar install for California’s Gilroy Unified School District

December 8, 2017 at 8:59 am 0 comments

If you need a reminder of the booming solar + school trend, Gilroy Unified School District (GUSD), a K-12 school district with more than 11,300 students, just completed a 1.6 MW PV system PPA expected to save $1.5 million in energy costs over 25 years. The three solar shade structure installations atRead More

Parking Energy wants to make EV charger installation plug and play

Parking Energy wants to make EV charger installation plug and play

October 9, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

The question whether electric vehicles will become the predominant method of personal transport is no longer debated among industry experts and car manufacturers. Every major automotive brand is entering the market and many countries are abandoning fossil fuel cars entirely. But where (and how) will all of these things getRead More

ForeFront Power has more than a decade of renewable industry experience, serving business, public sector, and wholesale power customers around the world. Our team has developed over 800 MW of capacity across more than 1,000 projects, targeted on assisting public sector agencies and C&I firms to deliver the most impactful behind-the-meter, virtual, and wholesale solutions. (PRNewsfoto/ForeFront Power)

ForeFront Power to develop solar canopy portfolio across nine California schools

August 17, 2017 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

ForeFront Power and Los Altos School District (LASD) in California announced the development of 1.4 MW of solar canopy systems across nine schools. LASD selected ForeFront Power through a competitive process to provide the turn-key solar power systems. The solar portfolio is expected to save the District over $175,000 annually and upRead More

Some solar carport install cost basics from RBI Solar

Some solar carport install cost basics from RBI Solar

January 12, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Whether you’re looking to maximize your parking lot, make a visible commitment to sustainability, or take advantage of local clean energy incentives, your carport options are as varied as the reasons for going solar. As mentioned in our Park-onomics feature, your preferences and needs will determine how your structure looks andRead More

New distributed generation fund launched by Empower Energies, WGL Energy Systems

New distributed generation fund launched by Empower Energies, WGL Energy Systems

December 6, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Empower Energies and WGL Energy Systems, which operates distributed generation systems in 19 states and the District of Columbia, have launched a Distributed Generation Fund for PV solar projects, together with a leading global strategic tax equity investor. With a two-year funding commitment, Empower and WGL Energy Systems plan to originate,Read More

Park-onomics: Best practices for constructing cost-effective carport projects

Park-onomics: Best practices for constructing cost-effective carport projects

October 10, 2016 at 8:56 am 2 comments

One thing is for sure about carports: they stand out, both aesthetically and in the budget. A carport, more so than a ground-mount or rooftop system, is about making a statement. How big of a statement will be reflected in some significant increases in cost — but this shouldn’t affectRead More

Toyota’s new U.S. headquarters to feature 7.75-MW solar system from SunPower

Toyota’s new U.S. headquarters to feature 7.75-MW solar system from SunPower

June 16, 2016 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SunPower will be designing and constructing a 7.75-MW solar power system at Toyota’s new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, which the auto maker plans to occupy next year. Expected to generate 25 percent of the headquarters’ total electricity demand, the system is anticipated to be the largest corporate officeRead More

Existing carport retrofitted with MiaSole FLEX solar modules

Existing carport retrofitted with MiaSole FLEX solar modules

January 5, 2016 at 2:23 pm 3 comments

MiaSolé recently installed its FLEX-02 solar modules over an existing carport, built by Baja Construction, at the Oakley Executive RV and Boat Storage facility. This project was designed to highlight the efficacy of MiaSolé FLEX solar modules for retrofitting existing carports built with industry standard 7.2 trapezoid corrugated metal panelsRead More

U.S. Army Reserve installs two solar carports totaling 280 kW

U.S. Army Reserve installs two solar carports totaling 280 kW

December 1, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) and REC Solar announced the interconnection of two solar energy carports totaling 280 kW at USAR offices in Arizona and California. The solar arrays support the Department of Defense’s (DoD) mandate of procuring 25 percent of its total facility energy from renewable sources by 2025.Read More

Daytona International Speedway shows solar pavilion, patio, parking

Daytona International Speedway shows solar pavilion, patio, parking

November 13, 2015 at 4:22 pm 1 comment

Daytona International Speedway (DIS) and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) just showcased construction progress related to FPL’s new Solar Pavilion, one of three new structures that make up the FPL Solar Circuit at the “World Center of Racing.” The commercial-scale distributed solar power installation at DIS complements the $400Read More