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VOTE for Solar Builder’s 2016 Projects of the Year

VOTE for Solar Builder’s 2016 Projects of the Year

September 19, 2016 at 1:29 pm 8 comments

The nominations are in, and now it’s time for you, the reader, to choose the best of the best for our fourth annual Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards. Because of the big influx of ground-mount submissions this year, we’ve divided up the voting into three categories: roof-mounted, C&I ground-mounted andRead More

2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

June 6, 2016 at 10:30 am 5 comments

Most of you may have learned that the earth is not flat. Which is too bad, really. If it was flat, we’d just place PV panels all over it and call it a day. Our Mounting Guide would certainly be a lot less interesting. But no, of course it isn’t flat.Read More

New AC solar ground-mount concept ready to deploy from CoWatt Energy, Darfon America

New AC solar ground-mount concept ready to deploy from CoWatt Energy, Darfon America

June 2, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

CoWatt Energy and Darfon America have collaborated to integrate Darfon’s microinverter technology into PowerFunnel, CoWatt’s innovative AC solar ground-mount solution. PowerFunnel is an entirely new concept in ground-mount PV construction, the first fully integrated solar power generation building block. It is the fastest and easiest way to deploy solar power.Read More

DCE Solar’s Contour DB racking selected for 1.38 MW installation

DCE Solar’s Contour DB racking selected for 1.38 MW installation

April 19, 2016 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

After exceeding expectations on their first solar installation, ASSA ABLOY selected DCE Solar’s highly-adaptable Contour DB (Driven Beam) racking system for their second installation. The original project over-delivered in terms of ease of installation despite very uneven terrain, which normally would have had to be significantly graded to accommodate traditionalRead More

Case study: How DCE Solar’s Cap-Rack System helped a 4.9-MW multi-site project

Case study: How DCE Solar’s Cap-Rack System helped a 4.9-MW multi-site project

April 7, 2016 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Overview As the first of five landfill sites in the Meriden, Connecticut area planned for conversion to a solar field, excellent results in terms of budget, performance and environmental safety were a must. Greenskies Renewable Energy knew that there could be no compromise on quality or compliance with procedures forRead More

Case study: Solving commercial site challenges with adaptable ground-mount system

Case study: Solving commercial site challenges with adaptable ground-mount system

January 12, 2016 at 4:24 pm 2 comments

International door and hardware manufacturer ASSA ABLOY had been making significant strides in environmental stewardship and was ready for their own clean energy installation. But there was a problem – the selected site had difficult topography, with slopes as steep as 20% in some areas. The cost and time associatedRead More

Project of the Year Runner-up: Cambridge Solar

Project of the Year Runner-up: Cambridge Solar

November 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm 2 comments

  Cambridge, Md. | 4.3 MW In 2012, the National Aquarium in Baltimore began exploring rooftop solar as a way to decrease dependence on traditional energy resources. However, given the National Aquarium’s unique building design, rooftop panels were nearly impossible. The limited roof space could only accommodate a very smallRead More

Ground-Mount Project of the Year: USVI Solar I

Ground-Mount Project of the Year: USVI Solar I

November 18, 2015 at 1:30 pm 3 comments

St. Thomas, U.S.  Virgin Islands | 5 MW Daunting. That was the first word Sam Ley, energy systems engineer for AES Distributed Energy, used to describe USVI Solar I, our Ground-Mount Project of the Year. And really, we could have just printed that one word in bold, 72-point type nearRead 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

Solar carports will spread across the country as costs decline

Solar carports will spread across the country as costs decline

October 20, 2015 at 9:13 am 5 comments

The evolution of carport design has yielded a leaner, more cost-effective structure that can deliver both the duty of vehicle protection and the function of a solar power plant. While a fairly large number of solar and other companies have attempted to enter this promising carport market — as evidencedRead More

 
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