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Iowa’s largest utility-scale solar project installed with Solar FlexRack’s G3 Fixed Tilt system

Iowa’s largest utility-scale solar project installed with Solar FlexRack’s G3 Fixed Tilt system

October 11, 2016 at 4:26 pm Comments are Disabled

The largest utility-scale solar power generation project in Iowa, a 2.3-MW plant (the largest of the series, which will include five systems and total 5.5 MW) was just installed using Solar FlexRack’s G3 Fixed Tilt system. When completed, the five solar electric plants will reduce over 5 million tons of carbon emissionsRead More

Check out this fly over of the new solar system at Green Acres Farm via Yaskawa-Solectria

Check out this fly over of the new solar system at Green Acres Farm via Yaskawa-Solectria

October 10, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Yaskawa-Solectria sent along this cool overhead look at one of its latest installations at Green Acres Farm in Wapato, Wash. Project size is 112 kW. The inverter of choice for this project (via distributor Solora Solar) was the PVI 36TL. These are compact, transformerless three-phase inverters with a dual MPPRead More

Details on behind-the-meter solar+storage system installed by HelioPower

Details on behind-the-meter solar+storage system installed by HelioPower

October 7, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

HelioPower sent word that it has installed Sharp’s SmartStorage behind-the-meter energy storage solution at the Southern California manufacturing and distribution facility of Blisterpak, Inc., a manufacturer of thermoformed packaging and distributor of heat sealing machines. The 120-kW storage system is coupled with Blisterpak’s recently installed 135-kW solar PV installation and theRead More

sPower gets funds to finance nine solar projects (340 MW)

sPower gets funds to finance nine solar projects (340 MW)

October 6, 2016 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

sPower completed a tax equity investment and syndicated construction and term loan facility totaling $786 million. KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. acted as coordinating lead arranger for the syndicated debt facility totaling $519 million. The capital will be used to finance a group of nine solar projects that, when fully operational, will generateRead More

Top 6 solar projects and transactions of the week (Sept. 26 – Sept. 30)

Top 6 solar projects and transactions of the week (Sept. 26 – Sept. 30)

September 30, 2016 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Pacific Ethanol 5-MW System – largest net-meter project in PG&E territory, largest PACE transaction Pacific Ethanol, a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States, is installing a 5 MW solar PV system designed and built by Borrego Solar Systems at its Madera, Calif., plant. ThroughRead More

Manitowoc’s Grove GHC55 used for new solar panel assembly technique

Manitowoc’s Grove GHC55 used for new solar panel assembly technique

September 30, 2016 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Mortenson Construction is using a trio of Manitowoc Grove GHC55 telescoping crawler cranes to perform a new method of solar panel assembly and installation at the Alamo solar farms in Uvalde, Texas. Traditionally, solar panels have been constructed by adjoining several 2 ft by 3 ft modules, eachRead More

NRG Energy discusses demand for community solar in Minnesota

NRG Energy discusses demand for community solar in Minnesota

September 28, 2016 at 8:08 am Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy, Inc has broken ground on its first five community solar projects in Minnesota and reached agreements to subscribe several national business customers to its solar farms in the state. “Across Minnesota we are hearing the same strong message from residents and businesses alike: they want to be poweredRead More

Top solar projects of the week (Sept. 19-23 edition)

Top solar projects of the week (Sept. 19-23 edition)

September 23, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Swiss Re to build solar power plant for Americas’ headquarters At the beginning of Climate Week NYC, Swiss Re announces concrete plans to further reduce the carbon footprint of its US-based operations by building and operating its own solar power plant at the company’s U.S. headquarters in Armonk, New York. ConstructionRead More

Details on cool AC, DC nanogrid installation on Illinois Institute campus

Details on cool AC, DC nanogrid installation on Illinois Institute campus

September 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

An innovative AC/DC nanogrid at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Keating Sports Center was just completed by a team of Aquion Energy, manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion batteries and energy storage systems, Schneider Electric, specialist in energy management and automation, and Azimuth Energy, a solar-energy and energy-efficiency engineering and construction company.Read More

Ideal Power, EnerDel create solar+storage microgrid at U.S. Air Force base

Ideal Power, EnerDel create solar+storage microgrid at U.S. Air Force base

September 20, 2016 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

Power conversion company Ideal Power Inc. and EnerDel, a leading lithium-ion battery manufacturer and energy system integrator, have teamed up to create a mobile hybrid solar plus battery energy storage system for the United States Air Force aimed at reducing the diesel fuel used to power forward operating bases (FOB). ResearchersRead More