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Solar projects have so much potential when viewed as a collective bundle, like this group of 30 rooftop arrays Standard Solar is installing for the Washington, D.C., Department of General Services that combine for a total of 7 MW (pictured here).

Urban Planning: Commercial rooftops are biggest void, opportunity in solar

June 19, 2017 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Commercial rooftops offer a ton of potential job opportunities for solar installers and developers going forward. Analysts at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) estimate a technical potential of 1,118 GW of capacity and 1,432 TWh of annual energy generation, equivalent to 39 percent of the nation’s electricityRead More

Details on one of the largest urban solar projects in the U.S. nearing completion

Details on one of the largest urban solar projects in the U.S. nearing completion

April 3, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar projects have so much more potential when viewed as a collective bundle versus typical one-off projects, specifically when municipalities are behind the idea. The work Standard Solar is doing for the DC Department of General Services (DGS) is a great example as it includes 30 solar rooftop arrays throughoutRead More

Standard Solar acquired by Gaz Métro to expand reach of both companies

Standard Solar acquired by Gaz Métro to expand reach of both companies

March 16, 2017 at 6:49 am Comments are Disabled

Standard Solar, a solar energy company specializing in the development, installation and financing of commercial solar systems nationwide, headquartered in Rockville, Md., is being acquired by Gaz Métro, an energy provider with more than $5.8 billion in assets that is actively involved in developing and operating energy infrastructures and innovative,Read More

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Community Spirit

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Community Spirit

November 22, 2016 at 8:07 am 1 comment

We say it every year: When it comes to solar projects, we are all winners. We already announced the winners of our 2016 Project of the Year vote, but we at Solar Builder liked a bunch of the other submissions too. Here is the second in our series of Editor’sRead More

Top Solar Projects of the Week (Nov. 14 – Nov. 18)

Top Solar Projects of the Week (Nov. 14 – Nov. 18)

November 18, 2016 at 10:36 am 1 comment

Adhesives company shows solar commitment with display panel The 30 kW solar installation created by Velo Solar on the roof of Chemique Adhesives in Kennesaw, Ga., has begun operation. The array sits atop the North American headquarters of Chemique Adhesives, a company with revenues of about $17.5 million per year andRead More

Top 7 Solar Projects of the Week (Oct. 17 – Oct. 21)

Top 7 Solar Projects of the Week (Oct. 17 – Oct. 21)

October 21, 2016 at 9:30 am 1 comment

Mt. Tom Solar to be one of the largest in Massachusetts Mt. Tom Solar, LLC, a subsidiary of ENGIE North America, held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 5.76 megawatt solar farm on the property of the former coal-fired Mt. Tom Power Station in Holyoke, Mass. Beginning in January 2017, Mt.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

Project of the Year Runner-up: Watershed Sustainability Center

Project of the Year Runner-up: Watershed Sustainability Center

November 18, 2015 at 11:30 am 4 comments

Rockville, Md. | 11 kW This runner-up in the rooftop category really can’t be pinned down by one label. Sure, it is a cool looking building with a nice rooftop and storage system, but that’s just one facet of a project meant to promote total sustainability. In the summer ofRead More

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Roof-mounted

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Roof-mounted

August 31, 2015 at 4:27 pm 2 comments

Bishop O’Dowd High School Oakland, Calif. Completed: Aug. 1, 2015 Size: 50.960 kW Bishop O’Dowd High School has a two-story classroom building facing southeast. The classrooms get very hot during the day when classes are in session. They want to reduce the heat to improve the learning experience of theRead More

Spring manufacturer adds 111-kW system, uses Connecticut ZREC program

Spring manufacturer adds 111-kW system, uses Connecticut ZREC program

August 12, 2015 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

The D.R. Templeman Co., a family-owned manufacturer of springs and wire forms based in Plainville, CT, announced it is installing a 360-panel, 111-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system on the rooftop of its manufacturing facility. The company selected Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company specializing in the development andRead More

 
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