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Assurant Insurance Company Installs 1.76-MW System at Ohio Campus

Assurant Insurance Company Installs 1.76-MW System at Ohio Campus

September 26, 2012 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

Construction has begun on a new $7 million solar installation to supply clean energy at the office campus of Assurant Specialty Property, one of Springfield, Ohio’s largest employers. Crews will install more than 6,200 solar panels on the roof at Assurant’s campus off East Leffel Lane, as well as atopRead More

SolarCraft Completes Solar Installation at Fort Ross Vineyard

SolarCraft Completes Solar Installation at Fort Ross Vineyard

September 24, 2012 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced they have completed the design and installation of a solar power installation for Fort Ross Vineyards and Winery in Jenner, Calif.  The newly completed tasting room is now powered by clean, renewable solar power, providing savings to the winery for decades to come. Mounted onRead More

PSEG Solar Source Acquires 15-MW Solar Power Project

PSEG Solar Source Acquires 15-MW Solar Power Project

September 24, 2012 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

PSEG Solar Source announced today it has completed the acquisition of a 15-MW DC (12-MW AC) solar project in Milford, Del., from juwi solar Inc. (JSI).  Under separate agreements, JSI will engineer, procure and oversee construction of the facility as well as perform operation and maintenance services for the project. Read More

IKEA is Texas’ Largest Solar Owner with Third Installation

IKEA is Texas’ Largest Solar Owner with Third Installation

September 24, 2012 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its Central Texas store in Round Rock — which will be the largest of all IKEA solar installations atop U.S. stores and, when combined with IKEA projects atop stores in Houston and Dallas-area Frisco,Read More

5.7-MW Solar Tracking System in Oregon Close to Completion

5.7-MW Solar Tracking System in Oregon Close to Completion

September 21, 2012 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

Smart Energy Capital, BELECTRIC Inc. and Obsidian Finance announced today that they passed the 50 percent completion milestone for construction of the 5.7-MW Outback Solar photovoltaic (PV) project – the largest solar power plant in the Northwest and the first to utilize the Bonneville Power Administration’s transmission system. The projectRead More

D.C.’s Largest Solar Power System Dedicated at Catholic University

D.C.’s Largest Solar Power System Dedicated at Catholic University

September 21, 2012 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Today, The Catholic University of America (CUA) will dedicate the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) panel system in the District of Columbia, which features more than 2,600 solar panels generating in excess of 830,000 kWh of clean electricity per year, including a canopy of 714 panels over more than 70 parkingRead More

SunPower Installs 3.7 MW of Solar Power at California School District

SunPower Installs 3.7 MW of Solar Power at California School District

September 21, 2012 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Today, Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) and SunPower Corp. are celebrating the installation of 3.7 MW of high efficiency SunPower solar-electric systems at six district schools. The systems are expected to reduce the California district’s electricity costs by $44 million over the next 25 years. “This project will allow Porterville UnifiedRead More

Connecticut’s Largest Solar Array Now Up at IKEA New Haven

Connecticut’s Largest Solar Array Now Up at IKEA New Haven

September 21, 2012 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

With Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano, DEEP Commissioner Daniel Esty, community leaders and solar industry representatives on-hand, IKEA officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in New Haven — the state’s largest such photovoltaic array. The 118,000-square-foot PV array consists of aRead More

O2 Energies Develops 4.5-MW Solar Farm in N.C.

O2 Energies Develops 4.5-MW Solar Farm in N.C.

September 20, 2012 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

O2 Energies is developing a 28-acre solar farm not far from one of the world’s largest Campbell’s Soup factories. From the site, located behind D&I Trucking, Progress Solar III will send clean, sustainable energy to Progress Energy’s electrical grid, serving hundreds of businesses and homes in and around Robeson County. The 4.5-MW systemRead More

Solar Tracking Company to Open Factory in New Mexico

Solar Tracking Company to Open Factory in New Mexico

September 20, 2012 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

P4Q USA Inc., a supplier of solar tracking controllers, is locating its North American headquarters and production facility to Albuquerque, N.M., which will support its solar, lighting and train business divisions.   The facility will include a state-of-the-art surface mount technology assembly line that will make both products for P4Q USARead More