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Unirac Partners with KG Solar on 425kW Solar Installation for First Hope Bank

Unirac Partners with KG Solar on 425kW Solar Installation for First Hope Bank

September 23, 2011 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Unirac Infrastructure Selected for Superior Efficiency of Cost and Installation as well as Aesthetics and Versatility Unirac Inc., North America’s leading provider of infrastructure for solar power systems, has teamed with partner KG Solar and Renewable Energy, a division of KG Companies, on a customized Unirac ISYS Ground Mount (IGM)Read More

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SolarWorld Solar Panels Go Prime Time at 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Show

September 19, 2011 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A canopy comprised of more than 200 solar panels from SolarWorld graced the red carpet at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, giving solar energy its first starring role in U.S. entertainment culture. The 50-kW system went prime time during the official live pre-show “Countdown To the Emmys,” which aired Sept. 18Read More

$1.2 Billion DOE Loan Guarantee to Support California Concentrating Solar Power Plant

$1.2 Billion DOE Loan Guarantee to Support California Concentrating Solar Power Plant

September 19, 2011 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the Energy Department finalized a $1.2 billion loan guarantee to Mojave Solar LLC for the development of the Mojave Solar Project (MSP). When complete, the 250 MW solar generation project located in San Bernardino County, California will increase the nation’s currently installed concentrating solarRead More

Siemens Upgrades West Chicago Plant to Produce PV Solar Inverters

Siemens Upgrades West Chicago Plant to Produce PV Solar Inverters

September 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Siemens Industry Inc. celebrates the production of its SINVERT solar inverters at its recently-updated manufacturing plant located in West Chicago, Ill. The company invested approximately $10 million upgrading two buildings at the location, one of which will support the growing demand for solar power in the United States. Siemens hasRead More