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Standard Solar Installs 800-kW Project at Delaware Technical Community College

Standard Solar Installs 800-kW Project at Delaware Technical Community College

April 11, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

In late December 2013 Delaware Technical Community College became host to Delaware’s largest combined use of carport, rooftop and ground mount arrays in a solar installation. Standard Solar Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems, installed the 800-kW, 2,645 panel solar system which includesRead More

SolarEdge Launches Single-Phase Inverters with Revenue-Grade Metering

SolarEdge Launches Single-Phase Inverters with Revenue-Grade Metering

April 10, 2014 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarEdge, a leading provider of power optimizers and PV inverters, is now offering a suite of single-phase inverters with a built-in certified revenue-grade meter. The new single-phase inverters will report revenue-grade data directly to the SolarEdge monitoring portal, eliminating the need for installers and owners to purchase additional meters. SolarEdgeRead More

RGS Energy to Install 6.7 MW of Solar for California School District at 22 Sites

RGS Energy to Install 6.7 MW of Solar for California School District at 22 Sites

April 10, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

RGS Energy and SEC SUSD Solar One LLC, have executed agreements to begin construction on solar energy projects at up to 22 sites within the Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) in California. When completed later this year, the solar PV sites will generate a total of up to 6.7 MWRead More

Asian Companies Lead Global Solar Inverter Rankings

Asian Companies Lead Global Solar Inverter Rankings

April 10, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

The number of Asian companies appearing among the world’s 10 largest PV inverter suppliers doubled in 2013, with four from China and Japan appearing within the charmed circle, compared to just two in 2012 and none in 2011, according to new analysis from IHS Technology. Rising demand for PV invertersRead More

Hanwha Q CELLS Completes First Utility-Scale Solar Project on Active EPA Superfund Site

Hanwha Q CELLS Completes First Utility-Scale Solar Project on Active EPA Superfund Site

April 9, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

Hanwha Q CELLS, an international solar developer, manufacturer and solutions provider, commemorated the historic completion of the first utility scale solar project constructed on an active EPA Superfund site. Hanwha Q CELLS was joined by project partners including the US EPA, Vertellus Specialties Inc., Indiana Department of Environmental Management, IndianaRead More

3.7-MW Ground-Mount Project in Massachusetts Uses GameChange Racking

3.7-MW Ground-Mount Project in Massachusetts Uses GameChange Racking

April 8, 2014 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

GameChange Racking today announced it shipped a 3.7-MW MaxScale post driven system to Massachusetts. The business was won due to the fast delivery offered by GameChange and the rapid installation time of the MaxScale system. GameChange is the fastest growing post driven racking company in the United States due to theRead More

Constellation Begins Construction on 1-MW Solar Project in California

Constellation Begins Construction on 1-MW Solar Project in California

April 7, 2014 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy products and services provider Constellation today announced the construction of a 976-kWdc solar generation project that will help the city of Palmdale, Calif., meet state mandates forrenewable power generation and greenhouse gas reduction. Scheduled for completion in the summer of 2014, the solar generation project is expected to eliminate 1.8 million pounds ofRead More

OnForce Solar Completes 402-kW Rooftop Installation in New York

OnForce Solar Completes 402-kW Rooftop Installation in New York

April 7, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

OnForce Solar, a leading provider of solar electric systems, has announced that they have completed a 402-kW rooftop solar installation for Price Master Corporation at its corporate office and warehouse distribution center located in Queens, N.Y. The 402-kW system integrates Con Edison’s SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) system thatRead More

Kenyon to Purchase 500-kW Hawaiian Solar System from Blue Earth

Kenyon to Purchase 500-kW Hawaiian Solar System from Blue Earth

April 7, 2014 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Earth Inc., a renewable energy and energy efficiency services company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its recently commissioned Waianae solar facility to Kenyon Energy. The 500-kW  system is located on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The sale of this project provides Blue EarthRead More

RGS Energy, GRID Alternatives to Install 10 Solar Projects for Low-Income Communities

RGS Energy, GRID Alternatives to Install 10 Solar Projects for Low-Income Communities

April 4, 2014 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

RGS Energy, a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial and utility customers, and GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest non-profit solar installer, have launched a new partnership to help bring solar power to low-income communities across the country. RGS Energy employees will volunteer throughout 2014 to installRead More