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Largest floating solar array in U.S. now operational in this New Jersey water treatment facility

Largest floating solar array in U.S. now operational in this New Jersey water treatment facility

October 21, 2019 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

With a strong desire to reduce both energy costs and the town’s carbon footprint, Sayreville, N.J., issued a public RFP in late 2015 calling for developers to provide bids for a solar installation under a power purchase agreement (PPA) to offset power use at the water treatment facility and relatedRead More

New Hampshire’s Stone Church Music Club will save $100,000 over 20 years thanks to solar system

New Hampshire’s Stone Church Music Club will save $100,000 over 20 years thanks to solar system

October 21, 2019 at 11:58 am 0 comments

The Stone Church Music Club in Newmarket, N.H., celebrated the installation of a 26 kW rooftop solar array that will produce 32 MWh of electricity and reduce the carbon emmisions by over 30 thousand pounds per year. The system was installed by ReVision Energy of Brentwood N.H. The system is expectedRead More

Pittsburgh International Airport makes solar part of a microgrid that will power the entire facility

Pittsburgh International Airport makes solar part of a microgrid that will power the entire facility

October 21, 2019 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Pittsburgh International Airport is redefining how airports of the future will be powered. For the first time in the U.S., a major airport will be completely powered by its own microgrid with the use of its own on-site natural gas wells and solar panels. The first-of-its kind model will increaseRead More

Massachusetts middle school projected to save $500,000 thanks to solar system installed by Solect Energy

Massachusetts middle school projected to save $500,000 thanks to solar system installed by Solect Energy

October 16, 2019 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

Solect Energy has completed the installation of a 300-kilowatt (kW) DC solar energy system on the roof of the Daniel L. Joyce Middle School in Woburn, Mass. The 798-panel system will reduce the school’s price per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for electricity by 64 percent, saving approximately $29,000 in the first year.Read More

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

October 14, 2019 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

Duke Energy Carolinas is partnering with Anderson County, S.C., to build an energy storage project at the Anderson Civic Center that will be part of the company’s long-term strategy to integrate battery technology into the smart-thinking grid it is building in the Carolinas. The battery project will also provide powerRead More

Solar energy curriculum included in the deal for these four Virginia school solar projects

Solar energy curriculum included in the deal for these four Virginia school solar projects

October 14, 2019 at 11:14 am 0 comments

Solar arrays at four more schools in Augusta County, Virginia, are now complete and operational, bringing additional renewable energy to the Augusta County Public School (ACPS) system. The combined one-megawatt (MW) solar project on the four schools, originally spearheaded by two local high school students, was financed by Standard Solar,Read More

Brisbane, Calif. asked for solar production instead of just pricing in this bid and Sunterra Solar delivered

Brisbane, Calif. asked for solar production instead of just pricing in this bid and Sunterra Solar delivered

October 11, 2019 at 9:31 am 0 comments

A new 168-kilowatt solar energy system is now operational in the City of Brisbane, Calif., thanks to Sunterra Solar. The SunPower rooftop PV system was installed on Brisbane’s City Hall as part of the City’s comprehensive sustainability and energy efficiency program. In its first six months of operation, the city’sRead More

Support Group: How Entropy Solar Integrators saved their sinking Snow Camp, N.C., microgrid

Support Group: How Entropy Solar Integrators saved their sinking Snow Camp, N.C., microgrid

October 10, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Permanent, reliable generation is the ultimate goal of any microgrid development. Without support, the weight of the equipment and pads/skids will cause sinking and tilting of the equipment that could result in system failure. In many areas, these installations must also be secure enough to withstand the possibility of extremeRead More

Ameresco schedules construction of 27-MW solar farm in Illinois village brownfield

Ameresco schedules construction of 27-MW solar farm in Illinois village brownfield

October 9, 2019 at 3:29 pm 1 comment

Ameresco will develop a 27 MW solar farm in the Village of DePue, Illinois. Upon completion, the DePue solar farm will be the largest in Bureau County and will directly advance the state’s goal of reaching 25 percent renewable energy by 2025. Ameresco says it will be the developer, builderRead More

Keene Housing, ReVision Energy to cut ribbon on solar-powered affordable housing

Keene Housing, ReVision Energy to cut ribbon on solar-powered affordable housing

October 8, 2019 at 9:00 am 0 comments

A ribbon-cutting is now set for October 29 at Keene Housing in Keene, NH, to celebrate its solar energy transition. The Monadnock Region nonprofit provides affordable housing for those in need. Last year, Keene Housing (KH) added grid-tied solar arrays totaling 91.5 kW to nine buildings at its Harper Acres property.Read More