Projects

Green Applications | Gordonsville, Va. | 868 kW 
Green Applications is a printer and distributor of textile merchandise, and this is the largest net-metered distributed generation project in the entire state of Virginia. Projects like these are helping to grow the market in Virginia, showing that C&I solar works financially. Working with the VirginiaSAVES program, Sun Tribe Solar was able to secure investors to move the project forward as a Power Purchase Agreement.

Energy Planners: A low-carbon future starts with partnership

December 20, 2018 at 7:49 am 0 comments

Sustainability directors are faced with increasing pressure to establish ambitious sustainability goals for their companies, but what they often lack are the right partners to help bring them to fruition. Charting a path from sustainability goal inception to completion requires strategic partnerships with industry experts willing to stick by companiesRead More

Solar carports in Southern California for Baja Carports.

How SDC Energy is getting apartment owners to profit from the California Solar Mandate

December 14, 2018 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

SDC Energy, a leading provider of commercial solar financing, launched its Powering Title 24 Program with partners Baja Construction and Grid Technologies to specifically empower apartment builders and owners under California’s New Build mandate. California is the first state in the country to require solar energy on all new residentialRead More

New Jersey blueberry farm will recoup its solar investment in 3 years

New Jersey blueberry farm will recoup its solar investment in 3 years

December 13, 2018 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

Atlantic Blueberry in Hammonton, N.J., announced that SolarKal and their partners have completed the farm’s transition to solar energy. SolarKal’s commercial solar installation process guarantees that Atlantic Blueberry will recoup its investment in 3 years, and generate millions of dollars in revenue and savings. Atlantic Blueberry, one of the county’sRead More

PennFleet Corp’s new PV system will cover 100 percent of its energy needs

PennFleet Corp’s new PV system will cover 100 percent of its energy needs

December 10, 2018 at 10:41 am 0 comments

A solar electric energy installation to be completed before year’s end will enable Pennsylvania-based PennFleet Corporation to perform 100 percent of its customer truck repairs using the power of the sun. PennFleet, a provider of collision repair services, mechanical services and roadside emergency response for medium to large truck fleets,Read More

Eighty percent of the largest solar project in California is now in operation

Eighty percent of the largest solar project in California is now in operation

December 7, 2018 at 8:15 am 1 comment

Developer 8minutenergy Renewables and private asset management firm Capital Dynamics kicked off commercial operation of the 328 MWdc Mount Signal 3 Solar Farm. The project is the largest in the 800 MW Mount Signal solar cluster, which is not only the largest PV project in California, but also among theRead More

EnSync Energy DER systems tie together solar, wind in microgrid at Ohio trucking terminal

EnSync Energy DER systems tie together solar, wind in microgrid at Ohio trucking terminal

December 4, 2018 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

EnSync Energy Systems has a lot of interesting concepts for residential and commercial distributed energy resource (DER) systems and Internet of Energy (IOE) control platforms. Its latest deployment is coming via a partnership with WindStax Energy to build a microgrid at a new PITT OHIO trucking terminal in Parma, Ohio.Read More

The 2-MW solar rooftop system at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md., is Safari Energy’s eighth in the state, bringing the total capacity of Safari Energy’s commercial rooftop solar systems in Maryland to nearly 10 MW.

Blue light special: Retail is struggling, but solar can be a ray of hope

December 4, 2018 at 8:00 am 0 comments

As we enter the holiday season, the retail industry is facing challenging times. Business Insider reported that electronics, grocery stores, department stores and drug stores are among the sectors threatened by online retailers such as Amazon. Businesses that were considered “too big to fail” such as Toys ‘R’ Us andRead More

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

December 3, 2018 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Wanting to offset the plant’s electrical usage, and still show a return on investment, McElroy Metal chose a solar solution system for its plant. A solar addition is old hat for McElroy, as they previously re-roofed their Peachtree City, Ga., standing seam roof facility with 1,960 solar panels. The amountRead More

Altus Power funds construction of largest solar project in Rhode Island

Altus Power funds construction of largest solar project in Rhode Island

November 28, 2018 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

Altus Power America and Reservoir Road Holdings LLC recently combined efforts to develop and construct one of the largest solar projects in Rhode Island to date, a 4 MW DC ground-mounted solar system located in the Town of Johnston. Altus, a leading investor and owner of solar generation projects basedRead More

Pearl Homes' Hunters Point Net-Zero Energy home using the sonnen intelligent energy management system.

Sonnen partners with homebuilder to develop Net-Zero-Plus community in Florida

November 19, 2018 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

Sonnen has partnered with Pearl Homes, the U.S. leader in LEED residential development, to bring the vision of solar + storage, home automation and homebuilding to life, resulting in a ‘Net-Zero-Plus and Climate-Positive’ community. The network of homes, dubbed ‘Hunters Point — Pearl Homes Community and Marina,’ is the firstRead More