Projects

At a solar project ribbon cutting ceremony, WGL Energy joined DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and project partners to commemorate the completion of a 11.8 megawatt solar system project with the DC Department of General Services (DC DGS). The DC DGS solar project is among the largest municipal onsite solar energy projects in the country. WGL Energy president Sanjiv Mahan pictured to the left of Mayor Bowser. (Photo: Business Wire)

Details on 11 MW solar portfolio now live throughout Washington D.C.

April 19, 2018 at 8:35 am 0 comments

WGL Energy Systems, a WGL company, joined Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and project partners today to commemorate the completion of a 11.8 megawatt (MW) solar system for Washington D.C.’s Department of General Services (DC DGS). The expansive portfolio of onsite solar projects, which includes electric capacity installed across 40Read More

Hawaiian Electric Company, U.S. Navy break ground on solar farm in O’ahu

Hawaiian Electric Company, U.S. Navy break ground on solar farm in O’ahu

April 19, 2018 at 8:24 am 0 comments

REC Solar and Hawaiian Electric Co. broke ground on a 20-megawatt (MW), fixed-tilt solar facility, located at the U.S. Navy’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam West Loch Annex. Once completed, the West Loch solar farm will produce the lowest-cost renewable energy in the state at less than 8 cents per kilowatt-hour.Read More

Caterpillar dealer commissions 500-kW solar demonstration project for Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

Caterpillar dealer commissions 500-kW solar demonstration project for Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

April 12, 2018 at 8:36 am 0 comments

Caterpillar dealer Altorfer has commissioned a 500-kW solar PV utility-scale demonstration project in St. Charles, Ill., as part of a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA). Featuring more than 4,800 Cat solar panels, the 2.3-acre facility is located in the Legacy Business Center adjacent toRead More

GRID Alternatives installs its 10,000th solar system for low-income communities

GRID Alternatives installs its 10,000th solar system for low-income communities

April 10, 2018 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities and communities of color,  has installed its 10,000th solar electric system. The 42 MW of clean power represent a distributed generation power plant that is saving families over $300 million in lifetimeRead More

GP JOULE 2.7MW Project in Lake Waconia, Minn.

GP JOULE completes Minnesota community solar projects with its single-axis tracker

April 10, 2018 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

GP JOULE Canada Corp., a subsidiary of GP JOULE GmbH, has successfully completed six utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects through its U.S. operations, totaling 12 megawatts (MW) in Minnesota. In two of these projects, the company combined its EPC expertise in the north with its proprietary single-axis tracker technology toRead More

Sungrow, Greensmith Energy working on 1-MW solar + storage project in Massachusetts

Sungrow, Greensmith Energy working on 1-MW solar + storage project in Massachusetts

April 9, 2018 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

Sungrow, is working with Greensmith Energy, a part of the Wärtsilä technology group, to provide an advanced energy storage system to Origis Energy USA in Sterling, Massachusetts. The project couples a 1 MW rooftop solar installation with a 1MW/2MWh energy storage system to deliver an annual base load of 1.7Read More

Check out how these Sunflare solar panels blend into this standing seam roof

Check out how these Sunflare solar panels blend into this standing seam roof

April 9, 2018 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Graham Hill, founder of the sustainability-focused media outlet TreeHugger and two-time TED presenter, launched a new compact, off-grid, low-impact showcase house in Maui on a shared lot. The project – LifeEdited Maui – aims to spread the concept of living big in a small house. He’s providing a glimpse of whatRead More

California retirement community expected to save $250,000 a year with Sharp solar+storage system

California retirement community expected to save $250,000 a year with Sharp solar+storage system

April 6, 2018 at 9:53 am 1 comment

The NW Photon Energy and Paradise Village Retirement Community, a senior Independent Assisted and Memory Care Community in San Diego, Calif., is adding a 240 kW/324 kWh SmartStorage system from Sharp in six buildings on the community’s grounds and integrated with 516 kW of solar PV. The decision was aRead More

Watch: Check out the 4.4-MW solar project at the Campbell Soup headquarters

Watch: Check out the 4.4-MW solar project at the Campbell Soup headquarters

April 4, 2018 at 9:28 am 0 comments

The world headquarters of the Campbell Soup Company is now home to a 4.4-MW solar system thanks to BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, SunPower Corp. and ORIX USA Corp. Construction began on the Camden-based project in May 2017 and joins four existing renewable energy projects at Campbell facilities in the U.S. ARead More

One of the 12 new utility-scale LG solar farms in North Carolina, developed by LG Electronics with Cypress Creek Renewables. (PRNewsfoto/LG Electronics USA)

LG Electronics, Cypress Creek complete large portfolio of solar-plus-storage projects in North Carolina

April 3, 2018 at 8:22 am 0 comments

LG Electronics joined Cypress Creek Renewables, the nation’s fastest-growing solar farm developer, to celebrate the official opening of one of largest solar-plus-storage installations in the continental United States – an 8.5 megawatt portfolio of utility-scale solar projects, with storage capacity of 12 megawatt hours, in North Carolina. All told, 21,900Read More