Projects

SMA system selected for pilot storage program at NREL facility

SMA system selected for pilot storage program at NREL facility

April 19, 2017 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) will utilize SMA technology for a 1 MW battery pilot project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), the nation’s premier wind energy technology research facility. Using the proven RESolve energy storage system, the project will testRead More

ATI’s new vertical mount motor system deployed in Caprock Solar Farm

ATI’s new vertical mount motor system deployed in Caprock Solar Farm

April 18, 2017 at 8:01 am Comments are Disabled

Array Technologies, Inc., just completed a 25 MW solar tracking installation at the Caprock Solar Farm in Quay County, N.M. Array worked alongside engineering, procurement and construction provider Swinerton Renewable Energy to bring efficient solar energy assets to project owner Duke Energy Renewables. The Western Farmers Electric Cooperative has contracted aRead More

40-MW Solar Frontier plant sold to Dominion Resources

40-MW Solar Frontier plant sold to Dominion Resources

April 17, 2017 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

  Solar Frontier Americas has sold its 40 megawatts (DC) Midway II solar power plant to a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc., one of the leading energy suppliers in the country. Dominion serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers throughoutRead More

106-acre Big Bend Solar project completed in Tampa

106-acre Big Bend Solar project completed in Tampa

April 12, 2017 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

Burns & McDonnell met substantial completion requirements on March 1 for commercial operation of the Big Bend Solar project in Tampa, Fla. The 106-acre solar photovoltaic (PV) project is owned and operated by Tampa Electric and is the largest single source of solar power in the Tampa area with capacityRead More

First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute Solar project to Capital Dynamics

First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute Solar project to Capital Dynamics

April 10, 2017 at 6:55 am Comments are Disabled

First Solar completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250 MW AC Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. You may recall that this was one of our Projects of the Year forRead More

Details on one of the largest urban solar projects in the U.S. nearing completion

Details on one of the largest urban solar projects in the U.S. nearing completion

April 3, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar projects have so much more potential when viewed as a collective bundle versus typical one-off projects, specifically when municipalities are behind the idea. The work Standard Solar is doing for the DC Department of General Services (DGS) is a great example as it includes 30 solar rooftop arrays throughoutRead More

Wheeler Power Systems installs Caterpillar solar system for Utah’s first net zero community

Wheeler Power Systems installs Caterpillar solar system for Utah’s first net zero community

March 30, 2017 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Living Zenith is Utah’s first net zero community setting an unprecedented standard for energy efficiency in the state. With smart tech and strategic design, these green homes generate as much energy as they use in one year. Caterpillar solar photovoltaic systems, provided by Wheeler Power Systems, a division of WheelerRead More

NRG company Reliant donates $110,000 to Texas animal shelter for solar install

NRG company Reliant donates $110,000 to Texas animal shelter for solar install

March 30, 2017 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Reliant is an NRG company that brings electricity, smart energy solutions and home services to business and residential customers across Texas. The company just announced the donation of $110,000 to Houston’s Friends For Life, the only no-kill, LEED-certified animal rescue shelter and adoption organization in Houston. The donation supports theRead More

Horizon Solar goes with Ice Energy storage system on cultural center install

Horizon Solar goes with Ice Energy storage system on cultural center install

March 30, 2017 at 8:08 am Comments are Disabled

The Palm Springs Cultural Center in California’s Coachella Valley is the proud new owner of a solar-plus-storage system, installed by Horizon Solar Power. What’s neat about this project is its incorporation of Ice Energy’s Ice Bear 30s as the storage / HVAC system. The solar-plus-storage system comprises 73.6 kW ofRead More

Project profile: Church in Hawaii repairs roof, adds 82-kW solar array

Project profile: Church in Hawaii repairs roof, adds 82-kW solar array

March 29, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Utility costs in Hawaii are higher than most of the United States, so it’s not uncommon to see solar panels installed on larger projects to take advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing seam roof, the Word of Life Christian Center installed an 82 kW solarRead More