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Consumers Energy, SunPower team up on Michigan solar pilot program

Consumers Energy, SunPower team up on Michigan solar pilot program

May 26, 2017 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

In a state expected to grow its solar installations by more than 500 percent this year, Consumers Energy and SunPower are collaborating to offer a full-service home solar solution to 100 Michiganders from 32 counties statewide. As part of the Solar Distributed Generation (DG) Pilot Program, SunPower will provide participatingRead More

Facebook adding Array Technologies solar trackers to new data center

Facebook adding Array Technologies solar trackers to new data center

May 25, 2017 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Array Technologies, Inc., (ATI) a leader in the solar tracking industry, is partnering with Affordable Solar to install trackers at Facebook’s upcoming data center located in Los Lunas, N.M. Array has been selected to provide trackers for three 10 MW-AC sites to help Facebook’s newest data center be powered 100 percent by renewable energy.Read More

PG&E is dropping the cost for its Solar Choice program, procuring more solar sites

PG&E is dropping the cost for its Solar Choice program, procuring more solar sites

May 22, 2017 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is dropping the cost to participate in its 100 percent solar energy program by 30 percent for residential customers and by nearly 50 percent for some business customers. This significant cost reduction in the company’s Solar Choice program is thanks in part to PG&E’sRead More

Nautilus Solar installing portfolio of commercial solar projects for Kilroy Realty

Nautilus Solar installing portfolio of commercial solar projects for Kilroy Realty

May 22, 2017 at 7:56 am Comments are Disabled

Kilroy Realty Corp., a West Coast REIT, and Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, a national solar project development and asset management company, are breaking ground on a portfolio of commercial solar developments spread across 9 of Kilroy’s class A office properties located between Southern and Northern California. The decision to developRead More

Legend Solar co-founders Shane Perkins and Shaun Alldredge pull the cover off of a temporary sign atop the Museum of Ancient Life in the newly renamed Legend Solar Building Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Lehi, Utah. Legend Solar and Thanksgiving Point unveiled a new ten-year partnership agreement during an Earth Day event held at the Museum of Ancient Life in the Legend Solar Building Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Lehi, Utah.

Details of Legend Solar’s project agreement with Thanksgiving Point nonprofit

May 16, 2017 at 7:50 am Comments are Disabled

In a continued effort to think green, conserve energy and create a more enjoyable environment for guests, Thanksgiving Point reached an agreement with Utah’s Legend Solar to equip the Museum of Ancient Life with a 1,500 solar panel array. The solar installation will provide a savings of $1.5 million inRead More

Hey renewable energy developers — PG&E has issued a call for project proposals

Hey renewable energy developers — PG&E has issued a call for project proposals

April 27, 2017 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sent out call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. The sites are for PG&E’s Regional Renewable Choice program that will expand renewable energy access by enabling customers to work directly withRead More

Beaumont Solar completes 330-kW solar array atop New England’s Poyant Signs

Beaumont Solar completes 330-kW solar array atop New England’s Poyant Signs

April 26, 2017 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Poyant Signs, one of the largest sign manufacturing and branding specialist in New England, tapped Beaumont Solar to design and construct a 330 kW DC solar array on the rooftop of their 50,000 sq. ft. company headquarters in New Bedford, MA. “Solar Power had been something we were considering forRead More

10 percent of Houston’s electricity now coming from solar

10 percent of Houston’s electricity now coming from solar

April 26, 2017 at 12:48 pm 1 comment

The City of Houston and ENGIE announced that ENGIE’s 50 MW SolaireHolman plant is now on line, operational, and capable of providing up to 10.5 percent of the city’s electricity needs for the next 20 years under a power purchase agreement. This agreement solidifies the city’s status as the largest municipal purchaserRead More

Details on an optimized 343-kW PV system completed at a California sports facility

Details on an optimized 343-kW PV system completed at a California sports facility

April 20, 2017 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

HelioPower completed two commercial PV systems at a state-of-the-art Southern California sports center in Ladera Ranch. The 63,000 sq-ft gym now sports a 343 kW system optimized with SolarEdge’s DC optimized inverter solution, coupled with the PredictEnergy Commercial Energy Management System. This represents a significant milestone in Ladera’s sustainability programRead More

Solar-plus-storage microgrid now live at Panasonic’s Denver operations hub

Solar-plus-storage microgrid now live at Panasonic’s Denver operations hub

April 20, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Younicos has commissioned a 1 MW / 2 MWh lithium-ion battery system in partnership with Panasonic and Xcel Energy. The news was announced at the Energy Storage Association’s 27th Annual Conference, which offered two delegate group tours of the multi-resource microgrid. The system is located at Peña Station NEXT, aRead More