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Creative financing completes 530-kW solar + storage install at San Diego retirement community

Creative financing completes 530-kW solar + storage install at San Diego retirement community

April 23, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

Generations LLC added an expansive 527.8 kW photovoltaic (PV) solar + storage system on its resort style independent, assisted living and memory care community, Paradise Village, in San Diego’s South Bay. Combining solar with a behind the meter energy storage system, the energy enhancing project will produce approximately 1 millionRead More

Sterling, MA residents, elected officials and solar and energy storage professionals joined Origis Energy USA and Sterling Municipal Light Department at today's Sterling Community Solar + Energy Storage project dedication event. The project marked the first solar plus storage project in operation in Massachusetts. (Photo: Business Wire)

Massachusetts’ first community solar plus storage project now operational

April 19, 2018 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

Origis Energy USA and Sterling Municipal Light Department (SMLD) serving the Town of Sterling, Mass., completed the Sterling Community Solar + Energy Storage project, which is the first community solar plus storage and the first operational solar plus storage installation in Massachusetts, the project couples a 1 MWac rooftop solar installationRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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