Projects

New solar in operation: Two facilities developed by Pine Gate Renewables

New solar in operation: Two facilities developed by Pine Gate Renewables

January 24, 2017 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Charlotte-based solar developer Pine Gate Renewables says it has achieved commercial operation for two 14 MW solar facilities on opposites ends of the country— Darlington Solar in Darlington County, S.C., and Collier Solar in Deschutes County, Ore. The projects, both financed by Pine Gate partners Live Oak Bank and Sol Systems, willRead More

WATCH: Savannah Distributing adds 113-kW system to its roof via Hannah Solar

WATCH: Savannah Distributing adds 113-kW system to its roof via Hannah Solar

January 24, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Savannah Distributing partnered with Hannah Solar on a 113 kilowatt (kW) roof-mount system atop their facility this past November, making them the first beverage distributor in the state to “go green” with solar panels. The installation generates an average of 169,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) annually from 342 solar panels —producingRead More

PSEG buys two solar facilities from BayWa r.e.

PSEG buys two solar facilities from BayWa r.e.

January 23, 2017 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

PSEG Solar Source today announced it has acquired two North Carolina solar facilities from BayWa r.e., with a total capacity of 47 MWs-dc, representing a total investment of $74.6 million. The PSEG Cork Oak Solar Energy Center and the PSEG Sunflower Solar Energy Center are under construction and scheduled toRead More

TeraFlex saves $30,000 per year with Legend Solar

TeraFlex saves $30,000 per year with Legend Solar

January 20, 2017 at 8:03 am Comments are Disabled

Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation and a leading competitive retail energy supplier, and Mohave Electric Cooperative (Mohave Electric), completed a 13.8-MW (DC) solar generation project in Fort Mohave, Ariz. The ground-mounted solar power system is located across 84 acres and fitted with a single-axis tracking system. “This project offersRead More

Coronal Energy and Gulf Power Ceremonial Panel Event at Eglin Air Force Base. On the left (from back to front) Ed Feo, President, Coronal Energy, Michael Burroughs, Vice President - Senior Production Officer, Gulf Power Company. On the right (from back to front) Col. Johnson, Eglin Air Force Base, Pete Bronski, Marketing & Content Strategy, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, Danny Van Clief, Chief Commercial Officer, Coronal Energy

U.S. Navy, Air Force working on three big solar installations with Coronal Energy

January 20, 2017 at 3:00 am Comments are Disabled

Executives from Gulf Power and Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, joined officials from Eglin Air Force Base and Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola for the installation of the first two solar photovoltaic panels on two large-scale solar projects. The projects at Eglin Air Force Base and NAS Pensacola’s Navy OutlyingRead More

Food distributor Accardi Foods installs solar array with Solect Energy

Food distributor Accardi Foods installs solar array with Solect Energy

January 19, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

Accardi Foods, one of New England’s largest specialty food distributors based in Medford, Mass., partnered with Solect Energy to install a 446-kW solar array on the roof of its 75,000-sq-ft warehouse and office facility. The solar array is owned by Accardi Foods and is expected to cover much of theRead More

Have you always wondered how Tom Watson’s home PV system is performing? Wonder no more

Have you always wondered how Tom Watson’s home PV system is performing? Wonder no more

January 19, 2017 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Ambassador Tom Watson has saved more than $15,000 in electricity costs since installing solar panels on his Hawaiian home in February 2016 and is on track to meet an expected $16,000 in savings in the first year. The pro-golfer installed a 25.4-kW system consisting of 96 MitsubishiRead More

Details on solar PPA deal for Brandeis University coming in spring 2017

Details on solar PPA deal for Brandeis University coming in spring 2017

January 17, 2017 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Four solar project partners — Competitive Energy Services, Kenyon Energy, Borrego Solar Systems and AEW Capital Management — developed a collaboration with Brandeis University on a solar energy system that will directly reduce Brandeis’ electricity costs. The system is expected to be operational in spring 2017. Under the program, BrandeisRead More

How Pacifico Energy improved its utility-scale solar power projections

How Pacifico Energy improved its utility-scale solar power projections

January 16, 2017 at 9:44 am 2 comments

When developing a utility-scale solar PV project, accurately projecting the site’s power output is crucial. For its 33 MW Kumenan PV project in Japan, Pacifico Energy experimented with publicly available data before seeking a more precise measurement solution. After implementing SRA Systems from Renewable NRG Systems (RNRG), Pacifico Energy increasedRead More

Florida Power says it has big solar power plans in 2017

Florida Power says it has big solar power plans in 2017

January 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Florida Power & Light Co., the largest generator of solar energy in Florida, has plans to build on the successful completion of its latest solar energy centers with even more solar in 2017. FPL officially connected three new 74.5-megawatt universal solar power plants to the energy grid that serves itsRead More