Projects

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

Copper Mountain Solar (94 MW) in Nevada goes with SMA inverters

Copper Mountain Solar (94 MW) in Nevada goes with SMA inverters

March 28, 2017 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA inverters were recently selected by Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra Renewables’ 94 MW Copper Mountain Solar 4 project in Boulder City, Nev. This is the fourth phase of the Copper Mountain Solar Complex, one of the largest PV solar facilities in the U.S. When Copper Mountain Solar 4 isRead More

One of Alabama’s largest private solar installations going live today

One of Alabama’s largest private solar installations going live today

March 23, 2017 at 8:27 am Comments are Disabled

Alabama-based Life Data Labs, an animal nutrition and health products manufacturer, has completed work on one of the state’s largest private solar installations, powering all of their manufacturing facility mainly with solar energy. They are celebrating a “Generation Day” March 23 at 12 p.m., where company executives, company employees andRead More

REC Solar completes installation of Hawaii’s largest solar project

REC Solar completes installation of Hawaii’s largest solar project

March 22, 2017 at 7:10 am Comments are Disabled

REC Solar completed the installation of 27.6 MW of solar at the Eurus WaianaeSolar Project. The utility-scale project, whose yearly energy output is equivalent to the electricity used by 11,000 homes, is owned and operated by Eurus Energy, an independent power producer and global developer of utility scale wind andRead More

Brussels-based chemical company one of the big REC buyers for 71-MW solar project in South Carolina

Brussels-based chemical company one of the big REC buyers for 71-MW solar project in South Carolina

March 21, 2017 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

Solvay, a Brussels-based multi-specialty chemical company has agreed to buy all the renewable energy certificates (RECs) for 15 years from the largest solar farm yet to be built in South Carolina. Weird? Well, this fits into the group’s global sustainability commitment. The agreement with Moffett Solar 1, a subsidiary ofRead More

Yingli modules chosen for Europe’s largest bifacial PV plant

Yingli modules chosen for Europe’s largest bifacial PV plant

March 20, 2017 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. says that Tempress Systems B.V. part of the Amtech Group has begun to construct the Europe’s largest bifacial PV plant with a capacity of close to 400 kilowatt (KW). The project is located next to the headquarters of Tempress in Vaassen in the Netherlands andRead More