Projects

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

Hannah Solar mounts arrays on Tiernan & Patrylo buildings through brownfield program

Hannah Solar mounts arrays on Tiernan & Patrylo buildings through brownfield program

March 15, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Brownfields are a big opportunity for the solar industry. Tiernan & Patrylo recently partnered with Hannah Solar on two roof-mount solar arrays atop their buildings in Peachtree City, Ga. The combined 755 kilowatt (kW) systems are just the latest addition to the properties, which the company recently revitalized under theRead More

Schletter Group completes three solar projects in the Dominican Republic

Schletter Group completes three solar projects in the Dominican Republic

March 7, 2017 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

The Schletter Group has completed three further solar projects in the Dominican Republic: in collaboration with the market leading local project developer Trace Solar SRL, Schletter installed three ground-mounted plants with a total capacity of more than 2.2 MWp. The largest solar power plant in the entire Caribbean region hadRead More

Case study: A better energy projection leads to more financing for Pacifico Energy

Case study: A better energy projection leads to more financing for Pacifico Energy

March 7, 2017 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

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)—a leading designer andRead More

Solar O&M boom: SunSystem Technology hits service milestone

Solar O&M boom: SunSystem Technology hits service milestone

February 28, 2017 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

As solar installs grow, so too does the O&M side of the industry — maybe even more so. SunSystem Technology LLC is an independent solar services provider that dabbles in residential solar installation, residential O&M services, commercial O&M services, and EPC services. On the O&M side, the company just completedRead More

SunPower starts construction on 56-MW power plant in Oregon

SunPower starts construction on 56-MW power plant in Oregon

February 27, 2017 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp. started construction on the 56-megawatt (AC) Gala Solar Power Plant in Crook County, Ore. The project, which is expected to be the state’s largest operating solar power plant when it is completed by the end of 2017, is anticipated to create approximately 300 jobs during peak construction. “I’veRead More

Ross Solar Group cornering the car dealership solar install market in the Northeast

Ross Solar Group cornering the car dealership solar install market in the Northeast

February 24, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

The Ross Solar Group is planning to install a third record-setting solar project for Gengras Motor Cars at the dealership group’s Chrysler / Dodge / Jeep / Ram facility on Connecticut Blvd., in East Hartford, Conn. The SunPower Helix Roof Solution, a fully integrated commercial solar power platform, will featureRead More

Three Department of Defense projects in Florida go with SunLink racking

Three Department of Defense projects in Florida go with SunLink racking

February 24, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

SunLink Corp. was selected by Swinerton Renewable Energy to supply its GeoPro fixed tilt solution in connection with a 165 MW portfolio of solar ground mount projects located in the panhandle of Florida. Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, is constructing the three projects on Department of Defense property as partRead More

Caterpillar completes 1 MW PV system with the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

Caterpillar completes 1 MW PV system with the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

February 20, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

Caterpillar Inc. sent word that Cat dealer Altorfer has commissioned a 1000 kW solar PV system in Rantoul, Ill. Built to fulfill a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), the installation was constructed on an eight-and-a-half-acre site near Heritage Lake Park and the University ofRead More