Projects

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

Check out this floating solar project completed in Orlando via D3 Energy

Check out this floating solar project completed in Orlando via D3 Energy

February 20, 2017 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Ciel & Terre and D3 Energy completed their first full-fledged U.S. project in partnership with the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC). The inauguration ceremony announces the largest floating solar photovoltaic system in Florida to date. Compared to rooftop and ground mounted solar systems, Florida is a prime location within the US toRead More

Organic farm in Maine adds four solar trackers via AllEarth Renewables

Organic farm in Maine adds four solar trackers via AllEarth Renewables

February 17, 2017 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

The 25-kW solar project will help offset the electrical bills of Goranson Farm, a third-generation, family-owned organic farm. The array is anticipated to produce 47,000 kWh per year, and offset nearly 100% of the farm’s energy needs. The farm, owned and operated by Jan Goranson, her husband Rob Johanson, andRead More

How SunLink, CalCom Solar streamlined the install of three recent solar projects

How SunLink, CalCom Solar streamlined the install of three recent solar projects

February 15, 2017 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

With shared expertise in designing, permitting, building and optimizing solar energy systems for agricultural operations, SunLink Corp. and CalCom Solar have successfully completed three solar projects in Shafter and Wasco, Calif. – the first in a larger Central Valley portfolio of installations. To streamline all project construction, SunLink standardized itsRead More

Dominion to invest nearly $1 billion in solar power in Virginia

Dominion to invest nearly $1 billion in solar power in Virginia

February 15, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Dominion is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers. Additional solar projects are now in the planning stages. “Our company has made a major commitment to develop significant blocks of solar generation toRead More