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U.S. Solar Installations Surge in Q1 2012

U.S. Solar Installations Surge in Q1 2012

June 13, 2012 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. Solar Market Insight: Q1 2012 finds that growth in solar PV markets in the United States is maintaining its breakneck pace from 2011. Led by strong growth in the commercial market segment, the United States installed a record of 506 MW over the first three months of thisRead More

Zentric to Soon Begin Construction on 1.6-MW Projects

Zentric to Soon Begin Construction on 1.6-MW Projects

May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

William Tien, President of Zentric Inc., is pleased to report that Zentric has acquired the solar panel inventory from its supplier in China that is required for its first two 800-kW projects in North Carolina. The shipment will arrive in the United States by the end of May so constructionRead More

1.5-MW Ground Mount at Soybean Farm Built by O2 Energies

1.5-MW Ground Mount at Soybean Farm Built by O2 Energies

April 17, 2012 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

O2 Energies, a solar development company based in Charlotte is harvesting something new on the grounds of a family-owned North Carolina soybean farm: 1.5 MW of electricity produced by the solar array at Sandy Cross Solar. The solar farm is being constructed just an hour from Raleigh and will supplyRead More

Trina Solar and Patrick Dempsey Team to Deliver Solar to U.S. Schools

Trina Solar and Patrick Dempsey Team to Deliver Solar to U.S. Schools

March 16, 2012 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

Trina Solar Limited, a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of solar PV products, and actor, race car driver and advocate Patrick Dempsey (as part of Dempsey Racing) today announced a new philanthropic initiative to bring affordable clean energy to communities around the United States. This will involve donating solar modules to localRead More

Powering up the Economy

Powering up the Economy

March 12, 2012 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Local hands help connect 5 MW to the grid in North Carolina. In less than 90 days, Strata Solar managed to develop and build a 5-MW solar farm with inexperienced hands and still come in on time and on budget. The Chapel Hill, N.C.-based solar contractor installed 22,000 panels onRead More

1.13-MW Array to Power Mushroom Crop

1.13-MW Array to Power Mushroom Crop

February 9, 2012 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Mushrooms do not normally need much help from the sun, but nearly 5,000 solar panels have popped up alongside buildings that house white button mushrooms near West Grove, Pa. Marlboro Mushrooms, the oldest family mushroom farm in the country, has added a 1.13-MW solar array to help offset energy costs.Read More

Aqua America Finishes Fourth Solar Farm to Help Power Water Treatment Plants

Aqua America Finishes Fourth Solar Farm to Help Power Water Treatment Plants

February 8, 2012 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Aqua America Inc. Chief Financial Officer David P. Smeltzer said its utility operations are making deliberate steps into the alternative energy arena having recently completed a fourth solar installation to power as many water treatment facilities. Smeltzer’s remarks were made in Philadelphia  at the 19th Annual Emerald Groundhog Day Investment ForumRead More

ESA Renewables Begins Construction on 1.3-MW Rooftop Array

ESA Renewables Begins Construction on 1.3-MW Rooftop Array

December 13, 2011 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

ESA Renewables (ESA), a leading turnkey solar solutions provider, announced it has begun construction on a 1.3-MW commercial rooftop solar project in the city of New Bern in Craven County, N.C. This project is one of the largest rooftop PV arrays in eastern North Carolina, and will help bring clean, renewableRead More

Duke Energy Acquires Two Arizona Solar Farms

Duke Energy Acquires Two Arizona Solar Farms

December 12, 2011 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy now owns two large-scale solar farms in Arizona – the company’s first in the American West. Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, purchased the Ajo Solar Project and Bagdad Solar Project from Recurrent Energy in August. Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) will buy all of the output fromRead More

Duke Energy Renewables Acquires 3 N.C. Solar Farms

Duke Energy Renewables Acquires 3 N.C. Solar Farms

November 15, 2011 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Renewables has acquired three 1-MW commercial solar projects in the southwestern corner of the state. The company now owns seven commercial solar farms in North Carolina. Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy’s Commercial Businesses, purchased the portfolio of PV projects from ESA Renewables, LLC, which designed andRead More