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Merced City Schools adding a 1.5-MW solar portfolio via PCI Solar, NextEra Energy

Merced City Schools adding a 1.5-MW solar portfolio via PCI Solar, NextEra Energy

November 7, 2017 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

PCI Solar, in partnership with NextEra Energy, has begun construction on a solar portfolio for Merced City Schools District (MCSD) in California. MCSD secured grant funding through the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39), and released a Request for Proposal to provide solar shade structures at nine of theirRead More

Project of the Year 2017 voting: Solar + Storage, Microgrids

Project of the Year 2017 voting: Solar + Storage, Microgrids

September 10, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Century West Condominium Honolulu, Hawaii | 315 kW Carport | 410 kWh storage This is the first interconnected solar + storage PPA project in Hawaii. • Provides time of use shifting and back-up resiliency in event of grid outage • Utilizes hybrid storage for both power and energy load requirementsRead More

Kingspan Energy installs 500 PV panels atop Ulbrich Shaped Wire

Kingspan Energy installs 500 PV panels atop Ulbrich Shaped Wire

August 7, 2017 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Kingspan Energy has recently finished installing more than 500 solar panels on the roof at the North Haven, Conn., Ulbrich Shaped Wire, a division of Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals. The sustainability of solar energy along with the rising cost of electricity makes the cost of a solar-powered energyRead More

System designs like this squeeze as much energy out of your available space as possible.

Why energy density matters — and three ways to maximize it

August 7, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

In previous generations of solar installations, the primary cost-driver was the electricity-generating modules. But in the past five years, as costs for the modules themselves have fallen, myriad other costs have become far more central to making the economics of projects work. The increasing financial burden of fixed-cost items likeRead More

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Community Spirit

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Community Spirit

November 22, 2016 at 8:07 am 1 comment

We say it every year: When it comes to solar projects, we are all winners. We already announced the winners of our 2016 Project of the Year vote, but we at Solar Builder liked a bunch of the other submissions too. Here is the second in our series of Editor’sRead More

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Top 6 solar projects and transactions of the week (Sept. 26 – Sept. 30)

September 30, 2016 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Pacific Ethanol 5-MW System – largest net-meter project in PG&E territory, largest PACE transaction Pacific Ethanol, a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States, is installing a 5 MW solar PV system designed and built by Borrego Solar Systems at its Madera, Calif., plant. ThroughRead More

VOTE: 2016 Rooftop Solar Project of the Year

VOTE: 2016 Rooftop Solar Project of the Year

September 19, 2016 at 1:22 pm 1 comment

Polebridge Mercantile Off Grid Solar + Storage Project Location: Polebridge, Montana Size: 30 kW (57.8 kWh storage) Completed: August 2016 Polebridge Mercantile, located 45 miles from the Utility Grid on the western edge of Glacier National Park in Montana, has always had to rely on a diesel-powered generator and leadRead More

VOTE: 2016 Ground-Mount Project of the Year (utility)

VOTE: 2016 Ground-Mount Project of the Year (utility)

September 19, 2016 at 1:21 pm 2 comments

Town of Stafford Location: Stafford, Conn. Size: 3.45 MW Completed: July 2016 Challenges: Building this PV system on a rocky, steep terrain required special drillers just to install the piles. Some boulders pulled out were bigger than a pickup truck. Developer Standard Solar did a formal study and used innovativeRead More

Multiple PV manufacturers integrate new cell-string optimizer technology from Maxim

Multiple PV manufacturers integrate new cell-string optimizer technology from Maxim

September 12, 2016 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

New cell-string optimizer technology from Maxim Integrated Products Inc. allows photovoltaic panels to harvest significantly more energy and simplifies design complexity for solar installation projects. Maxim’s cell-string optimizers are highly integrated DC-DC converters that replace the bypass diode and perform maximum power point tracking (MPPT) deep inside the PV module.Read More

Post-Brexit: KACO brings on new sales manager in United Kingdom, Ireland

Post-Brexit: KACO brings on new sales manager in United Kingdom, Ireland

July 7, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KACO new energy, a global PV inverter manufacturer, has appointed a new sales manager for the North of the UK and Northern Ireland. Carl Cook, who has enormous sales experience and an outstanding track record, takes over the sales activities in the aforementioned areas. His work will focus in particularRead More