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Talesun and Origis Complete 1-MW Solar Project

Talesun and Origis Complete 1-MW Solar Project

July 30, 2012 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Talesun Solar USA Ltd., the U.S. subsidiary of Zhongli Talesun Solar, a globally positioned, premium producer of solar modules and systems, announced the successful completion of the Georgia Power grid connected 1-MW Upson Project that is owned by its partner Origis Energy on July 19. Talesun Solar signed the supplyRead More

2-MW Ground-Mount Solar Energy System Commissioned in Massachusetts

2-MW Ground-Mount Solar Energy System Commissioned in Massachusetts

July 30, 2012 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

Quabbin Solar is proud to announce the development and commissioning of its Vernon Avenue solar farm in Barre, one of the largest ground mounted solar farms in Massachusetts, with a total capacity of 2 MW. Modeling has indicated that it will generate 2,500,000 kWh of electricity annually for the nextRead More

Blue Earth to Build 497-kW Solar Power Project in Hawaii

Blue Earth to Build 497-kW Solar Power Project in Hawaii

July 27, 2012 at 9:06 am 2 comments

Blue Earth Inc., a renewable energy and energy efficiency services company, announced today that it acquired the rights to construct a 497-kW solar PV project in Hawaii. The project is valued at approximately $2 million and consists of a solar power system mounted on the ground. The project has aRead More

Tecta Solar Completes 2.24-MW Solar Power Install

Tecta Solar Completes 2.24-MW Solar Power Install

July 26, 2012 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Tecta Solar, a division of Tecta America Corp., recently completed the installation of a 2,248-kWp solar power system in Coachella, Calif. The ground-mounted project, located on the Augustine Band of the Cahuilla Indian reservation, is an expansion of a 2008 project. The total installed capacity on site is 3,348 kWp,Read More

SolarCraft Installs 122-kW Solar Energy System at Apartment Complex

SolarCraft Installs 122-kW Solar Energy System at Apartment Complex

July 26, 2012 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced that it has completed the design and installation of a 122-kW solar electric installation for the Altamont Apartments in Rohnert Park, Calif. All common areas, including lighting, pool, spa, elevators and a movie theater will be powered by clean, solar energy. The project consists ofRead More

Utah’s IKEA Now Has 1-MW Solar Power System

Utah’s IKEA Now Has 1-MW Solar Power System

July 26, 2012 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar power system installed at its Salt Lake-area store in Draper, Utah — the state’s largest private commercial solar project. The 180,500-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,015-kW system, built with 4,228 panels, and represents the state’. IKEA Draper’sRead More

Suniva Modules Power Georgia Tech’s Energy Solutions Laboratory

Suniva Modules Power Georgia Tech’s Energy Solutions Laboratory

July 26, 2012 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced its modules are powering Georgia Tech’s Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory. The 45,000 sq. ft. facility will be used for the research of energy-efficient technologies and carbon sequestration. The building’s strategic design will use approximately 90Read More

Two IKEA Chicago Stores Install Solar Energy Arrays

Two IKEA Chicago Stores Install Solar Energy Arrays

July 25, 2012 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

With local officials, community leaders and solar industry representatives on-hand, IKEA today officially plugged-in the solar panels installed at both its Chicago-area stores — in Bolingbrook and Schaumburg, Ill. — bringing the total number of completed U.S. solar energy projects for IKEA to 25. Additionally, installations are under way atRead More

Obama Administration Further Promotes Public Land Development for Solar

Obama Administration Further Promotes Public Land Development for Solar

July 25, 2012 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of the Interior, in partnership with the Department of Energy, will publish the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for solar energy development in six southwestern states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The Final Solar PEISRead More

2.2-MW Solar Power System Unveiled with Upsolar Modules Upsolar

2.2-MW Solar Power System Unveiled with Upsolar Modules Upsolar

July 25, 2012 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

Upsolar, a leading international provider of solar PV modules, today announced the completion of its largest project in the United States to date: a 2.2-MW solar power plant in Sharon, Vt. Constructed by New England-based Talmage Solar Engineering Inc., the system incorporates Tigo Energy’s Module Maximizer technology to feed optimizedRead More