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Northland Power Selects SMA Inverters for Ontario Projects

Northland Power Selects SMA Inverters for Ontario Projects

July 24, 2012 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has entered into a contract with Canadian independent power producer Northland Power Inc. (Northland), to equip the company with SMA Medium-Voltage Power Platforms for multiple solar projects in Ontario, Canada, totaling up to 130 MW. Northland is committed to executing its large solar energy portfolio under the Feed-in TariffRead More

Cape Cod now has 225-kW Roof Mounted System

Cape Cod now has 225-kW Roof Mounted System

July 24, 2012 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

Onset, a supplier of data loggers, today announced the installation of a new, 225-kW, roof-mounted photovoltaic system at the company’s Cape Cod, Mass., headquarters facility. The 936-panel system, among the largest of its kind on Cape Cod, will produce nearly 50 percent of the company’s annual electricity usage. Quick Facts:Read More

Tioga Completes 473-kW System on Jersey Shoreline

Tioga Completes 473-kW System on Jersey Shoreline

July 24, 2012 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Tioga Energy and Energy Finance Company (EFC), providers of renewable energy services to commercial, government and non-profit organizations, today celebrated the commissioning of a 473-kW solar electric system for the Wildwoods Convention Center overlooking the beach in Wildwood, N.J. Tioga served as the project developer and managed the project through construction, with financing providedRead More

NJ Governor Signs Law to Allow Solar Market to Continue Growth

NJ Governor Signs Law to Allow Solar Market to Continue Growth

July 24, 2012 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) signed legislation into law that allows the state’s solar energy market to continue growing and creating good jobs in New Jersey over the next several years. The legislation, S1925/A2966, addresses the current imbalance of Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) which created uncertainty in the marketRead More

San Antonio to Build 400-MW Solar Power Field

San Antonio to Build 400-MW Solar Power Field

July 23, 2012 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A landmark deal signed today by CPS Energy and OCI Solar Power will result in the construction of 400 megawatts (MW) of solar energy, bring several manufacturing facilities that produce solar panel components, and create 805 jobs in San Antonio. CPS Energy President and CEO Doyle Beneby inked the contractRead More

Los Angeles Powers Up 11.4-MW Solar Power System

Los Angeles Powers Up 11.4-MW Solar Power System

July 23, 2012 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

At an employee recognition and commissioning event near the town of Adelanto in California’s Mojave Desert, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) dedicated the Adelanto Solar Power Plant, an 11.4-MW solar power installation designed and supplied by SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for more than 35Read More

Gehrlicher Installs 1-MW Solar Power System at IKEA Atlanta

Gehrlicher Installs 1-MW Solar Power System at IKEA Atlanta

July 23, 2012 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Atlanta. The 129,400-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,034.9-kW system, built with 4,312 panels. IKEA Atlanta’s program will produce approximately 1,416,502 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 977Read More

NRG and GenOn to Merge, Creating Largest U.S. Power Generation Company

NRG and GenOn to Merge, Creating Largest U.S. Power Generation Company

July 23, 2012 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy Inc. and GenOn Energy Inc. announced they have signed a definitive agreement to combine the two companies in a stock-for-stock tax-free transaction, creating the largest competitive generator in the United States with a diverse fleet of approximately 47,000 MW with asset concentrations in the East, Gulf Coast and West andRead More

Colorado PUC to Scale Back Incentives for Solar Installs

Colorado PUC to Scale Back Incentives for Solar Installs

July 19, 2012 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Today the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) dismissed an appeal submitted by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) regarding Xcel Energy’s renewable energy compliance plan. The appeal included two requested changes to Xcel’s 2012-2013 Compliance Plan that would have improved the businessRead More

Construction Begins on 6-MW Keystone Solar Power Project in Pennsylvania

Construction Begins on 6-MW Keystone Solar Power Project in Pennsylvania

July 18, 2012 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Community Energy Solar today announced that it has closed financing and commenced construction of its 6-MW Keystone Solar Project in Lancaster County, Pa. Exelon Generation and Community Energy’s retail marketing division committed to buy the output and back the financing for the project, which will supply the highest-quality green electricity —Read More