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Washington Gas Energy Systems to Build Three Solar Arrays for School District

Washington Gas Energy Systems to Build Three Solar Arrays for School District

June 28, 2012 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Washington Gas Energy Systems Inc. today announced it has signed a contract with Caroline County Public Schools and Kenyon Energy to build, own and operate three ground-mounted solar arrays. Combined, these three arrays will become the largest solar project associated with a K-12 public school system on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.Read More

O2 Energies Commissions 1.5-MW Sandy Cross Solar Farm in North Carolina

O2 Energies Commissions 1.5-MW Sandy Cross Solar Farm in North Carolina

June 27, 2012 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

The sunshine that produces juicy muscadine grapes 11 miles southwest of Rocky Mount, N.C., will now produce enough electricity to power nearly 200 homes and businesses in Nash County. State and local officials, company representatives and neighbors from the Elm City area gathered June 21 to commission the 1.5-MW SandyRead More

IKEA Powers-Up 967-kW Solar Energy System at Orlando Store

IKEA Powers-Up 967-kW Solar Energy System at Orlando Store

June 27, 2012 at 9:11 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 Orlando, Fla. The 120,900-sq-ft PV array consists of a 967-kW system, built with 4,115 panels. IKEA Orlando’s program will produce approximately 1,421,500 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducingRead More

Southern Sky Renewable Energy Building 5.75-MW Solar Array on Massachusetts Landfill

Southern Sky Renewable Energy Building 5.75-MW Solar Array on Massachusetts Landfill

June 26, 2012 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., a global solar power product manufacturer, today announced the company will supply its modules to a 5.75-MW array of solar panels located on the site of the former Canton landfill in Canton, Mass. In partnership with Boston-based renewable energy project developer Southern Sky Renewable Energy LLCRead More

Inovateus Completes 1.29-MW Rooftop Solar Energy Project in New Jersey

Inovateus Completes 1.29-MW Rooftop Solar Energy Project in New Jersey

June 26, 2012 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

South Bend, Ind.’s Inovateus Solar LLC recently completed construction of a 1.29-MW solar project in Totowa, N.J., at one of Kari-Out Company LLC’s multiple locations on the east coast. The new solar collection array was constructed atop Kari-Out’s 250,000 square foot warehouse and production plant. The installation is projected toRead More

Cupertino Completes 20-MW Solar Energy Project in California

Cupertino Completes 20-MW Solar Energy Project in California

June 25, 2012 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric Inc. today announced the completion of a 20-MW solar PV project in Huron, Calif., engineered and constructed for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). The 20-MW project was built in eight months and is the third project that Cupertino Electric has built forRead More

Metal Foundations Industries: foundation designs

Metal Foundations Industries: foundation designs

June 22, 2012 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Metal Foundations Industries (MFI), a Pittsburgh-based company that specializes in the design, engineering and installation of steel foundations, offers an innovative alternative to standard concrete and driven pile foundations for ground-mounted PV panels and heliostat tracking mirrors. Seeing the various challenges that solar developers and installers face when installing standardRead More

Solar Modules Installed at Antelope Valley Project in California

Solar Modules Installed at Antelope Valley Project in California

June 22, 2012 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and First Solar Inc. have reached an agreement on the installation of solar modules at the Solar Ranch One PV power plant currently under construction in the Antelope Valley. The agreement enables First Solar to continue construction activities of the 230-MW power plantRead More

First-Ever Commercial Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Lands Approved

First-Ever Commercial Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Lands Approved

June 22, 2012 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

As part of the Obama Administration’s all of the above approach to American energy, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved a 350-MW solar energy project on tribal trust land of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Tribe) in Clark County, Nevim. The project marks a milestone as the first-ever,Read More

Kohl’s to Add Solar to California, Connecticut, Maryland, NY, Ohio and Other Stores

Kohl’s to Add Solar to California, Connecticut, Maryland, NY, Ohio and Other Stores

June 21, 2012 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Kohl’s Department Stores today announced the company will expand its solar program by nearly 25 percent in 2012, installing solar panels at approximately 30 additional Kohl’s locations. While some of the new solar sites will be in states such as California, Connecticut and Maryland where Kohl’s already has a solar presence,Read More