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Siemens to Install U.S. Army’s Largest Solar PV System

Siemens to Install U.S. Army’s Largest Solar PV System

February 2, 2012 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center has awarded a $16.8 million task order to implement energy-conserving upgrades, including a 4.465 MW solar PV power generating system — the largest to date for the U.S. Army — at the White Sands Missile Range,Read More

1-MW System Powered Up at Chattanooga Airport

1-MW System Powered Up at Chattanooga Airport

February 2, 2012 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced that it is powering a 1-MW solar farm at the Chattanooga Airport. Implemented by Inman Solar, the 1 MW installation is the first phase of a 3-MW project by the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority (CMAA),Read More

California Transportation Group Installs 2.1 MW at Bus Parking Canopies

California Transportation Group Installs 2.1 MW at Bus Parking Canopies

February 2, 2012 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in partnership with SunPower Corp., Joint Venture Silicon Valley and Wells Fargo, installed solar parking canopy systems, totaling 2.1 MW, at its three bus maintenance divisions. Using a Power Purchase Agreement to finance the systems, it is anticipated that VTA will save $2.7 million inRead More

University of Mississippi Installs 107-kW Rooftop Array

University of Mississippi Installs 107-kW Rooftop Array

February 1, 2012 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

The University of Mississippi and Joule Energy, an integrator of high-efficiency solar systems, have announced the completion of a roof-mounted solar installation on the university’s Center for Manufacturing Excellence, to date, the largest solar roof installation in the state of Mississippi. The project was funded by a renewable energy grantRead More

Rubberecycle Installs 1.1-MW Rooftop System at Rubber Mulch Warehouse

Rubberecycle Installs 1.1-MW Rooftop System at Rubber Mulch Warehouse

February 1, 2012 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

Today’s eco-friendly industry is infested with companies that boast of green products that are in actuality not green at all. This is true of the rubber mulch industry, where companies vie for consumer attention with aggressive advertising campaigns that sometimes bend the truth. Rubberecycle is a major rubber mulch manufacturer that customersRead More

Arizona High Schools Dedicate 4.29-MW System

Arizona High Schools Dedicate 4.29-MW System

January 31, 2012 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Constellation Energy and the Buckeye Union High School District, today announced the completion of an aggregate 4.29-MW (DC) solar generation project. Baltimore-based Constellation Energy’s retail business owns and will maintain the solar power systems. In return, the school district will purchase and receive all of the electricity generated by the solarRead More

Fluor Corp. Awarded EPC Contractor for 125-MW Project in Arizona

Fluor Corp. Awarded EPC Contractor for 125-MW Project in Arizona

January 31, 2012 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Fluor Corp. announced today that Arlington Valley Solar Energy II LLC (AVSE II), a member of LS Power Group, has awarded the company a lump-sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, as well as a separate contract for ongoing operations and maintenance services (O&M) for its new nominal 125-MW solar PVRead More

The 44 MAGE POWERTEC PLUS 230W modules are installed on a ballasted racking system on the restaurant’s flat roof. © Craftsman Energy Solutions

Family Restaurant in Cincinnati Installs 10-kW System on Rooftop

January 27, 2012 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

MAGE SOLAR, part of the globally operating MAGE GROUP, announced that 44 of its high-performance MAGE POWERTEC PLUS 230W modules are powering the legendary Silver Spring House restaurant in Cincinnati. The installation has been part of a major energy efficiency upgrade the restaurant owners, Joe Smith and Joe Kendall, undertookRead More

The photo shows, from left to right, Hal Kamine, KDC Solar CEO, John Annetta, White Rose SVP Operations, Joe Fantozzi, White Rose President and COO, Carteret Mayor David Reiman, Steve Butte, Partner, KTR Capital, Middlesex Freeholder Ron Rios and Sarah Gentile, NJDEP.

Second Largest N.J. Rooftop Array Completed by KDC Solar

January 26, 2012 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

KDC Solar LLC, headquartered in Bedminster, N.J., through its wholly owned subsidiary, KDC Solar Nugen WR (a joint venture with Nugen Capital Management LLC), has begun commercial operation of the second largest PV roof-mounted solar system in New Jersey at the White Rose Inc. warehouse in Carteret. The new systemRead More

National Solar Power Plans 100-MW Project for Liberty County, Florida

National Solar Power Plans 100-MW Project for Liberty County, Florida

January 26, 2012 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

National Solar Power today announced the company has entered into a solar farm development agreement with Liberty County, Fla. Under the agreement, National Solar Power will build an up to 100-MW solar energy project on property in Liberty County, adjacent to the company’s Gadsden County, Fla., solar farm project. TheRead More