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N.J. Boarding School Gets 6.1-MW Ground Mount System

N.J. Boarding School Gets 6.1-MW Ground Mount System

May 4, 2012 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

The bucolic campus of the Lawrenceville School, a centuries-old boarding school in Lawrenceville, N.J., is home to 6.1 MW of high-performance solar panels from SolarWorld. The sprawling PV system, ground-mounted on 30 acres of school-owned farm land, is believed to be the largest installed at a U.S. primary or secondaryRead More

O2 energies managing director, Olee Joel Olsen, Senator Richard Burr, Representative Virginia Foxx, NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis stand in front the Mayberry Solar farm.

O2 Energies Announces 4.5-MW Solar Farm for Mt. Airy, N.C.

May 4, 2012 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Andy Griffith never imagined that his hometown of Mt. Airy, N.C., would generate more solar electricity per person than almost any other city in the world. Mount Airy, the inspiration of the fictional town of Mayberry in the Andy Griffith show, has just more than 10,000 residents located in theRead More

Largest Solar Array in West Virginia Completed

Largest Solar Array in West Virginia Completed

May 3, 2012 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

American Public University System (APUS), an online higher-education provider focused on the military and public service communities, has christened the largest solar array in West Virginia. The 407-kW system is comprised of 1,671 high-performance solar panels from SolarWorld. The installation is mounted on a carport structure at APUS’ headquarters inRead More

San Diego Students Organize 250-kW System

San Diego Students Organize 250-kW System

May 3, 2012 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

San Diego State University (SDSU) is now powering one of its busiest student facilities with solar energy. The Aztec Recreation Center (ARC), a facility managed by the SDSU student government, Associated Students, is the newest addition to student initiated sustainability projects on campus. The facility, which is managed by AssociatedRead More

Zentric to Soon Begin Construction on 1.6-MW Projects

Zentric to Soon Begin Construction on 1.6-MW Projects

May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

William Tien, President of Zentric Inc., is pleased to report that Zentric has acquired the solar panel inventory from its supplier in China that is required for its first two 800-kW projects in North Carolina. The shipment will arrive in the United States by the end of May so constructionRead More

K Road Acquires 25-MW California Project from SunPower

K Road Acquires 25-MW California Project from SunPower

May 3, 2012 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

K Road Power Holdings LLC and SunPower Corp. announced today that K Road has acquired the 25-MW (AC) McHenry Solar Project that SunPower designed and is currently constructing in Modesto, Calif. The project is creating up to 144 construction jobs and injecting approximately $18.7 million into the local economy duringRead More

Duke Acquires 10-MW Arizona Solar Farm from SOLON

Duke Acquires 10-MW Arizona Solar Farm from SOLON

May 2, 2012 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 10-MW utility-scale solar project near Kingman, Ariz., from SOLON Corp. The Black Mountain Solar Project under construction in Mohave County is expected to achieve commercial operation in October of this year. UniSource Energy Services (UES) will purchase the power generated at the Black MountainRead More

Standard Solar to Install 473.7-kW System at College Prep School

Standard Solar to Install 473.7-kW System at College Prep School

May 2, 2012 at 11:28 am 2 comments

Sandy Spring Friends School (SSFS), a pre-K through 12 co-ed college preparatory Quaker school in Montgomery County, has announced plans to install more than 2,000 solar panels on the school’s 140-acre campus. The 473.7-kW solar PV system will be ground-mounted and grid tied with an estimated output of 600,790 kWh.Read More

2.2-MW Ground Mount Tracker Begins Operation in New Jersey

2.2-MW Ground Mount Tracker Begins Operation in New Jersey

May 2, 2012 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

KDC Solar LLC, headquartered in Bedminster, N.J., through its wholly owned subsidiary KDC Solar ACF, has begun commercial operation of a 2.2-MW PV ground-mounted, single-axis tracker solar system at the Atlantic Coast Freezers LLC property in Vineland, N.J. The 2.2-MW solar system will generate approximately 3.4 million kWh of solarRead More

AET: Rayport-G Ground Mount System

AET: Rayport-G Ground Mount System

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

Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a leading global provider of solar mounting solutions, announced the launch of its premier ground mount system, the Rayport-G. Available now for pre-order, the Rayport-G, offers installers a lighter, stronger, and streamlined solution. The innovative design accommodates a high degree of adjustability, providing maximum installation forgivenessRead More