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1.26-MW Rooftop Install Complete in North Carolina

1.26-MW Rooftop Install Complete in North Carolina

April 24, 2012 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar, ESA Renewables and Zep Solar Inc., today announced the successful completion of a 1.26-MW commercial rooftop solar project in New Bern, N.C., that provides clean, renewable solar energy to approximately 100 homes. This project utilizes Canadian Solar’s Zep Compatible PV modules and Zep Solar’s patented Zep System IIIRead More

eIQ Energy: Parallel Solar Technology

eIQ Energy: Parallel Solar Technology

April 24, 2012 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

eIQ Energy announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a patent for the innovative energy harvesting technology used in its DC Parallel Solar System, which makes solar energy more effective and affordable by allowing solar PV panels to be connected in parallel rather thanRead More

NJ’s Boarding School Installs 235-kW System with Tioga Energy

NJ’s Boarding School Installs 235-kW System with Tioga Energy

April 23, 2012 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Administrators of renowned boarding school Blair Academy today announced the completion of a 253-kW solar electric system on its campus. The project — developed under a SurePath Solar power purchase agreement (PPA) from Tioga Energy, a leading provider of renewable energy services to commercial, government and non-profit organizations — willRead More

sPower Installs 330-kW System for University of Utah

sPower Installs 330-kW System for University of Utah

April 23, 2012 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Sustainable Power Group (sPower) has announced the installation and commissioning of solar power generation systems on the rooftops of the Natural History Museum of Utah and the HPER East Building at the University of Utah. The Natural History Museum’s system is a 330-kW system and the HPER East system isRead More

Mapping the Solar Potential of Every U.S. Rooftop?

Mapping the Solar Potential of Every U.S. Rooftop?

April 19, 2012 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

GeoEye Inc., a provider of geospatial information and insight, today announced a strategic relationship with Geostellar, an innovative technology company that is transforming the solar energy industry. Under the terms of the agreement, GeoEye will supply high-quality Earth imagery, digital surface models and other mapping data to help Geostellar dramaticallyRead More

RZ Mask LLC: construction mask

RZ Mask LLC: construction mask

April 18, 2012 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Made from neoprene material and equipped with an N99 Active Carbon filter, the RZ Mask filtrates 99.9 percent of particulates while absorbing fumes and odors. The mask covers the nose and mouth and has seen application in construction work  and over 40 other uses. The RZ Mask comes in overRead More

Quanta Services Awarded Two Contracts for 70 MW of PV

Quanta Services Awarded Two Contracts for 70 MW of PV

April 18, 2012 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Quanta Power Generation, Inc., a subsidiary of Quanta Services Inc., today announced that it has been selected by GCL Solar Energy, Inc. to provide comprehensive engineering, procurement and construction for two photovoltaic (PV) facilities totaling approximately 70 MW near the city of Alpaugh in Tulare County, Calif.  “Quanta is aRead More

1.5-MW Project to Generate 42 Percent of N.J. School’s Needs

1.5-MW Project to Generate 42 Percent of N.J. School’s Needs

April 18, 2012 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Constellation Energy, a business unit of Exelon, and Middle Township Board of Education today announced the completion of an aggregate 1.5-MW (DC) solar generation project. Baltimore-based Constellation Energy owns and will maintain the solar power systems. In return, the school district will purchase and receive all of the electricity generatedRead More

PG&E Ranked as Nation’s Top Utility for Solar Installations

PG&E Ranked as Nation’s Top Utility for Solar Installations

April 18, 2012 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

A new survey by the Solar Electric Power Association(SEPA) ranks Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as the nation’s top electric utility in the amount of solar power added to its system in 2011. PG&E is first in the Annual Solar Megawatts category of the more than 240 utilities that participatedRead More

SMA: Disconnect Unit

SMA: Disconnect Unit

April 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has announced the availability of its Disconnect Unit, which provides additional safety and increased serviceability to any large-scale PV system. SMA’s UL-Certified Disconnect Unit fully complies with NEC 2011 safety standards and is compatible with Sunny Central inverters in 600V to 1000V arrays.  The Disconnect Unit provides maximum safetyRead More