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Canadian Solar Expands into Puerto Rico with 26 MW Install

Canadian Solar Expands into Puerto Rico with 26 MW Install

October 2, 2012 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc. announced the delivery 26 MW of its high quality and high-performing CS6P-P solar power modules to EPC Contractor TSK Solar for the “San Fermin” solar power plant installation in Puerto Rico, co-developed by firms Uriel Renewables inc. and Coqui Power LLC. The solar power plant is located inRead More

Chevron Completes Largest K-12 Solar Program in Los Angeles County

Chevron Completes Largest K-12 Solar Program in Los Angeles County

October 2, 2012 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

Temple City Unified School District and Chevron Energy Solutions announced the completion of a transformative solar and energy efficiency program expected to reduce energy costs at seven school sites and save the District more than $3.8 million. The project added a 400-kW solar photovoltaic power system mounted on parking shadeRead More

American Voters Show Strong Support for Solar Energy

American Voters Show Strong Support for Solar Energy

October 2, 2012 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

Likely voters in the 2012 election cycle overwhelmingly support solar energy and would like to see the federal government to do more to foster the growing industry, according to a national poll released today. The survey, conducted by independent polling firm Hart Research Associates, showed for the fifth consecutive yearRead More

Alpha Energy Management Completes 280-kW Rooftop Install

Alpha Energy Management Completes 280-kW Rooftop Install

October 1, 2012 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Eoplly New Energy Technology Co., a designer and manufacturer of solar products, and Alpha Energy Management Inc., a California-based solar project engineering company, jointly announced the completion of a 280-kW rooftop solar PV system on the facility of Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADEM) LLC, located in Santa Clara, Calif. TheRead More

Transmission Line Approved for 139-MW California Solar Project

Transmission Line Approved for 139-MW California Solar Project

October 1, 2012 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved construction of the transmission line for First Solar’s Campo Verde Solar energy project, which will cross public lands southwest of El Centro, Calif. The 139-MW solar energy project is expected to support more than 250Read More

Nextronex Inverters Selected for 8 MW of Projects in Ohio

Nextronex Inverters Selected for 8 MW of Projects in Ohio

October 1, 2012 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Nextronex Inc. is pleased to announce it has been chosen as the inverter supplier on seven Ohio solar power projects totaling 8 MW. The solar arrays will be installed at two wastewater treatment plants, four municipalities and at a high school. The seven 1,000-V inverter systems will provide flexible andRead More

Southern Co. Acquires Nation’s Largest Solar Tracking Install

Southern Co. Acquires Nation’s Largest Solar Tracking Install

September 28, 2012 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Southern Co. today announced its acquisition of the largest direct current solar tracking array of its kind. The Spectrum Solar Facility — a 30-MW solar photovoltaic installation in Clark County, Nev. — will have greater DC capacity than any tracking-based installation in the United States. Tracking technology enables greater operatingRead More

Ameresco Breaks Ground on 1.5-MW Solar Power Project

Ameresco Breaks Ground on 1.5-MW Solar Power Project

September 28, 2012 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Ameresco Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today hosted Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, and Massachusetts and City of Lowell officials at a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the start of construction on a new 1.5-MW ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) system at a Lowell capped-landfill site. This new project is the latestRead More

Six Solar Power Projects Planned for California by Xnergy

Six Solar Power Projects Planned for California by Xnergy

September 28, 2012 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Earth Inc. announced today its wholly owned subsidiary, Xnergy Inc., entered into a development and financing agreement with Greenwood Biosar LLC, a joint venture company between Greenwood Energy and Biosar S.A., to construct six separate solar power projects totaling approximately 1 MW of DC in California. These “Sunvalley Projects”Read More

Solectria Renewables Powers the Largest Solar Farm in New England

Solectria Renewables Powers the Largest Solar Farm in New England

September 27, 2012 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Solectria Renewables LLC announced today its Megawatt Solar Stations (MSS) were chosen for the 5-MW True North solar farm in Salisbury, Mass. This solar farm is the largest solar installation in New England and the first direct-to-grid solar farm in Massachusetts. The project was awarded to Solectria Renewables by PowerRead More