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1.5-MW Tracking Solar Power Project Installed at Evergreen Valley College

1.5-MW Tracking Solar Power Project Installed at Evergreen Valley College

December 11, 2012 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

Evergreen Valley College, Gilbane Building Co. and SunPower Corp. dedicated a 1.5-MW tracking solar power project at the Evergreen Valley College campus in San Jose, Calif. The ground-mounted solar array is owned by the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District and was financed through local, voter-approved Measure G-2010 bond funds. Gilbane BuildingRead More

U.S. Govt Orders Final Chinese Solar Import Duties

U.S. Govt Orders Final Chinese Solar Import Duties

December 10, 2012 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Federal orders issued Friday activate final anti-subsidy and anti-dumping duty rates ranging from 24 percent to 255 percent on imports of Chinese crystalline silicon cells and panels since last spring. Moreover, any future Chinese imports entering the United States will be subject to reviews that could result in higher dutyRead More

Westfield Shopping Malls Awards Third Contract to Martifer Solar

Westfield Shopping Malls Awards Third Contract to Martifer Solar

December 10, 2012 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

On the heels of two recently completed photovoltaic installations, the U.S.-based unit of the Westfield Group has awarded a third contract to Martifer Solar USA, a national solar engineering, procurement, and construction firm. The proposed 765-kW array is scheduled to break ground in early 2013 at Westfield’s flagship Century CityRead More

SolarCraft Completes 54-kW Solar Power System in California

SolarCraft Completes 54-kW Solar Power System in California

December 7, 2012 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Novato- and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced the completion of a 53.6-kW solar electric system at Sunny Hills Services, a private, non-profit organization serving vulnerable youth and their families, in San Anselmo, Calif.  The photovoltaic system will provide enormous savings for its long-standing facility. Mary Denton, Sunny Hills Services CEO, said, “We trulyRead More

Seminole Financial, Enfinity America Close Financing on 5 Solar Projects

Seminole Financial, Enfinity America Close Financing on 5 Solar Projects

December 7, 2012 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing to expand its role as a national leader in financing of renewable energy construction projects, Seminole Financial Services announced it has recently closed on two renewable energy projects in late November with Enfinity America Corporation, bringing its total to five separate  transactions with Enfinity this year. The projects reflectRead More

Nevada’s Largest Private School Installs 1.11-MW Solar Array

Nevada’s Largest Private School Installs 1.11-MW Solar Array

December 7, 2012 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Faith Lutheran Middle School & High School, the largest private school in Nevada, is now home to the state’s largest school-based solar array. The 1.11-MW system, unveiled at the school’s 39-acre Las Vegas campus this fall, features more than 4,000 solar panels from SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer forRead More

Reznick Capital Markets Securities Advises on Solar Projects

Reznick Capital Markets Securities Advises on Solar Projects

December 6, 2012 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Reznick Capital Markets Securities (RCMS), a subsidiary of leading accounting, tax and advisory firm CohnReznick LLP, announced the completion of advisory services for three major northeast solar projects. The activity reinforces the group’s growing profile in renewable energy structuring and negotiations as well as its expertise as tax equity advisors.Read More

Half Moon Ventures Installs 1-MW Solar Rooftop Project in Yonkers, NY

Half Moon Ventures Installs 1-MW Solar Rooftop Project in Yonkers, NY

December 6, 2012 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Half Moon Ventures LLC (HMV), a Chicago-based developer of solar and wind energy projects, unveiled its first solar electric power generation system in New York at a ceremony on the roof of i.Park Hudson yesterday, joined by Yonkers Mayor Mike Spanoand Joe Cotter, principal of real estate development firm National Resources of Greenwich, Conn.  The multi-million dollar installationRead More

SunEdison Installs 18.4 MW of Solar Power at California Prisons

SunEdison Installs 18.4 MW of Solar Power at California Prisons

December 5, 2012 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

SunEdison applauds the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) for its “Going Green” sustainability initiative, which is expected to save the state’s taxpayers more than $45 million. Throughout a six-year relationship, SunEdison implemented and continues to manage 18.4 MW (DC) of distributed generation solar energy on prison grounds turning unusableRead More

Silevo Achieves 22 Percent Cell Efficiency with Triex Modules

Silevo Achieves 22 Percent Cell Efficiency with Triex Modules

December 5, 2012 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Silevo Inc., a solar cell innovator and photovoltaic (PV) solar module manufacturer, today announced that its proprietary tunneling junction cell architecture has achieved 22.1 percent cell conversion efficiency, as measured by Sandia National Laboratories with Silevo’s production materials and full-size substrates. This measurement validates that Silevo’s Triex PV modules demonstrateRead More