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eIQ Energy Partners With Boots on the Roof to Train Solar System Installers in Parallel Solar Technology

eIQ Energy Partners With Boots on the Roof to Train Solar System Installers in Parallel Solar Technology

January 12, 2012 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

eIQ Energy and Boots on the Roof today announced a partnership to introduce eIQ Energy’s vBoost module technology to Boots on the Roof’s solar PV training programs. To start that process, eIQ Energy has contributed a dozen vBoost converter modules to the Boots on the Roof solar training program. StartingRead More

San Antonio to get 400-MW Solar Project

San Antonio to get 400-MW Solar Project

January 11, 2012 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

In a unique, first-of-its kind generation-to-manufacturing proposal, CPS Energy is entering into negotiations for a power purchase agreement from one of the nation’s largest solar projects. The project will mean new corporate headquarters and U.S. manufacturing operations for global companies in San Antonio. The offer from OCI Solar Power isRead More

PSEG Solar Source Purchases 25.2-MW Project From juwi

PSEG Solar Source Purchases 25.2-MW Project From juwi

January 11, 2012 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

PSEG Solar Source today completed the acquisition of a 25.2-MW DC (19-MW AC) solar project developed by juwi solar Inc. The PSEG Queen Creek Solar Farm is expected to begin construction in January 2012 and be completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012. The project will be located on 158Read More

1-MW PV Tracking System to be Installed at Arizona State University

1-MW PV Tracking System to be Installed at Arizona State University

January 11, 2012 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Salt River Project (SRP), Arizona State University (ASU) and SunPower Corp. today announced an agreement to build a 1-MW solar PV power plant at ASU’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz. The 1-MW facility will be the first commercial deployment of SunPower C7 Tracker technology, a solar PV tracking system that concentratesRead More

Trina Solar: Design Service, Honey modules

Trina Solar: Design Service, Honey modules

January 11, 2012 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Trina Solar Limited, a vertically-integrated manufacturer of solar PV products, announced the offering of a three-pronged service solution featuring complimentary design services, newly available high performance ‘Honey’ modules and the rapid install Trinamount racking system. Starting today, installers, developers and other customers using Trina Solar modules can benefit from aRead More

SolarWorld Adds 1 MW to its Headquarters, Showcases Own Solar Panels

SolarWorld Adds 1 MW to its Headquarters, Showcases Own Solar Panels

January 10, 2012 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer, has undertaken three on-campus projects to showcase and tap the high-performance solar technology that it manufactures at its U.S. headquarters in Hillsboro, Ore., beginning with raw polysilicon chunks and ending with finished solar panels. This month, SolarWorld initiated a project to install nearly 1Read More

Making the Best Better

Making the Best Better

January 9, 2012 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

A special racking system pushes a California city closer to its renewable goals.

Step-By-Step

Step-By-Step

January 9, 2012 at 10:18 am 1 comment

How non-penetrating mounting systems are installed on flat rooftops KB Racking, like SunLink (see story here), excels at flat rooftop installs. The Toronto-based company specializes in the development and manufacturing of mounting systems and has worked on projects in California, Colorado and New Jersey. One of its products — theRead More

Taking Rooftops to New Heights

Taking Rooftops to New Heights

January 9, 2012 at 10:14 am 1 comment

Flat rooftops aren’t built for solar installations, but solar installations can be built for flat rooftops.

Making it Rain

Making it Rain

January 9, 2012 at 10:12 am 1 comment

Adding solar power to water treatment plants can help mitigate costs. With an increased demand and major budget cuts limiting today’s utilities, it’s nice to be showered with extra cash once in awhile.