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Gehrlicher Installs 1-MW Solar Power System at IKEA Atlanta

Gehrlicher Installs 1-MW Solar Power System at IKEA Atlanta

July 23, 2012 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Atlanta. The 129,400-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,034.9-kW system, built with 4,312 panels. IKEA Atlanta’s program will produce approximately 1,416,502 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 977Read More

NRG and GenOn to Merge, Creating Largest U.S. Power Generation Company

NRG and GenOn to Merge, Creating Largest U.S. Power Generation Company

July 23, 2012 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy Inc. and GenOn Energy Inc. announced they have signed a definitive agreement to combine the two companies in a stock-for-stock tax-free transaction, creating the largest competitive generator in the United States with a diverse fleet of approximately 47,000 MW with asset concentrations in the East, Gulf Coast and West andRead More

Colorado PUC to Scale Back Incentives for Solar Installs

Colorado PUC to Scale Back Incentives for Solar Installs

July 19, 2012 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Today the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) dismissed an appeal submitted by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) regarding Xcel Energy’s renewable energy compliance plan. The appeal included two requested changes to Xcel’s 2012-2013 Compliance Plan that would have improved the businessRead More

Construction Begins on 6-MW Keystone Solar Power Project in Pennsylvania

Construction Begins on 6-MW Keystone Solar Power Project in Pennsylvania

July 18, 2012 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Community Energy Solar today announced that it has closed financing and commenced construction of its 6-MW Keystone Solar Project in Lancaster County, Pa. Exelon Generation and Community Energy’s retail marketing division committed to buy the output and back the financing for the project, which will supply the highest-quality green electricity —Read More

Real Goods Solar, Gestamp Solar Partner on 4.8-MW Solar Install

Real Goods Solar, Gestamp Solar Partner on 4.8-MW Solar Install

July 18, 2012 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

Real Goods Solar and Gestamp Solar announced plans to construct 4.8 MW of solar power projects in Vermont. Construction on the two solar installations, 2.3 MW in Pownal and 2.5 MW in Williamstown, is slated to begin later this month and the projects are scheduled to complete by the endRead More

Ohio Company Builds Solar Energy Tracker for National Guard

Ohio Company Builds Solar Energy Tracker for National Guard

July 18, 2012 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Rudolph/Libbe Inc. has designed and built a solar tracker system for the Ohio Air National Guard 180th Fighter Wing in Swanton. The 35-kW solar energy system will use a ground-mounted dual-axis tracker application which will allow the solar panels to tilt and rotate, following the sun to operate at maximumRead More

Veterans Green Jobs Partners with SolarCity to Boost Hiring of Military Veterans

Veterans Green Jobs Partners with SolarCity to Boost Hiring of Military Veterans

July 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Veterans Green Jobs, a national nonprofit organization that puts veterans to work in the green economic sector, has partnered with SolarCity, a national leader in clean energy services, to advance training and employment opportunities for military veterans nationwide. Veterans Green Jobs will match interested and qualified veterans to the open positionsRead More

Unirac to Supply Ground Mount Systems for 110-MW Solar Project

Unirac to Supply Ground Mount Systems for 110-MW Solar Project

July 17, 2012 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Unirac Inc., has been awarded a contract by Bechtel Power Corporation to supply the ground-mount system for the 110-MW AC Catalina Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project in Kern County in Southern California. The project is one of the largest PV ground-mount installation in North America, projected to cover 1,100 acres andRead More

694-kW Solar Power System Finished at IKEA Pittsburgh

694-kW Solar Power System Finished at IKEA Pittsburgh

July 17, 2012 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the new solar energy system installed at its Pittsburgh-area store in Robinson Township, Pa. The 86,800-square-foot PV array consists of a 694-kW system, built with 2,884 panels. IKEA Pittsburgh’s program will produce approximately 852,200 kWh of clean electricity annually, theRead More

Northland Power Closes Financing on Six 10-MW Solar Farms in Canada

Northland Power Closes Financing on Six 10-MW Solar Farms in Canada

July 17, 2012 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Northland Power Inc. announced it has completed financing for the first phase of its 130-MW ground-mount program. The six solar projects, totaling 60 MW, are located in various communities in eastern and central Ontario. The financing was provided by Union Bank Canada Branch, Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd. and CIT Financial Ltd, andRead More