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Evergreen Valley College Celebrates New Solar Power Project

Evergreen Valley College Celebrates New Solar Power Project

December 15, 2011 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Evergreen Valley College, Gilbane Co. (a full-service construction company) and SunPower Corp. today announced the groundbreaking of a 1.5-MW, ground-mounted solar power project at the Evergreen Valley College campus, located in San Jose, Calif. The high-efficiency solar system will generate approximately one-third of Evergreen Valley College’s electricity demand annually. “At EvergreenRead More

San Diego Cardiac Center Installs 60-kW System

San Diego Cardiac Center Installs 60-kW System

December 15, 2011 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

The San Diego Cardiac Center recently installed a 252-panel, 60-kW commercial solar system that was designed and installed by Stellar Solar. Stellar Solar was selected based on its track record of installing large-scale commercial installations in San Diego including its recently completed 500-kW Salk Institute project. “As a leading cardiacRead More

New IDC Energy Insights Forecast Shows Worldwide Solar PV Module Shipments Rising

New IDC Energy Insights Forecast Shows Worldwide Solar PV Module Shipments Rising

December 14, 2011 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Global solar PV module shipments are forecast to grow from an estimated 22.7 GW in 2011 to 43.8 GW in 2015 according to IDC Energy Insights’ Worldwide Quarterly Photovoltaic Module Tracker. At the same time that module prices are declining at a record-setting pace, large markets like China and IndiaRead More

Exelon Names Risk Leadership Team for Combined Exelon-Constellation

Exelon Names Risk Leadership Team for Combined Exelon-Constellation

December 14, 2011 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

Exelon today announced that upon closing of the Exelon-Constellation merger, Joseph R. Glace will become senior vice president and chief risk officer for the combined company, reporting to president and CEO Christopher M. Crane. Glace is currently vice president and chief risk officer for Exelon. In his new role, he willRead More

Solar canopies at Caroline Davis Intermediate School generate electricity and provide shaded parking.

Oak Grove School District, Chevron Energy Solutions Unveils PV System

December 14, 2011 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

The Oak Grove School District (Calif.) and Chevron Energy Solutions today celebrates the completion of a state-of-the art solar PV system to save the district more than $13 million in energy costs over the life of the project. Installed at four schools and the district office, the 1.8-MW solar PV system createdRead More

Siemens Solar Energy System Powering California Correctional Facilities

Siemens Solar Energy System Powering California Correctional Facilities

December 14, 2011 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Merced County officials recently held a ceremony to “throw the switch” on its 1.4-MW solar PV array which will generate enough electricity to power the county’s correctional facilities. The system, developed and installed by Siemens Building Technologies Division began delivering power to the facility located in El Nido, Calif., on OctoberRead More

U.S. Solar Industry Sets Installation Record for 3rd Quarter 2011

U.S. Solar Industry Sets Installation Record for 3rd Quarter 2011

December 14, 2011 at 1:07 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. solar energy industry achieved a new record for installations and growth in the third quarter of 2011 thanks to utility-scale project completions, a strong residential market, effective policies and the plummeting price of solar panels, according to a report released today by GTM Research and the Solar EnergyRead More

Cenergy Power Completes 472-kW Rooftop Installation at Ready Roast Nut Company Facility

Cenergy Power Completes 472-kW Rooftop Installation at Ready Roast Nut Company Facility

December 13, 2011 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Ready Roast Nut Company, an industrial supplier and custom processor of whole and manufactured tree nuts, and Cenergy Power, a solar developer with market-leading solar solutions, have completed the construction on a 472-kW solar PV system at Ready Roast Nut Company’s facility in Madera, Calif. “Our new solar PV systemRead More

ESA Renewables Begins Construction on 1.3-MW Rooftop Array

ESA Renewables Begins Construction on 1.3-MW Rooftop Array

December 13, 2011 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

ESA Renewables (ESA), a leading turnkey solar solutions provider, announced it has begun construction on a 1.3-MW commercial rooftop solar project in the city of New Bern in Craven County, N.C. This project is one of the largest rooftop PV arrays in eastern North Carolina, and will help bring clean, renewableRead More

Solyndra Asset Auctioning Dates Announced

Solyndra Asset Auctioning Dates Announced

December 12, 2011 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Counsel RB Capital Inc., a leader in distressed and surplus capital asset transactions, today announced two upcoming auctions of remaining surplus capital and manufacturing assets of Solyndra, a former leader in the solar panel manufacturing industry. These auctions are scheduled for December 13-14, 2011 and January 25-26, 2012. The DecemberRead More