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Tallahassee Regional Airport Installs Solar Power

Tallahassee Regional Airport Installs Solar Power

November 7, 2011 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

As part of an on-going sustainability initiative to promote green technologies and reduce operating costs, the Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH) announced today the installation of a solar PV system in the main terminal. The project will generate about 20 kW of solar power a day and was initiated as partRead More

Advanced Energy Inverters Installed in 35-MW Calif. Plant

Advanced Energy Inverters Installed in 35-MW Calif. Plant

November 4, 2011 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

Advanced Energy Industries today announced that its Solaron PV inverters have been installed at a 35-MW solar project located near Coalinga, Calif. The project was awarded to Advanced Energy (AE) by engineering and construction company Cupertino Electric earlier this year to leverage the Solaron PV inverter’s industry-leading energy-efficiency ratings andRead More

SunPower Announces Company Reorganization

SunPower Announces Company Reorganization

November 4, 2011 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp. announced a reorganization to align its businesses and cost structure with expected market conditions in 2012 and beyond. Several of its longest-tenured executives will adjust their areas of responsibility, including Howard Wenger, who will assume the title of President, Regions; Jack Peurach, who will assume the title ExecutiveRead More

First Solar to Join NRG Energy on Alpine Solar Project

First Solar to Join NRG Energy on Alpine Solar Project

November 4, 2011 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy and First Solar announced an agreement for First Solar to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for NRG’s 66-MW (AC) Alpine solar project in Lancaster, Calif. First Solar will also provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services. Electricity from the Alpine project will be sold under a 20-year powerRead More

Palmdale School District to Install Solar at 18 Schools

Palmdale School District to Install Solar at 18 Schools

November 4, 2011 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Los Amigos School was the host site for Palmdale School District’s ribbon-cutting celebration today for a solar power system that is being installed at 18 of the district’s 24 schools.  Civic officials and business leaders were on-hand to commend school district officials on their foresight and congratulate them on theRead More

SunEdison, Staples Reach Solar Energy Milestone

SunEdison, Staples Reach Solar Energy Milestone

November 3, 2011 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

SunEdison, a solar energy services provider and a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials Inc., and Staples, the world’s largest office products company, today announced a production milestone of more than 30 million kWh of energy produced through solar installations on Staples’ properties, which is enough to power 1,800 average U.S. homesRead More

Facebook to Use Cogenra PV Technology at Headquarters

Facebook to Use Cogenra PV Technology at Headquarters

November 3, 2011 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

Cogenra Solar, a provider of distributed solar cogeneration systems and renewable energy service solutions, today announced a solar cogeneration project at Facebook’s new Menlo Park campus. Producing renewable hot water and electricity, the solar cogeneration array will be integrated on the roof of the renovated fitness center. Selected for itsRead More

IKEA to Add Solar to Three Additional Stores

IKEA to Add Solar to Three Additional Stores

November 2, 2011 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install solar energy panels at three more U.S. locations: Draper, Utah; New Haven, Conn; and Portland, Ore. Pending governmental permits, rooftop installation of the nearly 10,000 total panels will begin next year, be completed in Spring 2012, and generateRead More

Solar Power International Recap

Solar Power International Recap

November 1, 2011 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy leaders from around the world descended upon Dallas for Solar Power International ’11, October 17 – 20. For the first time in its eight year history, SPI was staged outside California proving that the solar industry is vibrant and growing across the country. A total of 21,000 industry attendeesRead More

Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory Installs SolarWorld Panels

Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory Installs SolarWorld Panels

November 1, 2011 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

High-performance solar panels from SolarWorld will provide electricity for the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden’s Center for Sustainable Landscapes. The project, rising in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park, will drive ingenuity in sustainable architecture and engineering to new heights of achievement. SolarWorld authorized installer Energy Independent Solutions has completed installation of 125 kW worthRead More