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SolarCraft Completes 321-kW Installation at Medtronic Santa Rosa Campus

SolarCraft Completes 321-kW Installation at Medtronic Santa Rosa Campus

February 8, 2012 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft recently completed the design and installation of a 321-kW solar electric installation at the main Santa Rosa campus of Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology. The company’s primary North Bay facility, located in the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa, is now partly powered by freeRead More

Aqua America Finishes Fourth Solar Farm to Help Power Water Treatment Plants

Aqua America Finishes Fourth Solar Farm to Help Power Water Treatment Plants

February 8, 2012 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Aqua America Inc. Chief Financial Officer David P. Smeltzer said its utility operations are making deliberate steps into the alternative energy arena having recently completed a fourth solar installation to power as many water treatment facilities. Smeltzer’s remarks were made in Philadelphia  at the 19th Annual Emerald Groundhog Day Investment ForumRead More

California Children’s Foster Center Goes Solar with 496-kW System

California Children’s Foster Center Goes Solar with 496-kW System

February 8, 2012 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

GreenVolts Inc., provider of the industry’s first and only complete and fully integrated solar system, is proud to join McKinley Children’s Center and West Hills Construction to celebrate the completion of a 496-kW project for the McKinley campus in San Dimas, Calif. The project, distributed across three different locations atRead More

Clean Control Corp. Installs 150-kW Array in Georgia

Clean Control Corp. Installs 150-kW Array in Georgia

February 6, 2012 at 1:23 pm 1 comment

Green Power EMC, the largest renewable energy provider in Georgia, continues to grow its energy portfolio with the addition of a 150-kW solar facility in Warner Robins, Ga. The facility will bring Green Power EMC’s total renewable generation to almost 28 MW. Green Power EMC joined forces with odor elimination manufacturer CleanRead More

Siemens to Install U.S. Army’s Largest Solar PV System

Siemens to Install U.S. Army’s Largest Solar PV System

February 2, 2012 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center has awarded a $16.8 million task order to implement energy-conserving upgrades, including a 4.465 MW solar PV power generating system — the largest to date for the U.S. Army — at the White Sands Missile Range,Read More

1-MW System Powered Up at Chattanooga Airport

1-MW System Powered Up at Chattanooga Airport

February 2, 2012 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Suniva Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced that it is powering a 1-MW solar farm at the Chattanooga Airport. Implemented by Inman Solar, the 1 MW installation is the first phase of a 3-MW project by the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority (CMAA),Read More

California Transportation Group Installs 2.1 MW at Bus Parking Canopies

California Transportation Group Installs 2.1 MW at Bus Parking Canopies

February 2, 2012 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in partnership with SunPower Corp., Joint Venture Silicon Valley and Wells Fargo, installed solar parking canopy systems, totaling 2.1 MW, at its three bus maintenance divisions. Using a Power Purchase Agreement to finance the systems, it is anticipated that VTA will save $2.7 million inRead More

University of Mississippi Installs 107-kW Rooftop Array

University of Mississippi Installs 107-kW Rooftop Array

February 1, 2012 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

The University of Mississippi and Joule Energy, an integrator of high-efficiency solar systems, have announced the completion of a roof-mounted solar installation on the university’s Center for Manufacturing Excellence, to date, the largest solar roof installation in the state of Mississippi. The project was funded by a renewable energy grantRead More

Rubberecycle Installs 1.1-MW Rooftop System at Rubber Mulch Warehouse

Rubberecycle Installs 1.1-MW Rooftop System at Rubber Mulch Warehouse

February 1, 2012 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

Today’s eco-friendly industry is infested with companies that boast of green products that are in actuality not green at all. This is true of the rubber mulch industry, where companies vie for consumer attention with aggressive advertising campaigns that sometimes bend the truth. Rubberecycle is a major rubber mulch manufacturer that customersRead More

Arizona High Schools Dedicate 4.29-MW System

Arizona High Schools Dedicate 4.29-MW System

January 31, 2012 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Constellation Energy and the Buckeye Union High School District, today announced the completion of an aggregate 4.29-MW (DC) solar generation project. Baltimore-based Constellation Energy’s retail business owns and will maintain the solar power systems. In return, the school district will purchase and receive all of the electricity generated by the solarRead More