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sPower Installs 330-kW System for University of Utah

sPower Installs 330-kW System for University of Utah

April 23, 2012 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Sustainable Power Group (sPower) has announced the installation and commissioning of solar power generation systems on the rooftops of the Natural History Museum of Utah and the HPER East Building at the University of Utah. The Natural History Museum’s system is a 330-kW system and the HPER East system isRead More

Mapping the Solar Potential of Every U.S. Rooftop?

Mapping the Solar Potential of Every U.S. Rooftop?

April 19, 2012 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

GeoEye Inc., a provider of geospatial information and insight, today announced a strategic relationship with Geostellar, an innovative technology company that is transforming the solar energy industry. Under the terms of the agreement, GeoEye will supply high-quality Earth imagery, digital surface models and other mapping data to help Geostellar dramaticallyRead More

RZ Mask LLC: construction mask

RZ Mask LLC: construction mask

April 18, 2012 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Made from neoprene material and equipped with an N99 Active Carbon filter, the RZ Mask filtrates 99.9 percent of particulates while absorbing fumes and odors. The mask covers the nose and mouth and has seen application in construction work  and over 40 other uses. The RZ Mask comes in overRead More

Quanta Services Awarded Two Contracts for 70 MW of PV

Quanta Services Awarded Two Contracts for 70 MW of PV

April 18, 2012 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Quanta Power Generation, Inc., a subsidiary of Quanta Services Inc., today announced that it has been selected by GCL Solar Energy, Inc. to provide comprehensive engineering, procurement and construction for two photovoltaic (PV) facilities totaling approximately 70 MW near the city of Alpaugh in Tulare County, Calif.  “Quanta is aRead More

1.5-MW Project to Generate 42 Percent of N.J. School’s Needs

1.5-MW Project to Generate 42 Percent of N.J. School’s Needs

April 18, 2012 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Constellation Energy, a business unit of Exelon, and Middle Township Board of Education today announced the completion of an aggregate 1.5-MW (DC) solar generation project. Baltimore-based Constellation Energy owns and will maintain the solar power systems. In return, the school district will purchase and receive all of the electricity generatedRead More

PG&E Ranked as Nation’s Top Utility for Solar Installations

PG&E Ranked as Nation’s Top Utility for Solar Installations

April 18, 2012 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

A new survey by the Solar Electric Power Association(SEPA) ranks Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as the nation’s top electric utility in the amount of solar power added to its system in 2011. PG&E is first in the Annual Solar Megawatts category of the more than 240 utilities that participatedRead More

SMA: Disconnect Unit

SMA: Disconnect Unit

April 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has announced the availability of its Disconnect Unit, which provides additional safety and increased serviceability to any large-scale PV system. SMA’s UL-Certified Disconnect Unit fully complies with NEC 2011 safety standards and is compatible with Sunny Central inverters in 600V to 1000V arrays.  The Disconnect Unit provides maximum safetyRead More

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for 110-MW PV Project

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for 110-MW PV Project

April 17, 2012 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Bechtel has been awarded a contract by enXco for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the Catalina Solar PV Generating Project in Kern County in Southern California. Bechtel will also build the 7.2 mile transmission line to connect the facility to a nearby substation.  The 110-MW facility will be builtRead More

Paper Product Distributor Installs 260-kW Array

Paper Product Distributor Installs 260-kW Array

April 17, 2012 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to promoting sustainable business practices, H.T. Berry has announced the completion of a 260-kW array at its 100,000 square foot warehouse in Canton, Mass. The rooftop project — designed and built by Nexamp of North Andover, Mass. — consists of more than 1,100Read More

Silverado Power Announces 20-MW PPA with PG&E

Silverado Power Announces 20-MW PPA with PG&E

April 17, 2012 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Silverado Power has announced signing a new power purchase agreement (PPA) with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for a solar energy project in Lancaster, Calif. The project will generate 20 MW of clean, domestic power for distribution by PG&E, the contract term extends for 20 years.  “We are pleasedRead More