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2.2-MW Ground Mount Tracker Begins Operation in New Jersey

2.2-MW Ground Mount Tracker Begins Operation in New Jersey

May 2, 2012 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

KDC Solar LLC, headquartered in Bedminster, N.J., through its wholly owned subsidiary KDC Solar ACF, has begun commercial operation of a 2.2-MW PV ground-mounted, single-axis tracker solar system at the Atlantic Coast Freezers LLC property in Vineland, N.J. The 2.2-MW solar system will generate approximately 3.4 million kWh of solarRead More

AET: Rayport-G Ground Mount System

AET: Rayport-G Ground Mount System

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

Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a leading global provider of solar mounting solutions, announced the launch of its premier ground mount system, the Rayport-G. Available now for pre-order, the Rayport-G, offers installers a lighter, stronger, and streamlined solution. The innovative design accommodates a high degree of adjustability, providing maximum installation forgivenessRead More

Conergy Systems Installed for Hawaii Department of Education

Conergy Systems Installed for Hawaii Department of Education

May 2, 2012 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

In an effort to bring down costs while showing its commitment to sustainability, the State Department of Education has partnered with Hawaii Pacific Solar, Conergy and RC Energy to complete a series of solar electric installations at public schools on Oahu in Hawaii. The 122.675-kW installation at Aiea High SchoolRead More

New England Patriots Getting 1-MW Solar Canopy

New England Patriots Getting 1-MW Solar Canopy

May 2, 2012 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy and The Kraft Group have started construction of a futuristic solar canopy, part of a 1-MW solar installation at Patriot Place to be completed by the start of the 2012-2013 pro football season. The canopy will generate clean, renewable power while providing shade and cover for visitors toRead More

Largest Solar Commitment by a U.S. School District Rounds out at 12.1 MW

Largest Solar Commitment by a U.S. School District Rounds out at 12.1 MW

May 1, 2012 at 9:50 am 1 comment

Today, Mount Diablo Unified School District and SunPower Corp. are celebrating the completion of 40 SunPower solar power systems planned for district schools and facilities. When the total number of 51 systems is complete later this year, the systems are expected to reduce the district’s electricity costs by more than$3Read More

Two Arrays Totaling 1.5 MW Completed in Arizona

Two Arrays Totaling 1.5 MW Completed in Arizona

May 1, 2012 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Just five months after breaking ground, Prescott Valley, Ariz., along with several project partners, celebrates the completion of two major solar projects that have been designed to serve them solar energy for many years to come. Town officials and participating builders and investors will be on hand for a ribbonRead More

Oberlin's 59-kW system on the roof of the Adam Joseph Lewis Center.

2.27-MW Solar Array for Ohio College

April 27, 2012 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

Oberlin College has entered into a power purchasing agreement with Spear Point Energy to purchase electricity from a 2.27-MW solar array to be constructed on college property. It will be the largest PV array on any college or university campus in Ohio. Construction will begin in early May and is expected toRead More

Fundraising Fund Created for Those Looking into Solar

Fundraising Fund Created for Those Looking into Solar

April 26, 2012 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

1st Light Energy, a provider of solar energy solutions in New Jersey, California and Massachusetts, today announced the creation of its Benevolent Solar Fund. This unique program enables municipalities and other nonprofit organizations to create substantial fundraising opportunities and save money on their electric bills while reducing their carbon footprint,Read More

First 100 MW of Agua Caliente Solar Project Connected to Grid

First 100 MW of Agua Caliente Solar Project Connected to Grid

April 26, 2012 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Representatives from NRG Energy Inc., MidAmerican Solar and First Solar Inc. gathered with federal and local officials today at the 290-MW (AC) Agua Caliente solar project in Yuma County, Ariz., to celebrate the project’s first 100 MW being delivered to the grid, making it North America’s largest PV power plant inRead More

SPG Installs 7 New Systems in Tucson

SPG Installs 7 New Systems in Tucson

April 25, 2012 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Seven new solar PV power systems installed at City of Tucson facilities are coming online in Tucson, Ariz. The new 2.3-MW DC rooftop and carport solar power systems — developed by SPG Solar and interconnected by Tucson Electric Power (TEP) — span downtown Tucson, including the Tucson Convention Center, providing combined $6.2Read More