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Research Finds that Solar Most Benefits Health of Eastern States

Research Finds that Solar Most Benefits Health of Eastern States

June 25, 2013 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

You may think the best place to build a wind farm would be on the Great Plains, and the prime spot for a solar plant would be in the Southwest. But that’s not the case according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers. The main reason to build wind and solar plants is toRead More

Ontario Power Authority Approves 70 Solar Projects in FIT Program

Ontario Power Authority Approves 70 Solar Projects in FIT Program

June 25, 2013 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

Solar Flow-Through, a limited partnership with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, reports that 70 applications with the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to develop solar power projects totaling 16.82 MW AC in the Province of Ontario have moved to final Stage 4 assessment. The 70 applications, submitted by Solar Flow-Through’s networkRead More

Greenwood Energy Purchases 2 MW of Solar Projects on Delaware

Greenwood Energy Purchases 2 MW of Solar Projects on Delaware

June 24, 2013 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Greenwood Energy, the North American clean energy division of the Libra Group, has completed the purchase of a total of approximately 2 MWp in capacity of solar projects to be located in Wilmington, Del. The ‘Peninsula’ projects, each approximately 1 MWp in size, were originally developed by Tangent Energy Solutions,Read More

DTE Energy Accepting Applications for SolarCurrents Program

DTE Energy Accepting Applications for SolarCurrents Program

June 24, 2013 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

DTE Energy is accepting applications for the second offering of its expanded SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program, which offers customers a more affordable way to install solar photovoltaic systems on their homes and businesses. The expansion of the SolarCurrents program has added 2 MW of capacity in four offerings of 500 kWRead More

NABCEP Now Accepting More Solar Professionals for Certification

NABCEP Now Accepting More Solar Professionals for Certification

June 24, 2013 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

In a move which recognizes that most PV installation projects today engage more than one person in a decision making role, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is now accepting a variety of solar installation professionals for its flagship “installer” certification. Earlier this year NABCEP renamed andRead More

ET Solar Modules Power 2.3-MW Install in California

ET Solar Modules Power 2.3-MW Install in California

June 24, 2013 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

ET Solar Group Corp. announced that it has completed the delivery to Apple Valley Unified School District in Southern California for its 2.3-MW solar projects installed by DS Energy Solutions. This solar project spans across 3 schools: Granite Hills High School, 764.4-kW DC system built as carports; Apple Valley HighRead More

DPW Solar Introduces New LD and MD Rails

DPW Solar Introduces New LD and MD Rails

June 21, 2013 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

DPW Solar celebrates its 20th anniversary year by expanding the POWER RAIL product family. The new LD and MD rails offer longer span and cantilever distances for commercial and industrial roof or open structure PV solar mounting. Suitable for span lengths up to 18 ft, the new rails minimize penetrationsRead More

U.S. Govt Awards Federal Supply Schedule Contract to SolarWorld

U.S. Govt Awards Federal Supply Schedule Contract to SolarWorld

June 21, 2013 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

The General Services Administration (GSA), a federal agency that supports basic operational functions of the U.S. government, has awarded a Federal Supply Schedule Contract to SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for more than 35 years. The contract authorizes SolarWorld to sell solar panels and complete solar systems directly toRead More

Shaner Industries to Introduce New Foundation System at Intersolar

Shaner Industries to Introduce New Foundation System at Intersolar

June 20, 2013 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Shaner Industries, a Pittsburgh-based company that specializes in the design, engineering and installation of its patented steel pipe finned foundations, is proud to introduce the MastFoundation & Rapid Installation System at Intersolar North America 2013 in San Francisco. Shaner Industries’ MastFoundation & Rapid Installation System is designed as a one-pieceRead More

Silevo Develops Industry’s First 355-W Solar Module with 72 Cells

Silevo Develops Industry’s First 355-W Solar Module with 72 Cells

June 20, 2013 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Silevo Inc., Fremont, Calif.-based solar cell innovator and photovoltaic (PV) solar module manufacturer, today announced the industry’s first greater than 350-Watt-peak (Wp) solar module made with 72 of Silevo’s proprietary Triex 156-millimeter (mm) solar cells. Silevo’s 72-cell Triex solar module measured an output power of 355 Wp in both indoorRead More