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25-MW McHenry Solar Power Plant Completed in Modesto, California

25-MW McHenry Solar Power Plant Completed in Modesto, California

October 30, 2012 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Modesto Irrigation District (MID), K Road Power Holdings LLC (K Road) and SunPower Corp. announced today the completion of K Road’s 25-MW (AC) McHenry Solar Plant in Modesto, Calif., which was designed and constructed by SunPower. The project created nearly 150 construction jobs, and is generating the equivalent amount of powerRead More

PV Module Prices Continue to Slide, But Recovery on Horizon

PV Module Prices Continue to Slide, But Recovery on Horizon

October 30, 2012 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

Overcapacity, a decline in pricing and slowing growth in key worldwide markets will serve to keep the global photovoltaic (PV) market for solar modules depressed for the rest of the year, with recovery not expected until well in the second half of 2013, according to a new IHS iSuppli PVRead More

Pristine Sun to use Lightway Solar Panels on 11.8 MW of Projects

Pristine Sun to use Lightway Solar Panels on 11.8 MW of Projects

October 29, 2012 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Lightway Solar America Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co. Ltd., and Pristine Sun LLC have entered in an agreement whereas Lightway will supply 11.8 MW of solar panels for 12 projects located throughout California ranging from 325 kW to 1.95 MW. The Supply Agreement was structured to haveRead More

Lightway Solar America Announces 62.8 MW in Solar Power Contracts

Lightway Solar America Announces 62.8 MW in Solar Power Contracts

October 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Lightway Solar America Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co. Ltd., has announced the execution of 62.8 MW of contracts through their project development subsidiary, Lightway Solar America Project Development LLC. Lightway has implemented a sales model in which 11.9 MW of solar panels will be investedRead More

California’s Largest Solar Thermal and Storage Contract Approved

California’s Largest Solar Thermal and Storage Contract Approved

October 26, 2012 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

BrightSource Energy, a leading concentrating solar thermal technology company, announced the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) unanimously approved two amended BrightSource contracts with Southern California Edison (SCE). The contracts, totaling 1.3 million MWh annually, will help California take a significant step towards reaching its clean energy goals with reliable andRead More

REC Solar Completes Three Solar Projects for Maryland Schools

REC Solar Completes Three Solar Projects for Maryland Schools

October 26, 2012 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

REC Solar, a leader in solar system design and installation, announced the completion of three solar power installations totaling 2 MW of electricity generation at schools across Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The arrays will cover eight acres and will provide electricity for North Caroline High School, Colonial Richardson Middle and HighRead More

LG Partners with Marc Rutenberg Homes for Zero Energy America Project

LG Partners with Marc Rutenberg Homes for Zero Energy America Project

October 25, 2012 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Highly efficient air conditioning and energy technologies from LG Electronics are at the heart of a unique green building initiative that is bringing the concept of “net-zero energy” design and construction to life, LG Electronics USA announced today. The just-completed first phase of the Zero Energy America™ project in TampaRead More

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array Finished Near Yankee Stadium

NYC’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array Finished Near Yankee Stadium

October 25, 2012 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

GAL Manufacturing, a family-owned Bronx business located next to Yankee Stadium, is now home to one of the city’s largest commercial rooftop solar arrays. Visible to both fans attending Yankee games and commuters heading north on the Major Deegan Expressway, the 237-kW system was designed and installed by MC SolarRead More

NRG Energy, SunPower Energize First 22 MW of 250-MW California Solar Ranch

NRG Energy, SunPower Energize First 22 MW of 250-MW California Solar Ranch

October 25, 2012 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy and SunPower celebrated the first 22 MW of the 250-MW California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) being delivered to the electrical grid. CVSR is one of the largest central station photovoltaic solar plants in the world. It has created approximately 350 jobs since construction started in September 2011, andRead More

Solar, Wind Provide 100% of All New US Electricity in September

Solar, Wind Provide 100% of All New US Electricity in September

October 25, 2012 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, 433 MW of new electrical generating capacity was added in the United States in September — all from solar and wind sources. The total consisted of five wind projects totaling 300 MWRead More