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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, First Solar Complete 250-kW System

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, First Solar Complete 250-kW System

May 24, 2012 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation today inaugurated a new 250-kW solar PV power system donated by First Solar Inc. which will help power the historic Taliesin West campus. The commissioning marks the successful completion of the first phase of the Energizing Taliesin West initiative, a pioneering effort to transform the entireRead More

Salt Lake City Commissions 1.65-MW Rooftop System

Salt Lake City Commissions 1.65-MW Rooftop System

May 24, 2012 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

Salt Lake County and its partners will officially “flip the switch” on Utah’s largest rooftop solar installation at a ceremony today. The 1.65-MW system is forecast to generate approximately 2,347 MWh of clean electricity in its first year, offsetting 17 percent of the Convention Center’s annual electricity consumption. This isRead More

50 MW of PV Projects Reach Commercial Operation in Sacramento County

50 MW of PV Projects Reach Commercial Operation in Sacramento County

May 23, 2012 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Recurrent Energy, a North American solar project developer, today announced that three of its solar PV projects in Sacramento County have achieved commercial operation. The projects are currently delivering 50 MW of clean electricity to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the nation’s sixth largest public utility, under a 20-yearRead More

$295 Million DuPont Expansion Doubles Production of Solar Films

$295 Million DuPont Expansion Doubles Production of Solar Films

May 23, 2012 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

DuPont celebrated the completion of a $295 million capacity expansion that has more than doubled production capacity for DuPont Tedlar polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film. The expansion underscores the company’s commitment to help reduce global dependence on fossil fuels through providing enabling materials and technologies designed to increase the adoption ofRead More

Dual Tracking Systems Installed in Tennessee

Dual Tracking Systems Installed in Tennessee

May 22, 2012 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

DEGERenergie has installed 112 DEGERtrakers, featuring MLD technology, with Apex Construction Services LLC in Tennessee. The tracking systems have been installed in four solar fields, which began operation April 14, 2012. Each solar park is equipped with 28 6000NT DEGER trackers and designed to power up to 200 kW. TheRead More

1-MW Solar Canopies Installed at School District by Chevron

1-MW Solar Canopies Installed at School District by Chevron

May 21, 2012 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

The San Lorenzo Unified School District announced the completion of its first solar energy system, which will significantly reduce the district’s future energy costs. Over the lifespan of the project, the district anticipates generating $4.5 million in savings to the district’s general fund, where it can then be used toRead More

SunEdison Closes $65 Million Loan for 20-MW Arizona Project

SunEdison Closes $65 Million Loan for 20-MW Arizona Project

May 21, 2012 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

The North American Development Bank (NADB) and SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., have signed a US$65 million loan agreement for the construction of a 20-MW solar park in Picture Rocks, Ariz. In December 2011, the Board of Directors of NADBRead More

Nanosolar Completes 1-MW Installation at Camp Roberts

Nanosolar Completes 1-MW Installation at Camp Roberts

May 21, 2012 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Nanosolar Inc. announced it has completed a 1-MW ground-mounted solar installation at Camp Roberts, the largest of California’s National Guard training facilities, located in San Miguel, Calif. The installation is part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Energy Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), which is testing various green technologiesRead More

Honeywell: PowerShield 3W Film Protection

Honeywell: PowerShield 3W Film Protection

May 21, 2012 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Honeywell announced it has introduced its third-generation laminate film designed to protect solar power panels from harsh environments while helping them maintain power output over their 25-year lifespans. The product, PowerShield 3W, is a cost-effective backsheet for photovoltaic panels that helps protect the electrical circuits in solar panel modules, preventing moistureRead More

From The Artcraft Company's Facebook page

New England’s First 100% Solar Powered Printing Facility Flips Switch

May 15, 2012 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

At a celebratory event held last Friday, John Dumouchel said his company is giving new meaning to the words ‘green printing’; then he figuratively flipped the switch to turn on the newly installed new solar powered system that now powers The Artcraft Company in North Attleboro, Mass. This announcement makesRead More