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Eaton Introduces PVGard Monitoring System for Solar Installations

Eaton Introduces PVGard Monitoring System for Solar Installations

October 25, 2012 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has introduced PVGard engineered monitoring system, which helps solar customers monitor and proactively manage solar plant’s equipment. The web-based PVGard monitoring system, which Eaton previewed at the Solar Power International Conference in Orlando, alerts customers to underperforming panels, inverters and transformers. Providing advanced predictions of manyRead More

Encon Solar to Install 27-kW Solar Power System at Train Depot

Encon Solar to Install 27-kW Solar Power System at Train Depot

October 25, 2012 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

The Town of Westport is fast becoming a Fairfield County leader in the adoption of solar technology, capitalizing on partnerships with Solarize CT and Encon Solar to help homeowners and businesses reap the cost and environmental benefits of solar power. Encon Solar is pleased to announce that the town’s latestRead More

SMA’s Sunny Central CP Inverters Upgraded

SMA’s Sunny Central CP Inverters Upgraded

October 25, 2012 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

SMA has introduced an upgraded, re-branded version of its successful Sunny Central CP utility-scale solar inverter series. The new Sunny Central CP XT series features two new power classes and an extended minimum DC voltage range. The upgraded inverter line expands upon the technology of the award-winning Sunny Central inverterRead More

26 Los Angeles Schools to get SolarCity Projects

26 Los Angeles Schools to get SolarCity Projects

October 24, 2012 at 11:52 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarCity announced a 7.4-MW solar power project that will bring renewable energy to 26 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools. The project will bring immediate and long-term cost savings to the District and is expected to save more than $776,000 in their first year and more than $25 millionRead More

SolarCity Completes Solar Energy Project for California School District

SolarCity Completes Solar Energy Project for California School District

October 23, 2012 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District (Calif.) has restored music instruction, which had been suspended since 2009 for lack of funds, with savings from SolarCity’s installation of nearly 1 MW of solar at three of its five district schools. The newly installed SolarCity systems at Firebaugh High School, Middle School, andRead More

SPG Solar to Complete 10 MW of Tracker Projects By 2013

SPG Solar to Complete 10 MW of Tracker Projects By 2013

October 23, 2012 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

SPG Solar, a provider of commercial solar power products and services, today announced the completion of a cutting-edge solar tracking system at the Williams Wastewater Treatment Plant in Williams, Calif. The first of 10 MW of All Weather SunSeeker Tracker projects slated for completion in the second half of 2012,Read More

Cenergy Cracks Ground on 1.1-MW Installation at Nut Facility

Cenergy Cracks Ground on 1.1-MW Installation at Nut Facility

October 23, 2012 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Poindexter Nut, a premier huller, dryer and processer of walnuts, and Cenergy Power, a solar integrator, have begun construction on a 1.1-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) system at Poindexter Nut’s new processing facility in Selma, Calif. Poindexter Nut selected Cenergy Power to design and construct the massive system based on Cenergy’sRead More

SunPower, US Navy Complete 13.78-MW Solar Power System

SunPower, US Navy Complete 13.78-MW Solar Power System

October 22, 2012 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

In a dedication ceremony attended by Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy Roger Natsuhara, SunPower Corp. announced the completion of the largest solar system in the US Navy, a 13.78-megawatt (DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power system at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS China Lake) in California. Using SunPower’s high-efficiency, BuyRead More

SolarCity to Build 14-MW Solar Power System for KIUC in Hawaii

SolarCity to Build 14-MW Solar Power System for KIUC in Hawaii

October 19, 2012 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarCity announced it has been selected by Kaua’i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to build a 14-MW DC (12-MW AC) solar facility on land owned by Grove Farm Company Inc. The project will consist of 54,314 panels installed on 67 acres near the town of Koloa. Once complete, the solar powerRead More

Tioga, Johnson Controls Complete 14 Solar Power Systems for School District

Tioga, Johnson Controls Complete 14 Solar Power Systems for School District

October 19, 2012 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Representatives from the Hemet Unified School District, Tioga Energy, Johnson Controls, De Lage Landen and Wells Fargo & Company gathered in Hemet, Calif., to celebrate the completion of 17 solar power systems for area elementary, middle and high schools. The 4.4 MW of solar electric canopies now provide shade forRead More