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Solar Frontier Completes 80-MW Thin Film Project

Solar Frontier Completes 80-MW Thin Film Project

October 3, 2012 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

Solar Frontier announced 80 MW of its CIS solar modules have been successfully delivered to the world’s largest CIS thin film solar power generation project. The modules will be part of a 143.2-MW installation in Kern County, Calif., developed, built and owned by EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco. The firstRead More

Sumitomo Invests in 550-MW Desert Sunlight Solar Farm

Sumitomo Invests in 550-MW Desert Sunlight Solar Farm

October 2, 2012 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA), an integrated trading and investment enterprise, together with its parent Sumitomo Corporation (SC) (collectively Sumitomo), has invested in the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, a 550-MW solar power project under construction in the California desert, east of Palm Springs.  This is Sumitomo’s first investment in U.S. solarRead More

ARaymond Tinnerman: PowARSnap 90B clips

ARaymond Tinnerman: PowARSnap 90B clips

October 2, 2012 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

ARaymond Tinnerman Industrial Inc. (ART) announces the release of the PowAR Snap 90B.  This product is a one-piece attachment clip for framed solar modules that simply snaps into a standard channeled strut or aluminum rail delivering a fast, easy installation and lowering overall installation costs. The PowARSnap 90B completes theRead More

Canadian Solar Expands into Puerto Rico with 26 MW Install

Canadian Solar Expands into Puerto Rico with 26 MW Install

October 2, 2012 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc. announced the delivery 26 MW of its high quality and high-performing CS6P-P solar power modules to EPC Contractor TSK Solar for the “San Fermin” solar power plant installation in Puerto Rico, co-developed by firms Uriel Renewables inc. and Coqui Power LLC. The solar power plant is located inRead More

Chevron Completes Largest K-12 Solar Program in Los Angeles County

Chevron Completes Largest K-12 Solar Program in Los Angeles County

October 2, 2012 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

Temple City Unified School District and Chevron Energy Solutions announced the completion of a transformative solar and energy efficiency program expected to reduce energy costs at seven school sites and save the District more than $3.8 million. The project added a 400-kW solar photovoltaic power system mounted on parking shadeRead More

American Voters Show Strong Support for Solar Energy

American Voters Show Strong Support for Solar Energy

October 2, 2012 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

Likely voters in the 2012 election cycle overwhelmingly support solar energy and would like to see the federal government to do more to foster the growing industry, according to a national poll released today. The survey, conducted by independent polling firm Hart Research Associates, showed for the fifth consecutive yearRead More

Alpha Energy Management Completes 280-kW Rooftop Install

Alpha Energy Management Completes 280-kW Rooftop Install

October 1, 2012 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Eoplly New Energy Technology Co., a designer and manufacturer of solar products, and Alpha Energy Management Inc., a California-based solar project engineering company, jointly announced the completion of a 280-kW rooftop solar PV system on the facility of Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADEM) LLC, located in Santa Clara, Calif. TheRead More

Transmission Line Approved for 139-MW California Solar Project

Transmission Line Approved for 139-MW California Solar Project

October 1, 2012 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved construction of the transmission line for First Solar’s Campo Verde Solar energy project, which will cross public lands southwest of El Centro, Calif. The 139-MW solar energy project is expected to support more than 250Read More

Nextronex Inverters Selected for 8 MW of Projects in Ohio

Nextronex Inverters Selected for 8 MW of Projects in Ohio

October 1, 2012 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Nextronex Inc. is pleased to announce it has been chosen as the inverter supplier on seven Ohio solar power projects totaling 8 MW. The solar arrays will be installed at two wastewater treatment plants, four municipalities and at a high school. The seven 1,000-V inverter systems will provide flexible andRead More

Southern Co. Acquires Nation’s Largest Solar Tracking Install

Southern Co. Acquires Nation’s Largest Solar Tracking Install

September 28, 2012 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Southern Co. today announced its acquisition of the largest direct current solar tracking array of its kind. The Spectrum Solar Facility — a 30-MW solar photovoltaic installation in Clark County, Nev. — will have greater DC capacity than any tracking-based installation in the United States. Tracking technology enables greater operatingRead More

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