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Ampt Optimizers Receive Positive Bankability Report

Ampt Optimizers Receive Positive Bankability Report

June 19, 2013 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Ampt LLC today announced independent, bank-approved engineering firm BEW, now part of DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, has given Ampt a positive bankability report, strengthening the company’s photovoltaic (PV) DC optimizer as suitable for deployment in large solar systems.  Ampt’s utility-scale programs underway are scheduled to be completed by 2015.Read More

Walgreens to Expand Solar Installs to 200+ Stores

Walgreens to Expand Solar Installs to 200+ Stores

June 19, 2013 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, together with Chicago-based solar developer SoCore Energy, today said they will build more than 200 new solar installations at Walgreens drugstores throughout California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. This latest expansion will bring the number of completed solar installations at WalgreensRead More

Verengo Inc. to Host Solar Job Fair June 26 in California

Verengo Inc. to Host Solar Job Fair June 26 in California

June 19, 2013 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Verengo Inc., the nation’s leading residential solar specialist, announced it will host a job fair on Wednesday, June 26th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its Torrance, Calif., corporate headquarters, 20285 S. Western Blvd. The company will interview candidates for 70-plus new positions including certified electricians, electrical apprentices, solarRead More

Dominion Virginia Power Accepting Applications for Solar Purchase Program

Dominion Virginia Power Accepting Applications for Solar Purchase Program

June 19, 2013 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Dominion Virginia Power begins accepting online applications tomorrow for the company’s Solar Purchase Program, which will help eligible customers offset the cost of adding solar power to their homes and properties while increasing solar generation in Virginia. “We have seen a growing interest from customers since we announced this programRead More

Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Designing Two Systems in Ontario

Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Designing Two Systems in Ontario

June 19, 2013 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada has been awarded the contract to design and build two solar photovoltaic (PV) systems representing 500 kW for Central Huron’s REACH Centre and Central Huron Community Complex (CHCC) in Clinton, Ontario, located along Ontario’s west coast in the heart of Huron County. The projects will useRead More

Nut and Fruit Processor to Install 864-kW PV System

Nut and Fruit Processor to Install 864-kW PV System

June 18, 2013 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

ShoEi Foods, a global producer and processor of nuts and dried and frozen fruits has selected Cenergy Power to engineer and construct a large 864-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system. The sizeable solar system will be utilized to offset the local energy demand at their walnut processing facility in Marysville, Calif.Read More

Solar PV Modules to Drop to 36 Cents Per Watt by 2017

Solar PV Modules to Drop to 36 Cents Per Watt by 2017

June 18, 2013 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Production costs for industry-leading Chinese crystalline-silicon (c-Si) PV module manufacturers — such as Jinko Solar, Renesola, Trina Solar and Yingli Green Energy– will fall from 50 cents per watt in the fourth quarter of 2012 to 36 cents per watt by the end of 2017, according to a new reportRead More

Solar System on IKEA Roof in Denver to Double in Size

Solar System on IKEA Roof in Denver to Double in Size

June 18, 2013 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to increase the solar array atop its Denver-area store that opened two years ago in Centennial, Colo. Installation of panels on the roof’s remaining space can begin in July, with completion expected by Fall. Already the state’s largest single-use rooftopRead More

Reliant’s Houston Solar-Powered Splash Park Now Open

Reliant’s Houston Solar-Powered Splash Park Now Open

June 17, 2013 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunshine will play double duty at a Reliant-donated, 2,340 square-foot splash pad play area that opened today in Houston’s Fifth Ward. Families and solar panels will soak up the rays, resulting in a community project intended to drench and delight local families and kids. The park will be open annuallyRead More

Main Street Power, Gehrlicher Solar Partner on Capped Landfill Solar Project

Main Street Power, Gehrlicher Solar Partner on Capped Landfill Solar Project

June 14, 2013 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Main Street Power Company Inc., an owner and operator of solar assets, MS Solar Solutions Corp. (MSSS), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, project developers Syncarpha Capital and Brightfields Development LLC and Gehrlicher Solar America Corp., an engineering, procurement and construction firm, are partnering with the Town of ScituateRead More