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Solar Battle of the Bands Returns During Intersolar

Solar Battle of the Bands Returns During Intersolar

June 13, 2013 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar Battle of the Bands, the annual solar industry event featuring a live musical showdown between five solar company rock bands, will be held at The Mezzanine in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 10 at 8 p.m. Presented by Quick Mount PV and Creotecc and held during the week ofRead More

Washington Gas Energy Systems to Build, Own Two 1.2-MW Systems

Washington Gas Energy Systems to Build, Own Two 1.2-MW Systems

June 13, 2013 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

Washington Gas Energy Systems Inc. announced it signed a contract with Rio Rancho Public Schools, AMSOLAR and Conergy to build, own and operate two 1,215-kW solar arrays at Cleveland and Rio Rancho High Schools. The arrays, when completed, will be the first successful power purchase agreement arrangement completed by WashingtonRead More

50 kW of SolarWorld Panels Power Bonnaroo Music Festival

50 kW of SolarWorld Panels Power Bonnaroo Music Festival

June 13, 2013 at 9:24 am 1 comment

When world-renowned musicians such as Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis take the stage starting today at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., solar panels from SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for more than 35 years, will offset electricity used to power theirRead More

European PV Installs to Fall by More than 6 GW in 2013

European PV Installs to Fall by More than 6 GW in 2013

June 12, 2013 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

European photovoltaic (PV) installations are forecast to fall by more than 6 GW in 2013, with 1.3 GW of this decline attributed to incoming  EU anti-dumping duties on Chinese modules according to a recently released analysis from IHS. Despite this dramatic fall, IHS still predicts global installations will grow atRead More

SPG Solar Unveils New Training Center for Tracking Systems

SPG Solar Unveils New Training Center for Tracking Systems

June 12, 2013 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

SPG Solar, a leading provider of utility and commercial solar power products and services, today announced the opening of the Technology and Training Center at Depot Park in Sacramento, Calif. The facility provides a unique training opportunity for construction crews, engineers and designers to assemble and install SPG Solar’s SunSeekerRead More

Dynamic Energy, Stone Quest Complete 193.5-kW PV System in NJ

Dynamic Energy, Stone Quest Complete 193.5-kW PV System in NJ

June 11, 2013 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

Dynamic Energy has completed the installation of a 193.5-kW solar photovoltaic system at the Stone Quest Inc. facility in Carteret, N.J. Stone Quest Inc. is a leading New York and New Jersey natural stone specialist. The solar system is expected to produce approximately 211,000 kWh of energy in its first yearRead More

U.S. Installs 723 MW of Solar PV in Q1 2013

U.S. Installs 723 MW of Solar PV in Q1 2013

June 11, 2013 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today release U.S. Solar Market Insight: 1st Quarter 2013, the definitive analysis of solar power markets in the United States, with strategic state-specific data for 28 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. This quarter’s report finds that the United StatesRead More

Sunmodo Hiring National Sales Manager

Sunmodo Hiring National Sales Manager

June 10, 2013 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

There is a current employement opening at Sunmodo for a national sales manager. What follows is the company’s job description: As an emerging player in the solar racking industry, Sunmodo offers innovative and cost effective solar panel mounting solutions to residential solar system contractors, commercial installers, industrial system integrators, andRead More

Brightergy to Install Solar Power System in St. Louis

Brightergy to Install Solar Power System in St. Louis

June 10, 2013 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

XIOLINK LLC, St. Louis’ largest managed datacenter services and colocation provider, today announced the installation of an advanced solar electricity system to provide sustainable energy to its downtown St. Louis headquarters. XIOLINK’s building at 1111 Olive St. becomes one of the first in the city’s central business district to installRead More

Canadian Solar Signs $300 Million EPC Agreement for 130-MW Solar Field

Canadian Solar Signs $300 Million EPC Agreement for 130-MW Solar Field

June 10, 2013 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has entered into an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) agreement with Grand Renewable Solar LP, a solar energy project developed by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. for the construction of a 130-MW utility-scale solar power plant in Ontario. This EPCRead More