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Exelon and Constellation Strengthen Merger Commitments

Exelon and Constellation Strengthen Merger Commitments

December 6, 2011 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

Exelon Corporation and Constellation Energy Group filed a brief with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) that increases the companies’ commitments related to the proposed merger, which is currently under review by the PSC, and offers an enhanced package of benefits, totaling a more than $445 million investment in Maryland,Read More

Solar Companies Join Together to Help Households in Calif. and Nicaragua

Solar Companies Join Together to Help Households in Calif. and Nicaragua

December 6, 2011 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with more than 2,000 solar and clean energy systems engineered and installed since 2001, and Power to the People, a 501c3 non-profit organization working with volunteers to bring solar electricity to community buildings in rural areas of the developing world, announced “Help for the Holidays,”Read More

10-kW Systems to be Installed in Florida Schools through SunSmart Program

10-kW Systems to be Installed in Florida Schools through SunSmart Program

December 6, 2011 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Shaka, a globalization and corporate strategies firm focusing on renewable energy, announcedthat it has entered into the final stages of an agreement with Vergona–Bowersox Electric, a Boca Raton-based corporation. According to the terms of the contract, Shaka will install 10-kW solar systems in various schools throughout Florida as part of the Florida SolarRead More

Floating Racking System Installed Atop N.J. Reservoir

Floating Racking System Installed Atop N.J. Reservoir

December 5, 2011 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

ENERACTIVE Solutions recently completed the installation of a 112-kW solar PV system on a floating racking system atop the reservoir at New Jersey American Water’s (NJAW) Canoe Brook Water Treatment Facility located in Short Hills, N.J. By harnessing the power of the sun, this initiative is anticipated to generate 136,000Read More

Southeast’s Largest Rooftop Project Completed in S.C.

Southeast’s Largest Rooftop Project Completed in S.C.

December 2, 2011 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

South Carolina Electric & Gas and Boeing today officially marked the completion of one of the largest single rooftop solar installations in the United States and the largest in the Southeast, by production capacity. The dedication event signaled the start of renewable energy being generated by the 2.6-MW rooftop PVRead More

Seminole Financial to Fund $18 Million Loan for 5.75-MW PV system

Seminole Financial to Fund $18 Million Loan for 5.75-MW PV system

December 2, 2011 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

Seminole Financial Services announced today the funding of a $18 million construction loan to Southern Sky Renewable Energy, LLC (Southern Sky) to install a 5.75MW photovoltaic ground mounted solar panel installation in Canton, Massachusetts. The installation will utilize approximately 15 acres of the 40 acre closed municipal landfill in Canton,Read More

DOE Awards $12 Million for Rooftop Solar Challenge

DOE Awards $12 Million for Rooftop Solar Challenge

December 2, 2011 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, Energy Secretary Steven Chu was joined by Lynn Jurich, the president and co-founder of the solar power company SunRun, and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman to announce $12 million in funding for the awardees of the Rooftop Solar Challenge. TheRead More

11.6-MW Solar Project in Los Angeles Taking Shape

11.6-MW Solar Project in Los Angeles Taking Shape

December 1, 2011 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

An 11.6-megawatt DC solar system composed of high-performance solar panels from SolarWorld has begun taking shape at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s high-desert Adelanto Switching and Converter Station. The system features domestically produced solar panels, racking, inverters and other balance-of-system components, showcasing not only American solar technology production but also theRead More

Magnolia Solar Receives Research Fund From US Air Force

Magnolia Solar Receives Research Fund From US Air Force

December 1, 2011 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Magnolia Solar Corp. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnolia Solar Inc., recently received a $750,000 Phase II award from the United States Air Force Research Laboratory as part of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. The award will fund a two-year project to develop flexible, lightweight, ultra-high efficiency multi-junctionRead More

FirstEnergy Solutions Signs PPA with Largest Solar Project in Maryland

FirstEnergy Solutions Signs PPA with Largest Solar Project in Maryland

December 1, 2011 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

FirstEnergy Corp. announced that its FirstEnergy Solutions subsidiary has signed a long-term agreement to purchase the output from the Maryland Solar Farm, a green energy facility planned for Hagerstown, Md. When the development is completed by Maryland Solar LLC, the facility will be the largest solar facility in Maryland and amongRead More