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First Solar To Build 23 MW of Solar Power in New Mexico

First Solar To Build 23 MW of Solar Power in New Mexico

July 24, 2013 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

First Solar Inc. announced today an agreement with Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) to construct three solar power plants totaling 23 MW-AC of generating capacity. Under the agreement, First Solar is expected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, using its advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules. PNM isRead More

SMA’s New Three-Phase Inverter: Sunny Tripower TL-US

SMA’s New Three-Phase Inverter: Sunny Tripower TL-US

July 23, 2013 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has released its best-selling inverter to the North American solar market. The Sunny Tripower TL-US is a three-phase, transformerless inverter featuring unmatched design flexibility, high efficiency and enhanced safety, making it the ideal solution for decentralized commercial photovoltaic plants. It is available in 12, 15, 20 and 24 kilowattRead More

Sol System Secures Financing for 1.7-MW Indiana Solar Portfolio

Sol System Secures Financing for 1.7-MW Indiana Solar Portfolio

July 23, 2013 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Sol Systems continues to expand its mid-market focus and successfully arranged financing for a 1.7-MW portfolio of solar projects located in Indiana.  Solscient Energy built the four commercial projects, each with different landlords, ranging in size from 243 kW to 643 kW. Sol Systems’ project finance team originated and completed underwritingRead More

Laid Off SolarWorld Factory Workers Eligible for Federal Assistance

Laid Off SolarWorld Factory Workers Eligible for Federal Assistance

July 22, 2013 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Many of about 50 SolarWorld workers who will lose their jobs late this summer will be eligible for federal “trade-adjustment” assistance because the U.S. Department of Labor has determined that Chinese solar-panel imports were a cause of their impending layoffs, the company announced today. Many of the laid-off workers, mostRead More

Suntech Modules to Power 30-MW Mexico Solar Project

Suntech Modules to Power 30-MW Mexico Solar Project

July 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd., one of the world’s largest solar companies, today announced that it is supplying the photovoltaic modules for the largest solar power plant in Latin America, a 30-MW plant in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The 132,000 Suntech Ve and Vd panels will be installed by Martifer Solar,Read More

Dominion Acquires Three Solar Projects in Indiana

Dominion Acquires Three Solar Projects in Indiana

July 22, 2013 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Dominion has acquired three solar power development projects near Indianapolis from Sunrise Energy Ventures. Expected to be in service before the end of 2013, the projects will use standard photovoltaic technology with a fixed-axis system to generate a peak combined output of 28.6 MW of electricity. “Dominion has been adding renewableRead More

Renewable Energy Provides 25% of All New U.S. Electric Generation

Renewable Energy Provides 25% of All New U.S. Electric Generation

July 19, 2013 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, solar, water, wind) accounted for 24.93% of all new domestic electrical generating capacity installed in the first six months of 2013 for a total of 2,144Read More

California Fruit Grower Installs 2.2-MW System Installed by Cenergy

California Fruit Grower Installs 2.2-MW System Installed by Cenergy

July 18, 2013 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

HMC Farms, one of the largest grower-shipper-packer of numerous varieties of tree fruit and table grapes, has taken a huge green leap forward by moving forward with Cenergy Power on a 10 acre solar photovoltaic (PV) farm. The large 2.2-MW solar system will span across 390,000 square feet of groundRead More

LG Selects Xnergy to Install 60-kW Solar System at Mobile Communication Facility

LG Selects Xnergy to Install 60-kW Solar System at Mobile Communication Facility

July 18, 2013 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Earth Inc.,  a renewable energy and energy efficiency services company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Xnergy Inc. was selected by LG Electronics to engineer and install a solar PV system at its Mobile Communication facility in San Diego. The approximately 60-kW installation is the latest of many constructionRead More

Legrand Delta Strut System Used in Charlotte Transit System Solar Project

Legrand Delta Strut System Used in Charlotte Transit System Solar Project

July 17, 2013 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

With their expansive roofs, bus maintenance facilities in major metropolitan areas represent significant opportunities for solar power. The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) in North Carolina now produces electricity on the roofs of its bus maintenance facility after a Sept. 2012 installation. “The nine bus canopies comprise about an acreRead More