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Solar Industry Capital Spending Hits Seven-Year Low in 2013

Solar Industry Capital Spending Hits Seven-Year Low in 2013

May 21, 2013 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

Although global capital spending this year in the photovoltaics supply chain is expected to fall to its lowest level since 2006, indications signal that the downturn in investment has hit bottom and that purchases of equipment may soon rebound. Capital spending among PV companies is set to drop to $2.3Read More

JinkoSolar Donates Solar Modules for Low-Income Homeowners

JinkoSolar Donates Solar Modules for Low-Income Homeowners

May 21, 2013 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

JinkoSolar Holding Co., a leading global PV solar power product manufacturer, today announced that it has created a strategic partnership with GRID Alternatives, a U.S. nonprofit solar installer, to donate 150 kW of its solar modules toward the installation and training of volunteers of solar electric systems exclusively for low-incomeRead More

Conergy Partners with SMA to Improve Customer Service

Conergy Partners with SMA to Improve Customer Service

May 21, 2013 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Conergy USA, one of the world’s leading PV solution and service providers, is constantly improving its customer service. In the U.S. market, Conergy has strengthened its existing partnership with SMA America to better support Conergy customers with enhanced benefits, greater product availability, access to deeper technical support, and expanded technicalRead More

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Develop Solar Power with NRG Energy

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Develop Solar Power with NRG Energy

May 20, 2013 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

From the Caribbean Summit of Political and Business Leaders that took place in the British Virgin Islands last week, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and NRG Energy Inc. on Friday announced a new global alliance to expand the use of renewable energy systems at Starwood properties. The alliance willRead More

Cupertino Electric Completes First Phase of 21-Site Solar Project

Cupertino Electric Completes First Phase of 21-Site Solar Project

May 20, 2013 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric Inc. today announced the completion of the first phase of a parking lot canopy and playground shade structure-based solar system for Clovis Unified School District (Calif.) spanning 21 sites and totaling 5.86 MW. The first phase of the Clovis Unified solar photovoltaic systemRead More

Blue Earth Completes Construction on Two Solar Projects in Cali Desert

Blue Earth Completes Construction on Two Solar Projects in Cali Desert

May 20, 2013 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Earth Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary, Xnergy Inc., finalized the construction of two renewable energy projects utilizing solar PV (photovoltaic) technology. The two projects include a 60-kW system for Leja Farms in Coachella, Calif., and a 55-kW system for Vessey & Co., in Holtville, Calif. Leja Farms is a leadingRead More

Chevron Energy Solutions Installs 416-kW System for School District

Chevron Energy Solutions Installs 416-kW System for School District

May 20, 2013 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

Live Oak School District in California celebrated completion of solar power installations and lighting efficiency upgrades at its six schools by dedicating a solar-shaded garden bench to the late Bernard “Barney” Bricmont, former member of the Live Oak School District Board and long-time supporter of solar and sustainability projects inRead More

Bonfiglioli Supplies Inverter Systems for 2.28-MW Solar Project

Bonfiglioli Supplies Inverter Systems for 2.28-MW Solar Project

May 17, 2013 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Bonfiglioli USA, a Kentucky-based subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Group, is pleased to announce its successful installation and commissioning of the 2.28-MW PV Brighton Solar Energy Project for Samuel Engineering (SE) in Thornton, Colo.  The ground-mounted solar energy plant was commissioned December 7, 2012. For this project, Bonfiglioli USA supplied a fullyRead More

Baja Construction, DPW Solar Partner to Provide Solar Shade Structures

Baja Construction, DPW Solar Partner to Provide Solar Shade Structures

May 17, 2013 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

DPW Solar and Baja Construction announce their new SR Series solar ready shade structures engineered and optimized to site specific applications. The rugged yet sleek structures feature a simplified design and integrated PV module mounting system resulting in faster assembly rates and labor savings on every project. Available in a variety of structuralRead More

Solar Energy Reduces Military Costs, Boosts Security – Says SEIA

Solar Energy Reduces Military Costs, Boosts Security – Says SEIA

May 17, 2013 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

In celebration of Armed Services Day, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a first-of-its-kind report detailing how innovative solar technologies are helping the U.S. military meet many of its critical functions – from security and battlefield readiness to cost savings and efficiency. “Enlisting the Sun: Powering the U.S.Read More