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Macquarie Infrastructure to Build 19.5 MW In San Diego, Financed by NADB

Macquarie Infrastructure to Build 19.5 MW In San Diego, Financed by NADB

October 9, 2013 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

The North American Development Bank (NADB) closed four loan agreements totaling US$50.8 million for the construction of four solar energy parks with a total generation capacity of 19.5 MWdc located in northwestern San Diego County in California and sponsored by Macquarie Infrastructure Company Solar LLC. The electricity generated by theRead More

Lighthouse Solar Installs 855-kW System for Nice-Pak Products

Lighthouse Solar Installs 855-kW System for Nice-Pak Products

October 9, 2013 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

Over the past few weeks, Lighthouse Solar has been installing an 855-kW ballasted roof-mounted system on the headquarters of Nice-Pak Products Inc./Professional Disposables International Inc. in Orangeburg, N.Y. The companies produce leading edge wet wipe products for personal hygiene, cleansing, disinfecting and sanitizing needs in the consumer, healthcare and commercialRead More

SolarCity to Acquire Zep Solar for $158 Million

SolarCity to Acquire Zep Solar for $158 Million

October 9, 2013 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

SolarCity Corp. and Zep Solar Inc., today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for SolarCity to acquire Zep Solar, Inc. for approximately $158 million. The purchase price is payable in shares of SolarCity common stock and is subject to reduction for the amount of net indebtedness of ZepRead More

IKEA to Increase Solar Energy System at Boston Store by 50%

IKEA to Increase Solar Energy System at Boston Store by 50%

October 9, 2013 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to increase the solar array atop its Boston-area store that opened eight years ago in Stoughton, Mass. Last month, IKEA began work on a 58,575-square-foot store expansion, atop which new panels will be installed beginning Spring 2014, with a SummerRead More

Renusol America to Unveil New Mounting System for Metal Roofs at SPI

Renusol America to Unveil New Mounting System for Metal Roofs at SPI

October 8, 2013 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

With more solar being installed on sheet metal roofs across industrial and agricultural buildings and in coastal areas of the United States, today Renusol America announces the upcoming debut of the Renusol MS system, the latest technology for mounting PV modules on trapezoidal sheet metal roofs. Attendees at Solar PowerRead More

Nautilus Solar Energy Installing Carports at NJ Business Headquarters

Nautilus Solar Energy Installing Carports at NJ Business Headquarters

October 8, 2013 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Working towards the goals of offsetting greenhouse gas emissions and promoting effective use of the Earth’s limited resources, Nautilus Solar Energy LLC and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. today announce that the formal ribbon cutting of “Project Sunway” — a 967,000 kWh solar energy system installed in the parkingRead More

Fiera Axium Infrastructure, MetLife to Acquire 8 Solar Projects in Ontario

Fiera Axium Infrastructure, MetLife to Acquire 8 Solar Projects in Ontario

October 8, 2013 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Fiera Axium Infrastructure and MetLife Inc. today announced their joint investment to acquire eight Recurrent Energy solar power projects in Ontario, Canada. The solar power plants will provide more than 10,250 homes in Ontario with clean, solar-generated electricity. “We are continually seeking out opportunities that align with our strategy ofRead More

Kyocera, Green Power Solutions Install 25-kW System at Midway Airport

Kyocera, Green Power Solutions Install 25-kW System at Midway Airport

October 8, 2013 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Kyocera Solar Inc. today announced that 25 kW of Kyocera photovoltaic modules now help power Chicago’s Midway Airport’s new environmentally friendly consolidated rental car facility. Installed by Green Power Solutions, the PV system is on the roof of the Quick-Turn Around (QTA) facility, where hundreds of rental cars are washedRead More

Sol Systems Finances 227-kW Solar Project Installed by Volt Energy

Sol Systems Finances 227-kW Solar Project Installed by Volt Energy

October 8, 2013 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

Sol Systems is proud to announce that it has facilitated financing for a 227-kW solar energy system at the KIPP Charter School, a non-profit in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Volt Energy developed the project and Sol Systems structured the transaction and financed the project on behalf of itsRead More

Solar Sees $207 Million in Venture Capital Funding in Q3 2013

Solar Sees $207 Million in Venture Capital Funding in Q3 2013

October 7, 2013 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report today on third quarter funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the solar sector. Global venture capital (VC) funding in Q3 2013 totaled $207 million, up slightly from the $189 million raised in Q2 2013.Read More