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SunPower, US Navy Complete 13.78-MW Solar Power System

SunPower, US Navy Complete 13.78-MW Solar Power System

October 22, 2012 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

In a dedication ceremony attended by Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy Roger Natsuhara, SunPower Corp. announced the completion of the largest solar system in the US Navy, a 13.78-megawatt (DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power system at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS China Lake) in California. Using SunPower’s high-efficiency, BuyRead More

SolarCity to Build 14-MW Solar Power System for KIUC in Hawaii

SolarCity to Build 14-MW Solar Power System for KIUC in Hawaii

October 19, 2012 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarCity announced it has been selected by Kaua’i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to build a 14-MW DC (12-MW AC) solar facility on land owned by Grove Farm Company Inc. The project will consist of 54,314 panels installed on 67 acres near the town of Koloa. Once complete, the solar powerRead More

Tioga, Johnson Controls Complete 14 Solar Power Systems for School District

Tioga, Johnson Controls Complete 14 Solar Power Systems for School District

October 19, 2012 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Representatives from the Hemet Unified School District, Tioga Energy, Johnson Controls, De Lage Landen and Wells Fargo & Company gathered in Hemet, Calif., to celebrate the completion of 17 solar power systems for area elementary, middle and high schools. The 4.4 MW of solar electric canopies now provide shade forRead More

Panasonic, Macerich to Install Solar Power on Shopping Centers

Panasonic, Macerich to Install Solar Power on Shopping Centers

October 18, 2012 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and Macerich, have aligned to begin the first phase of a multi-property retail real estate solar power program. Over the next 12 months, solar installations at a total of 12 Macerich shopping centers in Arizona, California, New York and Connecticut are expected to yield 10.2Read More

Southern Co. Acquires 2.5-MW Granville Solar Facility

Southern Co. Acquires 2.5-MW Granville Solar Facility

October 18, 2012 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Southern Company today announced the acquisition of the company’s first solar installation in North Carolina — the 2.5-megawatt (MW) Granville Solar Facility — by subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy.  The project represents the partnership’s fourth joint solar acquisition. The Granville Solar Facility is located on a 40-acre siteRead More

California Habitat for Humanity Homes to be Solar Powered

California Habitat for Humanity Homes to be Solar Powered

October 18, 2012 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Habitat for Humanity, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the City of Oakland are celebrating the construction of a new 12-home affordable housing development in Oakland’s District 7 and the renewal of PG&E’s Solar Habitat program for a sixth year. This unique partnership provides solar power to Habitat homesRead More

Ingeteam Develops New Inverter Management Solution

Ingeteam Develops New Inverter Management Solution

October 17, 2012 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Ingeteam has just developed the INGECON EMS Plants, an entirely new inverter concept for batteries and part of Ingeteam’s range of Energy Management Solutions. This inverter, designed for large-scale PV plants and successfully tested at Acciona in Tudela (Navarre – Spain), makes it possible to integrate PV generation with energyRead More

DayStar Acquries Solar Projects from Avatar Solar

DayStar Acquries Solar Projects from Avatar Solar

October 17, 2012 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

DayStar Technologies Inc. announced the purchase of solar projects from Avatar Solar of Simi Valley, Calif. DayStar’s acquisition is a first step and it’s for the Avatar Solar’s Hawaiian-based projects. This is a cash and equity deal that prices DayStar’s common equity at $2.00 per share. Total purchase price was $850,000.00Read More

Woodward, SolarEdge Partner on Utility-Scale Optimization Systems

Woodward, SolarEdge Partner on Utility-Scale Optimization Systems

October 17, 2012 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Woodward Inc. and SolarEdge Technologies, a global provider of end-to-end solar power optimization systems and PV monitoring solutions, announced their partnership to offer a superior utility scale PV power optimization system. The synergy between the extensive Woodward’s knowledge of utility scale PV inverters and SolarEdge’s innovative power optimization solution creates aRead More

Upsolar Introduces Smart Modules Powered by Tigo Energy

Upsolar Introduces Smart Modules Powered by Tigo Energy

October 17, 2012 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

Upsolar, an international provider of solar PV modules, unveiled its smart modules optimized by Tigo Energy. The first smart modules certified by TÜV Rheinland PTL for Europe and North America, Upsolar’s products are now available for residential, commercial and utility-scale installations. Tigo Energy’s optimizers leverage proprietary impedance matching technology to increase the powerRead More