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Largest U.S. Airport Solar Farm to Begin Construction March 2013

Largest U.S. Airport Solar Farm to Begin Construction March 2013

February 5, 2013 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Construction of the largest planned airport solar farm in North America is set to begin in March 2013 at the entrance to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). This $35-$40 million dollar alternative energy project is a significant public-private partnership that includes the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA), the City of Indianapolis,Read More

Astrum, DuPont Partner to Increase Solar Adoption, Promote Standards

Astrum, DuPont Partner to Increase Solar Adoption, Promote Standards

February 5, 2013 at 5:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Astrum Solar, the leading full-service home solar provider based in the eastern United States, today announced it has reached an agreement with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) to collaborate on standards for solar installation offerings and ensure the continued use of premium quality system components. The agreement is designed to speedRead More

Independence Solar, Renusol Complete 300-kW System for The Safety Zone

Independence Solar, Renusol Complete 300-kW System for The Safety Zone

February 5, 2013 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Today, Independence Solar, together with its installation partner, Pat Munger Construction Company, announces the completion of a rooftop solar energy system at the Connecticut distribution center for The Safety Zone, a leading manufacturer and distributor of safety products and equipment operating 1 million square feet of distribution centers located inRead More

PV America East Announces Project Award Winners

PV America East Announces Project Award Winners

February 5, 2013 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) today announced the three winners of the 2013 Photovoltaic (PV) Projects of Distinction Awards at PV America East 2013 in Philadelphia. Recognizing major achievements in U.S. PV solar energy, the awards were presented to the Generating CleanRead More

Draker Monitoring Solution to be Installed in 2-MW Massachusetts Solar Array

Draker Monitoring Solution to be Installed in 2-MW Massachusetts Solar Array

February 5, 2013 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Draker is pleased to announce that it has been selected to install its fully integrated Draker AC and Clarity DC panel-to-grid (P2G) monitoring solution at a 2 MW-AC site, the largest installation to date for a fully integrated Draker AC and Clarity DC monitoring system. The solar PV plant inRead More

Real Goods Solar Installs More than 25 MW in 2012

Real Goods Solar Installs More than 25 MW in 2012

February 5, 2013 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

Real Goods Solar Inc., a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions, installed more than 25 MW of solar power in 2012 for residential, commercial, and utility customers. Furthermore,  the company achieved a major milestone having surpassed cumulative installations of more than 100 MW and more than 14,500 in totalRead More

PanelClaw, Powerway Partner to Create Solar Mounting System Powerhouse

PanelClaw, Powerway Partner to Create Solar Mounting System Powerhouse

February 5, 2013 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

The market-leading PV mounting system companies PanelClaw and Powerway Renewable Energy are joining forces in a strategic partnership to offer the most comprehensive mounting and balance-of-system (BOS) solutions for commercial and utility-scale PV projects worldwide. The partnership aims to lower the cost of PV installations and set new standards ofRead More

NRG Completes Largest Fully Operational Solar Plant in California

NRG Completes Largest Fully Operational Solar Plant in California

February 4, 2013 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar, announced the start of commercial operations for the Alpine Solar Generating Station, a 66-MW (AC) photovoltaic facility, currently the largest fully operational solar plant in California. The station’s electricity will be sold to Pacific Gas & Electric under a 20-yearRead More

NRG Energy Unveils Solar Powered Playground at New Orleans School

NRG Energy Unveils Solar Powered Playground at New Orleans School

February 3, 2013 at 11:57 pm Comments are Disabled

NRG Energy Inc. dedicated a solar photovoltaic installation and opened the NRG Playground at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology in New Orleans. The installation, donated by NRG, will provide sun-powered energy and education to enhance the experience for the students, and demonstrate how solarRead More

Schneider Electric Announces New Solar EcoXpert Training Program

Schneider Electric Announces New Solar EcoXpert Training Program

January 31, 2013 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Environmental issues, recent government legislation and decreasing prices are some of the factors causing rapid growth in the solar photovoltaic (PV) market.  Clean Edge recently reported that the solar PV market increased from $71.2 billion in 2010 to a record $91.6 billion in 2011 and they project that it willRead More