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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

3,000-Cow Dairy Goes Solar with 719-kW Tracking System

3,000-Cow Dairy Goes Solar with 719-kW Tracking System

October 16, 2012 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

SPG Solar announced its partnership with Curtimade Dairy in an open house event at the dairy’s Tulare, Calif. facility. The dairy recently completed the installation of a 719-kW solar array featuring SunSeeker Tracker, SPG’s single axis tracker. By deploying this new solar system, Curtimade — a 3,000 cow dairy inRead More

Keystone Solar Project Completed by Community Energy Solar, groSolar

Keystone Solar Project Completed by Community Energy Solar, groSolar

October 16, 2012 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc. today announced its modules have been installed in a 5-MW (AC) solar plant located in a dense agricultural area of Lancaster County, Pa. The environment-friendly solar project, dubbed Keystone, was developed by Community Energy Solar and constructed by groSolar. Canadian Solar utility-scale MaxPower modules are part of the uniqueRead More