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New Alliance Launches to Advance Adoption of Low-Cost BOS Components

New Alliance Launches to Advance Adoption of Low-Cost BOS Components

September 10, 2012 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

Today, solar industry leaders Ampt, KACO new energy, LTi REEnergy, and REFUsol Inc. announced the launch of the HDPV Alliance, an industry alliance aimed at reducing photovoltaic (PV) balance of system (BOS) costs while increasing energy production from PV plants. The HDPV Alliance leverages open technology standards to optimize the design and deployment of inverters,Read More

Hypower Completes 5.7-MW Rooftop Solar Array

Hypower Completes 5.7-MW Rooftop Solar Array

September 10, 2012 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

Hypower Inc. is pleased to announce the successful completion of one of the largest rooftop utility solar systems in the northeast; located in Cranbury, N.J. The system with a total of 5.7  MW covers 1,108,500 square feet on four warehouse rooftops all connecting into an underground collection system which is interconnectedRead More

Reliant Planning Solar-Powered Splash Pad for Houston

Reliant Planning Solar-Powered Splash Pad for Houston

September 7, 2012 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Families in Houston’s Fifth Ward will soon have a fun place to play and stay cool thanks to Reliant’s donation of a solar-powered splash pad water play area. The 2,340 square-foot structure will include 18 solar panels that are expected to generate approximately 6,600 kilowatt hours of electricity annually. TheRead More

SolarWorld Breaks Ground on 25-MW Desert Star Solar Projects

SolarWorld Breaks Ground on 25-MW Desert Star Solar Projects

September 7, 2012 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld announced today that it has begun construction of its 25-MW (DC) Desert Star Solar Projects in California’s Mojave Desert. The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) division of SolarWorld, which owns the land and projects near Twentynine Palms, Calif., is overseeing all phases of the projects, including design, engineering, procurement,Read More

SunPower, PG&E Sign Contract for 100-MW Solar Power Project

SunPower, PG&E Sign Contract for 100-MW Solar Power Project

September 7, 2012 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp. announced it has signed a power purchase agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) for delivery of the 100-MW (AC) Henrietta Solar Project in Kings County, Calif. The project is expected to create approximately 200 jobs during construction and inject $72.7 million into the local economy. “We are veryRead More

Leaders from Mote Marine Laboratory thank donors who have provided two new solar energy systems and ride in a man lift to inspect the solar panels donated by Willis A. Smith Construction Inc. on Sept. 4 at Mote’s animal hospital facility.

Florida Marine Laboratory Installs 30-kW Solar Power System

September 7, 2012 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

A new solar-energy system was mounted Sept. 4 on a rooftop at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Sarasota, Fla., which is launching its new Sustainable Energy Initiative this month, building upon two generous donations of solar panels from members of the Sarasota community. One new system of 126 photovoltaic panels, valuedRead More

Ecolibrium, ModSolar Partner on Racking Layout Tool

Ecolibrium, ModSolar Partner on Racking Layout Tool

September 7, 2012 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

Ecolibrium Solar & ModSolar announce a partnership to create the solar industry’s first visual racking layout tool to easily and automatically produce a racking materials list directly from a panel layout on the ModSolar Platform. The tool will be released at SPI in Orlando at Ecolibrium Solar’s booth 1369. “EcolibriumRead More

Astrum Solar to Install 1 MW of Home Solar Power in Massachusetts

Astrum Solar to Install 1 MW of Home Solar Power in Massachusetts

September 6, 2012 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Astrum Solar, the largest full-service residential solar provider headquartered in the eastern United States, is proud to announce it has reached more than 1 MW of contracted capacity as the preferred installer for six Massachusetts towns in the Solarize Mass program, which is a partnership between the Massachusetts Clean EnergyRead More

REC Solar Completes 5 Installations Across Florida

REC Solar Completes 5 Installations Across Florida

September 6, 2012 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

REC Solar established itself among the top solar companies in Florida’s emerging solar market with work on five installations on IKEA and U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Medical Center locations totaling nearly 5 MW. With ample sunshine, high-energy usage, and fast-falling solar prices, Florida is well positioned to becomeRead More

SOLON Introduces SOLquick Satisfaction Guarantee Program

SOLON Introduces SOLquick Satisfaction Guarantee Program

September 6, 2012 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

SOLON Corp., one of the largest providers of turnkey solar power plants and photovoltaic (PV) products in the United States, announced today the launch of the SOLquick Satisfaction Guarantee Program. This first-of-its-kind program provides another unique customer benefit for SOLON’s lightweight, award-winning SOLquick system for commercial rooftops. If customers areRead More