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Metal Foundations Announces Name Change

Metal Foundations Announces Name Change

December 11, 2012 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Metal Foundations, a Pittsburgh-based company that specializes in the design, engineering and installation of steel foundations, has announced plans to change its name to Shaner Industries to better align itself with the Shaner family of companies. “The new name more clearly aligns us with the Shaner brand and allows usRead More

Sempra Completes 92-MW First Phase of Nevada Solar Project

Sempra Completes 92-MW First Phase of Nevada Solar Project

December 11, 2012 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, today announced that it has completed construction of the 92-MW first phase of a new photovoltaic solar power facility, Copper Mountain Solar 2, located in Boulder City, Nev., about 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas. The first phase of theRead More

MOTECH Solar Panels Installed in 185-kW Project in Delaware

MOTECH Solar Panels Installed in 185-kW Project in Delaware

December 11, 2012 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

EnterSolar, a leading provider of commercial solar systems, announced the completion of a 185-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system using Motech Americas panels for Ultrachem Inc., a leading specialty lubricant compounder. The system was installed on the roof of Ultrachem’s Corporate Headquarters located in New Castle, Del., and will generate enoughRead More

Oregon’s First Utility-Scale Solar Project Uses AE Inverters

Oregon’s First Utility-Scale Solar Project Uses AE Inverters

December 11, 2012 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Advanced Energy Industries Inc. announced that its utility-scale AE 500NX inverters were used for Oregon’s first utility-scale solar energy project, which is also the largest utility-owned and operated solar energy site in the state. The Black Cap Solar Facility, a 2-MW solar farm in Lakeview, Ore., was completed by Swinerton RenewableRead More

Tioga Completes 30 Solar Power Projects in NJ County Totaling 3.34 MW

Tioga Completes 30 Solar Power Projects in NJ County Totaling 3.34 MW

December 11, 2012 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Tioga Energy, a leading provider of renewable energy services to commercial, government and non-profit organizations, today announced the completion of 3.34 MW in solar electric systems for Union County, N.J. Incorporating installations at 30 separate sites across the county, the project represents the largest public-private partnership of its kind inRead More

1.5-MW Tracking Solar Power Project Installed at Evergreen Valley College

1.5-MW Tracking Solar Power Project Installed at Evergreen Valley College

December 11, 2012 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

Evergreen Valley College, Gilbane Building Co. and SunPower Corp. dedicated a 1.5-MW tracking solar power project at the Evergreen Valley College campus in San Jose, Calif. The ground-mounted solar array is owned by the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District and was financed through local, voter-approved Measure G-2010 bond funds. Gilbane BuildingRead More

U.S. Govt Orders Final Chinese Solar Import Duties

U.S. Govt Orders Final Chinese Solar Import Duties

December 10, 2012 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Federal orders issued Friday activate final anti-subsidy and anti-dumping duty rates ranging from 24 percent to 255 percent on imports of Chinese crystalline silicon cells and panels since last spring. Moreover, any future Chinese imports entering the United States will be subject to reviews that could result in higher dutyRead More

Westfield Shopping Malls Awards Third Contract to Martifer Solar

Westfield Shopping Malls Awards Third Contract to Martifer Solar

December 10, 2012 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

On the heels of two recently completed photovoltaic installations, the U.S.-based unit of the Westfield Group has awarded a third contract to Martifer Solar USA, a national solar engineering, procurement, and construction firm. The proposed 765-kW array is scheduled to break ground in early 2013 at Westfield’s flagship Century CityRead More

SolarCraft Completes 54-kW Solar Power System in California

SolarCraft Completes 54-kW Solar Power System in California

December 7, 2012 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Novato- and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced the completion of a 53.6-kW solar electric system at Sunny Hills Services, a private, non-profit organization serving vulnerable youth and their families, in San Anselmo, Calif.  The photovoltaic system will provide enormous savings for its long-standing facility. Mary Denton, Sunny Hills Services CEO, said, “We trulyRead More

Seminole Financial, Enfinity America Close Financing on 5 Solar Projects

Seminole Financial, Enfinity America Close Financing on 5 Solar Projects

December 7, 2012 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing to expand its role as a national leader in financing of renewable energy construction projects, Seminole Financial Services announced it has recently closed on two renewable energy projects in late November with Enfinity America Corporation, bringing its total to five separate  transactions with Enfinity this year. The projects reflectRead More