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PV America East Conference to be in Philadelphia this February

PV America East Conference to be in Philadelphia this February

November 9, 2012 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Registration is now open for PV America East 2013 being held Tuesday, February 5 through Thursday, February 7, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pa.  PV America East offers a forum for the U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) industry including installers, project developers, designers and suppliers from the mid-Atlantic and New England regions toRead More

Cupertino Completes 1.2-MW Solar Power System for School

Cupertino Completes 1.2-MW Solar Power System for School

November 9, 2012 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric Inc. (CEI) today announced the completion of a ground-mount and parking lot canopy-based 1.2-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) system for the Golden Valley Unified School District in Madera, Calif. The district’s solar system was designed and built by CEI and was installed on canopiesRead More

Chevron Energy Installs Two Solar Power Systems in California

Chevron Energy Installs Two Solar Power Systems in California

November 9, 2012 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Today, the City of Gonzales (Calif.)  joined with Chevron Energy Solutions to ceremonially “flip the switch” on a transformative public-private program that is expected to support the city’s carbon reduction, climate action, and resource conservation goals, and significantly reduce the city’s energy and maintenance costs. The program consists of publicRead More

MAGE Solar Introduces 3-kW Emergency PV Kit for Grid Outages

MAGE Solar Introduces 3-kW Emergency PV Kit for Grid Outages

November 9, 2012 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

MAGE SOLAR is introducing a convenient 3-kW emergency kit that is designed as a stand-alone solution to provide reliable power during grid outages. Geared mainly toward the residential home or small commercial market, the emergency kit contains the company’s signature MAGE POWERTEC PLUS modules, a pitched roof mounting solution, andRead More

Carmanah Technologies to EPC Three Solar Rooftop Systems

Carmanah Technologies to EPC Three Solar Rooftop Systems

November 8, 2012 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited has awarded Carmanah Technologies contracts worth approximately $1,100,000 (CAD) to engineer and construct three rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) generating facilities. The systems are located on York Mills, McGregor and Mimico Arenas and are expected to produce more than 250,000 kWh of clean, renewable energy annually for theRead More

Solar Energy International and Veterans Green Jobs Join Forces

Solar Energy International and Veterans Green Jobs Join Forces

November 8, 2012 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar Energy International (SEI), the solar industry’s leading nonprofit career and technical solar training provider, has partnered with Veterans Green Jobs, a national nonprofit organization that puts veterans to work in the green economic sector. The partnership allows the two organizations to advance training and employment opportunities for military veteransRead More

EDF Renewable Energy Selects SMA to Power 110-MW Project

EDF Renewable Energy Selects SMA to Power 110-MW Project

November 8, 2012 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

In continued collaboration with renewable energy developer EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, SMA will supply Medium-Voltage Power Platforms for a 110-MW AC solar plant in Kern County, Calif. The project, which will be EDF Renewable Energy’s largest utility-scale solar project in the U.S. to date, is scheduled for Phase IRead More

Tecta Solar Completes 533-kW Solar Power Install in Massachusetts

Tecta Solar Completes 533-kW Solar Power Install in Massachusetts

November 7, 2012 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Tecta Solar, a division of Tecta America Corp., recently completed the installation of 533 kW of solar photovoltaics for the Palmer Technology Center in Three Rivers, Mass. The roof-mounted project includes a ballasted 77-kW array on the flat roof of the building, and a 456-kW array mechanically attached to theRead More

Trade Panel Votes to Counter Illegal Chinese Solar Trade Practices

Trade Panel Votes to Counter Illegal Chinese Solar Trade Practices

November 7, 2012 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar producer for more than 35 years, cheered the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) today for its unanimous final finding that illegally subsidized and dumped Chinese imports of crystalline silicon solar cells and panels have hurt domestic manufacturers. The decision, along with all major preceding rulings,Read More

Tecta Solar Launches New Website

Tecta Solar Launches New Website

November 5, 2012 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Tecta Solar, a division of national roofing leader Tecta America Corp., announced the launch of its new website, www.TectaSolar.com. The site acts as a solar solutions resource hub, featuring industry news, Tecta Solar project case studies, white papers and detailed information on the company’s offerings for commercial, public sector andRead More