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Monarch Power Offers to Buy Suntech Manufacturing Plant

Monarch Power Offers to Buy Suntech Manufacturing Plant

April 22, 2013 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Professor Joseph Hui, CEO of Monarch Power, announced that the U.S. firm has offered to purchase and save a Goodyear, Ariz., solar manufacturing plant that China-based Suntech says it will close, laying off 43 workers. Professor Hui visited the plant and met with Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord, determining that it’sRead More

Second 10-MW Solar Farm Approved for Indianapolis Int’l Airport

Second 10-MW Solar Farm Approved for Indianapolis Int’l Airport

April 19, 2013 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) announced today that it has selected a Joint Venture group between two locally owned companies, Johnson Melloh Solutions and Telamon, to develop a second 10-MW Solar Farm on Indianapolis International Airport (IND) property. Bulldog Energy Airport LLC and Indy Airport Solar Project II LLC willRead More

Martifer Solar Completes 1-MW System at Occidental College

Martifer Solar Completes 1-MW System at Occidental College

April 19, 2013 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Martifer Solar USA has completed a 1.142-MW solar PV system, a combination of a parking lot carport and a hillside ground-mount at Occidental College. This represents one of Martifer Solar USA’s most unique installations as it incorporates elements of art into the design of the system. Kara Bartelt of Lettuce,Read More

Ohio Ranks 10th In Country for Solar Jobs

Ohio Ranks 10th In Country for Solar Jobs

April 18, 2013 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar research and education organization, today announced the release of its State Solar Jobs Map (www.solarstates.org), a web-based tool providing the first-ever solar jobs numbers for each of the fifty states. Ohio ranked 10th in the country with 2,930 local solar jobs atRead More

Constellation Installs 1.6-MW Solar Energy Project in Arizona

Constellation Installs 1.6-MW Solar Energy Project in Arizona

April 18, 2013 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Constellation and the Somerton School District today announced the completion of an aggregate 1.6-MW (DC) solar generation project in Yuma County, Ariz. Located at five sites — Desert Sonora Elementary School, Orange Grove Elementary School, Somerton Middle School, Tierra del Sol Elementary School and Valle del Encanto Learning Center —Read More

SDG&E Signs Multiple PPAs for 47 MW of Solar Power

SDG&E Signs Multiple PPAs for 47 MW of Solar Power

April 17, 2013 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has signed five new renewable power purchase agreements for a total of nearly 62 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind energy. Two of these contracts, for a total of 27 MW of solar power, will be located in San DiegoRead More

SEPA Ranks Top Utilities by Megawatts and Watts-Per-Customer

SEPA Ranks Top Utilities by Megawatts and Watts-Per-Customer

April 17, 2013 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) named the Top 10 American electric utilities that have added the most new solar power to their systems and the most solar on a watts-per-customer basis in 2012. This annual ranking, which identifies the companies that are integrating solar into the nation’s power grid,Read More

PSEG Dedicates Delaware’s Largest Solar Farm

PSEG Dedicates Delaware’s Largest Solar Farm

April 17, 2013 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

Delaware Governor Jack Markell today joined with PSEG Solar Source, Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), juwi solar Inc. (JSI) and Sunolar Power  to dedicate the PSEG Milford Solar Farm. The 15-MW facility, located in Milford, Del., is the state’s largest solar farm. The 80-acre PSEG Milford Solar farm uses approximately 62,000 crystalline-silicon solarRead More

Sunvalley Solar to Install 129.5-kW Array at Amerifreight

Sunvalley Solar to Install 129.5-kW Array at Amerifreight

April 17, 2013 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Sunvalley Solar Inc., a solar power technology and solar system integration company, announced today that it has been awarded a new 129.5-kW solar system installation contract from Amerifreight Inc in City of Industry, Calif. The 129.5-kW contract is for a system capable of generating 190,688 kWh of electrical power annually. TheRead More

500-kW Project by Chevron Energy Solutions to Save College $11 Million

500-kW Project by Chevron Energy Solutions to Save College $11 Million

April 17, 2013 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

Hartnell College and Chevron Energy Solutions announced today they have broken ground on a solar energy project that is expected to save the community college in Salinas, Calif., more than $11 million. The project will include over half a megawatt of solar PV generating capacity, and is expected to be completedRead More