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Orange County, Fla., 5.9-MW PV Array Dedicated

Orange County, Fla., 5.9-MW PV Array Dedicated

December 9, 2011 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) proudly announced the completion of the first solar farm in Orange County on Wednesday in a dedication ceremony that included Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and OUC Board President Maylen Dominguez and OUC Commissioner Dan Kirby. The Stanton Solar Farm, which is located at OUC’s Curtis H. Stanton Energy CenterRead More

Two Solar Facilities Online in Gila Bend, Arizona

Two Solar Facilities Online in Gila Bend, Arizona

December 9, 2011 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

Arizona Public Service announced that another solar facility has come online in Gila Bend, Ariz., an area quickly becoming a hub of solar energy within a state that is working to become the Solar Capital of the World. The Cotton Center Solar Plant is the most recent facility to reachRead More

KDC Solar Completes Construction on 3.25-MW Rooftop Array in N.J.

KDC Solar Completes Construction on 3.25-MW Rooftop Array in N.J.

December 8, 2011 at 9:24 am 1 comment

KDC Solar LLC, headquartered in Bedminster, N.J., through a wholly owned subsidiary, has completed construction of a 3.25 MW rooftop mounted solar installation at the United Stationers Supply Co. warehouse in Cranbury, N.J.  A ribbon cutting ceremony marking the occasion was held at the site on Nov. 14.  The event was attended byRead More

IKEA Powers-up 618-kW Solar Energy System at Baltimore Store

IKEA Powers-up 618-kW Solar Energy System at Baltimore Store

December 8, 2011 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Baltimore, Maryland. The 77,300-square-foot PV array consists of a 618.2-kW system, built with 2,576 panels. IKEA Baltimore’s program will produce approximately 823,500 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducingRead More

Renewvia Energy Completes Covered Parking System in Arizona

Renewvia Energy Completes Covered Parking System in Arizona

December 7, 2011 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Renewvia Energy Corp., a provider of solar power systems for owners of investment-grade commercial properties, announced today it has completed a 281-kW solar power system at Casa Carranza, a Mesa, Ariz. apartment complex. The grid-connected PV solar electrical system is currently providing 25 percent of power to the 300-unit apartmentRead More

SPI to Install Second Solar System for Twentieth Century Fox

SPI to Install Second Solar System for Twentieth Century Fox

December 7, 2011 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

SPI Solar, a vertically integrated PV solar developer, announced it has been contracted by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. to install an additional 230 kW of rooftop PV solar to the company’s Century City studio complex. The new solar system will utilize the rooftops of soundstages 26 and 29 and complementRead More

MidAmerican Energy to Acquire 550-MW Farm From First Solar

MidAmerican Energy to Acquire 550-MW Farm From First Solar

December 7, 2011 at 9:46 am 1 comment

Today, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company announced it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire the Topaz Solar Farm from First Solar Inc. The 550-MW PV power plant being built in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., will have the capacity to generate enough renewable energy to power approximately 160,000 average CaliforniaRead More

5-MW Installation Completed by Main Street Power and Az. Western College

5-MW Installation Completed by Main Street Power and Az. Western College

December 7, 2011 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Arizona Western College (AWC) and Main Street Power Co. Inc. flipped the switch on a 5-MW solar installation that will provide approximately 100 percent of the college’s daytime electricity needs. Also present were the solar developer and PPA partner MS Solar Solutions Corp. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley), the local utility Arizona PublicRead More

Exelon and Constellation Strengthen Merger Commitments

Exelon and Constellation Strengthen Merger Commitments

December 6, 2011 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

Exelon Corporation and Constellation Energy Group filed a brief with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) that increases the companies’ commitments related to the proposed merger, which is currently under review by the PSC, and offers an enhanced package of benefits, totaling a more than $445 million investment in Maryland,Read More

Solar Companies Join Together to Help Households in Calif. and Nicaragua

Solar Companies Join Together to Help Households in Calif. and Nicaragua

December 6, 2011 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with more than 2,000 solar and clean energy systems engineered and installed since 2001, and Power to the People, a 501c3 non-profit organization working with volunteers to bring solar electricity to community buildings in rural areas of the developing world, announced “Help for the Holidays,”Read More