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Mercury Solar Systems Completes 3.6-MW Project in New Jersey

Mercury Solar Systems Completes 3.6-MW Project in New Jersey

February 13, 2012 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

Mercury Solar Systems today announced the completion of a 3.6-MW system in Manalapan, one of the largest ground-mounted, grid-interconnected solar systems in New Jersey. The company worked with NJR Clean Energy Ventures, the owner of the system, and Spano Partners Holdings, the land and project developer, on the $17.2 million solar project.  “This ground mountRead More

Tennessee Food Bank to Save Costs with 200-kW Rooftop Install

Tennessee Food Bank to Save Costs with 200-kW Rooftop Install

February 13, 2012 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Phoenix Solar Inc. and Silicon Ranch Corp. today announced plans to build a 200-kW solar system on the roof of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. For Phoenix Solar, the Second Harvest project is its largest rooftop installation in the United States.  Construction on the rooftop is currently underway withRead More

SolarMax Technology Completes Hotel Project in New Jersey

SolarMax Technology Completes Hotel Project in New Jersey

February 10, 2012 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

SolarMax Technology Inc. recently completed a 756-kW PV solar carport system at the Wyndham Mt. Laurel Hotel in New Jersey. “A hotel often has high energy consumption because of the many rooms and amenities that have to be powered,” said David Hsu, SolarMax Technology President. “The carport solar system weRead More

Rainwise: PVmet Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor

Rainwise: PVmet Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor

February 9, 2012 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Rainwise has recently released the PVmet Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor, a weather station specifically designed to improve accurate monitoring of PV plant performance parameters. The monitoring system is said to be the first weather station to be recognized by SunSpec Alliance for compatibility with industry plant management systems and has already sold 500 unitsRead More

Space and Naval Warfare Complex Gets 1.3-MW Rooftop System

Space and Naval Warfare Complex Gets 1.3-MW Rooftop System

February 9, 2012 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) complex, a headquarters for high-tech military command, communications and surveillance in San Diego, now hosts 1.3 MW of solar panels from SolarWorld. The system, the Navy’s largest contiguous rooftop solar array, is starting its first full year of generating electricity. Designed andRead More

Aztec Solar Acquires Solahart Services

Aztec Solar Acquires Solahart Services

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

Aztec Solar Inc. recently acquired Solahart Services of Stockton, Calif. Aztec Solar, a Sacramento-based residential and commercial solar company, is excited about acquiring Solahart’s regional and national solar customers. Solahart provides solar installation and repair as well as solar water heating products. The president of Aztec Solar, Ed Murray, isRead More

Canadian Solar and HelioPower Complete 516-kW System for California Vineyard

Canadian Solar and HelioPower Complete 516-kW System for California Vineyard

February 9, 2012 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc., HelioPower and Giumarra Vineyards Corporation announced the successful completion of a 516-kW commercial PV system in Bakersfield, Calif. “Giumarra Vineyards has always been a proponent of sustainable and innovative practices for viticulture and other fresh produce. This installation is a significant milestone in our sustainability program and effort to reduce electricityRead More

1.13-MW Array to Power Mushroom Crop

1.13-MW Array to Power Mushroom Crop

February 9, 2012 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Mushrooms do not normally need much help from the sun, but nearly 5,000 solar panels have popped up alongside buildings that house white button mushrooms near West Grove, Pa. Marlboro Mushrooms, the oldest family mushroom farm in the country, has added a 1.13-MW solar array to help offset energy costs.Read More

New Jersey American Water Installing Two Solar Fields at Water Plants

New Jersey American Water Installing Two Solar Fields at Water Plants

February 8, 2012 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Using solar power to treat blue and as a result save some green, New Jersey American Water is becoming more environmentally friendly by installing solar arrays at two of its water filtration facilities. These arrays will enable the company to become more cost efficient and reduce the carbon footprint neededRead More

SolarCraft Completes 321-kW Installation at Medtronic Santa Rosa Campus

SolarCraft Completes 321-kW Installation at Medtronic Santa Rosa Campus

February 8, 2012 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft recently completed the design and installation of a 321-kW solar electric installation at the main Santa Rosa campus of Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology. The company’s primary North Bay facility, located in the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa, is now partly powered by freeRead More