Post Tagged with: "California"

ForeFront Power completes solar install at San Luis Obispo County Operations Center

ForeFront Power completes solar install at San Luis Obispo County Operations Center

April 21, 2021 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

The County of San Luis Obispo and ForeFront Power celebrates the completion of a 1.2 MWdc solar energy project at the County Operations Center. The project includes a total of 3,294 solar modules ground-mounted on 6 acres of land behind the County Honor Farm and parallel to Calif. State HighwayRead More

Case study: California home adds 68-kWh of storage capacity in massive PV system upgrade

Case study: California home adds 68-kWh of storage capacity in massive PV system upgrade

April 20, 2021 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Since 2019 when PG&E enacted the Public Safety Power Shutoff program, California’s aging electrical grid has become so unstable that many California homeowners regularly lose power for extended periods. The idyllic area of La Jolla, near San Diego, is no exception to the outages. Santa Ana winds in February 2021Read More

Intelligent Blends Headquarters, San Diego, CA

Intelligent Blends powering its operations with solar energy 100 percent

April 8, 2021 at 9:00 am 0 comments

The San Diego based sustainable manufacturer and parent company of Maud’s Coffee & Tea, Intelligent Blends, has completed a solar installation which now powers all of its house-brand operations. This addition has now earned the company the proud distinction of being the first of its kind to boast production that utilizesRead More

California’s Volt-Watt consumer protection — what installers need to know

California’s Volt-Watt consumer protection — what installers need to know

April 6, 2021 at 1:04 pm 1 comment

High levels of renewable energy will be critical to meeting climate goals and creating a clean and sustainable economy, yet there are challenges to incorporating these energy sources on the electric grid. Fortunately, smart inverters have a variety of advanced functions which can help the grid reliably accommodate more andRead More

Early look at Camarillo, Calif.’s hybrid solar microgrids at five critical community facilities

Early look at Camarillo, Calif.’s hybrid solar microgrids at five critical community facilities

March 15, 2021 at 4:58 pm 0 comments

Last week, the Camarillo City Council in California awarded the Clean Coalition a contract to manage design work for Hybrid Solar Microgrids at five city facilities: City Hall, Police Station, Camarillo Library, Wastewater Treatment Plant, and Corporation Yard. The projects are designed to achieve zero net energy over their anticipated 30-yearRead More

Snapshot of PG&E’s solar energy, battery storage portfolio at year-end 2020

Snapshot of PG&E’s solar energy, battery storage portfolio at year-end 2020

March 10, 2021 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reports that it exceeded California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) goal requiring energy providers to deliver 33% renewable energy by the end of 2020. PG&E estimates that it delivered over 35% from specified eligible-renewable resources to its customers last year, according to its recent FormRead More

White Pine Renewables completes largest floating solar project in U.S. for Healdsburg, California

White Pine Renewables completes largest floating solar project in U.S. for Healdsburg, California

March 3, 2021 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

White Pine Renewables completed the Healdsburg Floating Solar Project for the city of Healdsburg, Calif., under a 25-year power purchase agreement. At 4.78 MW(dc) and sited on ponds at the city’s wastewater treatment plant, the project is the largest floating solar project completed in the United States to date. TheRead More

DSD shows off first of eight solar carports for IKEA stores in Maryland and California

DSD shows off first of eight solar carports for IKEA stores in Maryland and California

February 26, 2021 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Distributed Solar Development­­ (DSD) has completed a custom solar carport designed and built for IKEA Baltimore. Initial results exceeded expectations with the location seeing an 84% decrease in the amount of energy needed to be purchased between September – December 2020, equating to a 57% cost savings for the store.Read More

Sunpin Solar signs power purchase agreement for the Titan Solar 1 Power Plant

Sunpin Solar signs power purchase agreement for the Titan Solar 1 Power Plant

February 18, 2021 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

  Sunpin Solar and Exelon Generation Company have signed a PPA for the Titan Solar 1 Power Plant. The project has a 12-year power purchase agreement with Exelon, which supplies retail customers in California through its affiliate, Constellation NewEnergy. Morgan Stanley Capital Group is providing an 8-year financial hedge. ConstructionRead More

MEI Renewables pairs with Vintage Wine Estates for new solar and storage project

MEI Renewables pairs with Vintage Wine Estates for new solar and storage project

February 10, 2021 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

MEI Renewables has begun phase 2 of a contract with Vintage Wine Estates to build a new solar and storage system at their Ray’s Station facility in Hopland, California. The Ray’s Station facility is the largest winery in Mendocino County, California in terms of production volume. “Vintage Wine Estates isRead More