Post Tagged with: "carports"

Existing carport retrofitted with MiaSole FLEX solar modules

Existing carport retrofitted with MiaSole FLEX solar modules

January 5, 2016 at 2:23 pm 3 comments

MiaSolé recently installed its FLEX-02 solar modules over an existing carport, built by Baja Construction, at the Oakley Executive RV and Boat Storage facility. This project was designed to highlight the efficacy of MiaSolé FLEX solar modules for retrofitting existing carports built with industry standard 7.2 trapezoid corrugated metal panelsRead More

U.S. Army Reserve installs two solar carports totaling 280 kW

U.S. Army Reserve installs two solar carports totaling 280 kW

December 1, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

The U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) and REC Solar announced the interconnection of two solar energy carports totaling 280 kW at USAR offices in Arizona and California. The solar arrays support the Department of Defense’s (DoD) mandate of procuring 25 percent of its total facility energy from renewable sources by 2025.Read More

Daytona International Speedway shows solar pavilion, patio, parking

Daytona International Speedway shows solar pavilion, patio, parking

November 13, 2015 at 4:22 pm 1 comment

Daytona International Speedway (DIS) and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) just showcased construction progress related to FPL’s new Solar Pavilion, one of three new structures that make up the FPL Solar Circuit at the “World Center of Racing.” The commercial-scale distributed solar power installation at DIS complements the $400Read More

PCI Solar begins cool project in Woodland, Calif., that is six separate systems

PCI Solar begins cool project in Woodland, Calif., that is six separate systems

November 5, 2015 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

Austin, Texas-based PCI Solar has begun construction of a 2.46 MW portfolio for the city of Woodland, Calif. The six separate systems, which include carports, rooftops, a solar shade canopy, and ground-mount solar, will assist in offsetting Woodland’s energy use at its City Hall, Community Center, Library, Police Station and other cityRead More

SunPower completes 705-kW solar carport at Redwood High School

SunPower completes 705-kW solar carport at Redwood High School

October 28, 2015 at 2:24 pm 2 comments

Tamalpais Union High School District and SunPower celebrated the completion of a 705-kW solar power system at Redwood High School in Larkspur, Calif. As a result of the system, the district calculates it may reduce electricity costs at the high school by approximately 80 percent, which could result in anRead More

See Florida’s largest private solar carport

See Florida’s largest private solar carport

October 20, 2015 at 3:35 pm 2 comments

Lockheed Martin joined Florida Governor Rick Scott, Duke Energy President of Florida Utility Operations Alex Glenn and other local officials to celebrate the powering up of its 151,400-sq-ft solar array covering the parking lot at its facility near Clearwater, Fla. The project represents Florida’s largest, private solar array. Lockheed MartinRead More

Solar carports will spread across the country as costs decline

Solar carports will spread across the country as costs decline

October 20, 2015 at 9:13 am 5 comments

The evolution of carport design has yielded a leaner, more cost-effective structure that can deliver both the duty of vehicle protection and the function of a solar power plant. While a fairly large number of solar and other companies have attempted to enter this promising carport market — as evidencedRead More