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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign starts solar project construction, expects to turn on this winter

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign starts solar project construction, expects to turn on this winter

August 10, 2020 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

Construction is underway on the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign’s Solar Farm 2.0, with a commercial operation date expected for early 2021. The new 54-acre, 12.1 megawatt solar array is located north of Curtis Road, between First Street and U.S. Route 45, next to the Village of Savoy. OnceRead More

Cool solar project in Washington, D.C., includes financial aid to low-income residents

Cool solar project in Washington, D.C., includes financial aid to low-income residents

August 4, 2020 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

George Washington University has begun a new solar project that will increase solar electricity in Washington, D.C. as well as provide financial assistance to low-to-moderate-income residents across the district. The university provided rooftop space on five campus buildings for solar photovoltaic panels, while New Columbia Solar, a D.C.-based solar energyRead More

EDF Renewables works with CollectiveSun on solar, battery, EV charging project at a San Diego college

EDF Renewables works with CollectiveSun on solar, battery, EV charging project at a San Diego college

July 27, 2020 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

EDF Renewables North America announced an agreement with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and San Diego-based CollectiveSun to design, build, and operate an integrated energy system consisting of rooftop and carport solar, storage and electric vehicle charging. The integrated system consists of 847 kilowatt solar photovoltaic; 800 kWp/1,805 kilowattRead More

Tufts University adds two new solar arrays via PPA with Solect Energy

Tufts University adds two new solar arrays via PPA with Solect Energy

June 27, 2019 at 4:13 pm 1 comment

Two new roof-mounted solar photovoltaic installations on buildings located on the Medford/Somerville campus of Tufts University will generate 161,000 kWh of renewable energy for the university and surrounding community and are expected to save the university approximately $187,000 over the next 20 years. The projects were made possible through aRead More

Solar education: Texas State Technical College enhances solar energy program

Solar education: Texas State Technical College enhances solar energy program

March 6, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

Texas State Technical College’s Solar Energy Technology program is growing and poised to fill an expected growth of jobs in the state. Equipment used for program lectures and labs will be moved throughout the spring semester from an older metal building on Airline Drive to a newer, larger structure upRead More

Ithaca College goes solar with remote-net-metered array

Ithaca College goes solar with remote-net-metered array

December 22, 2016 at 8:12 am Comments are Disabled

Financier Greenwood Energy and installer Borrego Solar Systems completed a 2.9-MW remote-net-metered solar array for Ithaca College. Borrego Solar co-developed, designed and built the array while Greenwood Energy will own and operate it. Located approximately 40 miles from campus on 15 acres of land in the Ontario County Town of Seneca,Read More

Three years later: How is this Ohio university’s solar array performing?

Three years later: How is this Ohio university’s solar array performing?

July 5, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Cedarville University made a bold choice (at least in Ohio) to install a solar array three years ago — still the largest to be directly connected to any university in Ohio — and it has made a significant environmental and financial impact through these first three years of operation. Throughout its lifetime theRead More

Vermont Technical College adds 100 AllEarth Renewable trackers

Vermont Technical College adds 100 AllEarth Renewable trackers

May 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

As we noted in a recent issue of Solar Builder, the education sector is primed for solar projects. Here is the latest to cross our news desk: Vermont Technical College has flipped the switch on a new solar farm that is projected to produce nearly 1 million kWh of clean,Read More

Vermont Technical College to install 500-kW solar farm

Vermont Technical College to install 500-kW solar farm

December 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm 1 comment

Vermont Technical College will further its use of renewable energy and help reduce its operating costs while providing the institution new educational opportunities with the installation of a 500-kW solar farm. This month, the 500-kW project was awarded its Certificate of Public Good by the Vermont Public Service Board, green-lightingRead More

SunPower to install 5.2-MW PV systems across UCSB campus

SunPower to install 5.2-MW PV systems across UCSB campus

December 17, 2015 at 2:01 pm 1 comment

SunPower Corp. and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), announced plans for 5.2-MW (DC) of SunPower systems to be installed on rooftops and in parking lots on the university’s campus. UCSB will buy the electricity produced by the systems at a competitive rate under a long-term power purchase agreement withRead More