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CleanSpark, Solar Watt Solutions to build solar + storage microgrid at Orange County medical facility

CleanSpark, Solar Watt Solutions to build solar + storage microgrid at Orange County medical facility

January 20, 2021 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

EPC Solar Watt Solutions teamed with software and controls company CleanSpark on a new solar-plus-storage microgrid at a medical facility in Orange County, Calif., that will feature 100-kW rooftop and carport solar with 30 kW/70 kW battery. The site will utilize CleanSpark’s patented mPulse controller to optimize the solar plusRead More

The college is expected to offset its total energy consumption by 22.5%, making the campus one of the greenest in the state.

Joliet Junior College adds solar array to power 22 percent of the campus via Pivot Energy

January 19, 2021 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College in Illinois (JJC) have completed and activated the 1.3-megawatt onsite solar system at JJC’s Main Campus. The solar array, with 3,542 solar panels, was installed by national solar developer Pivot Energy and will save the college more than $1.6 million in electricity expenses overRead More

BoxPower system at school in Guayama, Puerto Rico.

BoxPower CEO on the growing microgrid market for small businesses

January 18, 2021 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

Made-to-order microgrids are a recognized energy solution for large industrial, government and agricultural facilities. New more agile systems with pre-design and prefabrication are now expanding microgrid applications for small and midsize operations. BoxPower is one brand filling this niche with new integrated microgrid products that offer quick, affordable energy solutionsRead More

Boosts and boasts: The latest data on solar tracker + bifacial PV module production yields

Boosts and boasts: The latest data on solar tracker + bifacial PV module production yields

January 18, 2021 at 10:18 am 0 comments

Improving the electricity yield in photovoltaic solar energy long has been a game of incremental additions of new technology. Over the past few years, bifacial panel adoption has been tested at a utility scale, and designs have been refined to the point that a high single-digit gain from a single-axis trackerRead More

Largest on-site craft brewery solar project now live via Duke Energy, REC Solar

Largest on-site craft brewery solar project now live via Duke Energy, REC Solar

January 13, 2021 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

Duke Energy and Firestone Walker Brewing Co. have completed one of the largest on-site solar arrays in the craft beer industry ­­­– a 2.1-megawatt solar array and 281-kilowatt solar carport on 9.7 acres in Paso Robles, Calif. The arrays will generate the majority of the brewery’s energy, which is enough toRead More

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SunPower installs solar system at Philadelphia Flyers training facility

January 13, 2021 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Through an agreement with SunPower, Comcast Spectacor, owner of the Wells Fargo Center arena and the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, completed the installation of a 1.06-MW solar system at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone at Voorhees in New Jersey. Comcast Spectacor has also introduced an electric Zamboni iceRead More

Hunt Military Communities adding another 2.8-MW of solar PV at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois

Hunt Military Communities adding another 2.8-MW of solar PV at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois

January 7, 2021 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

Hunt Military Communities (HMC), the largest U.S. military housing owner, is building on its renewable energy initiatives by integrating additional solar rooftop PV systems across its facility at Scott Air Force Base. This community includes more than 1,500 homes serving 3,000 residents. The 2.8 megawatt PV system will produce anRead More

CentraState solar panels at night.

KDC Solar turns on carport at CentraState Medical in New Jersey

January 6, 2021 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

KDC Solar LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CI Renewables LLC, commenced commercial operations of its 1.6-MW solar carport at CentraState Medical in Freehold, N.J. The new system will generate approximately 2.1 million kWh of solar electricity per year. This is the equivalent of approximately 253 homes being supplied withRead More

NEP debuts 500-Wac ‘macro-inverter’ for higher wattage solar panels

NEP debuts 500-Wac ‘macro-inverter’ for higher wattage solar panels

December 22, 2020 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Don’t look under your tree just yet. Silicon Valley-based NEP just announced a new high power microinverter that they are dubbing a ‘macro inverter’ for its power capacity of over 500Wac. The industry standard in this category has been about 300Wac per module, but as PV panel makers introduce new panels leapingRead More

Russelectric with a new RTSCD Commercial Duty Transfer Switch

Russelectric with a new RTSCD Commercial Duty Transfer Switch

December 21, 2020 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

Russelectric, a Siemens Business and manufacturer of power control systems and automatic transfer switches, debuted a new, lower-price point RTSCD commercial duty transfer switch for commercial spaces. Educational campuses, high-rise complexes, industrial plants, and manufacturing facilities can rely on the RTSCD to provide emergency power needed to keep critical operationsRead More