Post Tagged with: "commercial"

Case study: MCHC Health Centers’ solar battery microgrid

Case study: MCHC Health Centers’ solar battery microgrid

November 3, 2020 at 8:17 am 0 comments

A pioneering collaboration between MCHC Health Centers, Direct Relief and BoxPower, is adding crucial backup power plan for MCHC. Recent wildfires spurred this partnership, which has resulted in a $1.2 million solar battery microgrid power solution that will operate MCHC’s Hillside Health Center critical facilities for as long as necessaryRead More

Extra Space Storage is adding 65 solar PV systems across the U.S. via Pivot Energy

Extra Space Storage is adding 65 solar PV systems across the U.S. via Pivot Energy

October 29, 2020 at 10:02 am 0 comments

Pivot Energy and Extra Space Storage have announced collaboration to install 65 rooftop solar systems on storage buildings across eight states, including Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Tennessee. The portfolio totals 5.5 megawatts of emission-free and reliable energy, producing enough electricity to power nearly 1,000 homes forRead More

Ashley Furniture has one of the largest rooftop solar systems in the country thanks to SunPeak

Ashley Furniture has one of the largest rooftop solar systems in the country thanks to SunPeak

October 28, 2020 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

Ashley Furniture Industries started a multi-phase effort to reduce its energy footprint last year. Cut to today and 28,776 roof-mounted solar panels atop Ashley’s Leesport, Penn., facility will produce more than 9,630 MWh of electricity per year. This is roughly equivalent to the amount of power consumed by 786 averageRead More

Schneider Electric Solar adds home, large commercial smart edge energy management devices

Schneider Electric Solar adds home, large commercial smart edge energy management devices

October 26, 2020 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Schneider Electric Solar announced InsightHome and InsightFacility last week, the newest additions to the company’s Insight Energy Management ecosystem. Both InsightHome and InsightFacility are smart edge devices that connect customers’ Schneider Electric solar and storage systems to the Insight app. InsightHome targets the residential solar and storage market globally. InsightFacilityRead More

k12 Energy installs a solar system for PBS on top of a California mountain

k12 Energy installs a solar system for PBS on top of a California mountain

October 20, 2020 at 2:48 pm 0 comments

PBS and their member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS’s educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way. Recently, k12 Energy, specializingRead More

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

October 19, 2020 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

CORRECTION: In this Austin Central Library case study, Apparent reported that the renewable energy generated by the Austin Central Library’s solar arrays was estimated to power 130 homes and produce an annual energy savings of $100,000. This representation instead relates to the Austin Central Library’s estimated energy savings from smart,Read More

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

October 19, 2020 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Corporate buyers are increasingly interested in solar energy, and analytics firm GlobalData says this will be a key driver of projects adding more than 100 MW of capacity, more so than state-level renewable portfolio standards (RPS). GlobalData’s analysis suggests that, in terms of projects where individual plant capacities exceeded 100 MW,Read More

Home Depot agrees to PPA for a big chunk of solar + storage with Enel

Home Depot agrees to PPA for a big chunk of solar + storage with Enel

October 14, 2020 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

Enel, through its U.S. renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, started construction of the 284 MW1 Azure Sky solar + storage project, its second hybrid project in North America that integrates a renewable energy plant with utility-scale battery storage. The project is another milestone in the company’s commitment, announcedRead More

Barrette Outdoor Living adds over 2 MW of solar power at Florida facility

Barrette Outdoor Living adds over 2 MW of solar power at Florida facility

October 14, 2020 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Barrette Outdoor Living has completed the installation of a rooftop solar array on their 200,000 square foot aluminum fence and railing manufacturing facility in Brooksville, Florida, making it the largest privately-owned solar project in Florida at the time of contract. The 2.35 megawatt direct current system was designed and installedRead More

The Pitch: Finding extra value in a solar racking partnership with Solar FlexRack

The Pitch: Finding extra value in a solar racking partnership with Solar FlexRack

October 14, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern State Metals, promotes its diverse offering of solar racking systems and turnkey engineering services as a way for solar EPCs to grow their own businesses. Today we dig into that Pitch with Steve Daniel, EVP of Sales and Marketing for Solar FlexRack. How canRead More