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Maine-Endwell school district goes 100 percent solar via Renovus Solar

Maine-Endwell school district goes 100 percent solar via Renovus Solar

April 13, 2021 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

The Maine-Endwell Central School District in New York completed a solar energy project that will generate 100 percent of the district’s electricity. The district will see savings immediately as well. The system was fully activated by NYSEG on March 23. It is located on district-owned property adjacent to Maine MemorialRead More

McKinstry installs solar array at Wisconsin High School, offsets nearly 40 percent

McKinstry installs solar array at Wisconsin High School, offsets nearly 40 percent

April 7, 2021 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

The Algoma School District in Wisconsin worked with McKinstry to design, install, commission and monitor a 185 kW-dc solar PV fixed tilt ground-mount system installed at the Algoma High School. The project will generate a yearly 253 MWh of solar energy, saving the district on utility costs while increasing sustainabilityRead More

Ameresco, Holy Cross Energy team on solar + storage project at Colorado Mountain College

Ameresco, Holy Cross Energy team on solar + storage project at Colorado Mountain College

April 7, 2021 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Ameresco, Inc. partnered with Holy Cross Energy for a solar and battery energy storage project, utilizing land leased from Colorado Mountain College, to install 5 MW of solar PV and 15 MWH battery energy storage. Ameresco’s project with Holy Cross Energy is under a PPA. Ameresco will design, build, operate and maintainRead More

Sunfinity Renewable Energy installs solar arrays at San Jacinto College in Houston

Sunfinity Renewable Energy installs solar arrays at San Jacinto College in Houston

March 24, 2021 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar electricity arrays are among the latest forward-thinking innovations planned for two buildings at Houston, TX-area San Jacinto College. The college will save millions in utility costs while contributing to improved air quality in the region with the use of the two solar arrays designed and installed by Sunfinity RenewableRead More

Colorado State University to double solar production with Namasté Solar project

Colorado State University to double solar production with Namasté Solar project

March 19, 2021 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

In October 2020, Colorado State University awarded a renewable energy project to Namasté Solar and financial partner Solaris Energy. Namasté Solar will develop, design, and construct the 5.5-MW of solar power across 21 sites on the CSU campus in Fort Collins, with Solaris Energy funding the project. Sites include the JohnsonRead More

Sage Energy Consulting issues RFP for Temecula Valley School District solar, storage microgrids

Sage Energy Consulting issues RFP for Temecula Valley School District solar, storage microgrids

October 20, 2020 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Sage Energy Consulting continues work with the Temecula Valley Unified School District on sustainability initiatives and resiliency with the issuance of a request for proposals for two new solar and storage microgrids. The request for proposals includes two schools in the District that will host these innovative projects, including theRead More

Denver Public Schools signs energy performance contract that includes 14 solar installations

Denver Public Schools signs energy performance contract that includes 14 solar installations

July 15, 2020 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

McKinstry and Denver Public Schools, in consultation with the Colorado Energy Office, have embarked on an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) project that will provide facility upgrades by capitalizing on utility and operational cost savings. The project will include upgrades at 27 schools in the district – totaling more than 3.8Read More

Fairfax signs largest county-wide solar PPA in the state of Virginia with help from Ipsun Solar

Fairfax signs largest county-wide solar PPA in the state of Virginia with help from Ipsun Solar

December 16, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Ipsun Solar sent word about its involvement in the largest solar PPA ever awarded by a county in Virginia. The Fairfax County Virginia Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) initiative has the potential to install solar panels on 113 county sites including 87 Fairfax County Public Schools, many of which areRead More

What is frost heave and how does it affect ground-mount solar projects?

What is frost heave and how does it affect ground-mount solar projects?

November 14, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The following is an excerpt from a whitepaper produced by TerraSmart. You can request to download the full version here. As the demand for renewable energy grows across North America, an increasing number of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) projects are being deployed in regions that experience severe winter conditions, including deepRead More