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Largest behind-the-meter solar plant on a college campus, via SunPower

Largest behind-the-meter solar plant on a college campus, via SunPower

November 24, 2015 at 9:47 am 3 comments

Representatives from the University of California and SunPower dedicated the university’s newly constructed 16.3-MW (AC) solar power plant. The new plant, which is estimated by UC Davis to generate 14 percent of the campus’ total electricity needs, is the largest solar installation in the UC system and the largest “behind theRead More

Ground-Mount Project of the Year: USVI Solar I

Ground-Mount Project of the Year: USVI Solar I

November 18, 2015 at 1:30 pm 3 comments

St. Thomas, U.S.  Virgin Islands | 5 MW Daunting. That was the first word Sam Ley, energy systems engineer for AES Distributed Energy, used to describe USVI Solar I, our Ground-Mount Project of the Year. And really, we could have just printed that one word in bold, 72-point type nearRead More

The 198-panel system is generating close to 250 kWh, which could save the school about $15,000 per year.

Roof-Mount Project of the Year: Bishop O’Dowd High School

November 18, 2015 at 10:30 am 1 comment

Oakland, Calif. | 51 kW Education and renewable energy go hand in hand. The energy revolution we’ve seen the last few decades has come about because of some serious education and re-education of the public. If humans plan on sticking around awhile, growing an awareness of sustainability is as importantRead More

Mississippi solar boost: Strata Solar works with local power on 50-MW project

Mississippi solar boost: Strata Solar works with local power on 50-MW project

November 17, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

The Mississippi Public Service Commission approved the largest solar installations in Mississippi on Nov. 10, making Mississippi Power the largest partner in renewable energy in the state. Strata Solar is collaborating with Mississippi Power and the U.S. Navy to build a 450-acre 50-MW solar project in Hattiesburg. Strata Solar specializes in utilityRead More

Dominion Energy takes charge of 80-MW solar facility in Virginia

Dominion Energy takes charge of 80-MW solar facility in Virginia

November 16, 2015 at 2:33 pm 3 comments

Dominion Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Dominion, acquired an 80-MW solar facility in Virginia from project developer Community Energy. This is going to be one of the largest solar facilities in the mid-Atlantic region, and construction is expected to begin later in 2015. The facility would enter service in fall 2016.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

Logistics power: AET delivers racking for 7-MW Calif. project in one week

Logistics power: AET delivers racking for 7-MW Calif. project in one week

November 12, 2015 at 3:53 pm 5 comments

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) prides itself on its logistical capabilities, which played a big part in its selection by Swinerton Renewable Energy for a 7 MW solar PV installation in Mendota, Calif., currently under construction. Along with providing its Rayport-G ECO ground mount system, AET’s engineering team provided the fullRead More

SunLink to develop 112.7-MW solar project in Southeast

SunLink to develop 112.7-MW solar project in Southeast

November 12, 2015 at 9:58 am 1 comment

SunLink and Blattner Energy make a good team. Following their collaboration on a 148.5-MW utility-scale solar project earlier this year, Blattner has selected SunLink Corp. as the project partner for a 112.7-MW solar PV portfolio project under development in the southeastern United States. Blattner Energy is a diversified power generation contractorRead 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

SolarShares a big part of new Sacramento Kings stadium clean energy plan

SolarShares a big part of new Sacramento Kings stadium clean energy plan

October 23, 2015 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

The Sacramento Kings and SMUD announced a new partnership to provide Golden 1 Center one of the lightest environmental footprints of any arena in the world. The partnership includes two key components: 1. SolarShares: The Kings and SMUD have agreed to a 20-year SolarShares partnership to provide Golden 1 CenterRead More