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Standard Solar installing 1.1-MW of solar across seven Michigan schools

Standard Solar installing 1.1-MW of solar across seven Michigan schools

March 22, 2018 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Seven schools within the Flushing Community Schools district in Flushing, Mich., will all be adding solar arrays, designed, built, financed, operated and maintained by Standard Solar. The renewable energy, generated by the 1.1 megawatt (MW) of combined arrays, is estimated to save the school district $45,000 annually. Roof mounted arraysRead More

Standard Solar to finance 15 new rooftop projects for DC Department of General Services

Standard Solar to finance 15 new rooftop projects for DC Department of General Services

December 7, 2017 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

Standard Solar CEO Scott Wiater told us about the company’s plans to start owning and financing more projects, and they are hitting the ground running, announcing financing for solar arrays on 15 new sites for the DC Department of General Services (DGS). This group of projects will be about 2,000Read More

Standard Solar to build, own 2.5-MW PV array for Maryland park system

Standard Solar to build, own 2.5-MW PV array for Maryland park system

October 18, 2017 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

Standard Solar has been selected by Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), to construct, own and operate the 2.5-MW combined ground-mount arrays at South Germantown Recreational Park and Rock Creek Regional Park. The 3,978 panel, 1.32 MW array at South Germantown Recreational Park isRead More

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

September 22, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

At Solar Power International 2017, we grabbed a few minutes of Standard Solar President and CEO Scott Wiater’s time (along with some beers) to chat about the general vibe at SPI this year. The solarcoaster makes sure that each and every SPI has its own weird vibe, but the contrastRead More

Check out this 541-kW solar canopy project at Salisbury University

Check out this 541-kW solar canopy project at Salisbury University

August 23, 2017 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

Standard Solar sent word of a completed solar installation at Salisbury University. Standard Solar constructed and will operate, own and maintain the 541.8-kW solar system featuring four solar canopies and five electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The canopies will cover a parking lot to provide shade for the University’s ParkingRead More

System designs like this squeeze as much energy out of your available space as possible.

Why energy density matters — and three ways to maximize it

August 7, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

In previous generations of solar installations, the primary cost-driver was the electricity-generating modules. But in the past five years, as costs for the modules themselves have fallen, myriad other costs have become far more central to making the economics of projects work. The increasing financial burden of fixed-cost items likeRead More

Solar projects have so much potential when viewed as a collective bundle, like this group of 30 rooftop arrays Standard Solar is installing for the Washington, D.C., Department of General Services that combine for a total of 7 MW (pictured here).

Urban Planning: Commercial rooftops are biggest void, opportunity in solar

June 19, 2017 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Commercial rooftops offer a ton of potential job opportunities for solar installers and developers going forward. Analysts at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) estimate a technical potential of 1,118 GW of capacity and 1,432 TWh of annual energy generation, equivalent to 39 percent of the nation’s electricityRead More

Details on one of the largest urban solar projects in the U.S. nearing completion

Details on one of the largest urban solar projects in the U.S. nearing completion

April 3, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar projects have so much more potential when viewed as a collective bundle versus typical one-off projects, specifically when municipalities are behind the idea. The work Standard Solar is doing for the DC Department of General Services (DGS) is a great example as it includes 30 solar rooftop arrays throughoutRead More

Standard Solar acquired by Gaz Métro to expand reach of both companies

Standard Solar acquired by Gaz Métro to expand reach of both companies

March 16, 2017 at 6:49 am Comments are Disabled

Standard Solar, a solar energy company specializing in the development, installation and financing of commercial solar systems nationwide, headquartered in Rockville, Md., is being acquired by Gaz Métro, an energy provider with more than $5.8 billion in assets that is actively involved in developing and operating energy infrastructures and innovative,Read More

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Community Spirit

2016 Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year: Community Spirit

November 22, 2016 at 8:07 am 1 comment

We say it every year: When it comes to solar projects, we are all winners. We already announced the winners of our 2016 Project of the Year vote, but we at Solar Builder liked a bunch of the other submissions too. Here is the second in our series of Editor’sRead More