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University of Northern Colorado cuts ribbon on 172-kW solar array

University of Northern Colorado cuts ribbon on 172-kW solar array

September 10, 2019 at 8:01 am 0 comments

Students starting classes at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) this fall will be greeted by a greener, more sustainable campus thanks to a new solar photovoltaic (PV) array installed by McKinstry, a national construction and energy services company. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment funded the UNCRead More

Texas State College expands solar energy tech program to meet growing industry needs

Texas State College expands solar energy tech program to meet growing industry needs

March 16, 2017 at 6:07 am Comments are Disabled

To deploy more solar, more people must be ready and interested in doing so. Within a state with a lot of potential, Texas State Technical College is growing its Solar Energy Technology program and poised to fill an expected growth of jobs in the state. Equipment used for program lecturesRead More

SunPower constructs 4.8-MW carport on two California campuses

SunPower constructs 4.8-MW carport on two California campuses

September 2, 2016 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) are constructing a 4.8-megawatt SunPower Helix Carport solar power system at two university parking areas. CSULB will purchase the solar power generated by the system under a power purchase agreement that offers competitive rates, enabling the university to offset approximatelyRead More

Sunpreme Bifacial PV panels now atop UC Berkeley’s Jacobs Hall

Sunpreme Bifacial PV panels now atop UC Berkeley’s Jacobs Hall

June 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Jacobs Hall is the brand new home for University of California, Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation in the College of Engineering. The building was built to embody the values of the institute itself: “a place to explore, a place to connect and a place to learn design innovation byRead More

NYPA partners with state university on PV, battery storage project

NYPA partners with state university on PV, battery storage project

May 11, 2016 at 8:19 am Comments are Disabled

The New York Power Authority and the State University of New York at New Paltz announced are partnering to build a cutting-edge, solar energy storage system on campus that will offset the school’s reliance on the grid. The system will provide solar generation and employ a hybrid power converter and backup generatorRead More

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

NC State installs tree-like solar array from Spotlight Solar

NC State installs tree-like solar array from Spotlight Solar

October 12, 2015 at 9:34 am 2 comments

North Carolina State University demonstrated its commitment to clean energy by unveiling a student-funded, architectural solar structure by Spotlight Solar on its Centennial campus. The 1.5-kW tree-like structure will become part of NC State’s wide array of energy efficiency initiatives, including 11 other on-campus solar installations, the first dating backRead More