Projects & Contracts

IKEA To Install Washington’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array

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SI Staff on Aug 24, 2016

Home furnishings retailer IKEA has announced plans to install solar panels atop its relocated Seattle-area store under construction in Renton, Wash. According to the company, the project will be the largest rooftop solar installation in Washington. Installation will begin this [Read More]

Gaston Electrical Installs Rooftop Solar At HQ

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SI Staff on Aug 24, 2016

Gaston Electrical Co. Inc., an electrical contracting company serving the commercial, institutional and retail markets in New England, has added a 175.8 kW rooftop solar system at its headquarters in Norwood, Mass. The company partnered with solar installer Solect Energy, [Read More]

Recurrent Energy Completes Mustang Solar Project In Calif.

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SI Staff on Aug 23, 2016

Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar, has reached commercial operation of the 100 MW AC Mustang solar power project, located in Kings County, Calif. “The commercial operation of the Mustang solar project continues a historic year that [Read More]

Indiana Michigan Power Flips Switch On 2.6 MW Solar Plant

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SI Staff on Aug 19, 2016

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), an operating unit of American Electric Power, is now generating energy at its first Michiana-area solar power plant, doubling the company’s solar capacity. The Twin Branch Solar Power Plant went online following a thorough testing and [Read More]

Tennessee Co-op Breaks Ground On Community Solar Project

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SI Staff on Aug 19, 2016

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp. (MTEMC) has broken ground on its first community solar project. Located in College Grove, Tenn., the 1 MW solar array is expected to be complete by the end of October. “We are excited about the [Read More]

University Of California Buying Power From 60 MW Solar Project

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SI Staff on Aug 19, 2016

The University of California (UC) has announced the completion of the Five Points Solar Park, a 60 MW solar installation built to supply renewable energy to the university. The array’s output represents roughly 14% of the total UC system’s electricity [Read More]

SDG&E And AES Team Up On Pair Of Energy Storage Projects

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SI Staff on Aug 19, 2016

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a proposal by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to build two new energy storage projects in San Diego County. In May, the CPUC directed Southern California electric utilities to fast-track additional [Read More]

Harley-Davidson Dealer Cruises Toward Self-Sustainability With Solar

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SI Staff on Aug 18, 2016

Ross Solar Group has secured funding to complete an upcoming solar installation for Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, a motorcycle dealership located at the former site of an iconic Coca-Cola factory in New London, Conn. According to Ross Solar Group, the installation [Read More]

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Another Utility-Scale Solar Project

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SI Staff on Aug 18, 2016

About a week after announcing a utility-scale solar project in Virginia’s Buckingham County, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., has unveiled another large solar project in Northampton County. According to a press release from the governor’s office, Hecate Energy LLC has received [Read More]

Metropolitan Water District Makes $6.76 Million Solar Investment

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SI Staff on Aug 17, 2016

Shortly after dedicating a 3 MW solar power project at its F.E. Weymouth Water Treatment Plant, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has announced another clean energy investment. Metropolitan’s board voted to invest $6.76 million to develop a 1 [Read More]