Projects & Contracts – Page 515

Solar Power Brings Electricity To Arizona Navajos

Posted by SI Staff on August 30, 2007

Arizona's state government has launched a new program that will use solar power to bring electricity to Navajo households not connected to the grid. The Tribal Rural Electrification Program (TREP), created by the Arizona Department of Commerce Energy Office, is [Read More]

EMCORE Receives $24 Million Purchase Order

Posted by SI Staff on August 29, 2007

EMCORE Corp., an Albuquerque, N.M.-based provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems, has been awarded a follow-on production order from Green and Gold Energy (GGE) for 3 million solar cells for use in GGE's SunCube terrestrial concentrator system. This 105 [Read More]

Pinot Noir With A Touch Of PV

Posted by SI Staff on August 28, 2007

The south-facing roof of Havens Wine Cellars in Napa, Calif., is home to a new 46.5 kW solar-power system. The solar power system was designed and installed by San Francisco-based Sunlight Electric. After rebates and other subsidies, the winery states [Read More]

Xantrex Inverters Connect Homes To New Ontario Energy Initiative

Posted by SI Staff on August 27, 2007

Vancouver-based Xantrex Technology Inc. has announced that its solar inverters have been installed on the first two residential installations connected to the utility grid under the Renewable Energy Standard Offer Program, a renewable energy initiative launched last year by the [Read More]

EBSCO Self-Finances New Solar Installation

Posted by SI Staff on August 22, 2007

EBSCO Publishing, a research database aggregator, has installed a 192-solar panel photovoltaic (PV) array on the roof of its headquarters in Ipswich, Mass. The company estimates the new installation will generate approximately 41,300 kWh of clean energy annually, or the [Read More]

Honda Dealership Puts Solar On Its Roof

Posted by SI Staff on August 17, 2007

University Honda & Pacific Power Management LLC announced the construction of a solar electric system at University Honda in Davis, Calif. The 142 kW system uses 979 Sharp solar panels to produce 233,000 kW annually. ‘On a personal level, I [Read More]

Housing Community Makes Solar A Standard Feature

Posted by SI Staff on August 17, 2007

Pinn Brothers Fine Homes has announced it is adopting a new regional strategy to standardize solar energy into its building practices. The first community where these solar electric systems will be featured is in Brentwood, Calif., where Pinn Brothers recently [Read More]

SolarCity Aids Nonprofit In Matching Program

Posted by SI Staff on August 10, 2007

SolarCity, a solar installer based in Foster City, Calif., and the nonprofit social services organization Project Open Hand have announced the launch of a matching program designed to highlight the potential of solar power technology to help control operating costs [Read More]

New Home Community Features Built-In Solar Systems

Posted by SI Staff on August 09, 2007

Meritage Homes has opened a new home community in Vacaville, Calif., featuring solar electric power systems from SunPower Corp. as a standard feature. Each of the 45 homes in the new Encore Community will be equipped with a 2.3 kW [Read More]

Missouri Farm Tests Solar Irrigation System

Posted by SI Staff on August 09, 2007

Farmers in Missouri may have a new tool for irrigating their crops: solar power. According to a report in the Southeast Missourian, the Natural Resource Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently conducting an experiment in Missouri's [Read More]