Projects & Contracts – Page 6

University’s Environmental Science Center Inks Solar Agreement

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 11, 2017

Solar energy will soon be generated in Cambridge, Md., on the grounds of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES). UMCES has signed an agreement with Standard Solar Inc. to install a 2 MW solar project on approximately [Read More]

Large Solar Installation Takes Shape At New Toyota Headquarters

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 10, 2017

Construction has begun on an 8.79 MW SunPower solar system at Toyota Motor North America’s new headquarters in Plano, Texas, which the automaker plans to occupy this year. About 1 MW larger than originally planned, the project is expected to [Read More]

Microgrid Goes Online At Schneider Electric’s North American HQ

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 07, 2017

Project partners have announced completion of a new microgrid at the North American headquarters of energy management and automation company Schneider Electric. Located at the company’s Boston One Campus (BOC) in Andover, Mass., the microgrid was built by Schneider Electric [Read More]

IKEA To Install 1.25 MW Solar Array Atop Future Grand Prairie Store

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

Home furnishings retailer IKEA plans to install solar atop its future Grand Prairie, Texas, store, which is opening as the company’s fourth location in the state this fall. Panel installation will begin during the summer, and IKEA notes that its [Read More]

120 MW East Pecos Solar Facility Goes Online In Texas

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co., has announced commercial operation of the 120 MW East Pecos Solar Facility in Pecos County, Texas. “The East Pecos Solar Facility joins our growing renewable fleet in Texas, and we look forward to [Read More]

Eaton To Assist U.S. Department Of Defense Microgrid Demo Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

Power management company Eaton has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to help conduct a microgrid demonstration under the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) at the Ft. Custer Training Center in Michigan. The project team will [Read More]

Palmetto Electric Cooperative Dedicates Community Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 04, 2017

With the goal of making solar energy more accessible for all its members, Palmetto Electric Cooperative says it has dedicated the area’s first community solar farm, adjacent to its New River office in Hardeeville, S.C. The cooperative says it committed [Read More]

Hubner Manufacturing Flips Switch On Rooftop Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Hubner Manufacturing Corp. has begun generating clean energy at its facility in Mount Pleasant, S.C., after Hubner CEO Ron Paquette flipped the switch on the company’s new 918 kV solar PV system. Consisting of 2,700 solar panels, the rooftop project [Read More]

Voluntary Utility Program Funds Three Wyoming Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) has awarded funding for three community-based solar projects in Wyoming through the utility’s Blue Sky program, under which customers volunteer to pay extra on their monthly bills to support the development of renewable energy resources. According [Read More]

Altus Power Commissions 6.2 MW Solar Project In Oahu

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 31, 2017

Altus Power America Inc. has completed a 6.2 MW ground-mounted solar installation in Waianae, Hawaii, on the west side of Oahu. The solar energy system, known as the Aloha Solar Project, will sell renewable energy to utility Hawaiian Electric for [Read More]