Projects & Contracts – Page 7

First Solar Sells Newly Completed Tribal Project To Capital Dynamics

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 31, 2017

Shortly after the vertically integrated solar company marked commissioning of the Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada, First Solar Inc. has sold its cash equity interests in the 250 MW AC facility to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics. [Read More]

S-5! Clamps Secure Panels For Hawaiian Congregation Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Utility costs in Hawaii are among the highest in the U.S., so it’s not uncommon to see solar panels installed as part of larger projects in order to take advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing [Read More]

Standard Solar Installs About 7 MW Atop D.C.-Owned Facilities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

Rooftops of 28 Washington, D.C., schools, educational buildings, police and fire facilities are now producing a total of about 7 MW of solar energy, according to Standard Solar Inc. The Maryland-based installer has marked the completion of 28 of 30 [Read More]

Burns & McDonnell Completes Solar Farm For Tampa Electric

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Burns & McDonnell has announced it recently completed the Big Bend solar project in Tampa, Fla., for utility Tampa Electric. Situated near the Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, the 106-acre, 23 MW DC solar project is owned and operated [Read More]

Cultural Center Replaces HVAC System With Solar+Storage Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Ice Energy, a provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, and Horizon Solar Power, a California-based solar installer, have completed the installation of a solar-plus-storage system at the Palm Springs Cultural Center in California’s Coachella Valley. The project features 73.6 [Read More]

SMA Supplies Inverters For Copper Mountain Solar 4 Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

SMA inverters were recently selected by Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra Renewables’ 94 MW Copper Mountain Solar 4 project in Boulder City, Nev. This is the fourth phase of the Copper Mountain Solar Complex, one of the largest PV solar [Read More]

Lawrence Family Development Charter School Adds Rooftop Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

In Massachusetts, the Lawrence Family Development Charter School recently teamed up with commercial solar installer Solect Energy and energy consortium PowerOptions to install a 119 kW rooftop solar system. Serving about 720 students from early kindergarten through grade eight in [Read More]

Bakery/Cafe Chain Celebrates Its First Solar-Powered Facility

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

A fast-growing coffee shop and bakery chain has installed a 325 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system to power its central kitchen in Brea, Calif. The system, which is expected to produce 527,702 kWh of power annually, features 1,226 Mitsubishi Electric [Read More]

First Solar Adds To Its Australian Project Portfolio

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 27, 2017

U.S.-based vertically integrated solar company First Solar Inc. is adding to its portfolio in Australia, having reached financial close for the Manildra Solar Farm in New South Wales (NSW). The company says the 48.5 MW AC project will feature approximately [Read More]

City Of Pittsfield, Ameresco Complete Landfill Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 24, 2017

The City of Pittsfield, Mass., and Ameresco Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, have announced that a new municipal solar array is now operational at a former landfill located off of East Street. In 2015, the city contracted [Read More]