Archive for smart-grid – Page 80

California Church Deems Rooftop Solar ‘The Right Choice’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 18, 2016

Ra Power & Light has designed and installed a 191 kW rooftop solar system for Cross Point Church, a Christian Reformed Church located in Chino, Calif. Ra Power & Light, which designs, installs and maintains solar systems across Southern California, [Read More]

California Solar Program Reaches Goal Early

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 08, 2016

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has announced that the state’s California Solar Initiative has reached its goal for customer-installed solar energy ahead of schedule. In its Annual Program Assessment report, issued June 30, the CPUC reported that as of [Read More]

State-Backed Solar Project Offsets Power For Stewart’s Shops

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 08, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and developer EnterSolar have announced the completion of a 1.85 MW solar installation designed to offset up to 75% of the power used by 17 Stewart’s Shops locations in Upstate [Read More]

Eaton Revamps Utility-Scale Solar, Storage Inverters

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 08, 2016

Eaton has introduced higher-power models of its Power Xpert inverters for grid-tied utility-scale projects: the Eaton Power Xpert 2,000 kW and 2,200 kW solar inverters and 2,500 kW energy storage inverter. “Eaton scaled up the size of our inverter platform [Read More]

DNV GL Acquires Solar Monitoring Firm GreenPowerMonitor

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 08, 2016

Energy consultancy DNV GL has acquired GreenPowerMonitor, a provider of solar monitoring, control and asset management systems. Established in 2008 and headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, GreenPowerMonitor employs 56 solar software workers who serve over 200 customers globally. Through the acquisition, [Read More]

MGM Resorts And NRG Complete U.S.’ Largest Rooftop Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 07, 2016

The massive array might be in Vegas, but it appears MGM doesn’t want to gamble too much when it comes to utility rates.

Huntsville Center Awards Fort Campbell Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 07, 2016

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, has awarded a $15 million contract to BITHENERGY Inc., a Baltimore-based small business, for a 3.1 MW solar array that [Read More]

IHS Scorecard Highlights Top Solar Inverter Suppliers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 07, 2016

SMA, SolarEdge, Schneider Electric, Sungrow, Huawei and ABB were all identified as solar inverter industry leaders with above-average scores for both market presence and market momentum, according to an industry review scorecard from IHS Inc. IHS says SMA scored the [Read More]

sonnen Unveils eco compact Energy Storage Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 07, 2016

Energy storage company sonnen has introduced its sonnenBatterie eco compact, which the company says is a streamlined, all-in-one solution designed to increase grid-tied solar consumption and is available at up to 40% below the cost of its other products. Using [Read More]

Ecoplexus Announces 25 MW Of California Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 06, 2016

Solar PV developer Ecoplexus Inc. has announced a 25 MW portfolio of projects under way across California. The projects are a combination of carport and ground-mounted installations, connecting behind-the-meter at a number of state facilities. The company says the generating [Read More]