Archive for solar-panels

Affordable Solar Provides More Details On Facebook Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Shortly after Gov. Susana Martinez announced that Facebook plans to use solar energy to help power the tech company’s data center now under development in New Mexico, Affordable Solar has provided some more details about the related solar project. The [Read More]

Vasari Expands Into Texas With 500 MW Solar Target

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Vasari Energy Inc., a California-based solar energy developer, says it has signed contracts and letters of intent to develop a target of 235 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects in Texas that will sell power into the electric grid. With [Read More]

Fronius Introduces Smart Solution With Shade Mitigation, Monitoring

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

Fronius, a manufacturer of battery charging systems, welding technology and solar inverters, has introduced its Fronius Smart Solution for residential and commercial solar systems. According to the company, its new solution offers flexible system design, shade mitigation, NEC compliance, high performance and [Read More]

China Sunergy To Build Solar Module Manufacturing Facility In Sacramento

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (CSUN), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, together with Seul Energy Manufacturing Pte Ltd., subsidiary of Seul Holding Pte Ltd., has entered into a lease agreement for building up to 400 MW of a high-efficiency [Read More]

Cajon Valley School District Taps SunPower For Solar Installations

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

SunPower Corp. and the Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) in California are planning to begin construction of SunPower Helix solar systems at 24 school sites in the El Cajon region of San Diego County this coming spring. According to SunPower, the solar [Read More]

Boulder Solar II Plant Begins Operations In Nevada

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

NV Energy has announced that the 50 MW Boulder Solar II power plant – which was developed, designed and constructed by SunPower – achieved its commercial operation status and is now serving NV Energy customers in Nevada. According to the [Read More]

Dominion Reports More Than $800M In Virginia Solar Investment

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

Dominion, one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, says it is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers. The company [Read More]

GridBright To Support Integration Of Solar Into U.S. Electric Grid

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

GridBright Inc., grid management specialist of the utility industry, says that it is part of three of the 13 projects selected for award negotiations by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SunShot Initiative ENERGISE, a $30 million program to support integration [Read More]

UGE Secures Contract To Design, Develop Solar Project In Ontario

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 15, 2016

UGE International Ltd., a global provider of distributed renewable energy solutions, says it has signed a contract to design and develop a 300 kW solar project near Kaladar, Ontario. According to UGE, the grid-connected project will derive revenue through Ontario’s feed-in [Read More]

D. E. Shaw Renewable Begins Construction On 100 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC (DESRI) has acquired the 100 MW North Star Solar Project from Community Energy Inc. and has begun construction on the facility, which is located in Chisago County, Minn. According to DESRI, once North Star [Read More]