Archive for solar power – Page 8

U.S. Claims Victory In Solar Trade Case Against India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against India’s appeal to a February decision against buy-local policies in the country’s ambitious solar energy initiative, according to an announcement from the Sierra Club. The initiative, which at its base offers solar companies [Read More]

Salinas Valley High School Bringing OpTerra Solar Project On Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

California’s Soledad Unified School District, located in Monterey County, in the Salinas Valley, has approved a contract with OpTerra Energy Services Inc. to design and construct Soledad High School’s first solar project. The project – funded through a $2 million, [Read More]

DOI Green-Lights 100 MW Solar Project On Nevada Tribal Land

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

The 100 MW Aiya Solar Project, located on tribal trust land in Clark County, Nev., has been approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). Yesterday, DOI Secretary Sally Jewell joined leaders of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians [Read More]

Florida Power & Light Marks Milestone For 2016 Installed Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) says it has installed its 500,000th solar panel for the year – which marks the electric utility’s halfway mark to a goal of 1 million newly installed panels in all of 2016. The newest panels [Read More]

JinkoSolar Seals U.S. Module Supply Deal With Con Edison

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. has entered into a master module supply agreement (MSA) with Consolidated Edison Development Inc. (CED), a New York State-based developer, owner and operator of large-scale renewable energy projects. In accordance with the MSA and multiple purchase orders, [Read More]

NREL-Led Consortium To Boost Reliability, Performance Of PV Modules

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) – in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory – will form a new consortium intended to accelerate the development of module [Read More]

Duke Energy’s Latest Florida Solar Project Comes Online

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Duke Energy’s 5 MW Perry Solar Facility, located in Taylor County, Fla., is now producing power for Duke Energy Florida (DEF) customers. The company says its newest solar project, located on 22 acres, is the size of 17 football fields [Read More]

Sunpreme Developing New PV Cell Manufacturing Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Sunpreme has received a $5 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop what the company calls the next generation of high-performance, low-cost photovoltaic manufacturing technology. Through the SunShot award, Sunpreme says it will develop [Read More]

IKEA Finishes Tennessee’s Biggest Rooftop Solar Array

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

IKEA has announced the completion of a 1.46 MW solar system atop its new Memphis, Tenn., store, which is opening later this fall. Once commissioned, the project will be the largest solar rooftop project in Tennessee, according to the home [Read More]

Solar Comes To San Francisco ‘Painted Lady’ Home

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Sunrun has announced that one of San Francisco’s famous Painted Lady homes – recognized from the opening scenes of TV sitcom Full House – has gone solar. The house, which sits on a row of classic Victorian homes, is one [Read More]