The 97 kW system raises onsite electrical power generation to nearly 20%.

Colorado Brewery Expands Solar Installation

New Belgium Brewing is once again partnering with Boulder-based Namasté Solar to add an additional 96.525 kW of PV solar paneling at its Fort Collins, Colo., facility. The new system will be in addition to 870 panels New Belgium installed in 2009 and will bring total onsite solar production to 4.5% of the brewery’s total


Southern Company, First Solar to Develop 131-MW PV Project in Georgia

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced plans to develop a 131-MW PV solar project in Georgia, which will be capable of generating enough electricity to help meet the energy needs of more than 21,000 homes. The electricity and associated renewable energy credits (RECs) will be sold to three Georgia electric membership corporations. “Southern Company


Solectria Solar Inverters Power Bausch & Lomb Manufacturing Plant

Solectria Renewables, a PV inverter manufacturer, says Advanced Solar Products chose its PVI 23TL and PVI 28TL inverters to power Bausch and Lomb’s manufacturing plant in Rochester, New York. The 1.1MW system feature 28, PVI 28TL’s and 5, PVI 23TL’s 1000 VDC, three-phase, transformerless inverters. The PV system, designed and constructed by Advanced Solar Products, a


Europe’s Largest Battery-Storage Project Becomes Operational in the UK

S&C Electric Company, a global leader in energy storage integration, today announced that Europe’s largest battery-storage project has been officially opened by Amber Rudd, minister at the Department for Energy and Climate Change at Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, England. S&C Electric Europe, Samsung SDI and Younicos collaborated to deploy the technology onto a United Kingdom

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ET Solar Builds 40 MWp Solar Power Plant in Israel

ET Solar Energy Corp., a smart energy solutions provider, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary ET Solutions AG has been chosen to provide turnkey EPC service to a 40 MWp PV power plant in Israel along with local partners G-Systems and Elmor. The project is jointly owned by Arava Power, a pioneering developer of large


Canadian Solar Sells 10-MW Ontario Solar Project to Concord Pacific Energy

Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. completed the sale of the 10-MWac RayLight solar power plant valued at over C$65 million (USD$56 million) to One West Holdings Ltd., an affiliate of Concord Green Energy Inc. The RayLight 10-MW solar power plant is located in the Township of Tay, Ontario, and uses Canadian Solar’s MaxPower CS6X-300/305P panels made


Washington Gas Energy Systems Completes 20 Solar Projects in Georgia

Washington Gas Energy Systems Inc. announced the completion of 20 solar projects, totaling more than 15 MW, that will produce renewable energy for Georgia Power. “These projects significantly increase renewable energy capacity in the state through the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative,” said Sanjiv Mahan, chief operating officer of Washington Gas Energy Systems. “We commend this


Dynamic Solar Solutions, Kyocera Partner on Puerto Rico Solar Projects

Kyocera Solar Inc. and Dynamic Solar Solutions, a company dedicated to installing turnkey photovoltaic systems for residential, commercial and industrial customers since 2008, announced a plan to provide industry-leading solar panels to Puerto Rican businesses, harnessing renewable energy as a solution to rising energy prices. In Puerto Rico, businesses and consumers are struggling under electricity


Hannah Solar Chooses SolarWorld Panels for 18 MW of Projects in Georgia

SolarWorld is rounding out nearly 18 MW of solar-panel deliveries to enable Atlanta-based Hannah Solar to develop solar projects in several state regions, many on agricultural lands. A solar system installer, designer and integrator and a Solar Power World 2014 Top 400 Contractor, Hannah Solar is developing projects that make productive new uses of sites through Georgia Power’s Advanced


6-MW Solar Array Completed at DSM’s New Jersey Plant

DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, in partnership with GeoPeak and Marina Energy, opened a solar field at its plant in Belvidere, New Jersey. In an event for local dignitaries, employees and business executives to switch on the solar field, DSM North American President Hugh Welsh highlighted the benefits of