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Duke Energy to build 13-MW solar facility at Camp Lejeune

A partnership between Duke Energy, the Department of the Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps will lead to a 13-megawatt (AC) solar facility being built at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Onslow County, N.C. The facility will be owned and operated by Duke Energy Progress (DEP) and is expected online in 2015. It


HelioSage and Gulf Power announce 120 MW of solar in Florida

HelioSage Energy, a national developer of utility scale solar projects, and Gulf Power Company, a Florida investor-owned electric utility and subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), have announced the development of three large-scale solar projects across Northwest Florida totaling 120 MW. Gulf Power and HelioSage have partnered with the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy


APS powers one of China’s largest solar projects

The YC1000 solar microinverter from APS will power a significant 3-phase installation going into service in China’s Zhejiang Province this week. More than 1.4 MW of the total 8.13 MW project will be generated using APS microinverter technology – which is says is the world’s largest 3-phase microinverter installation, by far. The project at the

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PermaCity installs new racking system on 5.1-MW Forever 21 project in Los Angeles

With the flip of a switch, PermaCity Solar and American fashion retailer Forever 21, powered-up a massive 5.1-megawatt (DC) high efficiency SunPower solar power system, crowning the construction project that employed many local workers. The system at Forever 21’s headquarters in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles is now the largest single-rooftop solar power


SunModo system goes above it all

Rare is the flat and unadorned rooftop. Solar companies often face roofs resembling an obstacle course made of vents, pipes and uneven surfaces. What’s a solar contractor to do? Mounting company SunModo listened to clients asking for a strong system capable of bridging obstructions and putting modules on a single plane, which eliminates shading. SunModo


Nexamp flips the switch on 4.4-MW Massachusetts solar project

Nexamp, a provider of solar energy and Solar Power World Top Contractor, has completed a 4.4-MW solar project in Charlton, Massachusetts. The project, which achieved commercial operations at the end of December, marked the 21st megawatt of solar power commissioned by the company in the Commonwealth in 2014. Among the many benefits of the installation,


Astrum installs solar on D.C.’s Millennium Building

Astrum Solar and The Tower Companies announced The Millennium Building, located at 1909 K Street NW, flipped the switch on a newly installed solar photovoltaic (PV) system.  This project is a first of its kind in Washington, D.C. It will help improve the district’s environmental footprint and reduce the building’s operating costs.  Both Tower and Astrum

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New Mexico toy company installs Lumos LSX frameless solar modules

Fun, creative, curious, complex, powerful, poetic, imaginative, beautiful, high-tech, quality – all words used to describe the sophisticated toys created by Levitated. These words and the mind-set they inspire are what the company has been built on and the experience the company and their toys brings to each of their customers. The results are a

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Solect helps Ford dealership go solar

Franklin Ford, a family-owned Ford dealership in Franklin, Mass., has partnered with Solar Power World Top Contractor Solect Energy Development of Hopkinton to deploy a 142.5-kW solar energy system. The system is expected to cover nearly 100 percent of the dealership’s electricity needs, generating more than $30,000 in annual electricity savings. Franklin Ford recently underwent


SolarCity offers homebuilder solar program on East Coast

Homebuilders across the East Coast can now partner with SolarCity, a Solar Power World Top Contractor, to secure affordable, clean energy for new home communities. More than 10 local homebuilders from Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York have already begun offering solar power to homebuyers through SolarCity, giving hundreds of homeowners