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Solar Speaks: Considerations For Landfill Solar

Installing solar on landfills is a growing trend. What better way to re-purpose all that available space, right? Solar can be a great way to generate a profit from this available land, but only if it’s done correctly. We spoke with Joe Harrison, Senior Project Developer of San Diego, California-based EPC Borrego Solar Systems (No. 22 on


SolarCity Expands Massachusetts Operations to North Shore

SolarCity is expanding its Massachusetts operations with a new 10,000 square foot North Shore Operations Center in Wilmington. The new operations center — SolarCity’s third in Massachusetts — brings new jobs to the area and allows the company to keep pace with growing solar demand in the northeastern part of the state. SolarCity makes it possible for many Massachusetts homeowners to install solar panels for free and


JinkSolar Supplies 40 MW To 8i For Chile Solar Project

JinkoSolar will supply 40 MW of solar PV modules to 8i S.A. (8i), a solar development company, for a solar power project in Chile. 8i will be the owner, project developer and EPC for this project. According to the terms of the agreement, delivery of the solar PV modules will begin in the fourth quarter


Walmart Chooses Lumos Solar’s LSX Modules

Lumos Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based design-centric solar product company, said the company’s LSX frameless modules were used to create a custom solar canopy for Walmart in Portland, Ore. The system is a part of Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment, adding to their ultimate goal of achieving 100% renewable energy.   Used to shade and protect bicycles, the Portland Walmart


Empower Energies Completes 3.7 MW Array In Massachusetts

Empower Energies, a Clean Energy Portfolio Solutions company, recently announced the completion and commissioning of a 3.7 MW solar array in the Town of Shirley, Mass. The ground-mounted installation features 13,047 6.5’ x 3’ PV solar panels, situated on 27 acres of Shirley Water District land, providing 20 acres of power production. The project was

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Canadian Solar Sells Good Light Solar Power Plant

Canadian Solar, a global solar power company, announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions, completed the sale of Good Light, a 10 megawatt (MW) AC solar power plant located in the town of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada. The deal, valued at more than $60.3 million, to a BluEarth Renewables subsidiary (“BluEarth”). This is the second of four planned solar projects


Sugar Bowl Bakery Installs Extensive Solar Energy System

Sugar Bowl Bakery, one of the largest family and minority owned bakeries operating in the United States, says its current plant will install solar modules and electric vehicle charging stations to increase the energy efficiency of the facility. With the installation of a photovoltaic system, Sugar Bowl Bakery will have the capacity to produce 700,000 kilowatt


ReneSola Supplies Solar Modules for India Utility Project

ReneSola, a technology provider of solar photovoltaic products, will provide 5.4 megawatts (MW) in solar modules to Welspun Energy Pvt. Ltd., a New Delhi-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm, for a utility-scale project in India. Under the terms of the agreement, ReneSola will provide 240W and 245W versions of its Virtus II solar PV modules, which were


Yingli Solar Installs System at FC Bayern Munich’s Facility

Yingli Solar, a vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer in the world, known as installed a solar power system on the roof of FC Bayern Munich’s training facility on Sabener StraBe. The Yingli Solar power system has a capacity of 29.2 kWp and will produce more than 31,000 kWh of clean electricity each year. With the


Trina Solar Supplies Anti-PID Modules To Sihong Tianganghu

Trina Solar, a global leader of photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions, and services, signed an agreement to supply 82MW of its anti-Potential Induced Degradation (PID) modules to Sihong Tianganghu Photovoltaic Power Generation Co. for a solar power plant located in Jiangsu Province. Trina Solar will supply approximately 320,000 TSM-PC05A modules with power outputs of 245 Wp, 250Wp