Donation makes 72-kW project possible for non-profit in Austin, Texas

The Settlement Home for Children in Austin, Texas is now powered by solar thanks to Circular Energy and a generous donation from the Moody Foundation. Completed in early November 2015, Circular Energy designed and installed a 72.32 kW solar energy system for The Settlement Home, a non-profit organization that provides care, support and resources for

Standard Solar completes construction on 265-kW solar parking canopy

Standard Solar, a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, completed installation of a 265-kW garage-top solar canopy for developer Federal Realty Investment Trust. The seven-level, 566 parking space garage is part of Pike & Rose, the developer’s new mixed-use residential, retail and office project in Rockville,

UC Davis and SunPower dedicate 16-MW solar project

University of California (UC), Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi and SunPower representatives today are dedicating the university’s newly constructed 16.3-megawatt (AC) solar power plant. The new plant, which is estimated by UC Davis to generate 14 percent of the campus’ total electricity needs, is the largest solar installation in the UC system and the largest

Empower Energies, RER Energy Group installing solar project in Maryland

Empower Energies, a leading clean energy project solutions company, announced the construction of an 836-kWdc solar array in the Town of Middletown, Maryland. The project will feature 2,698 (310-watt) photovoltaic solar modules situated on 6.399 acres of municipal land adjacent to the town’s water treatment plant. “We’re always looking for ways to better serve our

ecoSolargy installs solar system in California with its own panels

Irvine-based Solar Solutions provider ecoSolargy has installed a solar system on the roof of the headquarters of Command Access Technologies, a Yorba Linda company that manufactures electric locks and related equipment; it is the first commercial solar system in the City of Yorba Linda. The 368 ecoSolargy Titan solar panels will produce 165,670 kilowatt hours

Sollega FastRack 510 supports 616-kW project in Fremont, California

Sollega supplied its FastRack ballasted mounting system for the installation of a 616.5 kW commercial rooftop solar array at Fremont Delta Products American Headquarters. Delta opened its doors to a gleaming new 180,000-squarefoot office building that executives say is among the greenest in the region. “Our old building was just too small,” said M.S. Huang,

Meridian Solar installs 254 kW at Austin Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, November 21, when Austin Habitat for Humanity celebrates the grand opening of their new ReStore and Community Home Center, it will be quietly powered by solar energy. Austin Habitat for Humanity (AHFH) partnered with local solar developer, Meridian Solar, to install a 254 kW system on the roof of the newly renovated facilities.

North Carolina church goes solar with help from Yes! Solar Solutions

Soon, members of a church in Chapel Hill, N.C., will dedicate a solar array installed by Yes! Solar Solutions of Cary, N.C.  United Church of Chapel Hill raised the funds for the 84.7-kilowatt solar system with a capital campaign.  The system will generate approximately 60% of the electricity used by the church and is part of

Suniva OPTimus solar panels to power installs at two California almond farms

Suniva Inc. will soon power two Bushnell family farms in California’s central valley. Suniva’s OPTimus panels are being installed by Nuance Energy Group Inc. and its solar contracting division, AgWell Solar to bring 824 kW of solar energy to Bushnell Farms and Three and One Farms, both operated by the Bushnell family, an almond grower in

WGL expands distributed generation assets and announces plans for 2016

WGL, a diversified energy company, has expanded its distributed generation capacity, which consists primarily of photovoltaic solar, to 150 MW DC installed or under construction across the United States. The company announced plans today to invest $200 million in fiscal year 2016 in solar and other distributed systems, representing a 50% increase in renewable power