JinkoSolar Signs 100 MW Agreement With Local Government

JinkoSolar, a global solar PV provider, signed project investment agreements with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop totally 100 MW PV projects. Jinko Power will own the projects and will manage the project investment and EPC as well as operations and maintenance. According to the terms of the agreement, Jinko Power


Yingli Solar Supplies Modules For Large-Scale U.K. Projects

Yingli Solar, a large vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer partnered with renewable energy developer Push Energy to supply its multicyrstalline modules for four large-scale PV power plants in the United Kingdom. The four sites will collectively have a clean, renewable electricity capacity of up to 66 MWp and will be located in East Anglia, U.K. The projects will be

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Park Avenue Coffee Powered By Microgrid Solar Installation

Park Avenue Coffee opened their newest and greenest cafe, located at 5105 Columbia Avenue on The Hill, in April. Microgrid Solar installed 200 solar panels to enable Park Avenue Coffee to operate the cafe and roasting facility at net zero, providing all electricity for the building.   The Microgrid Solar turnkey solar installation provides the


Xcel, CEC Open Two New Community Solar Facilities In Denver

Access to renewable energy just got easier for individuals and business that use electricity in Denver. Officials from Xcel Energy, the EPA and the Colorado State Land Board joined community solar developer Clean Energy Collective to officially open Denver County’s newest community solar facilities — two state-of-the-art 500 kW solar arrays that make affordable, locally-made

A 3-MW solar array on capped landfill makes Scituate, MA the first town in The Commonwealth to be 100% powered by renewable energy. -Jerry Holmes

Landfills Provide Green Opportunities For Solar Development

Landfills can be great sites for solar, as long as attention is given to certain considerations unique to these projects. Location One of the first considerations in developing a solar project is to find a suitable location. Several basic land-related requirements must be satisfied, including: • Low development cost real estate • Sufficient sun exposure •

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Italian Car Dealer Cuts Electricity Costs With Hanwha Q CELLS Modules

Italian car dealer Autostar Spa is banking on self-consumption of solar electricity as a 100 kW photovoltaic system on approximately 700 sq. meters of the company’s roof was recently connected to the grid. The PV plant will reduce Autostar Spa’s operating costs and reduce the energy costs by about 54%. Hanwha Q CELLS provided 396


Which Generating Technology Has The Greatest Advantage?

In a perfect world, all solar generating technology would work together to form an alliance to challenge conventional energy as well as competing renewable technologies for the hearts, minds and lungs of energy consumers everywhere. In an even more perfect world all renewable technologies would work together to displace conventional sources of energy, including nuclear

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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