Phono Solar delivers 90,000 panels for Georgia solar project

Phono Solar, a leading global provider of integrated solar solutions, today announced that the company has delivered 28 MWdc of 315-W 72-cell solar modules to Citizens Energy, a Boston-based not-for-profit energy developer. Phono Solar delivered 90,000 solar PV modules to Citizens Energy, owner and operator of the newly-commissioned site in Jenkins County, Georgia. Founded in

Fronius installs inverters in a former nuclear power plant in Austria

Fronius, the global quality leader for solar energy, has carried out a very special project in Zwentendorf, Austria: a photovoltaic system has been installed on the site of a former nuclear power plant (NPP). Where once nuclear energy was to be produced, today clean, safe energy is generated from natural resources over an area of

Rosendin Electric wins award for Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center

Rosendin Electric, one of the nation’s largest private electrical contractors and an employee-owned company, has received a 2016 Project/Team Award from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) for its contribution to the construction of the Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center. The Monarch Center was one of three projects selected in the Educational Facilities category.

Baker Electric Solar-installed rooftop system to save company $24k

Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar provider, designed and installed a 65.52-kW rooftop solar system for contingent workforce services firm TargetCW. The rooftop solar installation will produce roughly 45% of the company’s annual electricity needs and save the company more than $24,000 on its energy costs in the first year. The TargetCW 25,000 square foot

Installation Notes: A solar oasis in the heart of San Antonio

When it comes to solar growth, it doesn’t get much hotter than San Antonio. The market ranked sixth nationally for metropolitan growth in 2015, and seventh for the spread of solar, setting the pace for the Lone Star State. Those trends converge at 330 Clay Street, a 32-home planned-solar neighborhood by PSW Real Estate now

2-MW solar array to power Iron Mountain’s largest records management facility

Iron Mountain Incorporated, a leader in storage and information management services, announced the activation of a solar energy array at its Freehold, New Jersey, facility that will generate 2.6 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per year. The array, which sits adjacent to Iron Mountain’s largest records management facility on the east coast, will allow the

904-kW Mitsubishi Electric PV system installed at second-busiest U.S. seaport

The Port of Long Beach is doing its part to contribute to a sustainable environment with the installation of a 904.75-kW Mitsubishi Electric photovoltaic (PV) system at the second-busiest seaport in the United States. The system includes 3,290 Mitsubishi Electric solar modules and has the potential to generate approximately 1,547 MWh of energy per year.

How to prepare your solar battery bank ready for winter

By John Connell, vice president of Crown Battery Manufacturing’s SLI Products Group Winter weather can drastically cut battery capacity and lifespan—but it doesn’t have to. Proper storage, depth of discharge and maintenance will help prepare any battery bank for winter and maximize lifespan and capacity. Storing batteries provides protection from cold temperatures Most batteries are

Tear sheet: How to get your solar project debt financed

Print out this “tear sheet” and pin it to your wall for an easy reminder of all the documents you need to get your solar project debt financed! Read more about debt financing in this blog Documentation is key to getting solar project debt financing.

Documentation is key to getting your solar project debt financed

By: Michael Tingle, Director, Corporate Business Development at ORTECH Consulting Inc.   You have received your power purchase agreement, feed-in tariff (FIT) contract offer or request for proposal (RFP) win; now you are thinking “I need to get my project debt financed!” Enclosed is a list of best practices to make this process as easy as