Independent Power Systems installs AllEarth trackers on two Colorado projects

Innovative dual-axis solar trackers are now powering two homes in Longmont, Colordo. The first tracker powers 20 345-W SunPower panels for a total system capacity of 6.9 kW and is expected to produce 15,837 kWh annually. The second system has 24 345-W panels for a total system capacity of 8.28 kW and is expected to produce

Altus Power completes 6.2-MW solar project in Oahu

Altus Power announced the completion of a 6.2-MWdc ground-mounted solar installation in Waianae, Hawaii, on the west side of Oahu. The solar energy system, known as the Aloha Solar Project, will sell clean, renewable energy to Hawaiian Electric Company for 20 years under the Tier 3 Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program. The FIT program was designed to

First Solar sells Moapa Solar Project to Capital Dynamics

First Solar announced it has completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250 MWac Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Minority tax equity interests in the project are shared by GE GE, +0.20% unit GE Energy Financial Services,

SolBright Renewable Energy completes Mount Pleasant Waterworks solar project

SolBright Renewable Energy announced the completion of the Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) rooftop solar project. The project is the largest commercial rooftop solar in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The 284-kW DC solar project will generate 382,900 kWh in its first year. SolBright was pleased to partner with Mount Pleasant Waterworks as part of our strategic

S-5! mini clamps used on 82-kW solar install on metal roof in Hawaii

Utility costs in Hawaii are higher than most of the United States, so it’s not uncommon to see larger-scale solar projects taking advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing seam roof, the Word of Life Christian Center installed an 82-kW solar array, attached with clamps from S-5!. To cover the cost

Tampa Electric’s Big Bend solar project complete

Burns & McDonnell met substantial completion requirements on March 1 for commercial operation of the Big Bend Solar project in Tampa, Florida. The 106-acre solar photovoltaic (PV) project is owned and operated by Tampa Electric and is the largest single source of solar power in the Tampa area with capacity to serve 3,300 homes. Situated

Standard Solar completes largest U.S. urban solar development in Washington, DC

Standard Solar marks a milestone with the completion of 28 of 30 solar rooftop arrays in Washington, D.C., for the DC Department of General Services (DGS). Rooftops of 28 DC schools, educational buildings, police and fire facilities are now producing solar energy. The DGS-led program will boost the District’s total solar generation capacity by approximately 70%

Clean Energy Group awards grants for low-income solar+storage access

Seven community-based nonprofits and affordable housing developers have been selected to receive grants from Clean Energy Group’s Resilient Power Leadership Initiative, as part of the Resilient Power Project, to build their organizational capacity on the benefits of solar and energy storage (solar+storage) technologies. The Resilient Power Project, a joint initiative of Clean Energy Group and

Amec Foster Wheeler, Sempra Renewables, SMA partner on 94-MW Copper Mountain solar project

SMA inverters were recently selected by Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra Renewables’ 94-MW Copper Mountain Solar 4 project in Boulder City, Nevada. This is the fourth phase of the Copper Mountain Solar Complex, one of the largest PV solar facilities in the U.S. When Copper Mountain Solar 4 is complete, it will power approximately 41,000

California cafe’s 325-kW solar system powered by Mitsubishi, Solectria

As part of its commitment to clean energy, 85°C Bakery Cafe installed PV panels from Mitsubishi Electric to power its central kitchen in Brea, California. 85°C Bakery Cafe installed a 325-kW system including 1,226 Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Premium solar modules and 7 inverters from Yaskawa – Solectria Solar. The system is projected to produce 527,702kWh