Affordable Solar builds second-largest rooftop array in Utah

Affordable Solar recently completed the installation of the second-largest rooftop solar system in Utah on Smith’s Food & Drug Stores distribution center in Layton. According to the Kroger Co, which owns Smith’s, this 1-MW array is projected to save the distribution center approximately $20,000 each month in energy costs. The rooftop system consists of 4,066

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SunEdison to build 33 MW of solar in California to modernize grid

SunEdison has been awarded contracts to build 33 MWdc of rooftop solar with Southern California Edison (SCE) in the utility company’s latest round of solar procurement. The solar systems will be built on rooftops throughout the Orange County and Inland Empire industrial corridors as part of SCE’s plan to upgrade and modernize the grid for customers in densely


Conergy will use Sungrow solar inverters on global solar projects

Conergy has agreed to purchase inverters from Sungrow for many of its global commercial and utility scale projects over the next year. Conergy selected Sungrow after a rigorous evaluation process, which included multiple suitable other candidates. Sungrow products were chosen for their proven transmission efficiency, which maximizes power output; lightweight design, which shortens the installation


Meridian Solar installs second round of solar at LegalZoom facility

Solar now spans the entire roof of LegalZoom’s north Austin facility as Meridian Solar has completed the second and final phase of the solar energy system. The two-part installation makes up 520 kW of solar, and the energy generated will be interconnected and operated in parallel with the local utility grid. The project was installed


SolarWindow offers update for its transparent electricity-generating windows

SolarWindow Technologies announced plans to replace traditional electrical wiring connections with a simplified next-generation system for collecting the power produced by its see-through electricity-generating windows. In addition to reducing costs, ease of electrical installation will be important to window fabricators, glass installers (i.e., glaziers), electricians, and maintenance personnel. The replacement of today’s cumbersome methods with

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Nexamp celebrates solar install plus learning lab in Richmond, Rhode Island

Nexamp celebrated the operation of a 500-kW solar project in Richmond, RI. Built on a portion of 6.8 acres of previously unused land near Interstate 95, the array will generate new tax revenue for the town while producing enough solar energy to power over 100 homes. Officials in attendance included Representative Justin Price, Senator Elaine Morgan,


Solmetric offers free software update for its PVA-1000S I-V curve tracer

Solmetric Corporation announced the release of a free software update for the PVA-1000S I-V Curve Tracer, the most accurate field testing device for PV array commissioning, troubleshooting, and O&M. Version 3.7 PVA software update includes custom array tree labeling, support for tracking arrays, city lookup for latitude and longitude, and data backup. The array tree


OneRoof Energy and Geostellar partner to bring solar to homeowners

OneRoof Energy, Inc. today announced the Company has added Geostellar, Inc. to its growing portfolio of sales affiliates. Known for its many sustainable solar communities and pioneering solar employee benefit groups for companies such as 3M, Cisco Systems and Kimberly-Clark, Geostellar is joining forces with OneRoof Energy to offer homeowners efficient and affordable solar solutions.


Community solar project hits 50kW with APS microinverters

Demand for shares in an eastern Washington community solar installation was so strong, sponsoring utility Inland Power & Light boosted capacity with a second array. The project’s second phase, completed in late March, added a 20 kW ground-mount array to the existing 30 kW array that went into service last fall. The arrays are powered by


DTE Energy to build two largest solar arrays in Michigan

DTE Energy today announced it is teaming with Domino’s Farms and Ford Motor Company to build and operate the two largest solar arrays in Michigan. DTE Energy is the largest investor in solar energy in the state. DTE Energy has begun construction of a 1.1-MW photovoltaic solar installation at Domino’s Farms, just east of Ann