4.6-MW SunPower project to meet 85% of California school district’s energy needs

This spring, Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) and SunPower Corp. will begin construction of SunPower Helix solar systems at 24 school sites in the El Cajon region of San Diego County, California. The solar installations totaling 4.6 MW will primarily include carports, as well as a few rooftop systems, and should be operational by

Standard Solar installs multi-building solar system featuring QuadPod Solar Canopies

Standard Solar announces the completion of a 708-kW solar project for Montgomery County, Maryland-based commercial real estate developer DANAC. The project, featuring a parking garage solar canopy, a solar carport and a rooftop system, was completed in late 2016 and was recently named a finalist for a 2016 Wintergreen Award for Excellence in Green Building. “Putting sustainability

Maine organic farm goes solar with 25-kW tracking project

Four innovative solar trackers are now powering Goranson Farm in Dresden, Maine. The 25-kW solar project will help offset the electrical bills of Goranson Farm, a third-generation, family-owned organic farm. The array is anticipated to produce 47,000 kWh per year, and offset nearly 100% of the farm’s energy needs. The project was installed by Maine

Sunvalley Solar completes largest privately owned solar system on California dairy ranch

Sunvalley Solar (SSOL) has successfully completed construction for a 2.2-MWdc solar system as an addition to a 1.1-MWdc solar PV project installed in 2015 on Wreden Ranch in California. “I have been very pleased with my dealings with Sunvalley Solar. They have the competitive pricing, top notch products and quality to meet and exceed the

Nation’s largest PV glass skylight now under construction in New Jersey

Somerset Development announced that construction has begun on the largest photovoltaic glass skylight in the United States at Bell Works, the complete revitalization of the two-million-sq-ft former Bell Labs facility into the iconic mixed-use metroburb located in Holmdel, New Jersey. Spearheaded by Onyx Solar, a manufacturer of transparent photovoltaic glass for building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), the

REC Solar installs Exosun trackers on Hawaii’s largest PV plant

Exosun has successfully commissioned its solar trackers on the 40-MWp EE Waianae Solar Project in Hawaii. The Waianae solar plant, developed by Eurus Energy America, with project design and construction by REC Solar, situated in Waianae, West Oahu, is the largest PV plant in Hawaii. It has been equipped with 264 Exotrack HZ single-axis trackers which

Onyx Renewables, Schneider Electric partner on a multi-system solar project for Sun Chemical

Schneider Electric has developed a PPA that will allow Sun Chemical to cut electricity costs at its Carlstadt, New Jersey, production facility by roughly $400,000, building on a partnership that has helped the world’s leading producer of inks, pigments and pressroom materials trim millions in energy expenses. Rooftop and carport PV arrays at the site will

PCI Solar completes project for AmeriPride

PCI Solar has completed installation and commissioning of a rooftop solar energy system for AmeriPride Services, a leading textile rental services and supply company in North America, at its Odessa, Texas processing plant. This is AmeriPride’s second solar energy project, following a rooftop installation at its Worcester, Massachusetts, location. The solar projects are part of AmeriPride’s

UPS to invest $18 million in on-site solar at U.S. facilities

UPS announced plans to significantly escalate its investment in solar energy as an owner/operator of solar assets starting with at least eight of its facilities in the United States. The installations will be completed by the end of 2017. The estimated $18 million investment will provide a nearly five-fold increase in the amount of power

Inovateus Solar installs Solar FlexRack mounting on Michigan’s largest solar project

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, announced its G3-X smart fixed-tilt racking solution has been installed in the largest solar power generation project in Michigan. Recognized for its adaptability, speed and ease of installation, the Solar FlexRack G3-X racking system reduces labor time and overall solar project costs. The 58-MW utility-owned power plant