Array Technologies Showcases 120° Solar Tracker In California

Array Technologies (ATI) and construction company, White Construction Inc. (White), signed a tracker supply agreement for more than 28 MW of Array Technologies’ DuraTrack HZ single-axis solar tracking system earlier this year. The DuraTrack HZ structure features a customized 120° range of motion and holds roughly 94,340 high performance CS6X-P Canadian Solar modules at this


SunEnergy1 Installs JinkoSolar Panels For Duke Energy

SunEnergy1 is installing JinkoSolar panels at the Duke Energy Renewables-owned Capital Partners Solar Project in eastern North Carolina. The solar project was announced June 24 as a unique partnership among three customers — George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital — that will bring solar power from rural North Carolina to the urban settings


Signal Energy On Path To Exceed Annual Installation Rate Through 2016

Signal Energy Constructors, a design and build general contractor providing engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to the U.S. renewable energy industry, began construction on 132.7 MW of utility scale solar energy in 2013. That total landed the firm a top ten ranking in Solar Power World’s 2014 Top Solar Contractors list. Signal Energy reports


How Consultants Can Save Your Projects

At what stage do most solar projects run into problems, and how can a good asset management firm help navigate those difficulties? This discussion addresses the challenges in the post-construction phase of the project (asset). Within this cycle, the focus is on the management versus technical aspects of the more than 25-year life of a


Hanwha Q CELLS, AGR To Power Plant in UK

Hanwha Q CELLS teamed up with AGRenewables (AGR), to power up a 24.3 MW photovoltaic power plant for Ingenious Clean Energy in record-time. Despite severe weather conditions, the park in Stowbridge, Cambridgeshire, England, was constructed and grid-connected ahead of the changes in ROC at the end of March. More than 94,500 Q.PRO-G3 solar panels were


Trina Solar to Supply 70MW Modules To Project in Chile

Trina Solar, a global producer of photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions, and services, agreed to supply 70MW high efficiency modules to a large-scale solar power project in Chile. Under the terms of the agreement, Trina Solar will deliver TSM-PC14 solar modules that have an output of between 300W and 310W per panel. Shipment of the modules


Command And Control: Why 24/7 Solar Monitoring Matters

By Judah Moseson, Special To Solar Power World Photovoltaic (PV) solar-farm technology improvements, as well as the size and number of installations, have increased dramatically in the past five years. This has created an increase in potential generation and revenue—which means traditional power-plant issues and considerations have become more prevalent in the solar energy sector. 


Duke Energy Commits $500 million To NC Solar Power

Duke Energy made a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. This culminates the company’s request for proposals (RFP) issued in February for new solar capacity. It will help Duke Energy further its commitment to renewable energy, diversify its energy portfolio and meet North Carolina’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency


ReneSola Provides 10 MW To Juwi Project In India

ReneSola will provide 10 MW of solar modules to Juwi India Renewable Energies, a Bangalore-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm specializing in solar and wind energy plants. The modules will power a utility-scale project in Rajasthan to be developed by Atha Group, an India-based conglomerate with operations in mining, steel manufacturing, power and renewable


How Will The Expiration Of The ITC Affect Solar Construction?

With the ITC winding down and facing a sharp reduction in 2016, how will it affect the construction of new solar projects going forward? The utility-solar market is hugely affected by any change in project costs. We see this today with rising labor and commodity costs, as well as the effects of the ongoing trade