Nov 252015
 
In one of the largest solar projects undertaken in North Carolina, Google will benefit from Duke Energy Carolinas' Green Source Rider program – meeting a portion of the power demand from the company's data center in Lenoir with solar energy. A 61-megawatt solar project will be constructed in Rutherford County in Duke Energy Carolinas' service territory. Under a power purchase agreement with the Rutherford Farms, LLC, solar project, Duke Energy will...
Nov 252015
 
The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has installed 70 photovoltaic modules on the outer façade of one of its lab buildings. The modules were developed and produced by the Institute and demonstrate the interplay of different technologies. Together with industry, Fraunhofer ISE developed a crystalline PV module called “TPedge” using a process that saves both time and money and replaces the lamination step. Innovative back-contacted solar cells from the...
Nov 242015
 
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced the appointment of Mr.Gener Miao as its Vice President Global Sales and Marketing. Mr. Miao previously served as Chief of Staff for JinkoSolar's Chairman since 2010. Prior to 2010, Mr. Miao worked at Fosun Group's Tebon Securities and Ingersoll Rand China Investment. Mr. Miao received his MBA from the China Europe International Business School, his master's degree in finance and economics...
Nov 242015
 
Canadian Energy, a specialist in stored and renewable energy, and PWRstation, a solar product solutions company headquartered in Switzerland with offices in the US, have entered into an agreement for Canadian Energy to market PWRstation solar solutions in Canada. The partnership brings together a marketer of integrated solar and storage systems for the Canadian residential, commercial and government sectors, and a designer and manufacturer of proprietary racking systems technology and...
Nov 242015
 
Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI) has announced the commissioning and completion of the tracking system for the 71 MW-ac Red Horse 2 combined wind and solar project, which is expected to provide power for 13,500 Arizona homes. The plant generates energy from Vestas V110 wind turbines and 75 MW-dc of Jinko solar modules, whose power output is optimized by Array Technologies’ DuraTrack HZ single-axis trackers. The Red Horse 2 project is one of the first combined wind and solar sites in...
Nov 242015
 
With over 400 attendees expected, Solar Asset Management North America will be back in San Francisco next 16 to 17 March, 2016. Now in its 3rd North American and 7th global edition, Solar Asset Management is the leading event in North America for developers, investors, O&M service providers, IPPs, utilities, monitoring and data companies, technical and financial advisors to develop business and share lessons learnt on the operational phase of solar...
Nov 242015
 
Windswept Farm is among 31 New Hampshire farms and small businesses that have received $1.2 million in United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development grants. The USDA grants spur renewable energy generation and conservation while helping increase profitability. Funds from the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) have allowed New Hampshire (US) recipients to install more than two dozen solar arrays, three modern wood heating systems, one energy efficient lighting project and one...
Nov 242015
 
Standard Solar, a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, completed installation of a 265kW garage-top solar canopy for developer Federal Realty Investment Trust. The seven-level, 566 parking space garage is part of Pike & Rose, the developer’s new mixed-use residential, retail and office project in Rockville, Maryland (US). The 855-panel array, expected to produce 226,500 kWh a year, will offset...
Nov 232015
 
GameChange Racking recently introduced I beams as a foundation option for its Max-Span Post System for installation of photovoltaic arrays..  Max Span Post system with I beams Includes W6x7 HDG I Beams with robust attachment brackets Supports all poly, glass and thin film modules Industry's best quality, test & certification and bankability   Rugged design enables 150 mph wind and 90 psf snow loads Turnkey install and geotech services available 20 year warranty - Made in USA...
Nov 232015
 
Commercial energy storage activity is currently consolidated in just a handful of leading regions, but falling system costs will be a major factor enabling broader global market growth. For the first time, South Korea, Japan and the United States will each exceed a record 100 megawatts of annual energy storage installations in 2015. These three countries will account for 59 percent of global installations by 2016, but deployment will also increase in other regions in the next five years,...