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TAG Mechanical Installs HVAC, Solar for Net-Zero Village Hall

Facility Is First Net-Zero Municipal Building in New York State
October 21, 2013
Mechanical contracting firm TAG Mechanical Systems Inc. announced that it provided HVAC mechanical systems and a 54 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system for the Skaneateles Village Hall in Skaneateles, N.Y. The facility is the first municipal net-zero energy building in New York State.


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July 11, 2013: One of First Commercial Solar Micro-Grids Installed

System Includes Backup Power, Demand Reduction, and Peak Shaving
July 11, 2013
Standard Solar, a leader in developing, constructing, integrating, financing, and installing solar electric systems, in partnership with Solar Grid Storage, has announced the installation of a grid-interactive energy storage system with a new solar photovoltaic (PV) array, creating one of the nation’s first commercial scale micro-grids. 


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April 18, 2013: Funding Through NY-Sun to Add 52 MW of Solar Capacity in New York

April 18, 2013
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $46 million has been awarded under his NY-Sun initiative for solar energy projects that will add 52 megawatts to the state’s solar capacity. This announcement follows a year of significant growth for solar installations in the state as a result of the NY-Sun initiative.


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March 6, 2013: Solar Energy International Increases Its Online Solar Training Offerings

March 6, 2013
Solar Energy International (SEI) announced that it is expanding its online training with the launch of a series of online courses starting March 11 and continuing through 2013 covering a variety of topics.


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Feb. 15, 2013: With New Florida Store System, IKEA Becomes State’s Largest Non-Utility Solar Owner

February 15, 2013
IKEA announced that it has officially plugged in the solar energy system installed at its store in Sunrise, Fla., which will be the largest solar installation in south Florida and, when combined with IKEA projects already completed at stores in Orlando and Tampa, will make IKEA the state’s largest non-utility solar owner.


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Jan. 4, 2013: DOE Announces $29 Million Investment in Solar Energy Projects

January 4, 2013
As part its SunShot Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy has announced a $29 million investment in four solar energy projects. These projects are aimed at improving grid connection and reducing installation costs through plug-and-play technologies and reliable solar power forecasts.


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Nov. 29, 2012: Navy's Largest Solar PV System Begins Operations via Power Purchase Agreement

November 29, 2012
SunPower Corp. has announced the completion of the U.S. Navy’s largest solar power system, a 13.78-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) system at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California. The power plant is the first federal agency project to be financed through a 20-year solar power purchase agreement.


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D.C.’s Largest Solar Panel System Dedicated at Catholic University

October 15, 2012
The Catholic University of America (CUA) dedicated the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) panel system in Washington, D.C., featuring more than 2,600 solar panels designed to generate in excess of 830,000 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity per year, including a canopy of 714 panels over more than 70 parking spaces.


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Ambassador Energy to Offer Its Solar PV Training Online

September 10, 2012
Since 2008, Ambassador Energy has provided solar photovoltaic (PV) training in its Southern California classroom. The company announced that it is adding an online option to the curriculum.


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Sept. 5, 2012: Annual Distributed Renewable Energy Installations to Triple by 2017

September 5, 2012
Distributed renewable energy installations today represent far less than one percent of total worldwide electricity generating capacity, but according to a new report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, they will expand rapidly over the next half-decade.


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