Articles Tagged with ''solar power''
Solar Turns Farm’s Liability into an Asset
May 30, 2013
Local public officials, Vista Solar, and Uesugi Farms have officially dedicated the farm’s new 792 kW solar system. The system, installed by Vista Solar, is producing enough solar energy to offset 91.5 percent of Uesugi Farms’ electrical demand.
May 23, 2013
SolarCity® has opened its largest United States operations center in Riverside, Calif., to accommodate growing demand in the Southern California area. Read More
Cells Could Power Portable Devices and Sensors
May 20, 2013
It may be possible soon to power products with peel-and-stick versions of solar cells, thanks to a partnership between Stanford University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Read More
May 20, 2013
SolarCity® has announced a 1.5-megawatt (MW) solar power project that will bring renewable energy to eight Barstow Unified School District (BUSD) schools and facilities. The solar installations are expected to save the district $112,000 in their first year and roughly $5.3 million over the next 20 years.Read More
April 30, 2013
Mike Duke, Walmart president and CEO, has announced the company’s next step on the path to achieving its goal of being supplied 100 percent by renewable energy.
April 25, 2013
Georgetown University is going solar with SolarCity on a project that is expected to cut the school’s energy bills by tens of thousands of dollars and reduce more than 600,000 pounds of carbon pollution over its lifetime. Read More
April 22, 2013
KB Home and SunPower Corp. came together for a special event in Lancaster, Calif., celebrating the 1,000th new home built by KB with a SunPower solar power system. More than 200 of these homes are in Lancaster, a city focused on advancing the use of solar power.Read More
April 10, 2013
REC Solar, a leader in solar system design and installation, has announced a major expansion into New York state. REC Solar now offers turnkey solar solutions to residents across the state, with an initial focus on Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, and Orange Counties.
April 8, 2013
REC Solar, a leader in solar system design and installation, has announced the completion of solar installations totaling 3.5 MW at 12 Arizona public schools. The systems will provide enough power to reduce the schools’ electricity bills by up to 20 percent, said the company.
April 1, 2013
GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) have released their annual report, U.S. Solar Market Insight: Year-in-Review 2012, which indicates that solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States last year grew 76 percent over 2011.