The store’s 240,504-square-foot solar array will be a 1.14 MW system
November 6, 2015
IKEA has announced plans to install a solar power system atop its Las Vegas store opening summer 2016. Panel installation will begin this winter, with completion expected in spring for what will be the largest single-use rooftop solar array by a retailer in the state of Nevada.
Three School Districts Receive Loans Through the Energy Conservation Assistance Act
December 24, 2014
The California Energy Commission approved $13.5 million for energy efficiency measures to 14 schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Joaquin County, and Orange County. The Energy Commission also approved grants to four entities to develop and research alternative and renewable fuel projects.
Customers Who Purchase a Carrier Product and Install Solar Will Receive a $1,000 Rebate
May 7, 2014
Carrier has announced a new partnership with SolarCity, a full-service solar power provider, that allows Carrier-trained technicians and comfort consultants to offer solar services to Carrier customers. Those who purchase a new Carrier product and choose to install SolarCity solar panels will receive a $1,000 rebate.
A Section of the Solar Array Will Be Designated for Academic Use
April 9, 2014
ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced that its energy business has started construction on a 2 MW solar array to be implemented on Cornell University’s campus in Ithaca, N.Y., representing the university’s first large solar installation.
Awards to Three California-Based Small Businesses to Drive Down Hardware and Non-Hardware Costs
March 21, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $2.2 million for three projects to help lower the costs of solar electricity and increase deployment nationwide. DOE said this funding will help develop technologies and streamline processes to make solar more accessible for residential and commercial applications.
Energy Efficiency Improvements Include Lighting and HVAC Upgrades
October 7, 2013
Yuba County and Chevron Energy Solutions have announced the county government’s first solar power installation. The solar installation is expected to generate over 1 megawatt of electricity at two sites and, together with a set of energy efficiency measures, reduce the county’s annual energy purchases by 50 percent.
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.
Acro Energy, a leading solar installation firm, announced that it will offer 12 months of free solar to new customers through Aug. 31, 2012 as part of an expansion campaign in the Southern California market.