Financing initiative allows smaller scale solar PV systems to be bankable down to 200 kW
July 4, 2016
Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Inc. announced it won the 2016 Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) Game Changer Award in the “Project Finance Category,” presented at the Game Changer Awards Gala. This is Panasonic’s second CanSIA Game Changer Award.
Companies will work together on residential solar offer
May 11, 2016
AT&T and SunPower have entered into an agreement that brings AT&T's Internet of Things (IoT) technology to SunPower's newest home energy solution — SunPower Equinox™. The companies will also collaborate on co-marketing efforts to offer a SunPower home solar system to qualified AT&T customers this summer.
The Madera County Board of Supervisors announced it has completed the latest chapter in its successful solar and energy efficiency program with OpTerra Energy Services. The county is set to achieve nearly $15 million in energy savings as a result of the comprehensive solar and energy efficiency upgrades.
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.
Homeowners may install solar at no upfront cost and pay less than traditional electric utility bills
July 23, 2015
WGL Energy Services Inc. has teamed up with solar power provider SolarCity to offer residential customers in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Washington, District of Columbia, the opportunity to install a custom-designed solar energy system.
Project Totaling 1.6 Megawatts to Power Office and Research Facility
May 7, 2015
SolarWorld announced that it has provided 1.6 megawatts of 315-watt, 72-cell monocrystalline solar panels for a project to power the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) George Washington Carver Center. The ground-mount system is believed to be the largest solar power system in the Washington, District of Columbia, area.
The Solar Expansion Sits Atop a 58,575-Square-Foot Store Extension Completed Last Summer
April 13, 2015
IKEA has officially plugged-in an expanded solar energy array atop its Boston-area store that opened nine years ago in Stoughton, Massachusetts. The 51,516-square-foot solar panel addition consists of a 318-kW system built with 1,248 panels, and will produce 385,900 kWh more electricity annually for the store.
Solar Energy System Covers Two Rooftops and Three Parking Lots
November 17, 2014
Fortinet has flipped the switch on a 900 kW solar electric system which blankets its Santa Clara, California, corporate campus. The company’s commitment to sustainable business practices is now exhibited with the installation of this solar energy system which covers two rooftops and three parking lots.
Initiative Supports American Jobs, Manufacturing, and Energy Independence by Sourcing from Domestic Producers
October 7, 2014
PetersenDean has announced that its Solar4America campaign will begin offering electricity to consumers nationwide at under six cents per kilowatt hour. The program has already been launched in Arizona and California and will roll out to Texas in October, with four other states to follow in the first quarter of 2015.
System Can Significantly Cut Utility Demand Charges for Commercial and Industrial Buildings
August 11, 2014
Sharp Electronics Corp. has announced the launch of its SmartStorage energy storage solution, which is immediately available throughout California and will be expanded to other states in the second half of 2014. According to the company, the system can significantly cut utility demand charges for commercial and industrial buildings.
In this issue, we cover ductless products for the commercial market. We also look at alternative refrigerants and trends in R-22 reclamation. Other topics include a summer forecast, business franchises, and more.
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