Energy Projects Articles

  • CHP Goes Green Project - Case Study

    The driving forces seen behind the project “CHP goes Green” are on the one hand the limited energy resources in general, as well as the limitation of biomass resources, and on the other hand the need to increase the use of renewable energy resources in the conventional heat supply as well as to increase the share of heat supplied by cogeneration. The advantage of the use of biomass in ...


    By COGEN Europe

  • Commonwealth Charter Academy - Case Study

    Location:Harrisburg, PA Project Size:500,000 kWh Solar Renewable Energy LLC installed EcoFoot5D 5-Degree Racking system on the flat-roof portion of this 1,080 solar panel project on Commonwealth Charter Academy's (CCA) roof . The total system will produce approximately 500,000 kWh annually, which will provide one-third of the electricity consumption at ...


    By Ecolibrium Solar

  • Sohnen - Case Study

    Location:Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico Project Size:500kW E-solutions Energy installed 1,612 solar panels using EcoFoot2+ 10-Degree Racking Solution on the Sohnen building in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Four hundred APSystems microinverters also installed, which is thought to be the largest microinverter installation in ...


    By Ecolibrium Solar

  • UA Tech Park in Tucson, AZ - Utility-Scale Ground-Mounted Projects - Case Study

    Experience – Hit the ground running Only a few weeks before year-end 2011, VISSOLIS was approached by the PV module manufacturer Astronergy to save a stalled project. It was developed by an unrelated party and was in danger of being cancelled because of the lack of fi nancing, expiration of the Power Purchase Agreement and the termination of the land lease. Within only a few weeks, ...


    By Vissolis, Inc.

  • Oak Ridge Solar Park, TN - Ground-Mounted Tracker Projects - Case Study

    The dual-axis-tracker project in the Oak Ridge Heritage Center is part of the worldwide “dena Solar Roofs Program” coordinated by Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - the German Energy Agency - and co-financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) within the initiative „renewables – Made in Germany“. ...


    By Vissolis, Inc.

  • Aloha Solar Case Study

    Altus Power America acquired a Tier 3 Feed-In Tariff (FIT) project and needed to have it rapidly built to meet the deadline for the power purchase agreement’s guaranteed completion date. The project included upgrading a substation. REC Solar built the entire 5 MW (AC) system plus substation in 5 months. The energy from the project is being purchased by Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) on a ...


    By REC Solar

  • Redwood City School District Case Study

    The Redwood City School District’s goals were to reduce operating costs and implement sustainable operating practices. The District developed an energy development strategy with Sage Renewables energy consultants and obtained Proposition 39 funding through the state of California to help fund the project. The usual benefits for renewable energy generation were identified, as well as a need ...


    By REC Solar

  • Forecasting Exercise - Case Study

    Objective: In 2005, AEE promoted a project related to the prediction of wind farm energy production, known as the Prediction Exercise. The project was financed by AEE and by companies that own the parks, as well as by a subsidy from the PROFIT programme of the ...

  • TOWERPOWER - Case Study

    Objective: TOWERPOWER was focused on the development of a real-time remote monitoring system to diagnose the aging of the metal structure of offshore turbines. The ultimate goal was to reduce maintenance costs in offshore wind energy. ...

  • 52 kW Fastrack Ballasted Mounting System Madison, WI Case Study

    Sollega supplied their FastRack ballasted mounting system to H&H Solar for the installation of a 51.8 kW Alliant Energy Madison headquarters rooftop project, WI. H&H Solar has supported Alliant Energy on a research project at its Madison headquarters. The main goal of the project is to compare solar panels and the efficiency of different solar energy systems. ...


    By Sollega, Inc

  • Kennel Club Utility Solar Power Production Management Project - Case Study

    Challenge Kennel Club wanted to generate revenue from unused property. Solution Florida Power & Light approached Power Production Management to ...

  • Tidal power - A different perspective

    Kepler Energy is taking a different approach to tidal power, applying a design that can be used in benign sea conditions in a location closer to end-demand and which could generate utility-scale quantities of power, as Peter Dixon explains.The physical environment of tidal turbines is clearly very different to that of wind turbines, not least because water is a lot denser than air! However, ...


    By Kepler Energy

  • GREENERGY SOLUTIONS DEVELOPS 550 MW SOLAR PROJECT IN NEPAL

    Greenergy Solutions Inc. has today announces its expansion thru development of 550.0 MW Solar Project in Nepal. Ruth P. Briones, Chairman/CEO of Greenergy Solutions Inc. disclosed that the Solar Project had been presented to Nepal Energy Minister, Barshaman Pun the formal intention to develop solar power project plants in all of the seven states.  Briones, noted that Greenergy Solutions ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • 125kW Ground Mounted PV System in Leicester Case Study

    Background Neil Fletcher, from Hinckley in Leicestershire, already had a small solar PV installation so he was well aware of the good rates of return that such systems are capable of producing, especially when taking into account the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) available at the time. By taking advantage of the AIA, businesses can help offset up to 100% of purchases of plant and ...


    By Noble Green Energy

  • Significant Energy Savings With Gasmet’s DX4040 – Harvard University Project Proved Gasmet’s Technology Can Cut Down Energy Use and Save Money

    Laboratories everywhere in the world tend to be big energy guzzlers. Hence hospitals, research organizations and universities use big bucks for electricity bills. Harvard University is no exception; its laboratories use five times more energy than any other building type in the university. In Cambridge, Massachusetts – home of Harvard’s main campus – laboratories are the ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Projects Play Fairways Geothermal Resource Analysis, Washington - Case Study

    AltaRock Energy, in cooperation with the Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources (WADGER), is conducting a detailed exploration study of Washington State as part of the Play Fairway grant funded by the  ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Projects Davenport Newberry Holdings, LLC. - Case Study

    AltaRock Energy, Inc. actively manages over 40,000 acres of geothermal leases on the western flank of Newberry Volcano in central Oregon. The leases, held by Davenport Newberry Holdings, LLC. (DNH) and administered by the US Bureau of Land Management, represents a unique opportunity to test and develop Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) technologies in the field. In partnership with the US ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Projects Thermoelectric Generators in a Geothermal Field - Case Study

    This is an R&D project which will build and test a new field-scale thermoelectric generator (TEG) at our Bottle Rock Power geothermal facility near Cobb, California. TEGs produce electrical energy when a strong enough temperature difference exists across the generator (a phenomenon known as the Seebeck effect). This will be the first ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

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