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  • FPL Accelerates Major Solar Energy Development Projects

    Florida Power & Light Company, the largest generator of solar energy in Florida, recently announced the expansion of its near-term plans for new universal solar generation. FPL now plans to build new universal solar power plants at eight locations by early 2018 - comprising more than 2.5 million solar panels. "We have been working hard to drive down the costs of adding solar so we can deliver ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EDF Renewable Energy Dedicates the Pacific Wind Project and Catalina Solar Project

    EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, celebrates the construction and operation of two Kern County projects producing clean energy for Southern California. The 140 MW Pacific Wind and 143 MWp Catalina Solar projects were developed and contracted independently; however, their close geographic proximity to one another enabled the projects to share certain infrastructure ...


  • Solar Tour Showcases Local Solar Projects

    The following release is being issued by the Georgia Solar Energy Association: WHO: The Georgia Solar Energy Association WHAT: Solar installations host open house statewide WHEN: 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. on Saturday, Oct. 1 WHERE; Locations throughout ...

  • Eaton powers solar carport project

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced it has collaborated with renewz sustainable solutions inc., of Montreal, Canada, to install its first Integrated Power Solution (IPS) solar carport in the United States, at the Simon Property ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Global Ecology Updates Stockholders on Thermal Solar Energy Project in India

    Peter Ubaldi, President & CEO of Global Ecology Corporation (OTCQB: GLEC), today issued the following letter to the company's stockholders and the investment community. "On Friday March 4, 2011, we announced the signing of a Letter of Intent with Esoft Informatics Pvt, Ltd, of Noida, India. The purpose of this agreement is to establish certain parameters for a business venture which will be a ...


  • Department of Energy Commits support for landmark rooftop solar project

    Largest Rooftop Project in U.S. History Will Enable Wide Distribution of Solar Power Across Country While Creating at Least a Thousand Jobs U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the offer of a conditional commitment to provide a partial guarantee for a $1.4 billion loan to support Project Amp.  This project will support the installation of solar panels on industrial buildings ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Department of energy offers support for an Oregon solar manufacturing project

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the offer of a conditional commitment to SoloPower, Inc. for a $197 million loan guarantee to support the retrofit of an existing building and installation of additional equipment to operate a thin-film solar panel manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Oregon. When completed and at full capacity, the facility is expected to produce over 400 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • SolarCity Announces New Solar Power and Energy Storage Projects with Walmart

    SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) today announced it has entered into contract with Walmart for the installation of new solar projects at facilities in up to 36 states over the next four years. SolarCity has completed more than 200 solar projects at Walmart locations since 2010. SolarCity has also installed and tested energy storage projects co-located with solar power generation at ...


    By SolarCity Corporation

  • Energy Secretary Moniz Dedicates world’s largest concentrating solar power project

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will participate today in the opening of the Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System, the world’s largest concentrating solar power (CSP) plant. As President Obama highlighted in his State of the Union address, the U.S. is becoming a global leader in solar energy -- demonstrated by a new industry report which found that U.S. utility-scale solar set a record with ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Canada’s largest operating solar energy project now on line

    The recent completion of the 100 megawatt (MW) Cayuga Grand Renewable Solar Project (GRS), the largest operating solar energy project of its kind in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Besides its many benefits in terms of reducing dependency on fossil fuel energy and producing clean energy, the project represents a significant benefit – both economic and social ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Solar Projects to Provide Clean, Renewable Energy to Southern California Edison Customers

    Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) and Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) announce the completion of nine solar projects in Tulare and Kings Counties in Central California. The projects provide 16.2 MW of energy to Southern California Edison's grid to power approximately 14,500 homes annually. “Significant solar projects are beneficial to the economy and how we produce and ...

  • President Obama announces US$467m in funding for geothermal and solar energy projects

    President Obama has announced over US$467 million from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act to expand and accelerate the development, deployment, and use of geothermal and solar energy throughout the United States.  The funding announced this week represents a substantial down payment that will help the solar and geothermal industries overcome technical barriers, demonstrate new ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Ecology Executes LOI for Thermal Solar Energy Project in India

    Global Ecology Corporation (OTCQB: GLEC) announced today that it has executed a Letter of Intent with Esoft Informatics, Pvt. Ltd., of Noida, India for the development of a thermal solar energy project in India. Under the terms of the agreement, Global Ecology will form a U.S. subsidiary, GEC Energy Corporation, to be jointly owned by Esoft and Global Ecology. Upon completion of definitive ...


  • SMA to Power 110 MW AC Catalina Solar Energy Project in California

    In continued collaboration with renewable energy developer EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, SMA will supply Medium-Voltage Power Platforms for a 110 MW AC solar plant in Kern County, Calif. The project, which will be EDF Renewable Energy’s largest utility-scale solar project in the U.S. to date, is ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Abengoa, international leader for power transmission and solar energy projects

    The company holds some of the most important positions in the prestigious ranking of leading international contractors published by the magazine Engineering News-Record (ENR). Abengoa (MCE: ABG. B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been recognized as a leading company in ...


    By Abengoa

  • Community Energy Under Construction on Largest Solar Project in Pennsylvania

    Community Energy Solar (Community Energy) today announced that it has closed financing and commenced construction of its six megawatt (dc) Keystone Solar Project in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. ...


    By groSolar

  • Duke Energy Renewables completes Black Mountain Solar Project in Arizona

     Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses, announced today the completion of its 10-megawatt (MW) Black Mountain Solar Power Project near Kingman, Ariz. "The Black Mountainsolar farm joins our growing portfolio of projects in Arizona," said Duke Energy Renewables President Greg Wolf. ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Patrick-Murray administration announces stimulus funds for 56 solar energy projects

    Commonwealth Solar Stimulus puts federal funds to work supporting solar energy; second round of stimulus-funded rebates opened today to overwhelming response As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's Massachusetts Recovery Plan to secure the state's economic future, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Ian Bowles today announced that 56 projects have received a total US$4 ...


  • In Austin, Energy Secretary Moniz Announces New ARPA-E Solar Projects

    At the University of Texas-Austin today, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will announce $30 million in funding to 12 ARPA-E projects to develop transformational hybrid solar energy technologies that deliver cost-effective power when the sun is not shining. These projects will help advance solar energy beyond current photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies to drive ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Duke Energy Renewables Purchases One of the Largest Solar Projects in New York

    Duke Energy Renewables is acquiring the 24.9-megawatt (MW) Shoreham Solar Commons project on Long Island from Invenergy. The project, currently under construction by Invenergy, is located in Brookhaven, New York, about 60 miles east of Manhattan. It is being built on the grounds of the former Tallgrass Golf Course and is expected to be complete in the second quarter of 2018. The Long Island Power ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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