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Technical Community College Installs 800 kW Solar

Linda Hardesty

Delaware Technical Community College hosts Delaware’s largest combined use of carport, rooftop and ground mount arrays in a solar installation. Standard Solar installed the 800 kW, 2,645-panel solar system, which includes solar installations at all four of the community college’s locations. Financing for the expected annual 1,075 MWh project was arranged through a long-term power   …Continue Reading


RGS Energy Wins $22M Solar Contract

Linda Hardesty

RGS Energy will construct solar energy arrays at up to 22 sites within the Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) in California under a 25-year power purchase agreement. When completed, the PV sites will generate up to 6.7 MW for schools and facilities in the district. The first-year savings are expected to be about $900,000. RGS   …Continue Reading


Constellation Builds 1 MW Solar Farm for California Town

Linda Hardesty

Constellation is constructing a 976 kW DC solar generation project for the city of Palmdale, Calif., scheduled for completion in the summer of 2014. Constellation is financing the project’s development and will own and operate the system, requiring no upfront capital from the city. Solar firm PsomasFMG worked with the city to develop the project. The   …Continue Reading


Maryland Hospital Installs CHP

Linda Hardesty

A new 2 MW on-site Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system will soon be operational at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UCMC) in Bel Air, Md. The CHP system will serve as the primary power source for the hospital’s electrical load, working in parallel with the local electrical utility. During a prolonged grid outage, the CHP   …Continue Reading


3.3 MW Solar System Tops San Diego Airport

Linda Hardesty

Borrego Solar Systems and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority are developing a 3.3 MW solar system on the roof of the newly expanded Terminal 2 West at San Diego International Airport (SDIA) and in a section the Terminal 2 short-term parking lot adjacent to the terminal. Borrego Solar will break ground on the   …Continue Reading


Rooftop Solar on 22 UK Schools Generates 1.09 GWh per Year

Linda Hardesty

Australia-based CBD Energy has secured the rights to develop 1.25 MW of rooftop solar installations at 22 schools located throughout the United Kingdom. The systems are designed to generate an annual output of about 1.09 GWh, representing expected revenues of $7.8 million over the lifetime of the installations. The schools will consume all of the   …Continue Reading


Ohio, Michigan YMCAs Want 100% Renewable Energy

Linda Hardesty

The YMCA and JCC of Greater Toledo is collaborating with Clean Green Energy (CGE) for renewable energy at the group’s 35 facilities throughout Michigan and Ohio. The partners are in the process of negotiating site-specific power purchase agreements (PPAs) to fulfill the YMCA’s vision of becoming a net zero operation. The YMCA’s only obligation will   …Continue Reading


JV Plans $150M in Commercial Solar Projects

Linda Hardesty

RGS Energy and Altus Power America Management formed a joint venture, RGS Energy Asset Management, to develop, finance and manage up to $150 million of commercial solar projects. The joint venture is designed to bring RGS Energy into the arena of energy asset ownership; the partners will jointly manage the available pool of capital. Further,   …Continue Reading


Bristol-Myers Squibb Goes Solar

Linda Hardesty

Solis Partners has completed the installation of a roof-mounted solar photovoltaic system for Bristol-Myers Squibb biopharmaceutical company based in New York City. The 777.14-kilowatt system consists of 3,172 panels that span the entirety of the 106,500-sq-foot parking structure at the company’s campus in Hopewell Township, NJ. The installation will be owned and operated under a   …Continue Reading


Google Invests in a 106-MW Solar Portfolio

Linda Hardesty

Google and investment firm KKR are investing in six solar photovoltaic facilities that are being developed and will be managed by Recurrent Energy. The solar facilities include five projects in Southern California and one in Arizona. The six projects are expected to be operational by January 2014. They have a combined production capacity of about   …Continue Reading


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