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Fuel Cells Power Shopping Mall

Linda Hardesty

Bloom Energy will power the 1.3 million-sq-foot Danbury Fair Mall in Connecticut with a 750 kW Bloom Energy fuel cell system. Bloom is working with Macerich real estate investment trust, which owns the shopping center. The project was financed in partnership with Washington Gas Energy Systems and the Connecticut Low-emission Renewable Energy Certificate Program. The Danbury   …Continue Reading

Phase 1 of University of Arizona Tech Park Solar Zone Is Complete

Karen Henry

Washington Gas Energy Systems has completed a 1 MW Cogenra Solar array that will produce renewable energy for Tucson Electric Power (TEP). The array at the Solar Zone, located at the University of Arizona’s UA Tech Park, consists of ground-mounted Cogenra T14 systems using Cogenra’s Dense Cell Interconnect (DCI) technology. The solar array is the   …Continue Reading

National Aquarium Hires Constellation for Solar

Linda Hardesty

The National Aquarium signed a 25-year competitive electricity supply agreement with Constellation, which will fund, construct and operate a 4.3 MW grid-connected solar generation project in Cambridge, Md., developed with OneEnergy Renewables. Scheduled for completion in March 2015, the system is designed to generate an estimated 5.8 million kWh during its first year of operation,   …Continue Reading

GSA Purchases 500,000 MWh of Wind from Tribal Projects

Linda Hardesty

The US General Services Administration (GSA) awarded a competitive power supply contract to a commercial wind developer for the purchase of 140 MW. The energy will come from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm, which is currently in development in northwest Illinois, and will add more than 500,000 MWh to the power grid annually. The 10-year   …Continue Reading

Data Center Expands with Cannon Modular Pods

Linda Hardesty

Red Cloud, an Australian hosting company, has signed an agreement to deploy Cannon Technologies T4 range of modular data center systems to power its data center expansion. Red Cloud is increasing its footprint by investing in 11 data centers around Australia providing one million square feet of technical space. All of the Red Cloud data   …Continue Reading

Marks & Spencer Installs 6.1 MW Solar

Linda Hardesty

British retailer Marks & Spencer has started work on a 6.1 MW, 24,272-panel solar array to be installed on its distribution center in Castle Donington. The system will generate around 5,000 MWh per year, providing almost all the electricity for the fully automated distribution center. M&S has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Amber   …Continue Reading

BT Powers 90% of Research Center’s Energy Needs with Solar

Linda Hardesty

British Telecom (BT) entered a deal with UK Sustainable Energy (UK-SE) to take 100 percent of the energy generated by UK-SE’s new solar farm at Brightwell to power a BT research campus. Adastral Park, BT’s main research and development site in Suffolk will take 8 MW of power from the newly developed solar site at Brightwell,   …Continue Reading

Eaton Provides Power Management for Casino Solar Array

Linda Hardesty

Eaton will provide electrical distribution equipment for a 6.4 MW DC solar installation at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Convention Center in Las Vegas. At peak production, the MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy project is expected to produce nearly 20 percent of the Mandalay Bay’s power demand. Eaton received the contract from Sunora   …Continue Reading

Noribachi Completes Lighting Retrofit for TSA

Linda Hardesty

Noribachi completed one of the largest LED retrofit projects of an existing building in the US for the 29-year-old Transportation Security Administration (TSA) headquarters. The TSA project was a three-year, four-phase project focused on its 550,000-sq-foot building and parking garage. The agency is on track to save $550,000 in 2014 electrical expenses, which exceeds forecasts, due   …Continue Reading

Energy Systems Group Wins $34.6M Contract

Linda Hardesty

Energy Systems Group (ESG) signed a $34.6 million contract for professional design, construction and consultant services with the State of Michigan for the implementation of energy conservation measures at the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) Ionia Complex. Energy Systems Group will implement energy efficiency and facility upgrades with guaranteed energy savings, based on detailed technical   …Continue Reading

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