CA Building Code Requires Rooftop Solar for New Apartment Buildings

CA Building Code Requires Rooftop Solar for New Apartment Buildings

The California Energy Commission voted unanimously this week to update the state’s building code to require rooftop solar panels on all new apartment building and condo construction starting January 1, 2020.

Texas Commercial Building’s Solar Roof Saves Owners $1.25 million

Texas Commercial Building’s Solar Roof Saves Owners $1.25 million

A new rooftop solar array for the Northtown Professional Plaza in Laredo, Texas, is expected to offset 43% of the building’s energy needs, saving the owners $1.25 million over the system’s lifetime.

Microsoft Signs Deal for Power From Singapore’s Largest Solar Project

Microsoft Signs Deal for Power From Singapore’s Largest Solar Project

Microsoft signed a deal to purchase 100% of the output from a new 60-MW solar project in Singapore for its data centers. The agreement with Sunseap Group will draw from the country’s largest rooftop solar project, and it marks Microsoft’s first renewable energy deal in … Read more…

Northeast Automatic Sprinkler Co. Installs Rooftop Solar To Power Massachusetts Facilities

Northeast Automatic Sprinkler Co. Installs Rooftop Solar To Power Massachusetts Facilities

Northeast Automatic Sprinkler, a fire suppression systems company serving Boston and the eastern part of the state, now has a 65-kW rooftop solar array at its headquarters in Kingston, Massachusetts. The project was completed with the commercial-scale solar systems installer Solect Energy. The partners say … Read more…

Austin’s New Sports Stadium Will Be Solar-Powered

Austin’s New Sports Stadium Will Be Solar-Powered

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) revealed plans for a sports stadium and entertainment center in Austin, Texas, that the architectural firm says will have rooftop photovoltaic panels. Called East Austin District, the 1.3 million-square-foot project includes a 40,000-seat stadium next to a 15,000-seat multi-purpose arena. BIG is … Read more…

Hospital Gets Washington State’s Largest Medical Center Rooftop Solar Array

Hospital Gets Washington State’s Largest Medical Center Rooftop Solar Array

Harborview Medical Center in Seattle is working with design firm McKinstry on installing a nearly 100-KW solar array on the roof of its West Hospital building. Once completed, the array will be the largest solar array for any hospital in Washington State, according to an … Read more…

US K-12 Schools Turn To Solar for Bigger Savings

US K-12 Schools Turn To Solar for Bigger Savings

A new study shows that the number of K-12 schools in the United States powered by solar has been increasing over the past three years — and leading to bigger savings. “Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in US Schools” from the Solar Energy Industries … Read more…

Edwards Air Force Base Begins Solar Panel Installation Project

Edwards Air Force Base Begins Solar Panel Installation Project

A project to install solar panels on 368 military family homes on Edwards Air Force Base in California started this month. The collaboration between the 412th Civil Engineer Group and Corvias, a development, construction and property management firm that manages the homes at the base, … Read more…

EnSync Energy, Holu Energy Start Solar Project at the University of the Nations

EnSync Energy, Holu Energy Start Solar Project at the University of the Nations

EnSync Energy Systems and Holu Energy this week began work on a combined solar energy distribution generation and advanced energy management system project at the University of the Nations in Hawaii. The release says that the system will feature a 412 KW solar photovoltaic unit, EnSync’s … Read more…

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