Valmont uses proprietary trackers in 1-MW solar project supporting its manufacturing facility

Valmont Industries, a global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure development and irrigation equipment and services for agriculture, celebrated the interconnection of its 1-MW solar field at its manufacturing facility in Valley, Nebraska. “We are excited to improve our sustainability performance with the interconnection of this solar field, which is expected to produce… […]

Plex-Earth’s satellite imagery AutoCAD platform now available on BricsCAD

Plex-Earth, a platform for AutoCAD that brings many aerial and satellite imagery providers under a single umbrella, announced it has expanded its offering to BricsCAD to inform smart engineering with recent, historical, high-quality imagery and terrain data. By leveraging the power of premium imagery from providers like Maxar, Airbus, Nearmap, Hexagon or Google Maps within BricsCAD and visualizing… […]

New Columbia Solar replacing roof and adding solar to historic DC building

The Thurgood Marshall Center stands tall in the heart of a once segregated Washington, DC as a National Historic Landmark. As the first Black YMCA in the United States, and now the home of Thurgood Marshall Center Trust (TMCT), the next 20-year chapter will be powered by a rooftop solar installation. “It is with a… […]

Hawaiian waterpark installs 1.3-MW carport project to run 100% on solar

Hawaiian waterpark Wet’n’Wild Hawai’i recently installed a 1.3-MW solar project across the amusement park’s parking lot. Mayor Rick Blangiardi proclaimed April 22, 2021 “Wet’n’Wild Hawai‘i Green Energy Day,” with a City & County of Honolulu proclamation delivered to the park’s General Manager Scott Loos and Marketing Director Eddie Galdones. “This is something we have been planning… […]

National Grid Renewables Secures Three Power Purchase Agreements for Noble Project

National Grid Renewables, a company that develops, owns and operates large-scale renewable energy assets across the U.S., has signed three solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Noble Project currently under construction in Denton County, Texas.  Noble consists of 275 MW of solar and 125 MWh of battery storage. The Home Depot and NRG have […]

50 low- and moderate-income households in Philadelphia have now gone solar through Solarize grant program

The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) announced that solar installations have started for the first 50 households involved with its Solar Savings Grant Program, which is providing rooftop solar projects for low- and moderate-income homeowners. “Fighting the climate crisis while fully addressing the systemic racial and economic disparities among the city’s residents demands urgent and bold action,” said Mayor Jim Kenney. ”The Philadelphia Energy… […]

Meyer Burger Infuses Sustainably Produced Modules into European Supply Chain

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd., a global engineering company, has secured supply contracts with several suppliers for sustainably produced wafers – securing new production of high-efficiency solar cells and modules.  Production will start in the second quarter and will comprise an annual nominal capacity of 400 MW. Meyer’s wafers are made from ultra-pure silicon – the […]

SOL Components Provides Fixed-Tilt Racking System for California PV Project

SOL Components, a producer of cost-effective designs for solar module mounting systems, has completed construction of its Ground Fixed Tilt (GFT) mounting system in support of a 213 MW DC solar PV project near Hemet, Calif.  SOL Components’ roll-formed steel components support more than 500,000 solar panels at the site, which is one of the […]

SunPower, Baltimore County Transitioning Maryland Landfills to Solar

SunPower Corp., a solar technology and energy services provider, says it is collaborating with Baltimore County, Md., to cover two closed landfills with solar systems.  The projects are expected to generate upwards of 30 MW of clean energy, equivalent to the power used by one-third of the county’s municipal buildings – including government facilities.   “Electricity […]

SOL Components fixed-tilt mounting used on 213-MW project at former nuclear plant

Ground-mount and carport racking developer SOL Components provided its Ground Fixed Tilt (GFT) mounting system to a 213-MWDC solar project in Sacramento County, California. The solar project sits on the site of the Rancho Seco nuclear power plant that ceased operation in 1989. SOL Components was selected to support the project because of its expertise… […]