GOODYEAR, Arizona. Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd, the world’s largest producer of solar panels, today announced that its Goodyear, Arizona manufacturing plant has been selected by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ as one of 40 winners for the 2012 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards (MAC). All 40 winners were recognized at an awards reception in [...]
The North American Development Bank (NADB) and SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., have signed a US$65 million loan agreement for the construction of a 20-megawatt (AC) solar park in Picture Rocks, Arizona.
The new 2.3 megawatt (MW) DC rooftop and carport solar power systems — developed by SPG Solar and interconnected by Tucson Electric Power (TEP) — span downtown Tucson, including the Tucson Convention Center, providing combined $6.2 million net revenues over 25 years.
American Solar, announces it has been ranked the Number One customer-voted Residential Solar Installer in Arizona by Ranking Arizona magazine. This is the second year in a row American Solar has been ranked number one in this category. Ranking Arizona conducts the largest business opinion poll in the state.
Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. CWET has announced Â that they selected a site located in San Luis, Arizona, to pursue the construction of their innovative green renewable energy Downdraft Tower Facility. The Downdraft Tower has the capability of being operated with virtually no carbon footprint, fuel consumption, or residual waste. This technology will generate clean, [...]
Here is the press release issued by Kuldrip Verma of Vermaland LLC, one of the largest solar land development companies in the Phoenix area. Solar development could screech to a halt under HB 2789. While HB 2789 may seem like just another legislative move, this bill could burn a hole in Arizona’s future solar development, [...]
System Expected to Deliver Almost $5 Million in Savings Over 20 Years Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and SunPower Corp. SPWR -3.25% are dedicating today a 5.4-megawatt high efficiency SunPower solar power system. The system is expected to generate the equivalent of 51 percent of the electricity demand at the airport’s rental car center, two [...]
Matinee Energy Starts Construction of the Solar Power Plants in Benson, Arizona BENSON, Arizona. Ground breaking by Matinee Energy, Inc. at Benson, AZ site took place today for the construction of solar power plants. This site is designed to convert abundant sun-intensity into 120MW of electricity. Powerful global construction conglomerates support Matinee Energy efforts to [...]
SunMaxx Solar, a leading, vertically integrated manufacturer of solar thermal systems and components, is pleased to announce a solar thermal installation at Northern Arizona University earlier this year. The project encompasses over 5,300 square feet of SunMaxx ThermoPower VHP-30 evacuated tube collectors. 102 individual collectors provide a domestic hot water system for the Universityâ€™s new [...]
“Arizona’s Solar Strategic Plan,” a document that proposes a series of recommended actions for the long-term growth of the state’s solar industry, has been issued, as announced by Michelle De Blasi, Chair of the Solar Energy Legal Team at the Quarles & Brady law firm and Chair of the Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC). The Strategic [...]
FLORENCE, Arizona. Congressman Raul Grijalva today joined state and local officials and energy industry leaders to celebrate Arizona’s newest and largest commercial-scale solar power project at the dedication of Iberdrola Renewables’ Copper Crossing Solar Ranch in Florence. Located in Pinal County, the 20-megawatt project sits on 144 acres and began operation earlier this year. Under [...]
SOLON Corporation, one of the largest providers of turnkey solar power plants in the U.S., will build a 10-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) array near Kingman, Arizona, to provide affordable renewable power to customers of UniSource Energy Services (UES). SOLON will provide the energy to UES through a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) that allows [...]
Arizona maintains one of the highest average daily solar radiation amounts in the United States, so we were hoping that this would be the first state in our series to provide solar incentives and we were not disappointed. Â Unlike the previous “A” states, Arizona offered several state-wide incentives in addition to local and utility based [...]