Riverside, California, May 8, 2013. Western Municipal Water District’s newly commissioned 916-kilowatt SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) solar power system is soaking up the sun, delivering an expected savings of up to $4.6 million over the next two decades. The system, located at Western’s Operations facility off of El Sobrante in Riverside, Calif. is also helping maintain [...]
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced it has sold the 139-megawattAC (MW) Campo Verde Solar Project to Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy. Under the terms of the agreement, First Solar will complete construction of the project and will operate and maintain the power plant for 10 years. Construction of the Campo Verde project began in December 2012 and commercial operation is expected in fall 2013.
Madrid, November 2012 Gestamp Solar, the photovoltaic solar division of Gestamp Renewables, has signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) and the financing agreement for two projects in South Africa for a total power of 30 MW. These two projects were selected as â€œPreferred Biddersâ€ in December 2011 under the REIPP. Both projects will be located [...]
Bernin, France, November, 2012. Soitec (Euronext), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, has announced the signature today of a power purchase agreement covering the electricity generated at the Touwsrivier power plant it is to build in South Africa. This signature represents a decisive step for [...]
DES MOINES, Iowa. On May 16, the first solar module was installed at Topaz Solar Farms, located in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. Now, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) are marking another important milestone at the site. Earlier this month, the one millionth solar module was installed at what is the largest [...]
FRISCO, Texas, Aug 02, 2012. IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its Dallas-area store in Frisco, Texas – which, when combined with projects completed in Houston and underway in Round Rock, make IKEA the state’s largest private solar owner. IKEA Frisco’s 114,000-square-foot photovoltaic (PV) array [...]
TAMPA, Fla., Jul 12, 2012.SolarThermalMagazine.com IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Tampa, Florida. The 148,700-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,189-kW system, built with 4,956 panels. IKEA Tampa’s program will produce approximately 1,792,300 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing [...]
WOODBRIDGE, Va., Jul 11, 2012. SolarThermalMagazine.com IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed atop its store in Woodbridge, Virginia – the state’s largest such photovoltaic array. The 63,000-square-foot PV array consists of a 504-kW system, built with 2,100 panels. IKEA Woodbridge’s program will produce approximately 636,199 kWh [...]
One more IKEA store goes Solar. IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Orlando, Florida. The 120,900-square-foot PV array consists of a 967-kW system, built with 4,115 panels. IKEA Orlando’s program will produce approximately 1,421,500 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of [...]
Siginik Energy Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Episolar Inc., has signed a definitive power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Electricity Company of Ghana Ltd. (ECG), the country’s second largest utility, to build a 50MW ground mounted tracking solar installation with the power produced to be purchased by the ECG for a period of 25 years.
The one-of-a kind solar array project will be installed at Neshaminy High School and Maple Point Middle School. Power generation from this renewable energy source is expected to provide approximately 90% of the schools’ current usage.
May 30 2012 | Posted in Solar Thermal
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We have identified 28.8 MW of Solar Power Plant developments in North Carolina that Zentric plans to build, own and operate in 2012 that we will endeavour to secure funding for and look forward to an ongoing relationship for additional projects in future years.”