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  • Microsoft announces largest ever wind energy purchase

    Microsoft inked its largest wind energy deal to date earlier this month, signing two agreements representing 237 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity, bringing Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy in the U.S. to over 500 megawatts. Microsoft has contracted with Allianz Risk Transfer to acquire energy from the new 178 MW Bloom Wind project in  Kansas, as well as with Black Hills ...

  • New Robot builds solar power plants

    Building open area solar parks is mostly manual work. Identical processes are repeated hundreds of thousands of times, so PV-Kraftwerker have been looking into automation options for some time. At the Intersolar North America exhibition in San Francisco, the company will present "Momo" for the first time in the USA. The mobile assembly robot named Momo can tackle the whole building ...


  • Solar Field to Power Chevrolet Volt Assembly Plant

    The largest photovoltaic solar array in Southeast Michigan will be built at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, turning sunlight into electricity to help power the home of the ...


  • Apple to build solar plant to power data center

    Apple Inc. said it will pay for construction of an 18-megawatt photovoltaic solar plant in northern Nevada to provide power for a data center the technology giant plans east of Reno. The Fort Churchill Solar Array, to be built in Yerington, was included in a filing Monday by NV Energy Inc. with the Public Utilities Commission. Apple ...


    By Associated Press

  • Etrion Contracts Phoenix Solar to Build 2.6 MW Solar Power Plant

    Etrion Corporation ("Etrion" or the "Company") (TSX: ETX)(OMX: ETX), an independent solar power producer, and Phoenix Solar AG ("Phoenix Solar"), a leading photovoltaic system integrator listed on the German TecDAX, today announced a new agreement to build a 2.6 MW solar power plant near Nettuno in the Lazio region of Italy. Etrion will own the power plant, and Phoenix Solar will design, ...


    By Etrion Corporation

  • Canadian Solar Completes Sale of Solar Power Plant to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced the Company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners ("Stonepeak") of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million).  As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • inAccess at Solar POWER-GEN

    Following its expansion of operations in US and the establishment of new offices in San Jose, CA, in view of forthcoming installations of inSolar platform, inAccess is exhibiting at Solar POWER-GEN, February 13-15in San Diego, CA.In its second year, Solar POWER-GEN offers a very informative conference and exhibition focused in the ...


    By InAccess

  • Call for Saudis to be a solar power

    The announcement by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia sent tremors through global energy markets. He said that the desert kingdom – the world’s biggest oil exporter – would, within 20 years, no longer be dependent on oil revenues and  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...

  • World`s Largest Solar Power Plant Produces Power with Canadian Solar Modules

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that it has supplied 636,000 solar modules for the world's largest solar complex in southern Brandenburg, Germany. Canadian Solar provided 148 MW of the system's total 166 MW to its two partners, saferay and GP JOULE. A portion of the system's core output, approximately 78 MW, ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Canadian Solar Supplies 5.1 MW of Solar Modules to EOSOL`s Solar Power Plant in South West of France

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies,announced todaythat the company has ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Ontario is home to the world`s largest solar PV power plant

    The grand opening of the Sarnia Solar Project - largest operational solar photovoltaic installation in the world - is a first for Ontario and for energy giant Enbridge Inc., owner of the project. The 80-megawatt solar installation includes about 1.3 million thin-film modules manufactured by First Solar and deployed on about 950 acres in Sarnia. That's enough electricity to meet the annual ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Obama Says US Supporting Chilean Solar Power Plant

    President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States wants to help Chile build Latin America's largest solar power plant. Obama touted the project during an Oval Office meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who has returned to office after winning election in March. Obama said Chile has been a model democracy in Latin America and he wants to deepen cooperation between the two ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eaton to Provide Energy Management Solutions for Arizona’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced an $8.1 million contract to provide electrical power distribution system equipment for Abengoa Solar’s 280 MW Solana Generating Station, which upon completion, will be one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, the plant will use ...


    By Eaton Filtration, LLC.

  • Sputnik commissions the first solar power plant with a new megawatt station

    Today in Hemau, in the district of Regensburg, will see the commissioning of the first megawatt station built by Sputnik Engineering, a Swiss inverter manufacturer. The 632 photovoltaic (PV) plant was installed on open land by SolaStrom Systems GmbH, a system integrator based in Augsburg. At this site the usual low-voltage transformer (400V) is unnecessary because two of a new type of SolarMax ...

  • Pennsylvania to Host Largest East Coast Solar Power Plant

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, September 4, 2007 (ENS) - A new solar energy power station is being built in southeastern Pennsylvania that will be the fourth-largest facility of its kind in the country and the largest east of Arizona when operations begin next April. Plans call for more than 16,500 solar panels to be installed on 16.5 acres, adjacent to Waste Management’s GROWS Landfill, in Falls ...

  • APS, AMEC Partner to Dedicate Foothills Solar Power Plant

    Arizona Public Service Co. and AMEC, an international engineering and project management company, announced today the completion of the first 17 megawatts (MW) of the Foothills Solar Power Plant ...


    By Amec Foster Wheeler

  • An uphill battle for Rwanda`s hilltop solar power plant

    Rwanda, home to Africa's largest solar power plant, is eager to harness renewable energy to ensure economic development. But its grand ambitions face many challenges. The US$1.3 million plant, known as Jali, is covered in 4,000 solar panels covering 2,880 square metres. It produces 325,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year — but this is still just 0.1 per cent of Rwanda's total ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Yingli Green Energy to Power the Largest Solar Plant in Singapore

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", announced today that its wholly-owned ...

  • CETCO Builds Philadelphia`s First Solar Power Plant

    CETCO’s Contracting Services Company diverse background and expertise proves to be advantageous in Philadelphia’s public works bidding process. For more information: Dana McCombs, Marketing Manager Tel: 714.384.0111 x206 • dana.mccombs@cetco.com ...


    By CETCO

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