Archives from Category Solar Spotlight

SMA Repowering Brings Utility PV Plant Impacted by Hurricane Maria Back in Business

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was the costliest and deadliest on record. Hurricane María, a category five storm, was especially catastrophic for the northeastern region of the Caribbean. As the eye passed south of the island, the hurricane severely affected St. Croix USVI, bringing heavy rainfall, flooding and hurricane-force winds.

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Solar Spotlight: False Bay School Goes Solar With the Best in Class

Diesel generators that ran for 12 hours a day powered the school located on Lasqueti Island in British Columbia, Canada, from its construction in 1953 until 2016, when a community effort turned a solar dream into reality.

False Bay School Goes Solar With the Best in Class

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Solar Spotlight – Islas Secas: Unmatched Sustainable Tourism Model in Panama

Sustainability and stewardship are noticeable in the facilities, infrastructure and operation of Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge, where visitors enjoy the timeless natural beauty and ecological abundance of Panama’s Pacific Coast. At this pristine location, the sun generates the energy and SMA inverters power the facilities.

Islas Secas: Unmatched Sustainable Tourism Model in Panama

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Solar Spotlight: Utility Solar Project in Riverside County, California, will Have Enormous Impact on Preservation of Natural Resources

Sunpin Solar, who earned Solar Power World’s distinction as a 2018 Top Five Solar Developer in the United States, constructed the ground-mounted project in Mecca, California.

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Solar Spotlight: Pistachio and Almond Grower Invests in Solar for a Harvest of Savings

The ground-mounted system installed by JKB Energy located in Kettleman City, California, is the second largest net-metered solar project in PG&E territory and has a projected annual savings of $435,490.

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Solar Spotlight: The Sun Now Powers the Hottest New Movies, in the Coolest Environment at the Mary Pickford Theater!

The iconic, state-of-the art Mary Pickford Theatre in Cathedral City, California, now includes a self-sustaining renewable energy plant. SMA inverters are powering the system engineered and constructed by Aeterna Energy.

Mary Pickford Theatre

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Solar Spotlight: Minturn Huller Co-Op Goes Nuts for Solar

Sustainability is key for the almond industry. Minturn Huller Co-Op, an almond hulling and shelling facility in Merced County, California, decided solar was the way to go to reduce energy costs while protecting the environment.

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Solar Spotlight: Dairy-Mix, Inc. Finds a Sweet Deal With Solar

SMA inverters are powering the 201.75 kW rooftop solar array installed by Advanced Green Technologies and can supply up to 25 percent of the Dairy-Mix processing plant’s energy needs.

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Solar Spotlight: School Is in Session With SMA Inverters

In a collaboration with Harvey Construction Corporation, ReVision Energy installed the rooftop array on Phillips Exeter Academys 84,574-square-foot field house as part of a modernization project.

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Solar Spotlight: Award-Winning CORE1 Inverters Land in Arizona to Power The Four Points Sheraton at Tucson International Airport

The Four Points Sheraton Tucson Airport project by Technicians For Sustainability (TFS) is comprised of a 170.52 kW ground mounted array over an old tennis court area, and 200.94 kW of custom-built solar parking shade canopies feeding two electrical services.

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Solar Spotlight: San Diego Padres and Sullivan Solar Power to Start 2018 MLB Season with a Solar Home Run!

The solar energy revolution has arrived to San Diego and Sullivan Solar Power is leading the way with a groundbreaking project, which features SMA inverters at Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres.

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Solar Spotlight: Sunny Centrals Pilot “Hometown” PV System at Sacramento International Airport

In an effort to advance its commitment to sustainability and renewable energy, the Sacramento International Airport (SMF), which saw 10.9 million passengers travel through last year, recently installed a new PV system.

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