Tag: Pacific

  • California regulators say they deny all legal challenges to their net metering rules

    All states seem to have a problem with net metering except the one that has the biggest and best solar industry going — California. This commitment continues after the California Public Utilities Commission approved a resolution to deny all legal challenges to recently adopted net metering rules for solar customers.Read More — Solar Builder magazine

  • SunPower constructs 4.8-MW carport on two California campuses

    California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) are constructing a 4.8-megawatt SunPower Helix Carport solar power system at two university parking areas. CSULB will purchase the solar power generated by the system under a power purchase agreement that offers competitive rates, enabling the university to offset approximatelyRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Baker Electric installs 167-kW rooftop system for Meziere Enterprises

    Baker Electric Solar designed and installed a 167-kW rooftop solar system for Meziere Enterprises, cooling system manufacturer in Escondido, Calif. The company expects to see a 60-70 percent reduction in its annual electricity spend based on past consumption. It’s projected that Meziere will save an estimated $60,000 in energy costs inRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • WATCH: Massive Mustang solar project comes together, ready for commercial operation

    Mustang Solar Project Overview from Recurrent Energy on Vimeo. The Mustang solar power project in Kings County, Calif., is massive (100 MWac/134 MWp) and ready for commercial operation, says  Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies. “The commercial operation of theRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Sungevity completes Phase I of microgrid project at California golf course

    Cleanspark LLC announced the completion of Phase I of its first commercial microgrid that is working on in partnership with Sungevity and San Francisco-based builder Webcor. The 832-kW solar system with distributed controls, located at the Ram’s Hill Golf Course in Borrego Springs, features a highly advanced monitoring intelligence platform. In addition,Read More — Solar Builder magazine