Tags Archives: solar power

Bright future ahead for solar power growth.

OK Energy Today reports that U.S. solar power capacity grew by more than two gigawatts during the second quarter of 2016.  This represents an astonishing 43 percent increase from the same period last year, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insigh ...

Sun Valley Solar moving in and hiring in Chandler.

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Sun Valley Solar Solutions expects to hire up to 30 employees at its newly opened headquarters in Chandler. The solar installation company bought and renovated a building located at 3225 N. Colorado St. to combine its Scottsdale and Ch ...

Duke Energy bringing jobs, solar to Perry.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Perry will get a new solar facility and new construction jobs courtesy of Duke Energy. This will be the second such project in the company’s plan to advance the development of solar energy in the Sunshine State. Developed, o ...

Duke Energy increasing solar energy in Osceola County.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Duke Energy’s advancement on the solar energy front is hitting new heights with a 3.8-megawatt solar facility slated for Osceola County. The Osceola project is the first in a strategic, long-range plan to install 35 megawatt ...

Suniva offers 500 homegrown jobs in Norcross.

NORCROSS, Ga. — Suniva Inc., a manufacturer of crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, will expand its facilities and invest $96 million in Norcross. Operating at full capacity, the expanded facility in Norcross will create up to 500 jobs in Gwinne ...

Solar energy set to electrify Alabama’s economy.

ALABAMA — Solar power is on track as a booming growth industry in Alabama’s economic future. Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield recently pulled together all the current solar power initiatives for a crystal-ball look into Alabama’s fut ...

New York’s solar industry continues to shine.

ALBANY, N.Y. — The solar industry in New York has grown by more than 300 percent in the past four years. Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported all regions of the state experienced triple-digit growth in solar power for homes and businesses. Cuomo said is twice the ...

SunEdison opens largest solar power plant in Utah.

MILFORD, Utah – SunEdison, Inc., the world’s biggest renewable energy development company, has announced the effective interconnection and completion of the South Milford solar facility in Milford, Utah. The 3.8 megawatt DC facility is curr ...

Smith’s opens second-largest solar array in the state.

LAYTON, Utah – Over 4,000 solar panels have been shining on the roof of Smith’s Food and Drug Stores’ main distribution center in Layton for the past several months. The company formally cut the ribbon on the array, which has been unobtrusive ...

SolarCity powers up in Bay Area.

SAN FRANCISCO –  SolarCity is embarking on a major expansion of its operations in both California overall and in the Bay Area.  According to its website, SolarCity provides full-service solar power systems to homes, businesses and governments. The co ...