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Tesla Powerpacks Power Microgrid For Okracoke Island

Islands present special challenges for utility companies, whether they are large like the Hawaiian Islands or small like Okracoke, a tiny spit of land that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. They are also ideal for a microgrid — an electrical system that can generate, store, and distribute power […]

December 13th

SunPower & Surfrider Now Sharing Rays & Waves

Originally published on Already dedicated to protecting oceans, waves, and beaches around the world, now Surfrider Foundation members can help mitigate global warming and reduce their carbon footprints by going solar through a new partnership with SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR). SunPower is offering a $500 Mail-In Rebate to Surfrider Foundation members and a $1,000 donation […]

June 18th

IKEA Plugs In Largest Solar Rooftop In Kansas

Originally published on Reinforcing its long-term commitment to sustainability and confidence in solar technology, IKEA officially plugged-in the largest rooftop solar array in Kansas. The huge solar array will support the recently opened 359,000 square-foot IKEA Merriam and its 1,200 parking spaces soaking up the rays on 19 acres along the eastern side of […]

May 18th

Solar Panels Quality Assurance Rating System in Progress

With utility-scale solar projects multiplying across the US, the quality assurance of solar panels has become a major subject of owners’ and investors’ focus. The success of multi-million dollar systems hangs in the balance and stakeholders have vested interests in the reliability of the products being installed. Co-leading an international program, the Department of Energy’s […]

April 29th

Baker Electric Solar Wins 2 Coveted SunPower Awards

Winning two prestigious solar industry awards, Baker Electric Solar was recently named 2014 “Commercial National Top Producer of the Year” and “Residential Regional Top Producer of the Year” at the National SunPower Dealer Conference in San Diego, California. A full-service solar provider and San Diego’s first SunPower Elite Dealer, Baker Electric Solar achieved the awards […]

April 9th