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Maryland’s Largest Solar Plant Announces December Completion

Maryland’s Largest Solar Plant Announces December Completion

First Solar entered into a leasing agreement with the state of Maryland in order to construct the state’s largest solar power plant. Located on 160 acres near the Maryland Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, the 20MW project will include over 300,000 solar panels. Maryland has an aggressive renewable portfolio standard (RPS) that requires the state to generate


Kyocera Inks $485M Deal to Supply Solar Panels to Thailands Largest Projects

Japan’s Kyocera Solar, a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO), recently announced an agreement to supply over one million solar modules for Thailand’s largest solar project to date.  Thailand, a country continually seeking solutions to ongoing energy problems, will be constructing 34 6MW solar farms (with Kyocera’s modules) invarious locations along the northeastern sections of the country. Totaling 204MW of

Abound Solar to Build Largest Thin Film Solar Plant in Indiana

A next-generation cadmium telluride, thin-film photovoltaic solarmodule plant will be built in the State of Indiana, it was announcedearlier this week. Abound Solar, which specializes in solar modules that reduce the cost of solar power generation, has leased a 781,750 squarefoot facility in Tipton where it will be establishing the plant. Abound Solar was able

IMO Unveils South Carolina’s Largest Solar Tracker

Germany-based IMO has unveiled the biggest solar tracker of South Carolina that has afootprint larger than most first homes. With an area of 1614sqf, themetallic square turns to face the sun’s brightest spot to capture moreenergy. The futuristic-looking 53-foot-tall structure has a performancerating of 22.5KW. The tracker will be used to power IMO’s manufacturing operating


Nations’s Largest PV Plant Now in Nevada

The largest photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the United States was completed last week, as Arizona-based First Solar finished building the Copper Mountain Solar Facility in Boulder City, Nevada, 40 miles east of Las Vegas. The plant was constructed on behalf of Sempra Generation — a SanDiego, California power provider to wholesale electricity markets —


15 Largest PV Module Producers in 2013

As some of you might know, GTM Research recently published its third report on the global PV supply chain, PV Technology, Production and Cost Outlook: 2010-2015. As with any report of this ilk, competitive analysis features quiteprominently in its coverage, and a quite natural question to ask is howmodule producers across the landscape are positioned

Czech Republic’s largest open-area plant goes online

With 17,500 modules, SOLARWATT AG has built its largest open-area plantin the Czech Republic to date in the South Bohemian town of Frymburk. The solar power plant with a total output of 4.2 MWp has been supplying the E.ON Czech Republic grid with solar energy since the middle ofNovember. The monocrystalline modules were installed without

World’s Largest Green Building Conference and Expo

From November 17 – 19, building professionals from all over the world cametogether in Chicago for Greenbuild, the world’s largest and mostcomprehensive green building conference and expo. Greenbuild isorganized by Washington-based U.S. Green Building Council. With morethan 27,000 attendees from 112 countries, the annual event is thepremier networking event in the world of green building.

FirstEnergy, Ballard Power Systems Testing World’s Largest Fuel Cell System

A new utility-scale fuel cell system that could potentially powermore than 600 homes and produce one megawatt of electricity, is beingtested by FirstEnergy and Ballard Power Systems at the former’s Eastlake plant in Ohio. The companies claim it is the world’s largest proton exchangemembrane hydrogen-powered fuel cell, a 54-foot-long unit mounted on atractor-trailer to give

GlaxoSmithKline Installing North America’s Largest Rooftop PV Array

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK) has begun installing a 3 MWrooftop photovoltaic system at its Northeast Regional DistributionCenter in York, Pa. According to the company, this is the largestrooftop PV array in North America. Nearly 11,000 solar panelswill be installed on the roof. When completed, the system is expected to generate enough electricity to meet the


World’s Largest Solar Park Coming to South Africa

South Africa has unveiled plans for the world’s largest solar powerplant, which will help generate about 5GW of electrical power. Expectedto cost about £18.42bn, the project will be a mix of latest solartechnologies and will include giant mirrors and solar panels in Northern Cape. Generating one-tenth of the country’s present energy needs, thesolar plant will