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Interest Growing in Commercial and Community Microgrids

Sun lights New Mexico
04/11/2012

Standard Solar has installed a 1.5 MW 5,280-panel, 14-acre solar array to power north central New Mexico for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative. The installation adds to 1 MW of power already being generated from concentrated photovoltaics.

Read the full Fierce Energy article here.

1.5-MW Solar Array in New Mexico to be Completed by May
04/11/2012

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) announced that with the addition of a new 1.5-MW solar array, anticipated to be completed in May 2012, all businesses and residences in north central New Mexico will receive electricity provided by solar power on sunny days. It is the largest area of land with the largest number of power consumers in New Mexico to be supplied with electricity by renewable sources.

Read the full Solar Builder article here.

New Mexico Utility Dedicates New Solar Array
04/11/2012

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has announced that with the addition of a new 1.5 MW solar array, all of the businesses and residences located in north central New Mexico will receive electricity provided by solar power. The 14-acre array, which was dedicated at a ceremony this week, will add to the power that is already being generated from the concentrated photovoltaic 1 MW array, located near Questa, N.M.  Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has announced that with the addition of a new 1.5 MW solar array, all of the businesses and residences located in north central New Mexico will receive electricity provided by solar power. The 14-acre array, which was dedicated at a ceremony this week, will add to the power that is already being generated from the concentrated photovoltaic 1 MW array, located near Questa, N.M.

 Read the full Renew Grid article here.

KCEC Installs 1.5 MW PV Array In New Mexico
04/11/2012

The Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) has installed a new 1.5 MW solar array in New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The project, called RCCLA Amalia Solar Array 1, will allow all businesses and residences in north central New Mexico to receive electricity provided by solar power on sunny days, according to KCEC.

Read the full SolarIndustryMag.com article here.

The solar equation
04/09/2012

Whitmore Farm in Emmitsburg, owned and operated by farmers William Morrow and Kent Ozkum, recently became the latest Frederick County agricultural venture to install solar panels.

Read the FredrickNewsPost.com article here.

Installation Practices: Keep Your PV System Well-Grounded
04/09/2012

Of all the elements of a U.S. solar installation, the grounding portion of the system may well be the most important. First, it is required to ground all PV systems.

Read the full SolarPowerWorldOnline.com article here.

Will Tariffs on Chinese Cells Kill the Solar Industry? Installers React
03/21/2012

Many in the solar industry believe that low module pricing is what is driving the industry forward. But American solar manufacturers have stated -- and proved -- that China isn't playing by the rules. Experts explain and react to the case.

Watch the RenewableEnergyWorld.com video here.

PVAmWest 2012: Trade War Averted?
03/21/2012

The US Commerce Department’s preliminary finding, imposing tariffs ranging from 2.9% to 4.73% on solar panels imported from China dominated discussion at day 2 of PV America West, with companies on both sides of the trade case claiming victory.

Read the SolarNovus.com article here.

U.S. to impose tariffs on solar panels from China
03/20/2012

Ratcheting up the battle over a vital energy industry, the U.S. Commerce Department decided to impose tariffs on solar panels imported from China after concluding that manufacturers there received illegal government subsidies.

Read the LATimes.com article here.

Solar panels from China to face new U.S. tariffs
03/20/2012

In a significant decision involving one of the world’s most sought-after industries, the U.S. is gearing up to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels after finding evidence that China’s government provided illegal subsidies to its export manufacturers.

Read the ChicagoTribune.com article here.