Nissan Starts Building Netherlands’ Largest Collective Solar Roof

The Nissan Motor Parts Center in Amsterdam announced this month that is it has begun the construction of the largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands. It consists of 8,911 panels, each able to generate 2.7 million kWh. Part of the project has been financed by crowdfunding via ZonnepanelenDelen [Solar Panel Bonds].

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Paring solar PV with battery storage could virtually eliminate electric bills for affordable housing owners in California

New economic analysis makes the case for including battery storage in California’s billion-dollar investment plan for expanding solar access to low-income residents.

A new report demonstrates how battery storage combined with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems would lead to significant electric bill savings for both property owners and residents of multifamily affordable rental housing in California.

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IKEA to Install Tennessee’s Largest Solar Rooftop Array

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install a solar energy system atop its Memphis store opening late Fall 2016. Panel installation will begin this summer, with completion expected in early Fall for what will be the largest rooftop solar array in the State of Tennessee. The 271,000 square-foot future IKEA Memphis, including approximately 800 parking spaces, will be built on 35 acres in the Wolfchase Corridor along the southwestern side of Interstate-40 near the Germantown Parkway exit.

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Standard Solar Installs Largest Rooftop Array in Virginia

Standard Solar, a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, announced this week that it has completed the installation of a 1 MW (dc) rooftop solar array at Western Branch High School in Chesapeake, Virginia.

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Strathcona Solar completes solar rooftop PV project for Trillium Sales Group in Ontario

Strathcona Solar Initiatives, an Ontario based award-winning full-service integrator, announced yerterday that it has recently completed the installation of a high-yielding 80-kilowatt rooftop PV system for the Trillium Sales Group in North York, Ontario.

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