solar energy

Resource pages for "solar energy"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Community solar

How Community Solar Can Help Achieve ESG Goals

Community solar uses government programs to incentivize large solar projects which historically required major capital and space investments.
renewable energy

Bucknell University Completes Solar Project

The solar array will supply up to 7% of Bucknell's electricity and will bring the university closer to its carbon neutrality goal.
solar energy

Proposed Solar And Battery Project Promotes Clean Energy Use In Hawaii

Ameresco, Inc. and Bright Canyon team up to deliver clean, secure, resilient power to O‘ahu with new Solar and Battery project.
Mitrex Solar Brick

Solar Brick Building Facade From Mitrex

Mitrex Solar Brick provides building-integrated solar products to the construction industry that generate energy without sacrificing aesthetics
Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Systems

DOE Seeks Input On Building-Integrated Photovoltaics

Solar building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems offer other ways to site solar technologies on buildings, such as integrating solar modules into a roof or building facade.
commercial buildings energy

Time Is Now To Move To Cleaner, More Resilient Commercial Buildings

Lineage Logistics installed 3.3 megawatts of solar power and 460 kilowatts of Mainspring Energy linear generator power at its Southern California Colton Agua Mansa distribution facility.
renewable energy microgrids

EnTech Solutions Provides Wisconsin Cheese Factory With Solar Energy

Two renewable energy microgrids will help Agropur meet sustainability goals as its new 210,000-square-foot production facility is being built.

Higher Education Sustainability Recognized With 2020 AASHE Awards

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education announced 11 winners and an honorable mention for this year’s annual Sustainability Awards.
solar energy

SEIA Reports On U.S. Corporate Solar Investments

The latest annual Solar Means Business data from Solar Energy Industries Association shows investment has grown 20-fold over last decade.
solar tracking

Point Load Rooftop Solar Tracking System

The PV Booster rooftop tracker mounting system unlocks the full potential of solar panels by tracking the sun all day.
solar panels

Target Installs Solar Panels

Target recently met its goal of installing solar panels on 500 of its stores by 2020 and now plans to go 100% solar by 2030.
PepsiCo renewable electricity

PepsiCo To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity In The U.S.

PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.
rooftop solar project

Dynamic Energy Completes Rooftop Solar Project For Wacoal America

The 965 kW system is expected to generate 1.2 million kWhs of electricity annually, avoiding the emission of 935 tons of carbon dioxide per year, while contributing to New Jersey's renewable energy targets.
solar energy

In St. Louis, New Construction To Be Solar Ready

A new solar readiness ordinance is the first piece of climate legislation passed by the city as a participant of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge.
commissioning

Commissioning Solar PV Systems

Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.

Los Angeles Lakers Go Solar At Headquarters Facility

The team installed LG NeON 2 solar panels atop its LEED Platinum headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center.
solar installations

Professional Sports Teams Going Solar

From the NFL to NASCAR, professional teams and facilities have installed nearly 34 MW of capacity across 16 solar installations over the past five years, according to SEIA.
net zero energy

NECA Contractor Transforms IBEW Local 332 To Net Zero Energy

This union hall in San Jose, CA installed solar panels in 2001; the facility has been upgraded with a 200 kilowatt system.
solar power

NRG Forges Solar PPA With McKesson

This power purchase agreement is part of broader environmental sustainability efforts already in practice throughout the facility portfolio of Mckesson, a healthcare supply chain management firm.
food safety

Golden Gate Produce Market Unveils Facility Upgrades

Located in South San Francisco, the project included a series of infrastructure, energy, food safety, worker safety, and traffic facility improvements.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

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FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

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View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.