Nautilus Solar Completes 1.36 MW Project for the Lindenwold Board of Education
Nautilus Solar Energy, a leading independent solar power producer, has announced the completion of a 1.36 MW solar photovoltaic system located in Lindenwold, NJ. The project is on the rooftop and parking lots of the Lindenwold High and Middle School as well as two elementary Schools in the area. The power generated by the system will be sold to the Board of Education under a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement. The Solar Renewable Energy Credits will be acquried by Atlantic City Electric.
Heraeus Acquires the Ferro Corporation’s Solar Paste Business
Heraeus Precious Metals, business group of the German precious metal and technology group Heraeus, has acquired the Ferro Corporation’s solar paste business unit. Heraeus will take possession of the assets including intellectual property associated with development and production of metallization pastes for solar cells. The previous Ferro activities will be integrated in the Photovoltaics Business Unit of Heraeus , a leading innovator and supplier of metallization pastes for solar cells. Ferro has more than thirty years of experience in developing thick-film pastes, including for the photovoltaics industry.
Bosch Solar Energy and aleo solar® Gives Qualified Applicants Access to $100 Million in Solar Funds
Bosch Solar Energy North America and aleo solar® have organized more than $100 million of available funding for select commercial and residential solar projects within the continental United States. Zero-down financing opportunities are readily available for approved commercial projects sized at 50kW or more, as well as for residential solar projects valued at $50,000 or less. These financing options are available exclusively through the Bosch Solar Energy PowerPro network and through the aleo Power Network.
Toshiba Takes A Step Toward the Smart Community by Acquiring Consert
Toshiba Corporation announced the acquisition of privately-held Consert Inc., an intelligent energy management company that converts electric consumption into cost-effective clean sources of capacity and energy reserves for utilities. Consert is expected to enhance Toshiba Group’s smart community business in the United States. Operations in North America will be integrated with Landis+Gyr, the leading global provider of integrated energy management products and a Toshiba Group company. Consert, through its Virtual Peak Plant™ (VPP) offering, is able to provide improved forecasting and capacity management, real-time outage management information, remote service connections as well as significantly improves end-consumer communications and energy efficiency.