25 Oct '13, 3pm

Owens Corning, NYSERDA and Constellation Power Up Largest Solar Installation Under NY-SUN Initiative: Solar-po...

, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, or NYSERDA, and Constellation recently celebrated the completion of a 2.7-megawatt (DC) solar generation project at Owens Corning’s thermal and acoustical insulation plant. The solar installation, which is the largest project to date under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY-Sun initiative, is designed to supply approximately 6 percent of the plant’s annual electricity needs. Constellation financed, built, owns and maintains the solar power system, which is composed of approximately 9,000 ground-mounted, photovoltaic panels located on more than nine acres. The system is expected to generate approximately 3.3 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, based on first-year production. Generating the same amount of electricity using nonrenewable sources would result in the release of approximately 2,339 metric tons...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/35270/owens-corn...

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$60 Million More For Low Cost Solar Power

cleantechnica.com 25 Oct '13, 12pm

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cleantechnica.com 25 Oct '13, 3pm

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green.autoblog.com 25 Oct '13, 2pm

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cleantechnica.com 29 Oct '13, 12am

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solarfeeds.com 28 Oct '13, 9am

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cleantechnica.com 29 Oct '13, 6am

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renewableenergyworld.com 29 Oct '13, 2pm

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worldtaximeter.com 24 Oct '13, 7pm

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cleantechnica.com 25 Oct '13, 8pm

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treehugger.com 25 Oct '13, 10am

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treehugger.com 29 Oct '13, 8pm

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usgbc-ncc.org 30 Oct '13, 4pm

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