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Apr

Inyo Planners Approve Munro Valley Solar Project

September 23, 2014 By: Charles James The Sheet If there is a poster child for how to do a solar energy project right in Inyo County, it is likely to be the 30-acre Munro Valley Solar, LLC Project slated for construction in the Olancha area. Power generated from the site will be used for local distribution using existing power lines and will not be exported to Los Angeles. In its…

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11
Oct

Outlook sunny for S.J. solar

October 11, 2013 By: Reed Fujii Record Staff Writer Stockton, CA – Workers are installing equipment, stringing wire and connecting components of two solar power projects in the San Joaquin County countryside south of Lockeford and east of Lodi. Ecos Energy LLC, a renewable-energy development and service company based in Minneapolis, is building Bear Creek Solar, a 1.5-megawatt project on Jack Tone Road south of Hillside Drive and a 1-megawatt…

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11
Jan

Near Slayton, new solar energy system sets a record

January 11, 2013 By: Drew Kerr Finance & Commerce Slayton, MN – Minnesota’s largest solar energy installation – with 7,040 panels spread across nearly 10 acres – started operating this month in southwestern Minnesota. The two-megawatt system, which was built outside Slayton, Minn., roughly 200 miles southwest of the Twin Cities, surpasses a 4,316-panel system completed at Ikea’s Bloomington store in late August.

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06
Jan

Minnesota’s largest solar installation begins producing electricity

January 6, 2013 By: David Shaffer Star Tribune Slayton, MN – The largest solar-electric generator in Minnesota has flipped on the switch — the latest sign of a banner year for solar installations. Renewable power developer Ecos Energy said 7,040 solar panels outside of Slayton, Minn., began producing power Friday after being connected to Xcel Energy’s distribution system. The solar array is the largest in the state, with 2 megawatts…

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31
Oct

Installation of 6,800 solar panels is nearly complete

October 31, 2012 By: Chas Reilly Times of Northwest Indiana Merrillville, IN – Construction of a facility to generate solar energy is progressing on schedule. Other than weather-related issues, installing 6,800 solar panels in the 8500 block of Grand Boulevard has gone “pretty smoothly,” said Chris Little, of Ecos Energy. Little said the site could be operational within the next 30 days. Once finished, solar power produced at the Ecos…

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10
Feb

Company seeks to bring solar panel farms to Northwest Indiana

February 10, 2012 By: Amy Lavalley and Karen Caffarini Post-Tribune Hobart, IN – A Minnesota-based company sees a golden opportunity for solar farming in Northwest Indiana, courtesy of the sun and NIPSCO initiatives. Ecos Renewable Energy has proposals out for solar panel farms in Hobart, Merrillville and Portage Township. Read Article

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