REC Solar Completes Installation of Hawaii's Largest Solar Project
MARCH 21, 2017 | HONOLULU, HAWAII
27.6MW Eurus Waianae Solar Project generates enough electricity to power 11,000 homes per year
REC Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, today announced that it completed the installation of 27.6 megawatts (MW) of solar at the Eurus Waianae Solar Project. The utility-scale project, whose yearly energy output is equivalent to the electricity used by 11,000 homes, is owned and operated by Eurus Energy, an independent power producer and global developer of utility scale wind and solar projects.
Hawaii Foodbank and REC Solar Celebrate Installation of New Solar Array
MARCH 7, 2017 | HONOLULU, HAWAII
New Solar Installation Will Save Hawaii Foodbank About $2.1 Million Over Next 25 Years
The Hawaii Foodbank and REC Solar today celebrated the installation of a new solar array at the Foodbank’s Oahu warehouse. The 296.7 kilowatt solar system is estimated to save the Hawaii Foodbank about 463,742 kilowatt-hours of energy in the first year, which is equivalent to the purchase of over 102,000 meals, feeding 93 people daily over the course of one year.
GREEN CHARGE AND REC SOLAR ANNOUNCE SONOMA COUNTY’S LARGEST COMMERCIAL SOLAR-PLUS-ENERGY STORAGE PROJECT
NOVEMBER 14, 2016 | SANTA CLARA and SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
Green Charge and REC Solar today announced plans to build the largest commercial solar-plus-energy storage project in Sonoma County.
Green Charge’s one megawatt (MW) commercial energy storage system paired with REC Solar’s solar system will be installed at SOMO Village in Rohnert Park, Calif. The combined solar-plus-storage system is expected to deliver more than $160,000 savings to SOMO Village in the first year and more than $1.8 million over the first 10 years of operations.
REC SOLAR SURPASSES 100 INSTALLATIONS FOR AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY WITH LATEST INSTALLATION FOR RENEWABLES LEADER TAYLOR FARMS
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 | SALINAS, CA
REC Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, announced today, in conjunction with Taylor Farms, that it surpassed 100 installations for the agriculture sector. To reach this milestone, REC Solar and Taylor Farms, the leading producer of value-added produce in North America, completed a 1 megawatt (MW) project in Gonzales, California. This installation is part of Taylor Farms’ commitment to investing in renewable energy sources across the country.
SOLARWORLD PARTNERS WITH REC SOLAR TO SPUR COMMERCIAL PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 | HILLSBORO, OR
SolarWorld, the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar technology manufacturer for more than 40 years, is partnering with REC Solar, a California-based leading provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, to provide financing, procurement and other services for SolarWorld installers developing commercial projects.
MATT WALZ APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF REC SOLAR
AUGUST 24, 2016 | SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
REC Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, today announced the appointment of Matt Walz as chief executive officer.
Walz has worked at Duke Energy for 12 years and joins REC Solar after serving on the company’s board of directors. Walz’s appointment is an extension of Duke Energy’s commitment to provide affordable and accessible energy solutions to REC Solar’s commercial customers.
REC SOLAR EXPANDS CHANNEL PARTNER PROGRAM TO ACCELERATE COMMERCIAL SOLAR
JULY 11, 2016 | SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
REC Solar, a leading provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, today announced the expansion of its channel partner program to accelerate the commercial solar market. The program provides industry-leading financing options to a range of solar providers primarily targeting the small commercial market. By providing rapid financing and extensive deal support, REC Solar’s program is designed to make it easier for businesses to quickly enjoy the benefits of clean energy while helping partners accelerate sales.
REC SOLAR AND SUNGEVITY PARTNER TO HELP MORE BUSINESSES REDUCE ENERGY COSTS
APRIL 7, 2016 | SAN LUIS OBISPO & OAKLAND, CA
REC Solar, a national provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, and Sungevity, a leader in the global solar market, today announced a strategic partnership to help businesses of all sizes reduce energy costs. As part of the deal, the two leading solar providers will share sales leads appropriate to each company’s market focus to accelerate growth across the commercial sector.
Duke Energy Renewables teams with Green Charge to offer energy storage for commercial solar customers
DECEMBER 8, 2015 | CHARLOTTE, N.C.
Duke Energy Renewables is increasing savings for commercial solar customers through an alliance with Green Charge Networks, the country’s largest provider of commercial energy storage for retail, industrial and government customers. Green Charge Networks will work closely with REC Solar to market energy storage systems.
US ARMY RESERVE INSTALLS TWO SOLAR CARPORTS TOTALING 280KW WITH REC SOLAR
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 | PHOENIX, ARIZONA & RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA
The U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) and REC Solar today announced the interconnection of two solar energy carports totaling 280 kW at USAR offices in Arizona and California. The solar arrays support the Department of Defense’s (DoD) mandate of procuring 25 percent of its total facility energy from renewable sources by 2025.
REC Solar and KIUC Connect Hawaii’s Largest Solar Project
NOVEMBER 2, 2015 | ANAHOLA, HI
REC Solar, a national leader in commercial solar and energy solutions, today announced the interconnection of a 12 MW AC (14.5 MW DC) solar array for Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC). The utility-scale system is the largest in the state of Hawaii and REC Solar’s largest project to date.
Niner Wine Estates Powers 100 Percent of Winery Operations
OCTOBER 13, 2015 | PASO ROBLES, CA
REC Solar today announced the interconnection of two solar energy arrays totaling 388 kW at Niner Wine Estates in Paso Robles, Calif. Together, the systems will provide enough clean energy to power 100 percent of Niner’s 46-acre Heart Hill Vineyard, including the tasting room, restaurant and winery operations. Niner will save approximately $2 million over a 20-year period.
REC SOLAR AND WINDSET FARMS FLIP THE SWITCH ON 1 MW SOLAR ARRAY
AUGUST 18, 2015 | SANTA MARIA, CA
REC Solar, a national provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, today announced the interconnection of a 1 MW solar energy system for Windset Farms®. The Santa Barbara County farm is the largest in Santa Maria and grows non-GMO produce year-round in its state-of-the-art greenhouse facility.
REC SOLAR RANKED HAWAII’S LEADING SOLAR COMPANY IN 2014
JULY 13, 2015 | HONOLULU, HI
REC Solar, a U.S. commercial solar provider, has been ranked by PBN Research as the leading solar company in Hawaii by 2014 revenue. The company completed 14 commercial solar projects in Hawaii last year, accounting for nearly $55 million in revenue.
REC SOLAR EXPANDS COMMERCIAL SOLAR BUSINESS BY ACQUIRING STELLAR ENERGY
JUNE 17, 2015 | SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
REC Solar today announced it has acquired Stellar Energy, a leading solar provider in the western U.S., through an asset purchase agreement. REC Solar will provide customers with integrated, turnkey solar solutions ranging from financing and design to operations and maintenance.