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5 Super-Sized Solar Power Projects Transforming the U.S. Clean Energy Landscape

2012 marked a record year for America’s solar industry. Installations surged by 76 percent compared to 2011 — representing an estimated market value of $11.5 billion. From commercial to residential, every sector experienced growth, but the clear standout of 2012 was utility-scale solar. Utility-scale solar projects are designed to generate massive amounts of electricity. Unlike other sectors, the electricity generated by utility-scale projects is sold directly to wholesale utility buyers. In the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight report, GreenTech Media and SEIA found that the utility-scale sector grew by an unprecedented 134 percent last year — with eight of the largest solar projects in America starting operation.

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Solar PV Module Maker

Solar PV Module Maker Signs Deal with Intelligent Robotics Company

Trina Solar and QBotix will collaborate this year on test and commercial projects within and outside the United States, and develop a scalable ‘building block’ design solution for commercial project developers. QBotix’s first product, QTS, a robotically driven dual-axis tracking system, is currently being advance field-tested in commercial deployments in California, Arizona and Japan.

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