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    Going solar without spending a lot of dough
    ABC News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    VideoBriefIt's not often that a homeowner looks forward to a bill arriving in the mail. But Chad Tromblee eagerly awaits one bill in particular. "I can't wait to get it and see what the electric bill is," he told ABC News. These days, his electric bill has shrunk as quickly as a puddle on a hot sidewalk. For the month of April, it totaled just $16.54. Tromblee, who lives with his wife in a three-bedroom home near Albany, N.Y., hasn't turned off the refrigerator and washing machine or switched off his lights. More



    Vermont ski resort installs solar
    CleanEnergyAuthority.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Ski resorts are increasingly embracing a former nemesis — the sun. While it melts precious white gold on the slopes in the most unwelcome fashion, it's now also producing clean solar energy for several ski resorts across the country, including Smuggler's Notch Resort in Jeffersonville, Vt. Smuggler's recently installed a 150-kilowatt solar array with 35 AllSun solar trackers from Vermont-based AllEarth Renewables. The system will supply the energy for most of the resort's Village Lodge, which houses four restaurants and bars along with amenities and facilities for skiers. More

    Solar power may shine soon on Southwest Florida International Airport
    The News-Press    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Lee County Port Authority is inching closer to making solar energy at Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla., a reality. The Airports Special Management Committee ranked bids from three firms to design, finance, build and manage a photovoltaic solar panel system for the airport at a recent meeting. The rough idea behind the bid: The company that's selected to do the work would pay for and manage the system, then lease it to the airport for a 20-year term. At the end of the term, the airport would keep the system. More

    The sun on your side

    Our enthusiasm for the sun is as strong as ever. Which is why we develop innovative photovoltaic systems with one goal in mind: for you to save time and money. Let us help you get the sun on your side and earn top marks from your customers.


    SEIA Finance and Tax Seminar
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    July 18-19 | New York
    SEIA's Finance and Tax Seminar provides an opportunity to learn from attorneys, developers and financiers who are making investments into the solar industry today. You will make valuable business contacts and walk away with key inside information from the experts who are truly getting solar finance done. SEIA members enjoy the best rates. Learn more about SEIA membership and the SEIA Finance and Tax Seminar.
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    Marines may soon carry solar backpacks
    EarthTechling    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    According to researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, one of the Marine Corps' most significant challenges is finding a way to provide reliable electricity to soldiers in forward operating bases. The U.S. military is desperate for ways to reduce its fuel and batter consumption. It's widely recognized that solar panels are one of the only technologies that can provide a portable, affordable source of power to those on the front lines. More


    Photovoltaic Adhesive & Sealant Solutions
    ADCO Kömmerling’s HelioBond® & HelioSeal® product lines provide superior adhesion and sealing properties for the construction and installation of photovoltaic modules. MORE
    Arguson

    ArgusON, an SPX brand, provides solar power monitoring & site management services for commercial systems. Our National Operations Center manages 29,000 customer locations 24/7/365. www.arguson.com


    Solar power helps college cope with budget cuts
    SmartPlanet    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Public universities throughout the U.S. have had their budgets cut deeply and often since the Great Recession began. One New Jersey community college has offset lost funding by installing a solar system on campus. Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, N.J., will save an estimated $750,000 annually (70 percent of its energy requirements) in electricity costs by installing a solar system on campus. The solar panels will be installed on 45 acres of open space owned by the college. More

    Growatt Inverters Lead the Industry

    A new leader has emerged! Growatt Solar Inverters provide the highest energy efficiency and performance - ranked in Top 5% - and lowest cost-per-watt in the industry. The advanced circuitry and superior manufacturing process...in a lightweight, compact design… ensures years of stable, reliable power. And coming next quarter: Made In U.S.A.  MORE


    3 solar projects go online in Sacramento County, Calif.
    The Sacramento Bee    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    San Francisco-based solar project developer Recurrent Energy announced that three of its photovoltaic projects in Sacramento County, Calif., are now in commercial operation. The projects are delivering 50 megawatts of electricity to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. The projects are expected to generate around 90 million kilowatt-hours in their first year of operation, which is equivalent to the average electricity consumption of more than 7,000 U.S. homes. More


    Superior Flow Measurement and Control
    The new GF40/80 mass flow meter/controller achieves unprecedented performance, reliability and flexibility in many gas flow applications. At the heart of the GF40/80 is MultiFlo™ gas and range programmability allowing you to reconfigure the device for new gas calibrations and full scale ranges without removing the device from the line. Learn More
    Integrated, Roof-Ready
    AC Modules

    It begins with SolarBridge Pantheon™ microinverters. Integrated directly on the panel, SolarBridge microinverters enable roof-ready AC modules—cutting installation times by up to 30%. AC modules powered by SolarBridge generate 25% more energy harvest than DC systems and come with an end-to-end 25-year warranty.
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    Celebrating 25 years of Development
    & Service
    For 25 years enXco has been a trusted partner in generating sustainable solar energy solutions. As part of a global organization with utility-scale plants across North America, we bring a depth of experience and expertise to every project. MORE


    1st solar panel system installed in low income housing makes renewable energy affordable
    Green Building Elements    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    For the longest time, solar power has been limited to communities and homes in higher income areas. A new solar power installation in Denver is showing that this form of renewable energy need not be limited to exclusive properties limited to the real estate elite. Most solar systems run in the several thousand dollars range for a single family dwelling. The costs are greatly multiplied for installing them in multiple family dwellings. More

    TARIFF-FREE Solar Panels by RITEK SOLAR

    Los Angeles, CA - RITEK SOLAR USA, manufacturer of high performance solar panels produced in Taiwan with Los Angeles warehouse, is announcing its support to Solar Contractors by supplying tariff-free solar panels. RITEK Solar modules are installed on elementary schools, medical buildings, Caltrans, HUD projects, pole mounts & more. See specifications here...


    Kyocera supplying panels for 127-megawatt Arizona solar installation
    CleanEnergyAuthority.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Kyocera Solar will use the bulk of the 37 megawatts of solar panels it produces at its San Diego manufacturing facility to supply a 127-megawatt utility-scale installation in southwest Arizona. The manufacturer began shipping solar panels recently. "I think they liked the idea that we were a local California manufacturer," said Tom Dyer, senior vice president of government affairs for Kyocera. "It wasn't a requirement, but it probably helped." More


    EXPERIENCE TOMORROW'S PHOTOVOLTAICS TODAY

    Our goal is to surpass the requirements of international certification organizations and to anticipate tomorrow's technical standards. That is our guarantee of a bankable and profitable investment, for the long term.
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    Bonding & Grounding Facts

    For the facts on Field Modification of UL Classified Tray, download Legrand/Cablofil’s new Technical Guide and White Paper.
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    Colorado regulators tighten rooftop solar energy incentives
    The Denver Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Colorado Public Utilities Commission approved a new solar rewards program for Xcel Energy that does away with upfront cash incentives for solar panels that amount to thousands of dollars to homeowners. The commissioners also capped the number of solar installations eligible for subsidies in part to address a $32 million deficit in the fund that finances the program. The decision was one of balancing competing views from consumer and renewable-energy advocates, said chairman Josh Epel. More



    Solar energy industry is flourishing in Massachusetts
    The Boston Globe    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Massachusetts is no California when it comes to sun. But that isn't stopping the solar energy industry from flourishing. Massachusetts, better known for long, cold winters, gloomy springs and gale-driven nor'easters, is undergoing an unlikely solar power boom, attracting solar companies from around the country that are installing systems for homeowners, businesses and institutions. Only California has a better solar market than Massachusetts, which tied Hawaii in rankings by Ernst & Young, an accounting firm that tracks the alternative energy industry. More


    SolarSet Potting Compounds and Sealants

    Epic Resins is a custom formulator of Epoxy and Polyurethane compounds commonly used in the solar industry. Contact Epic today to discuss your application needs!
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    Simply Slide In Your Modules

    Efficiently install over 30kW in a day with the PV Racking “No Clamp” system. Pitched roof & ground mount solutions. Learn more at www.pvracking.us.


    Solar developer Sunrun raises $60 million
    Dow Jones Newswires via Fox Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    U.S. rooftop solar-power developer Sunrun Inc. said it has raised $60 million in venture capital funding. Madrone Capital Partners led the funding round, which included Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital and Foundation Capital. It comes on top of $85 million in earlier venture capital investment in Sunrun. The financing will help the San Francisco company expand its residential rooftop solar-panel development business. More
     
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