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    Join SEIA by Sept. 7 for best rates at Solar Power International
    SEIA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Members get the best registration rates at Solar Power International and support the growth of the U.S. solar market, so join SEIA today for these benefits and more. See you in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 10-13. More



    CPS Energy adds 10 megawatts of solar to portfolio
    San Antonio Express-News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    CPS Energy has announced that it has added more than 10 megawatts of solar energy to its portfolio, bringing its total solar energy offering to nearly 45 megawatts. The energy will originate from the New Energy Economy project in Somerset, Texas, according to a news release. More than 44,000 solar panels will produce 10.6 megawatts of energy, which is enough energy to power about 1,600 homes, the release states. More

    MEMC advances most in 11 years as solar farm sales boost cash
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    MEMC Electronic Materials Inc., the second-largest U.S. polysilicon maker, rose the most in almost 11 years after second-quarter sales of solar projects boosted its cash flow. MEMC gained 25 percent to $2.58 at 10:34 a.m. in New York. Earlier, it rose as much as 39 percent, the most since Oct. 1, 2001. The company recognized revenue in the quarter for selling 144 megawatts of solar projects, more than six times the 23 megawatts reported a year earlier. More



    The secret to solar power
    The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Most mornings, Danny Kennedy hops on a bicycle with orange saddlebags and rides half an hour from his home to Jack London Square in Oakland, Ca. He makes for quite a picture cruising down Telegraph Avenue, decked out as he often is in an orange helmet, orange jacket and orange leather Adidas shoes. When he arrives at his office, he often makes his rounds on an orange indoor bike. (He's not joking around with the orange thing.) 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.


    SunPower receives $325 million funding for solar lease projects
    Reuters    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Solar panel maker SunPower Corp. said it received new commitments from Citigroup Inc. and Credit Suisse to finance about $325 million of residential solar lease projects. SunPower shares, which have fallen 27 percent this year, were up 6 percent at $4.79 recently on the Nasdaq. More

    Community-owned solar power on the rise in the US
    TriplePundit    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Conditions are right for growth in community-owned solar photovoltaic projects. With more than one megawatt of community-owned solar garden projects in development and a pipeline of an expected five megawatts more this year, Martifer Solar USA and the Clean Energy Collective intend to capitalize on the improving situation. The two partners are leveraging their respective strengths in the U.S. solar power sector to bring an increasing amount of local, community-owned solar power capacity online. 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
    Simply Smarter

    Measuring solar radiation is the key to finding optimal locations, helping investment decisions, maximising operating efficiency, scheduling maintenance, monitoring performance and improve technology. MORE


    Hanwha to expand in North America after Solar Monkey integration
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Hanwha Group, a closely held South Korean industrial conglomerate, created a project development unit to finance and build power plants that will use panels produced by its Hanwha SolarOne unit. The unit, Hanwha SolarEnergy America, incorporates Solar Monkey, the California-based developer in which Hanwha purchased a stake in January 2011, according to a statement. 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


    Suntech's 2nd gigawatt will take half the time the 1st took
    CleanEnergyAuthority.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Suntech Americas announced that it has achieved its first gigawatt of installed solar in the Americas. The global company, with headquarters in China, opened its American branch in 2007 and manufactures 50 megawatts of solar photovoltaic panels at its plant in Arizona. It took about five years to install the first gigawatt on this continent. Suntech Spokesman Walker Frost said the company anticipates it will take less than half as long to install its second gigawatt in the Americas. More

    Employees begin work on Missouri's largest solar array
    Columbia Missourian    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Work has started on what will be the largest solar energy array in Missouri. When it is complete, the 3,500-panel solar array at the COLT Transload facility in northeast Columbia, Mo., will be rated for producing 1,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per hour. It is the second phase of the solar energy project at the building. By comparison, the city's current solar installations are rated at 36.8 kilowatts. More


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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
    WESCO:
    Providing complete solutions for contractors
    If you are a solar contractor, we understand your business! WESCO strives to provide complete solutions to our customers who wish to streamline their supply chain. Visit a WESCO branch close to you to see how we can help you with your solar projects. MORE


    New Jersey solar panels will go online
    MyCentralJersey.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Township officials in Branchburg, N.J., will flip the switch on a $1.4 million solar panel array that will provide the municipal building with up to 80 percent of its electricity needs. The solar project is the first part of a two-phase $2 million solar energy plan officials anticipate will save hundreds of thousands of dollars over the next few years. The township's solar project goes online as Somerset County, N.J., completes its own $80 million installation of solar panels at more than 80 public buildings and sites. More



    Solar power company to build plant, create more than 300 jobs in North Carolina by end of 2016
    The Associated Press via The Republic    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A designer and manufacturer of solar power mounting systems plans will set up its U.S. headquarters in Shelby, N.C., and create more than 300 jobs at a production and distribution facility. Gov. Beverly Perdue said that Schletter Inc. will create the jobs by the end of 2016 and invest more than $27 million in the facility in Cleveland County, N.C. Since 2008, Schletter has been manufacturing its photovoltaic mounting systems at its only U.S. production facility in Arizona. More

    Commercial solar project goes up at Maryland firm
    McClatchy-Tribune Regional News via RenewablesBiz    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Thurmon, Md., has its first commercial solar energy project with the installation of a system at Federal Stone Industries. David Rethemeyer, vice president of the business, said he believes the $136,000 investment will pay off in the long run. Brent Cotton, who is coordinating the installation for Solar Energy World in Elkridge, Md., said he met Rethemeyer at a home show in Baltimore. More

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    Recently in solar
    The Motley Fool via DailyFinance    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Earnings season for solar companies is in high gear. SunPower reported strong earnings, continuing a trend started by First Solar. But the company lowered full-year revenue guidance, and the stock dropped, so it was a bit of a disappointment for investors. More



    As solar energy use spreads across US, Alabama lags in incentives for solar power
    The Birmingham News via The Republic    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Bart Slawson is one of only 27 residential customers of Alabama Power selling solar electricity back to the grid. An environmental lawyer, Slawson had his system of solar panels installed in 2005. He didn't do it initially to save money, but because, first, he'd been fascinated by the idea since he was a kid and, second, he wanted people to be provoked into asking the same question he had: "I wondered why there is no photovoltaic presence in Alabama and it is full of sun," he said. More

    Triangle-shaped building becomes 1st in New York to self-produce all its energy
    GetSolar    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A five-story, triangular-shaped building in Brooklyn, N.Y., uses solar panels mounted on two sides, making it New York City's first building to self-produce all of the energy it needs. What makes this installation unique is that it utilizes sunlight hitting the sides of the building and not just its rooftop. "Many people think that renewable energy, green building, energy efficiency is impossible in New York," Chris Williams, a sales consultant with the project's installer, said to Metropolis magazine. More


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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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    Research funding for solar in North America
    Solar Novus Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    It is hard to say whether the next great leap forward in solar energy efficiency or economics will come from the basic science research performed largely at universities and national labs, from incremental engineering improvement or from investing in startup companies to get their products from the laboratory to store shelves. The U.S. Department of Energy requested a total of $29.5 billion dollars for 2012, an 11 percent increase from 2010. More



    Leviton launches solar installation program in New York, California
    Solar Industry    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Leviton, a provider of electrical wiring devices, lighting controls and other products, has entered the residential solar market with Leviton Solar, a new turnkey installation and finance division. Leviton Solar's services are currently available in New York City's five boroughs, as well as New York's Orange, Rockland and Westchester counties. In California, it is available in the San Diego market. More

    Could California's canals create clean energy?
    KCET-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    You might have seen a rather inspiring photo making its way around social media. In the image, Indian people are admiring a canopy built over an irrigation canal and covered with photovoltaic panels. A common caption accompanying the image claims that each kilometer of canal can produce a megawatt of power — probably an error, as the figure would seem a serious underestimate — and prevents the evaporation of "1 crore liters of water a year." Crore is a South Asian term for 10 million. More


    Busting Myths:
    Loan vs. Lease


    Leasing can cost customers 20% more than financing and prevent you from getting paid quickly. Offer homeowners solar for zero down and low payments. MORE
    Fibox ARCA - The Ultimate Sunscreen

    FIBOX, global manufacturer of corrosion resistant, NEMA 4X enclosures. We offer over 1000 off the shelf sizes to protect your electrical or electronic innovations. In house customization to help get your product to market quicker! MORE


    Suntech Power gets approval to freeze global solar fund's assets
    The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Suntech Power Holdings Co. has obtained court orders to freeze the assets of a third-party investor involved in an allegedly fraudulent financing deal. Shares surged 9.6 percent to $1.14 in recent premarket trading. The stock is down 83 percent in the past 12 months. In July, Suntech said it may have been a victim of fraud in a financing deal involving 560 million euros ($686.4 million) in German government bonds that GSF Capital Pte. Ltd. provided as collateral. The financing deal occurred at Global Solar Fund, an investment fund in which Suntech owns a majority stake that provides financing for privately held solar firms. More



    Austin, Texas, explores solar industry
    Domestic Fuel    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Those living in Austin, Texas, can get a inside look at the solar industry during a forum and open house hosted by ImagineSolar. On Aug. 25 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. CDT at ImagineSolar's training facility in Austin, community members can see new solar products and services from various solar companies, learn about new courses (attendees are eligible for a $50 discount on one course) and tour ImagineSolar's solar field lab. More


    Woehner's New PV Power Distribution Products At SPI 2012
    In Booth 3387 at SPI 2012, Woehner USA will showcase products for distributing power in photovoltaic installations, including fuse holders for PV panel strings to busbar systems and fuse holders for high current inverter assemblies. Telergon switches for load break PV applications will also be featured.
    Call: Kevin Saunders (603)433-2121.
    AEG Power Solutions Solar Inverters
    Engineered for maximum yield and reliability, the Protect PV.500 inverter and the new Protect PV.630 inverter from AEG Power Solutions deliver efficiencies greater than 98%. The 510kW and 630kW inverters support DC input voltages up to 1000 volts and flexible grid management features making them ideal for utility-scale deployment. MORE
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    For more than 25 years, DuPont™ Tedlar® film has been the industry leader in durable, weather-resistant backsheet material for photovoltaic modules. No other material can match its successful track record of proven performance in the field.*

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