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    Which states have the most wind, solar or biomass? New maps tell all
    Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A national lab recently issued a set of colorful maps that reveal America's resources in renewable energy. Broken down into the major forms — solar, wind, biomass and geothermal — they are an indispensable guide for regions trying to figure out their energy mix, and a fascinating lens through which to view natural resources. More

    Solar power funding healthy in Q2 despite industry turmoil
    CleanTechnica    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Total funding in the solar energy sector amounted to more than $4.3 billion spread across 66 transactions in the second quarter of 2012, with strong results in venture capital funding, debt funding and corporate funding in particular, according to a Mercom Capital Group report. Mercom's second quarter solar energy market research results are especially encouraging given reports "of solar companies downsizing or going out of business seemingly every day." More

    Romney's energy plan ignores solar's success
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Mitt Romney sets an ambitious goal with his pledge to achieve U.S. energy independence by 2020. It's just too bad his plan relies almost entirely on fossil fuels and largely ignores the solid promise of clean energy. Romney's plan, rolled out in solar-friendly New Mexico, focuses heavily on oil, gas and, most unnecessarily, coal. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee promises to expand drilling on federal lands and to roll back environmental rules his campaign adviser Ed Gillespie says are "destroying the coal industry." More

    Solar panels expected to cut power usage at Busch Stadium in St. Louis
    KTVI-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    VideoBriefThe Cardinals are trying to cut down on their consumption of electricity. Busch Stadium is serving up some new solar panels in a sizzling way. The energy managers for Busch Stadium have been working with the ballpark for three years to bring down energy consumption overall in the building. When the building was first constructed, they were using about 20,000,000 kilowatt-hours per year. 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.

    Price wars seen hurting solar sector in China
    The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    China's solar panel manufacturers, who dominate global sales with a two-thirds market share, are confronting growing trade and financial problems, a Chinese industry official acknowledged. The Chinese manufacturers "face challenges of decreasing margins, decreasing exports, lack of capital, protectionism and an external environment that continues to deteriorate," said the official, Chen Huiqing, the deputy director for solar products at the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products. 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

    Draker and Solar Power Technologies announce merger
    Solar Novus Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Draker and Solar Power Technologies Inc. jointly announce that they have successfully merged, effective Aug. 21. The combination creates a global leader with an offering of performance management solutions for commercial and utility-scale solar markets. The combined company will operate under the Draker name. More

    Salt Lake City residents getting a chance to go solar for up to 40 percent off    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Residents in Salt Lake City have a chance to go solar thanks to a group purchase program being orchestrated by Utah Clean Energy. The program was brought about through a partnership of Utah Clean Energy and local citizens with Gardner Engineering. The discount has been offered since June, according to Billy Smallen, project coordinator for Utah Clean Energy. The program will end Sept. 21, the last day of summer. 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 a lightweight, compact design… ensures years of stable, reliable power. And coming next quarter: Made In U.S.A.  MORE

    US carbon emissions are declining due to clean energy    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A new report that studied 2,500 electrical power plants owned by 100 utilities in the United States was released recently, and it shows that harmful carbon pollution is on the decline. This is due to a transition to clean energy. 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.
    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
    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

    In the wake of India's grid blackouts, First Solar looks to build projects
    GigaOM    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Solar panel and project giant First Solar is looking to take over more than 20 percent of India's solar panel market by ramping up its plans for project development in India, according to Sujoy Ghosh, First Solar's head of the Indian market. Commercial and industrial building owners in India are increasingly interested in looking into their own solar panel power projects as a way to defend against the wide-sweeping grid blackouts of the summer, and First Solar wants to be the one to build these projects. More

    Pacific Northwest boasts country's largest solar highway and energy efficiency initiatives
    Smart Grid News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    They may do a lot of things bigger in Texas, but the Pacific Northwest has bragging rights too. Smart Grid News reported in June on the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project, the country's largest smart grid initiative. Now the region can boast about the country's largest solar highway and energy efficiency initiatives. More

    Building-integrated solar market set to quadruple    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Concerns over aesthetics and performance have limited the uptick of solar installations using building-integrated photovoltaic, but that will change over the next five years, with up to 4.6 gigawatts in new capacity forecast. Building-integrated photovoltaic technologies will drive more than $2.4 billion in revenue by 2017, compared with just $606 million so far in 2012, predicts Pike Research, which is part of Navigant's Energy Practice. More


    The INGECON® SUN Power TL U inverter is optimum for indoor and outdoor installations. It features the market’s highest efficiency values. The inverter offers a balanced output in all three AC phases, with no additional equipment required, and simplifies its maintenance as the electronic block is easily replaceable from the exterior. MORE

    Festivals and bands rock out to solar power    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Across the country, everyone from farmers to teachers have realized the benefit of solar energy, and now add a new group of people to the mix. Thanks to recent advances and a desire to go green, concert promoters and musicians are now among the professions making use of solar energy. Photovoltaic panels provided all of the power for one of the stages at this year's Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco. The panels provided electricity for rocking out during the day, with solar batteries on hand to provide additional energy. More

    Tenaska purchases 160-megawatt solar farm in California
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Tenaska Inc., a closely held U.S. power generator, purchased a 160-megawatt solar project under development in Southern California. Construction on the Tenaska Silverleaf Solar Energy Center may begin by 2014, and electricity production may start the following year. The photovoltaic farm will be on about 1,100 acres of agricultural land west of El Centro, Calif. More


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    Legrand PV panel supports - Designed for any size solar array.

    For Utility Arrays over 50kW, Legrand offers steel pre-fabricated PV panel supports that reduce on-site racking labor up to 75%.
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    up to 50kW, use our wire mesh support that works on all roofing types. MORE

    SolarWorld solar panels power hurricane shelters
    Solar Novus Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A program to install SolarWorld solar panels on 100 Florida schools by the end of 2012 will provide emergency power for school-based shelters in the event of storms such as the impending Hurricane Isaac. Tapping a $10 million federal stimulus grant, the Florida Solar Energy Center has enabled installation of a 10-kilowatt solar array at each school. More

    California 3rd-party solar grows 3,332 percent
    FierceEnergy    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Third-party solar, or solar power service, in California is 30 times more — an increase of 3,332 percent — in 2012 than in 2007, according to PV Solar Report. Third-party solar has injected more than $1 billion into the California economy since then. With third-party solar, a solar provider owns, maintains and insures a homeowner's solar panels. Since 2007, the fastest growing segment of the California population switching to solar has been the $50,000-75,000 income range, according to the California Solar Initiative. More

    First half of 2012: US solar photovoltaic installations grow 120 percent
    CleanTechnica    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Solar photovoltaic installations in the Americas more than doubled in the first half of 2012 and will reach nearly 4.3 gigawatts for the year. Solar photovoltaic installations rose more than 120 percent in the Americas in the first six months of 2012, according to IMS Research's latest quarterly report, to reach 1.7 gigawatts. That compares to 750 megawatts in the the first half of 2011. 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

    Work starts on Arizona solar plant
    Comtex via Middle East North Africa Financial Network    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Grading work is under way on the 35-megawatt solar plant Arizona Public Service Co. is developing in the Foothills off 40th Street between Foothills Boulevard and Fortuna Road in Yuma County, Ariz., confirmed Jenna Shaver, APS spokeswoman. The plant will be located on nearly 400 acres of state land. The 35-year lease will provide $10 million to help fund Arizona public education. The plant is expected to come online in two phases — the first 17 megawatts will reach commercial operation by March 2013; the remaining 18 megawatts will reach commercial operation by December 2013. More

    Rhode Island board OKs $1million loan guarantee for energy firm
    The Associated Press via The Boston Globe    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The board of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corp. has voted to guarantee a $1 million loan to a newly formed solar energy company. The board voted to approve the financing deal for eNow Inc. The company was created to develop solar energy panels for trucks and buses designed to generate clean energy while reducing the vehicle's fuel consumption. 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
    DuPont™ Tedlar®
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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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