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New poll: 9 out of 10 Americans support solar, across political spectrum
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Americans overwhelmingly support the use and development of solar energy as well as federal investments for solar, according to a new national poll. These and other findings were reported in the 2011 SCHOTT Solar Barometer, a nationally representative survey conducted annually by independent polling firm Kelton Research. More



SEIA introduces Solar Champion Awards, announces 8 winners
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At the Solar Power International (SPI) conference in Dallas, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) introduced eight Solar Champion Awards to organizations and people that were making significant process toward the goal of installing 10 gigawatts of solar in the U.S. annually by 2015. Awardees ranged from elected officials like Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, to companies like Sempra Generation, Schneider Electric and Johnson & Johnson. More



Obama administration announces desert 'solar energy zones'
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The Obama administration recently unveiled its road map for solar energy development, directing large-scale industrial projects to 285,000 acres of desert land in the western U.S. while opening 20 million acres of the Mojave for new development. The Bureau of Land Management's long-awaited "solar energy zones" are intended to make some of the desert's most sensitive landscapes less desirable for solar prospecting by identifying "sweet spots" that have already passed environmental requirements and therefore promise expedited permitting, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said. More


Instant Foundations for Solar Arrays

Product innovation is synonymous with the CHANCE® name. Our helical piles offer quick and easy installation for ground mount solar arrays. Contact us today.
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50 years of polysilicon innovation
Hemlock Semiconductor Group is celebrating 50 years of producing high-quality polycrystalline silicon for its customers in the semiconductor and solar industries. Learn more at hscpoly.com.


Suntech's Arizona plant starts shipping solar panels
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The first of what will eventually be 800,000 solar panels have begun arriving at the construction site of the Mesquite Solar 1 plant in Arizona. Contrary to the lately common image of a moribund U.S. solar industry, many of those panels are being manufactured at Suntech Power Holdings' 117,000-square-foot factory in Goodyear, Ariz. Opened just last October, the factory now employs more than 100 people and is expected to churn out about 50 megawatts (MW) worth of solar panels each year. More



Germany plans to cut solar subsidies, may see year-end rush
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Germany, the world's biggest solar panel market, will cut subsidies for photovoltaic power by a record amount next year as the government tries to control the pace of installations and wean the industry off support. Rates under the feed-in-tariff system will be reduced 15 percent from Jan. 1, 2012, after Germany added about 5.2 gigawatts of panels in the year through Sept. 30, the Bundesnetzagentur, the federal grid regulator, said in a statement on its website. Power from panels will earn 17.94 euro cents ($0.25) to 24.43 euro cents a kilowatt-hour. More


AMSC Utility-Scale Solar Inverter

AMSC’s SolarTie™ utility-scale PV inverter is a fully optimized, comprehensive solution for grid management support and grid interconnection compliance. It includes AMSC’s proprietary Smart Grid Interface plant controller, which provides precise regulation at the POI and plant monitoring to enhance system reliability and availability. Visit AMSC at SPI Booth #3403.
Superior Testing Technology From KomaxSolar
Komax Solar produces an array of testing solutions that offer ultimate performance providing a high return on investment. From standard display to automatic decision testers (based on electroluminescence, backlight inspection, and IV curve measurements), we offer the perfect configurations and enhanced technology to optimize your PV manufacturing process*

*To learn more, visit www.komaxgroup.com/solar

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Is Your BOS Provider Bankable?

Shouldn’t your BOS provider be BANKABLE for the life of your solar modules/FIT contract? From layout to logistics, Cooper Industries is your #1 choice for reliable, integrated balance of system solutions. Click here to learn more.


CPS starting over on bids for solar power
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After months of delay, CPS Energy is throwing out all the proposals from companies to build 400 megawatts of solar power here and will begin the process anew because the utility thinks there's a better deal out there. Twelve finalists had been whittled down to two to build what could be one of the largest solar projects in the world, with CPS buying all the power from it. Many expected that a winner would be announced soon. 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
Christopher Associates - Your Solar Solution

Christopher Associates, Inc. is your source for industry-leading Solar Solutions. We distribute the world’s top-selling PV module manufacturing materials and equipment.
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Huge solar power plants are blooming in California's southern deserts
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At first glance, California's vast Mojave Desert seems barren: mile after mile of dust, sand and scrubby creosote bush under a blistering sun. But the huge desert, which spans an area larger than West Virginia, is becoming speckled with gigantic solar power plants that are creating hundreds of construction jobs and, when complete, will generate electricity for millions of homes. More

APS-owned Paloma Solar Power Plant now online
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Arizona Public Service Co. and First Solar recently announced the completion of the 17 megawatt (MW) Paloma Solar Power Plant — the first facility to reach commercial operation as part of the AZ Sun Program. APS also placed the Cotton Center Solar Plant in commercial operation, the second AZ Sun facility to come online. More



Solar helps beat rising energy costs in Colorado
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Just minutes west of Denver, the small town of Golden sits sandwiched between a major urban center and the sprawling national parks of Colorado. While many people take advantage of their locale for hiking and skiing, one resident saw a different kind of potential for the high, clear mountain air. Kay Walker, growing tired of seeing his utility bills rising each year, turned to Colorado solar installer SolSource to help bring his electricity costs under control. More

A solar power assisted bailout for Greece?
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Is there anything solar can't do? Aside from bringing cheap, clean power to developing economies, it may also help an entire nation address its economic woes. Europe's latest deal to address its debt crisis, in this incarnation primarily triggered by Greece's financial problems, has offered some short term optimism on the markets. However, some analysts believe much of it is a hastily cobbled together solution and one that will unravel in the coming days. 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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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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Solar company eyes farmland
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A California company is proposing a massive field of solar panels to be located outside Berlin that could deliver clean, renewable energy across the state of Maryland by 2015. Worcester County's Technical Review Committee will review a proposal from Intrepid Solar Energy LLC to build a 12.6-megawatt solar power generation facility. The 93-acre site would be located on existing farmland, just off the junction of Route 50 and Old Ocean City Road, northwest of Berlin. More



What's next for WattNext? Solar car-charging stations with shade
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Bill Ferree's plan to use solar energy to charge up electric vehicles across Central Florida and other parts of the Sunshine State is getting its day in the sun. Ferree, 67, and the two partners with a company called WattNext installed a solar-powered station on Oct. 20 outside First Green Bank in Eustis, Fla. More


Eaton: Everything Under the Sun

Complete solar PV electrical balance of system – residential, commercial and utility installations

Single source supplier – simplify your engineering and business processes

Support services – provided by hundreds of Eaton application and field service engineers

A bankable partner - $13 billion U.S.-headquartered company backed by 100 years of innovation

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WESCO:
Providing complete solutions for contractors
If you are a solar contractor, we understand your business! WESCO strives to provide a complete solar solution to our customers who wish to streamline their purchasing and reduce transaction costs. Stop by our booth at SPI to see how WESCO can help you with your solar projects. MORE
Complete Solar Testing and Certification
Intertek offers testing and certification for AC Modules, Photovoltaic (PV) Modules, Charge Controllers, PV Power Units, Inverters, Converters, Accessories and Components.

Our testing and certification centers help manufacturers get products to market faster with performance data to support competitive differentiation.

Intertek provides better communication, partnership, global reach, and quick turnaround.

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A. O. Smith Cirrex®
A Whole Home Solution

A. O. Smith’s innovative Cirrex® Solar Thermal Water Heating System is available in 16 different package systems for a custom fit to almost any consumer application.
A. O. Smith provides all of the components, so contractors have one point of contact for all of their product support, sales and service needs. Visit www.hotwater.com to find the right Cirrex System for your home.
Microsemi: Industry-leading PV Solutions

Our innovative PV solutions deliver the performance and reliability required for demanding power harvesting, power management, power switching, and power monitoring applications. To learn more about our
award-winning bypass solutions, low-profile switching modules, smart meter power management capabilities, and mixed-signal, low-power
cSoC and FPGA solutions, please visit www.actel.com/products/ solutions/solar.
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SCHOTT Solar
Over the years every technical device experiences a decline in performance – even solar modules. The question here though is how much – or better yet: How little? In a long-term study conducted by the renowned Fraunhofer-Institute the SCHOTT Solar modules still achieved over 90% of their performance even after 26 years.
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