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Solar Speaks: Is Shortening The Sales Cycle Possible?

We’ve actually seen Helioscope, a design and production-measurement software, in use twice, and we came away impressed with its capabilities. So we invited the product’s developers — Paul Gibbs and Paul Grana of Folsom Labs — to discuss why they felt the software was necessary and the feedback they are receiving from their current customers. We

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Webinar: Managing Risk During PV Plant Development

Live Webinar is Thursday, September 4th at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Reserve your spot by clicking the “Register” button below. Safety, performance, availability and achieving expected energy yields are critical factors from early planning and design, to commissioning, to the in-service lifetime of a PV plant. UL will examine issues that investors, developers and operators address

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Webinar: Versatility of Racking Systems to Maximize Design Efficiency

Live webinar is Wednesday, September 3rd at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Reserve your spot by clicking the “Register” button below. PV racking versatility of design and installation vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. Discover how to design and install racking systems for maximum system efficiency. Learn great guidelines for system design and requirements, how to get the

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Solar Speaks: How The HDPV Alliance Is Helping Lower The Cost of Solar

The HDPV Alliance formed in 2012 wish a mission of lowering solar project costs and increasing project performance. The group of various component manufacturers found a formula to do so by setting standards to allow their components to work more closely, optimizing system design and deployment. Solar Power World Managing Editor Kathie Zipp checked in

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Webinar – Commercial Solar Design & NEC 2014: Meeting New Arc Fault Detection and Rapid Shutdown Requirements

Live webinar will be Wednesday, August 20th, 2014. Register for the event by clicking the button below. During this webinar, Solectria Renewables, in conjunction with Solar Power World, will explore the primary considerations of achieving compliance with NEC 2014 for arc fault detection and rapid shutdown requirements. Even though Massachusetts is currently the only state

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Webinar: Utilizing Aluminum Extrusion to Reduce System Costs

Live webinar was recorded on August 6, 2014. To watch on-demand, fill out the form below. As noted in the May ’14 Trends issue of Solar Power World: “the race for grid parity has largely rested on the backs of the (silicon) panel manufacturers … if system costs are to continue falling, a larger share

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Webinar: When Did Solar Monitoring Start To Matter?

Live webinar was July 16, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch this webinar on demand.  Solar installations have increased dramatically in the past five years, both in size and number. Consequently, solar contractors and other industry professionals increasingly need a way to monitor and control these installations around the clock. Some owners, operators and

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Webinar – Solar Metal Roofs: Compatibility and Effective Integration

Webinar date was Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch this webinar on demand.  The concept of combining photovoltaic arrays with standing seam metal roofing is growing—and for good reasons. PV power generation on metal roofing constitutes the perfect sustainable marriage. Webinar topics include: • The Basics of Standing Seam Metal

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Solar Speaks: Do You Know Where Your Solar Modules Rank?

For years, the industry has tried to figure out how to rank solar panels by the amount of energy they produce, but it’s been difficult to decide what criteria should be used. The Principal Solar Institute, a leading educational organization created by public utility Principal Solar, has created just such a ranking system — and Matthew A. Thompson, the

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