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Webinar: Top five design optimizations to cut solar system costs by 25%

Live webinar is July 2 at 2 PM Eastern.  New technologies, including east-west racking, novel inverter designs, and higher-efficiency modules, are rapidly changing the solar industry. System engineers now deal with more complexity when designing solar PV arrays – yet those same engineers are being asked to deploy systems even more rapidly than before. This

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Webinar: Top tips for mounting on tile, asphalt and metal roofs

Live webinar is July 1 at 2 PM Eastern.  Join solar mounting experts from IronRidge, EcoFasten Solar and SunModo for an hour-long discussion on best practices for mounting solar on sloped metal, asphalt shingle and tile roofs. Attend this webinar to learn: Appropriate mounting methods for various types of metal roofs, including Q deck steel

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Chint talks 3-phase string solar inverters

We spoke with Ed Heacox and Casey Miller of Chint Power Systems to discuss the adoption of 3-phase string inverter architecture in North America, and what Chint offers in this space. Sponsored by: 

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Solar Speaks: How will KACO and Ampt’s partnership help commercial projects?

KACO new energy and Ampt have partnered to offer KACO’s blueplanet 50 TL3 inverter with an option to pair with Ampt’s string optimizers. This is in an effort to increase energy production and lower costs in commercial solar projects. We spoke with Mark Kanjorski of Ampt, and Bill Reaugh of KACO new energy to find

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Solar Speaks: All about Intersolar NA 2015

Intersolar North America will return to San Francisco for its eighth year July 14 to 16. We spoke with Markus Elsässer,  CEO of Solar Promotion International, which helps organize the show, to learn more about what to expect and why to attend. Listen to learn about the show’s new storage segment, city tours and of

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Podcast: Rick Gentry discusses, provider of solar mounts

In this podcast, Executive Vice President Rick Gentry talks about the company, its products and why customers would choose over its competitors. is a division of Quickscrews International Corporation, offering a wide range of products for mounting solar panels onto residential roofs. Read a story about how Quickscrews got into the solar

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Webinar: Best practices for installing battery storage systems

This webinar was recorded on June 9, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. As battery storage begins to move into the mainstream of the US solar industry, new storage equipment solutions are being introduced and being marketed for a wide range of market applications. With the rising interest in battery storage

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Webinar: Evaluating flush and tilted PV systems on metal roof decks

Live webinar was recorded on May 14, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. The webinar will focus on PV mounting systems for metal roof decks. Advanced Racking Solutions will share the knowledge base compiled over the past 5 plus years of mounting solar arrays on standing seam and corrugated metal roof

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Thomas Conroy, new Array Technologies president, discusses what’s next for the tracker manufacturer

Thomas Conroy, the new president of solar tracker manufacturer Array Technologies, has decades of experience in power generation. In this Solar Speaks podcast, Conroy discusses parallels between the solar and windpower industries. He also discusses technology coming soon from Array Technologies, including a new generation of the company’s single-axis tracker.

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