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Upcoming live webinar: Top Tips for Mounting on Low-Slope Roofing

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT   Join experts from the EcoFasten Solar team for an hour-long discussion on best practices for mounting solar on low-slope roofing applications. What participants will take away from attending this webinar: Appropriate mounting methods for low-slope roofing How to deal with a damaged roof prior to

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Contractors Corner Podcast: A tea house in the sky, chatting with SolTerra

From a tea house in the sky, to an underground moss museum, Founder and CEO of SolTerra Brian Heather uses story ideas like these to make sustainability visible in his company’s projects. Listen to learn more about the Washington solar company.

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Upcoming live webinar: O&M tips to boost performance for the long haul

Join us, 3megawatt and Sol Systems as we explore O&M tips to boost performance and maximize the longevity of an installed solar project.  Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. EDT/11 a.m. PDT As solar becomes more popular across all markets, there is a growing expectation that these systems will perform past their 25-year warranties. Therefore,

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Solar Speaks: Eaton talks storage systems

Other than batteries, what other components make up solar storage systems? What should you consider when selecting these components? We spoke with John Vernacchia, global segment manager for renewable energy at Eaton, to learn more. You can also learn more by stopping by Eaton’s booth 2922 at Solar Power International 2015 in Anaheim, California.

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Solar Speaks: Leila Madrone, CEO of Sunfolding, discusses new tracker technology

Four years ago, former MIT lab mates Leila Madrone and Saul Griffith started working together to help bring solar to the next level. “Across the solar industry, it was clear the tracker was the unsolved problem,” Madrone says in this Solar Speaks podcast. “Everyone wants tracker performance, but no one wants tracker complexity.” Sunfolding, a

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EagleView Technologies discusses aerial imaging for the solar industry

EagleView Technologies uses patented software to produce 3D models from aerial roof and wall measurements that are extremely accurate and detailed. Reports for the solar industry deliver all measurements needed for any solar installation project, including azimuth, square footage, line lengths and a CAD file of the property. Tim Rochman, director of strategic sales, discusses

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Solar Speaks Live comes to Solar Power International

We again are taking our popular podcast series on the road and to a live audience. Solar Speaks Live will be at Solar Power International in the Unirac booth from Sept. 15 and 16, 2015. Solar Power World editors will interview industry thought leaders about their unique solar industry perspectives, involvement and outlook. Interviews will be

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Solar Speaks: How R&D efficiency records compare to installed solar panels

We spoke with Brad Mattson, CEO of Siva Power, about solar panel companies breaking efficiency records in R&D labs, and how those panels compare to the ones installed in the field. Mattson provided us with great insight, as Siva Power has finished its R&D process and is ready to begin manufacturing its CIGS-based panels within the

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Solar Speaks: A chance to socialize and change the world through solar at SPI

Solar Power International offers events specifically for women each year. Perhaps one of the longest running is a panel discussion and reception put on by the Professional Women in Solar Group. Isabelle Christensen founded the group organically about 10 years ago in an effort to meet other women when she first joined the industry. “I

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