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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

Live webinar is Tuesday, June 9 at 2 PM Eastern. 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 solutions, various code and standard making bodies

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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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Solar Speaks: Conergy’s CEO shares business advice and solar industry insight

As the solar industry goes through its growing pains there’s no shortage of ebb and flow to watch. Some businesses boom, while some lose their place in the market, and still others may stumble but come back stronger than ever. We spoke with Andrew de Pass, CEO of Conergy, about how the company has bounced

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4 big problems for solar PV “big data”

Last week solar professionals registered from 32 countries gathered for a webinar putting the use of “big data” for solar PV asset care under a microscope. Conducted on March 19 by Solar Power World, a leading industry publication, and Alectris, a global solar PV asset care provider, the webinar “Drowning in Solar Data, but Starving for

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Solar Speaks: Why you should consider adding off-grid services to your business

As the off-grid solar market grows, many solar professionals are considering offering services to this segment as a smart business move. But off-grid projects have different considerations that are important to note for a proper installation. To tell us more, we spoke with Sequoya Cross of off-grid supplier Backwoods Solar.  

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Solar Speaks: Why site assessment is so important for solar projects

Site assessment is often discussed as an important step in planning any solar project, but what exactly do you need to look for? We spoke with Gwendalyn Bender of Vaisala to tell us more. She even touches on why developers of the notable Ivanpah solar project weren’t as concerned as the media when the project

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