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Webinar: Evaluating flush and tilted PV system’s on metal roof decks

Live webinar is May 14 at 2 PM Eastern.  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 decks. In addition the presentation will review the

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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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Webinar: The importance of backsheets when choosing panels

Live webinar was recorded on March 25, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand.   Most focus on solar generation is placed on the solar cells themselves, but attention should equally be paid to those components “behind the scenes.” Quality backsheets provide voltage protection and maintenance prevention and are equally as important

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Solar Speaks: Creating solar storage out of waste

Remember vanadium from your high school science class? We spoke with Imergy President Tim Hennessey who told us how his company is using a lower-cost vanadium waste product to create batteries that can last longer and hold more power than many other options out there. Listen to learn more.

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Webinar: Drowning in solar data, but starving for knowledge?

Live webinar was recorded on March 19, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. Is your solar PV data providing actionable knowledge to ensure solar profits? How are the different aspects of your portfolio management (e.g. operations, maintenance and asset management) being served by analytics? This webinar addresses the challenges, solutions and

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