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Webinar: natural gas supplies, electricity pricing and the future of battery storage

Live webinar date is Wednesday October 29, 2014 at 11am PST/2pm EST.  Register below to watch the webinar live and receive a copy of the recording afterward.  With recent record claims of US natural gas production, many expect natural gas pricing to remain at its historic low levels. Such low levels for natural gas are being credited

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Webinar: Top 21 O&M Considerations For Commercial Solar Projects

This webinar was recorded on September 30, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. Successful solar contractors know that a client relationship doesn’t end at commissioning. Solar projects must produce high levels of energy for 20 or more years. Quality installations that provide ROI will guard a contractor’s reputation and the positive

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Webinar: Maximize PV Rooftop Space & Energy Output with Horizontal String Inverter Accessory

Live webinar date will be announced soon.  The Advanced Energy 3TL horizontal mounting kit provides a compact and cost-effective means to install AE 3TL string inverters in a horizontal orientation. This innovative option is essential for installers and designers that need to comply with NEC 2014 rapid shutdown requirements by enabling a low-profile installation at

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Cal Morton, Sales and Marketing Executive, Texas Solar Outfitters

Contractors Corner Podcast: Texas Solar Outfitters

In this edition of the Contractors Corner podcast series, Cal Morton, sales and marketing executive at Texas Solar Outfitters (a 2014 Solar Power World Top 400 Contractor), discusses how the company got its start, what has led to its success and the growing solar market in Houston. “One of the things I like about this

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Webinar: Low Slope PV Code Requirements

Live webinar was September 17, 2014. Fill out the form below to download the presentation. With the growth of solar of in the last 5 years, codes and permitting have become hot topics. In Low Slope PV there have been many new codes published and more are coming in the near future. Seismic solutions are

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Addressing Solar Monitoring Mystery – CAISO and Utility Meteorological Requirements

Webinar was recorded on October 1, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch this webinar on demand. California Independent Systems Operator (CAISO) and California Investor Owned Utilities have, in the past several years, published requirements for new solar power projects. These regulations affect all projects connecting to the electrical grid serving California customers. These

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Solar Speaks: Considerations For Landfill Solar

Installing solar on landfills is a growing trend. What better way to re-purpose all that available space, right? Solar can be a great way to generate a profit from this available land, but only if it’s done correctly. We spoke with Joe Harrison, Senior Project Developer of San Diego, California-based EPC Borrego Solar Systems (No. 22 on

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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

This webinar was recorded on September 4, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch it on demand. 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 when

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