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ecoSolargy recognized with national SCORE award

Solar solutions provider ecoSolargy has been recognized with a 2014 SCORE Award Honorable Mention. SCORE awards “celebrate and honor successful and innovative entrepreneurs who inspire us all and the small business advocates who support entrepreneurship in America.” Presentations were made during a special ceremony in Washington, DC. “We’re grateful for this recognition of our hard work

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APS hosts solar project contest to win an iPad Mini 3

Are you an installer who uses APS microinverter technology? APS microinverters would like to thank you and encourage you to participate in their solar project of the year contest. Below are contest details as offered  by APS: “As 2014 winds down, we’d like to look back on the great solar successes of the past year

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Organize Equipment With Solar Management Software Tool

Dynamic Systems, a provider of Barcode Tracking Solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of an SQL database on all Checkmate Tool and Equipment Management Software. The SQL update will give solar construction management the ability to view and manage tools, equipment and consumables by department as well as location, and provide management a “snapshot”

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Long Island Installs 10,000th Solar PV System

The ceremonial installation of the 10,000th solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Long Island took place this week at a private residence in Huntington as part of the State’s partnership with PSEG Long Island under the PowerUp Long Island and NY-Sun initiatives. New York State’s energy leaders and local leaders joined PSEG Long Island, business and

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Power Electronics Offers Recombiner and Transfer Kit For NEC 2014 Compliance

Power Electronics offers FSDK recombiners and a PV Array transfer kit that allow HEC-UL central inverters and HEK Skid PV Stations to achieve compliance with NEC2014’s fuse servicing requirements and ground fault protection requirements. FSDK recombiners will be featured with up to 40 inputs, isolating contactors, zone monitoring, and fuse sizes from 70A to 400A. The

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tenKsolar Opens New Manufacturing Facilities in Thailand

tenKsolar, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of leading technology high energy density PV solar energy systems, announced the expansion of their production lines with new manufacturing facilities in Thailand.  This capacity will be in addition to tenK’s existing manufacturing facilities, operating in Shanghai and Minneapolis. The new manufacturing lines will allow tenK to meet the rising demand for

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U.S. Solar Industry Responds to U.S.-China Trade Ruling

The Department of Commerce announced its affirmative final determinations in the anti-dumping (AD) investigations of imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products (including cells, modules, laminates and/or panels) from China and Taiwan, and its affirmative final determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China. The Department

The 97 kW system raises onsite electrical power generation to nearly 20%.

Colorado Brewery Expands Solar Installation

New Belgium Brewing is once again partnering with Boulder-based Namasté Solar to add an additional 96.525 kW of PV solar paneling at its Fort Collins, Colo., facility. The new system will be in addition to 870 panels New Belgium installed in 2009 and will bring total onsite solar production to 4.5% of the brewery’s total

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Southern Company, First Solar to Develop 131-MW PV Project in Georgia

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced plans to develop a 131-MW PV solar project in Georgia, which will be capable of generating enough electricity to help meet the energy needs of more than 21,000 homes. The electricity and associated renewable energy credits (RECs) will be sold to three Georgia electric membership corporations. “Southern Company

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Solectria Solar Inverters Power Bausch & Lomb Manufacturing Plant

Solectria Renewables, a PV inverter manufacturer, says Advanced Solar Products chose its PVI 23TL and PVI 28TL inverters to power Bausch and Lomb’s manufacturing plant in Rochester, New York. The 1.1MW system feature 28, PVI 28TL’s and 5, PVI 23TL’s 1000 VDC, three-phase, transformerless inverters. The PV system, designed and constructed by Advanced Solar Products, a