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MAGE SOLAR Receives UL-Certification for its US-Produced MAGE POWERTEC PLUS modules
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Signature modules of the complete system provider have completed intensive UL-testing phase and are now UL-listed
Submitted on 06/28/11, 06:35 AM
Dublin (Georgia), June 28, 2011.—MAGE SOLAR USA, part of the globally operating MAGE GROUP, announced today that the extensive testing and audit phase of its US-produced modules has been completed. The successful UL-certification marked the start of the full-scale production at MAGE SOLAR's North American industrial campus and headquarters in Georgia.
The signature high-efficiency MAGE POWERTEC PLUS modules are already one of the industry's leading brands, convincing through their German-engineered design and power guarantees of up to 30 years. Now the complete system provider is also offering a US-built version of its highly-rated mono- and polycrystalline modules with power ratings of 190 watts and 230 watts. The first UL-listed modules are already being prepared for shipment, accommodating customers that had preordered the sought-after modules long before production began.
The US-modules are compliant with the requirements of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). This makes the MAGE POWERTEC PLUS-US modules especially attractive as they qualify for government-funded PV-projects. Public sector invitation bids usually require ARRA-compliancy under the Buy-American Provision.
"To see MAGE POWERTEC PLUS modules rolling off the production line here at our headquarters is truly a phenomenal sight," smiles Joe Thomas, President of MAGE SOLAR USA. "The next phase of production line expansion is on the drawing board and eventually total capacity shall reach up to 800 MW. The 350 workers we will provide with clean energy jobs over the next few years are the best example of the 26%-job growth the US PV-industry is expected to experience in 2011 alone—renewable energies are one of the most powerful engines for economic growth."
In another effort to help create a qualified work force for the booming PV-industry, MAGE SOLAR ACADEMY opened its doors last January. The training facility is also located at the corporate campus in Dublin and is offering PV-Entry Level Courses, NABCEP Exam-Prep Classes, and a wide range of PV-seminars and workshops to professionals across the nation.
MAGE SOLAR – New Energy For A New World
MAGE SOLAR USA, headquartered in Dublin, Georgia, specializes in complete solar systems and provides high-quality photovoltaic modules, intelligent mounting systems and high-performance brand inverters. As a subsidiary of the international MAGE GROUP, it uses the Group's 35 years of know-how to develop optimally coordinated system solutions. A competent partner network guarantees profitable solar energy systems for customers throughout North America and in thirteen further countries.