Schletter Commercial and Utility-Scale Solar Roadshow Travels to California

Schletter's second-annual Solar Roadshow, which focuses on commercial and utility-scale solar applications, will make three stops in California before April 9, at Innotech Solar, REFUsol, and KACO new energy.

March 19, 2013 — Tucson, AZ — Schletter, a worldwide leader in photovoltaic mounting systems, is hosting its second-annual nationwide Solar Roadshow and announces three upcoming stops in California: April 4 in San Diego at Innotech Solar, April 5 in Fremont at REFUsol, and April 9 in Grass Valley at KACO new energy.


The Solar Roadshow consists of 29 stops throughout the United States between March and June, including two regional tradeshows. Every stop includes hands-on product demonstrations, NABCEP CE credit opportunities, and complementary gifts and hospitality for attendees. The 2013 Solar Roadshow focuses on commercial and utility-scale product applications.

Innotech Solar will host the Solar Roadshow stop at their location in San Diego on April 4. "We're happy to host this training event for the Schletter Roadshow," explained Georg Eversheim, Managing Director for Innotech Solar. "This is a great opportunity to partner with another innovative supplier to promote education within the industry."

REFUsol will host the Solar Roadshow stop at their location in Fremont on April 5. "REFUsol is looking forward to this event at our headquarters," said Ben Driver, REFUsol CEO. "Schletter does a fantastic job with their training programs, and we are always happy to take part. We will be offering training opportunities with REFUsol's commercial string inverters throughout the day."

KACO new energy will host the Solar Roadshow stop at their location in Grass Valley on April 9. "We are excited and honored to host the "Schletter Solar Roadshow" in Grass Valley," commented Josh Levinson, Regional Sales Manager, KACO new energy. "This will be a day packed with information and education. KACO new energy is currently introducing a new product line, the blueplanet 50.0, 40.0, and 32.0 TL3 inverters, which are specifically tailored for the three phase commercial and utility scale market. It's what we call the "KACO Threevolution". We look forward to seeing you in Grass Valley on April 9th."

"The 2012 Solar Roadshow was very well received by industry professionals and the communities we visited," explained Justin Smith, West Coast Regional Sales Manager for Schletter. "The California stops are made even better by the fact that we've partnered with complimentary suppliers for each venue. This is an added bonus that I know attendees will appreciate."

The Solar Roadshow is a free event which is open to the public and lasts from 10 – 3 pm each day. The San Diego stop at Innotech Solar will be held at 1499 Poinsettia Ave, Suite 164, Vista, CA 92081. The Fremont stop at REFUsol will be held at 48025 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 84538. The Grass Valley stop at KACO new energy will be held at 12438 Loma Rica Dr., Grass Valley, CA. For more information, please visit www.schletter.us/event-roadshow.html or contact the company.

About Schletter Inc.

Schletter (www.schletter.us) has designed, developed, and manufactured solar mounting products in the U.S. since 2008, while backed with more than 20-years of solar mounting experience from Schletter GmbH. Since opening its United States facility in Tucson, Arizona Schletter Inc. has manufactured more than 800 MW of installed PV mounting systems. Schletter Inc. offers products for roof mount and ground mount systems for residential, commercial, and utility scale photovoltaic systems. Schletter Inc. is an independent subsidiary of Schletter GmbH, which operates subsidiaries in eleven countries with more than 1,800 employees worldwide. For more information on Schletter GmbH, please visit www.schletter.de.

About Innotech Solar

The Norwegian company is an international supplier of PV modules. Innotech Solar specializes in the production of environmentally friendly modules with optimized solar cells and makes use of innovative processes developed by in-house research teams. The carbon footprint of ITS modules is up to 74 percent smaller compared with conventional PV modules.

The two cell optimization plants in Narvik, Norway and Halle, Germany, are powered by hydroelectricity and a dedicated PV system. Solar modules are sold in Munich, California and Shanghai through local offices. More information available at www.innotechsolar.com.

About REFUsol GmbH

With over 45 years of experience in power electronics, REFUsol is one of the top three providers of solar inverters in Europe and one of the fastest growing companies in this field. REFUsol‘s efficient and award-winning solar inverters help customers maximise the yield of their photovoltaic plants, whether for small roof-top installations or large-scale solar plants. REFUsol is headquartered in Metzingen, Germany and has further international offices in Europe, Korea, China, India, Japan, Australia and the U.S. as well as sales and service partners in key strategic photovoltaic markets around the world. Please visit www.refusol.com for more information

About KACO new energy

KACO new energy is a powerful global leading partner for PV system solutions and has built a tradition of excellence in the photovoltaic inverter and power electronics industries. The German-based factory engineers have been developing, designing and manufacturing current inverters and power electronics for more than 60 years.

The KACO blueplanet product family has set new standards in photovoltaic Applications - particularly in reliability, efficiency, power density, and patented technology to meet NEC requirements. As the heart of photovoltaic installation, the KACO inverter pumps electricity into the public grid continuously and efficiently. Additional information about KACO is available at www.kaco-newenergy.com.

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