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What You Need to Know About Expanding Your Business to Solar Panel Installation

If you already own a business in the construction, roofing or electrical field, then half of the work is already done. Expanding your business with a solar installation service will give you a chance to add to your services and provide you with a bigger market.

Talking SPI with OMG Roofing Products

Booth #1972 - Our family of PowerGrip products are fully compatible with every type of thermoplastic (TPO and PVC) roofing system and with modified and built up roofing too.

Talking SPI 2018 with MK Battery

Booth #3224 - Featuring UltraFlex – a partial state of charge 17kWh battery system and we have two 45-minute educational sessions scheduled on our new UltraBattery technology.

Talking SPI with Roof Tech

Booth #538 - For SPI 2018, Roof Tech will be introducing an innovative mounting base for conventional rail installations on asphalt or metal roofing. Our new product – the RT MINI – is a self-flashing base for traditional rail mounting PV systems.

Energy Storage North America 2018 Conference Program to Showcase the Future of Power and Transportation

Industry’s Largest Event Draws Energy Storage and Mobility Leaders from Around the World

PV O&M Market Trends USA – Cost Reduction, Consolidation, Import Tariffs, Technology

The quest for cost reduction in O&M is driving technology innovation in areas such as robotics and automation, as well as the development of more effective systems for asset management, monitoring, workflows and more.

Talking SPI 2018 with IMO Precision Controls

Developed and designed with fire safety prominently in mind, the FireRaptor is the ultimate solar panel rapid shutdown solution which offer 3 forms of shutdown to zero volts including manual shutdown from ground level, and is fully NEC2017 compliant, and FCC and UL approved.

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California startup HahaSmart aims to become low-cost disruptor in solar

The first solar O-2-O platform (hahasmart.com) enables lower solar costs for homeowners and more business for small solar contractors

Convergent Commissions the Biggest Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage System in North America

IHI, Inc. provides an energy storage system for Convergent to reduce Global Adjustment charges

DLS Converts 2 Million Pounds of Label Waste into Clean Energy

DLS, a national label converter, finds a cost-effective waste management solution that saves 2 million pounds of label matrix annually from reaching landfills while providing a clean burning fuel source for energy companies.

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SEIA Raises Doubts About Trump Administration's Proposed Climate Rule

Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association on the Trump administration's proposal to revise the Clean Power Plan.

Global Clean Energy Inc. SECOND QUARTER UPDATE: April thru End of June 2018

GCEI: Global Clean Energy, Inc. is well positioned to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities in the alternative energy industry due to its technology, project development approach and financial engineering expertise. The Company is structured to be a low-cost supplier in its selected market niches and will bepositioned to survive periods of market weakness and to thrive during market expansions.

Japanese firms acquire stake in Innogy's USD 2.6 bn offshore wind farm

Speaking on the need to sell the stake of the firm, COO for renewables at Innogy, Hans Bunting was reportedly quoted stating that securing strategic and valued partnerships are a crucial part of the company's strategy as the offshore portfolio continues to grow across the world.

Predict: Greenbyte Energy Cloud's new feature identifies wind component failures before they occur

Greenbyte is launching an all-informative campaign to showcase to the renewable energy industry how the accessible feature Predict enables wind farm operators and owners to avoid unscheduled downtime and decrease unforeseen expenditures.

Leading Solar Supplier Adds LG and Panasonic Solar Panels

Solaris-shop.com offers solar panels and power systems nationwide to the USA as a wholesale supplier

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Baja Carports Design-Build Solar Support Systems™

Baja Carports Design-Build Solar Support Systems™

With Baja Carports 35 plus years in the industry installing our Solar Support Systems nationwide and whose founder Bob Hayworth was one of the first to use solar panels as the rooftops on commercial carports ~ is assurance that you will receive Baja expertise in all phases of installation. Our team's diligence makes the design-build process easy for customers. You don't need a set of architecture plans to begin talking to us about your project. Baja's in-house design engineers will work closely with you to meet your project specifications and city's criteria. You'll have our design team's years of experience applied to your plans. Our engineers will deliver a set of stamped plans, which maximize canopy coverage and details the most-effective layout for your business' parking lot.

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Emily Folk - Contributing Author

Emily Folk - Contributing Author

Emily is an environmental writer, covering topics in renewable energy and sustainability. She is also the editor of Conservation Folks.