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Unirac Expands Solutions Offering with Acquisition of Residential Attachments Specialist SolarHooks

"We're excited to provide a total solution for solar installers," said Peter Lorenz, President and CEO of Unirac, Inc. "Our customers have been asking us for a complete product line with the quality of Unirac's engineering and supply chain."

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AWEA WINDPOWER 2018

AWEA WINDPOWER 2018 will take place in Chicago, IL May 7th - 10th. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

sonnen Microgrid Brings Power, Shelter and Relief to a Farming Community in Puerto Rico

The eleventh humanitarian microgrid installed by sonnen provides immediate relief to Lares residents and creates a foundation for long-term revitalization in the wake of devastation by Hurricane Maria

Clean Energy from High Above

The new system including 100 kW generator is mobile and needs less construction material than wind turbines. Additionally the Kitepower system can flexibly use winds up to an altitude of 500 m.

Maximize Production and Revenues of Utility-Scale Solar with DC-Coupled Energy Storage

DC-Coupled Utility-Scale Solar Plus Storage leads to higher round-trip efficiencies and lower cost of integration with existing PV arrays and at the same time, opens up new revenue streams not possible with traditional AC-coupled storage.

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Panasonic Launches Off-grid Solutions Project to Mark Its Centenary

Panasonic will donate its products such as solar generation and storage systems, provide education and technical training to cultivate human resources, and help develop local business models taking advantage of electricity.

Wind powers forward to reach 30 percent in four states

Wind power, the largest source of U.S. renewable electricity generating capacity, now supplies more than 30 percent of the electricity in four states, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota, after strong growth in 2017.

Engineers pioneer greener and cheaper technique for biofuel production

This is a major breakthrough in metabolic engineering and exhibits a foundational milestone in sustainable and cost-effective production of renewable biofuels and chemicals.

EnergySage Releases Its Latest Solar Marketplace Intel Report™ at Bloomberg's Future of Energy Summit

According to new report, consumer interest in energy storage has never been higher, and solar quotes with high-quality panels are the most likely to be selected

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The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal

The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo in Reno, Nevada, USA.

SMA Elevates Monitoring and Control with Data Manager M

Powered by ennexOS, Data Manager M Provides Gateway to the Energy Market of the Future

Solar Permitting Made Easy by Planet Plan Sets LLC

New business launched by solar industry veterans helps solar contractors save time and money

DIGITAL INNOVATIONS IN INVERTERS HAVE ENORMOUS MARKET POTENTIAL

At Intersolar Europe, leading manufacturers and experts will showcase how digital solutions and business models are driving the market for inverters

HelioPower installs 70kWDC Solar Power System for First Lutheran Church

HelioPower is pleased to announce the successful installation of a 70kWDC commercial photovoltaic system at the First Lutheran Church of Vista (FLC) in San Diego County.

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Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries

Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries

Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries for renewable energy storage are manufactured in the USA by Concorde Battery Corporation and are built to the same demanding standards crucial to supporting the aircraft industry. To facilitate maximum conductivity & charge acceptance Sun Xtender® batteries are constructed with copper alloy corrosion free terminals & robust intercell connections. Endurance and optimal float life are achieved through plates thicker than the industry standard. Sun Xtender® Batteries' AGM maintenance free design is an ideal solution for off grid and grid tied systems.

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Quick Mount PV

Quick Mount PV

The industry standard for 100% code-compliant, waterproof solar roof mounts. Quick Mount PV pioneered solar roofing best practices and provides training to designers, inspectors, distributors and installers. The Classic Composition and Shake Mounts are ICC-certified, and the QBase Comp, QBase Universal Tile, and QBase Low Slope Mounts feature the strongest roof attachment available. The highly adaptable Quick Hook® is the industry's first flashed tile hook mount. Made in the USA.