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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.

How Heating your Home with Renewable Energy Works

Even if you don't totally convert to renewable energy, using it to offset the cost of your heating and cooling can save you a lot of money in the long run.

Talking SPI 2018 with RBI Solar

Our GM-2 product is our fixed tilt ground mount solution. We deployed over 1 GW of GM-2 in 2017, making RBI the market leader in fixed-tilt ground mount. Booth #1220

Talking SPI 2018 with Morningstar

At Booth #1924 we will be showing The MultiWave™ 4kW Inverter which will establish a new benchmark for battery-based inverters. Combining the surge and power capabilities of a low frequency inverter with the agility and compactness of a high-frequency design.

Community Microgrids Change the Future One Neighborhood at a Time

Energy distribution with microgrids allows communities to rely less on the aging national infrastructure grid. Future power-disrupting disasters will have a reduced effect on places with community microgrids, which would allow residents to begin recovery efforts sooner.

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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.

Alternative Energy - News Headlines

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

DroneDeploy Releases Intelligent Cloud Photogrammetry

Map Engine is the First Machine Learning Driven Photogrammetry Engine on the Market

Invis Energy raises EUR 130 million for a 43 MW wind energy project

Irish onshore wind company, Invis Energy has reportedly raised EUR 130 million from UK's private equity firm Asper Investment Management and wind-energy company Craydel Group, in a bid to develop a 43 MW wind energy farm in Co Mayo, Ireland.

Alternative Energy - Featured Product

OMG Roofing Products  - PowerGrip Universal

OMG Roofing Products - PowerGrip Universal

Eliminate Solar Rack Ballast and Reduce Rooftop Material Handling. PowerGrip™ Universal (PGU) is a commercial roof mount system designed to secure solar racks and other equipment to any type of commercial roofing system. PGU provides a secure connection directly to the roof deck or structural members and is designed to reduce or eliminate ballast in solar racking systems, so there's less weight on the roof and less material handling. Made of heavy-duty cast aluminum, PGU units include a base ring which is secured through the roofing cover and into the structural roof deck, and a waterproof top plate.

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PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS Solar Mounting Solutions

PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS Solar Mounting Solutions

Preformed Line Products, also known as PLP, is a global designer, manufacturer and supplier of products and services supporting the Energy, Communications, and Solar industries, among many others. Since 1947, we have been committed to technical innovation through superior product design, extensive testing/analysis, and unparalleled customer service. Our multiple U.S. manufacturing and design centers, 18 international locations, and 2,700+ dedicated employees allow us to be both flexible and fully committed to each and every customer, project, and opportunity at hand.