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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.

Harnessing Alternative Data and Alternative Energy to Increase Efficiency

AI powered tools, like Dataminr, help firms make sense of the vast sets of social media data to confidently leverage information from on-the-ground events and enabling them to make the right decisions in the moment.

Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Sets New Record in 2018

Nonutility buyers of renewable energy contract for more than 3.5 gigawatts of new projects in 2018 to date, setting a new single-year record in the U.S.

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American Wind Week 2018 kicks off

Wind power supporters organize nearly 30 events nationwide in recognition of U.S. leadership in wind power and its benefits

Record wind farm construction underway at close of second quarter

U.S. wind farms surpass 90 GW with strong demand from Fortune 500 brands and utilities

AlsoEnergy Announces Merger with skytron energy, Completes Acquisition of Draker Corporation Assets

Transactions strengthen solution portfolio and global reach to create a worldwide leader with over 18GW of solar PV, wind and storage assets under management.

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Sunnova Continues Solar Market Expansion, Sets Sights on Illinois

Sunnova enters Illinois energy market with solar lease and loans to provide energy options for homeowners

Aurora Solar Gives Contractors the Tools to Design Solar for New Homes Under California Mandate

Using Aurora Solar design and sales software, contractors can easily upload roof plans to accurately design solar PV systems for new homes in compliance with upcoming changes to California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

QUIXOTIC SYSTEMS BUILDS ROOFTOP SOLAR FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMMUNITIES IN NEW YORK'S URBAN CORE

New York solar leader Quixotic Systems Inc. (QSI) has partnered with affordable housing developer Arker Companies to design and install rooftop solar energy systems for low-income communities in the New York City area.

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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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OMG Roofing Products

OMG Roofing Products

OMG Roofing Products is a major supplier to the commercial roofing industry and offers a roof mount product for solar racks called PowerGrip. PowerGrip provides a secure watertight connection to the roof deck or structural members. Once heat welded in place, properly installed PowerGrips virtually elminate rack movement and remain watertight. Call (800) 633-3800 for information or visit www.OMGPowerGrip.com.