Schletter Invests $27 Million In Solar Power Manufacturing Plant, Creating 305 North Carolina Jobs

A manufacturer of solar power mounting systems, Schletter, Inc., will invest $27 million to establish a production and distribution facility in Shelby, North Carolina, with plans to create 305 jobs by the end of 2016. The new facility in Shelby, which will serve as the production and distribution hub of Schletter’s east coast operations, will house all functions required to produce the company’s eight types of solar mounting systems. In addition to the manufacturing operations, the Shelby location will become Schletter’s U.S. headquarters. We’re excited to offer our customers improved delivery and service options by opening our second U.S. manufacturing facility and new U.S. corporate headquarters in Shelby, North Carolina,” stated Martin Hausner, President of Schletter Inc. “The decision to locate a manufacturing facility in North Carolina was primarily based on providing improved services for our East Coast customers; faster delivery of our products, and reduced logistics costs,” Ludwig Schletter, owner of the Schletter Corporation said. “We will never lose sight of our goals which include remaining a competitive force in the market while providing the highest quality product.”

Chinese Lithium-ion Battery Market to Nearly Double to $9.2 Billion in 2016

Demand for electric vehicles falls short, but new applications like electric bikes drive 18% annual growth, says Lux Research

Urban Green Energy and GE Announce First Sanya Skypump Installation

World's First Integrated Wind-Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installed in Barcelona

SMA's New Central Inverter Yields Better Return-on-Investment for Commercial, Utility Solar Projects

UL Listed Sunny Central CP-US Features 1,000 VDC Maximum System Voltage and Integrated Grid Management

Constellation to Develop 4.35-Megawatt Solar Generation Project for Arizona's Casa Grande Union High School District

Solar power to meet up to 75 percent of the school district's electricity needs

ISOFOTON builds the Dominican Republic's first photovoltaic plant and one of the largest in Latin America

The project entails an investment of $US 150 million. Work will begin in September and will employ 500 employees during the construction phase. ----- With this 50MW plant, ISOFOTON will generate 74.532,61MW/hour per year of clean energy, representing the estimated energy consumption needs of 58,411 families, while reducing CO2 emissions by 44,014.16 tons annually. -----ISOFOTON plans to expand its production capacity substantially and strengthen its leadership in Latin America, which, together with the United States and Asia, will lead photovoltaic development in the next decade.

PNE WIND AG completes the largest business transaction in the firm's history: three offshore wind projects sold to DONG Energy for euro 157 million

All three of the "Gode Wind" projects are located 38 to 40 kilometres north of the Norderney Island in the North Sea.

Woehner USA Announces AMBUS® EasySwitch 1000Vdc Fuse Holder for Photovoltaic Applications

Satisfies the new UL standards for higher voltage PV installations

Chinese solar imports drop for three consecutive months

June import value declines 60 percent from 2011 levels

IPAF has Launched the PAL+ Training Course

IPAF has launched the PAL++ training course, which is an optional, additional one day of category-specific training for experienced MEWP operators working in higher risk or challenging environments.

SolarOne Launches the Solo- Stand-Alone Lighting System for Commercial Pathways and Residential Roadways

SolarOne has announced the launch of the new Solo Stand Alone Lighting System for commercial pathways and residential roadways. The Solo platform is SolarOne's answer to the need for simplicity, aesthetics and affordability in a solar powered lighting system.

Sept is National Preparedness Month! Save on SUNRNR Portable Solar Generator Systems and Get Ready!

SUNRNR of Virginia is supporting the Pledge to Prepare, Ready.gov's theme for National Preparedness Month September 2012! Through Sept 30, buy a SUNRNR renewable energy portable generator and get the second solar panel free for SUN110s & SUNPWRs or get 5% off SUN220s & SUN240s.

Solar Systems USA Now Accepting Pre-orders for ET Solar's New AC Solar Panels

One of the more notable products showcased at InterSolar North America 2012 were ET Solar's new brand of AC solar panels. Solar Systems USA has now announced that these high efficiency solar modules will be available for shipping from their online store as early as the first week of October.

Honeycomb Solar, LLC, Opens for Business in Pittsburgh, PA

Honeycomb Solar, LLC, is a recently-established renewable energy company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company bases itself around three initiatives: solar and renewable energy installation; education and public outreach; and innovation.

Ideal Power Converters Wins Defense Energy Technology Challenge

Announces 3-Port PV and Battery Converter at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

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