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SBA Administrator Karen Mills gets a quick lesson in making a Quick Mount PV roof mount by Roni Moran.

SBA Administrator Tours Quick Mount PV Facility

September 17, 2012 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Quick Mount PV was honored to host Karen Mills, 23rd Administrator of the Small Business Administration and member of President Obama’s Cabinet, on September 10 at its facility in Walnut Creek, Calif., which was purchased in 2011 with the help of the SBA 504 loan program. Additional visitors included Elizabeth Echols, RegionalRead More

14-MW APS Solar Power Project Under Way

14-MW APS Solar Power Project Under Way

September 17, 2012 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

Arizona Public Service and McCarthy Building Cos. have started the permitting process for a new solar photovoltaic facility — the Hyder II Solar Power Plant — located in Hyder, Ariz. APS selected McCarthy to engineer, procure the materials and construct the 14-MW facility. “Hyder II is the sixth AZ SunRead More

CBD Energy Launches U.S. Renewable Energy Business

CBD Energy Launches U.S. Renewable Energy Business

September 13, 2012 at 7:59 pm Comments are Disabled

CBD Energy Ltd., a global and diversified renewable energy company, announced its plans to launch its portfolio of renewable energy businesses in the U.S. market. The company, which recently announced a proposed merger with Westinghouse Solar Inc. (WEST), debuted its technologies and services during the Solar Power International conference. “CBDRead More

SunWize, Clean Power Finance to Expand Residential Solar Financing

SunWize, Clean Power Finance to Expand Residential Solar Financing

September 13, 2012 at 7:54 pm Comments are Disabled

SunWize Technologies Inc. has announced a partnership with Clean Power Finance, the online marketplace for residential solar financing and leading provider of solar sales software. As a result of this partnership, SunWize’s national network of solar installation professionals will have access to a number of competitive financing tools, allowing themRead More

Canadian Solar Introduces Finance Program for Customers

Canadian Solar Introduces Finance Program for Customers

September 13, 2012 at 7:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc. announced a new program designed to make it even easier for commercial installers and solar developers to bring more solar projects to completion in the U.S. market. The new financial solutions program will include extended terms and a commercial loan offering in partnership with De Lage Landen FinancialRead More

First Solar, PG&E to Build 72 MW of Solar Power Projects

First Solar, PG&E to Build 72 MW of Solar Power Projects

September 13, 2012 at 7:49 pm Comments are Disabled

First Solar Inc. announced it has signed power purchase agreements with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for 72 MW AC of solar electricity to be generated at two photovoltaic power plants that First Solar is developing in central California. The 32-MW Lost Hills project in Kern County and the 40-MWRead More

Trina Solar Launches ‘Frequent-Buyer’ Program

Trina Solar Launches ‘Frequent-Buyer’ Program

September 13, 2012 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Trina Solar Limited announced the U.S. launch of Trina Solar Partner Plus, a partner program that provides tools to help solar installers grow their business. “Our Trina Solar Partner Plus program puts the strength and resources of a global manufacturer squarely behind our partner distributors and installers so that theyRead More

California Water Treatment Plant Installs Solar Energy System

California Water Treatment Plant Installs Solar Energy System

September 13, 2012 at 7:41 pm Comments are Disabled

The municipal water district that provides water, sewer, recycled water, fire protection, emergency medical services and park services to the unincorporated community of Ramona, Calif., has commissioned a 530-kWp solar energy installation. The installation was developed and financed by leading solar energy company Enfinity America Corporation, with the solar panels andRead More

Solectria Renewables Introduces New Disconnecting String Combiner

Solectria Renewables Introduces New Disconnecting String Combiner

September 13, 2012 at 7:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Solectria Renewables LLC introduced the new Disconnecting String Combiners (DISCOM’s) at Solar Power International. The DISCOM allows installers, maintenance crews and first responders to turn off power near the DC source, greatly enhancing PV system safety. The disconnecting string combiners are compliant with UL 1741, CSA C22.2#107.1 and help installers meet theRead More

Hanwha Solar Partners Up With Companies on New Products

Hanwha Solar Partners Up With Companies on New Products

September 13, 2012 at 7:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Hanwha Solar, a global provider of total solar energy solutions and a leading manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers, and photovoltaic cells and modules,introduced a suite of innovative products at Solar Power International (SPI) in conjunction with strategic partners tenKsolar, Silent Power and Crystal Solar. The products will deliver greater value forRead More