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  1. 2018 Top Solar Contractors application now open for U.S. companies

    The application for the 2018 Top Solar Contractors list is now open and available on the Solar Power World website. All U.S. contractors interested in applying can begin the process here. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 25. The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors list is the most recognized annual listing of solar…

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  2. Fixed-tilt vs. tracker: Why a one-size-fits-all approach can limit solar production

    By Emily Paris, senior associate product manager for SunLink; and Keith Beisner, field services manager and geotechnical testing expert for SunLink PowerCare In the battle for ground-mount market share, many would argue that single-axis trackers now rule the day, relegating the less sophisticated fixed-tilt technology to second best. There is good reason for this interpretation.…

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  3. Case study: International learning institute adds solar as part of carbon-neutral plan

    Going solar is not easy for nonprofit organizations, but for the School for International Training (SIT), climate change is part of the curriculum. Not only did SIT find innovative ways to add an array, but it also committed to making the entire Brattleboro, Vermont, campus carbon-neutral. World Learning, the parent organization of SIT, has been…

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  4. Sunpreme and Blue Sky Utility add rooftop solar to Hanford Mall

    Blue Sky Utility, Sunpreme and Pascco Companies are pleased to announce the completion of a 1.62-MW commercial rooftop solar system located on Hanford Mall in Hanford, California. The system is the largest commercial rooftop Solar PV installation in Hanford and the largest solar system to be installed, to date, on a shopping mall in the…

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  5. Maryland county introduces legislation to allow 2-MW community solar projects

    Montgomery County, Maryland, Councilmember Tom Hucker, citing the importance of promoting renewable energy, recently introduced a zoning change that would allow solar energy projects that could power up to 200 homes in neighborhoods. Councilmember Hucker, who is the Council’s Lead for Environment on the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, introduced a zoning text…

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