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    In North Carolina, congregations embrace clean energy

    By Bob Keefe Businesses and home owners aren’t the only ones creating jobs and driving economic growth with clean energy. In North Carolina and in other parts of the country, clean energy works for a growing number of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Michigan women build growing solar business

    Based just outside of Detroit in Canton, Mich., The Solar Specialist is a nationally certified, female-owned business with nearly 30 years of industry experience. A division of Mechanical Energy Systems (MES), The Solar Specialist designs, installs, and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Colorado business owner plants parking lot ‘solar trees’

    By Bob Keefe When Erin Geegan looks at a parking lot, she sees more than a spot to park. She envisions a place to generate electricity and help protect the environment – while also making a buck....

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Detroit workers install solar power at brewery

    Power Panel is a combined photovoltaic/thermal solar system manufacturer in Detroit. First conceptualized in 2006 by president Garth Schultz, the technology is different from many other types of solar panels. Power Panel’s product is different in that...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Rack ’em up! AET adapts auto technology to manufacture solar panel racks

    Applied Energy Technologies (AET), headquartered outside Detroit in Clinton Township, Mich., is leveraging American ingenuity from the auto industry into a different sector: solar manufacturing. Founded several years go by current president and CEO, Craig Winn, and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Full steam ahead for BrightSource Energy

    BrightSource Energy Inc., headquartered in Oakland, Calif., designs, develops, and sells solar thermal power systems that deliver clean energy to utilities and industrial companies. BrightSource’s technology uses the sun’s energy to create the world’s highest-temperature and highest-pressure...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Solar finance firm lifts industry

    The growing domestic solar industry is spawning hundreds of innovative, entrepreneurial companies. Whether it’s a solar installer’s truck parked in a neighborhood or a utility-scale solar array that’s transformed an empty field into a source of clean,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Business finds home in Ohio’s ‘Biggest small solar town’

    In 2009, solar panel maker Isofoton started searching for a U.S. manufacturing base. After interviewing more than 20 states, the northwest corner of Ohio emerged as an ideal location. The area has a history in advanced glass...

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