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Plainville firm to install 360-panel solar array

Plainville spring and wire form manufacturer D.R. Templeman Co. will install a 360-panel solar array, the first in the 77-year history of the firm.

Standard Solar Installing 111 kW Rooftop PV System For CT Manufacturer

Rockville, Md.-headquartered Standard Solar Inc. is installing a 111 kW solar photovoltaic system on the rooftop of the manufacturing facility of the D.R. Templeman Co., a family-owned manufacturer of springs and wire forms in Plainville, Conn.

The D.R. Templeman Company Springs into Solar with Standard Solar

Connecticut-based manufacturer installing 111kW PV system, financing made possible through state ZREC program

Standard Solar Updates its Commitment to Innovation in Solar Photovoltaics

Company updates progress on Clinton Global Initiative commitment to address the industry challenge of fully integrating photovoltaics with the grid

VIDEO: To Survive the ITC Reduction, We Must Work Together

Standard Solar CEO Tony Clifford believes the U.S. solar industry will survive the investment tax credit reduction, but we need to get behind our industry and express our needs to our legislators.

Think the US Solar Industry Doesn’t Need the Solar ITC? Think Again.

In a quick conversation at Intersolar North America, Tony Clifford (CEO) explained why he feels losing the solar Investment Tax Credit would be a huge problem for the industry.

Solar facility could save Worcester $100K annually

The two companies proposing this solar farm have worked inside the county in the past, building a solar facility in Pocomoke City, which city officials said has been successful.

Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

(pg 30) Solar installation or EPC companies often partner up with a bank to secure financing for their partners. Here's how they do it.

Can the US Commercial Solar Industry Survive with a 10 Percent ITC?

The U.S. Investment Tax Credit, which is a 30 percent federal tax credit for solar systems on residential and commercial properties, remains in effect through December 31, 2016. After that time it drops to 10 percent for commercial systems and zero for residential systems. For our Big Question this month, we wanted to hear from bankers, commercial solar installers, developers, financiers, potential hosts and other stakeholders. Read the comments below to gain insight on this issue's big question: Can the U.S. commercial solar industry survive with a 10 percent investment tax credit?

Why We All Must Fight For The ITC

Annapolis, Maryland, serves as both the state capital and home of the United States Naval Academy. Founded in 1845, it is where some of the best and brightest U.S. naval officers are trained.

One of the first things they learn is the bosun’s calls—commands communicated by a high-pitched whistle by the Chief Petty Officer Boatswain’s Mate. One of those calls is the “all hands on deck” (AHOD), rousing all crew members from below decks to the main deck. It is often used when the ship is in danger.

Well, it’s time to sound the AHOD for the solar industry: The investment tax credit (ITC) is gravely at risk.