March 2013

VOLUME 27, NO. 2

solartower in arcticFEATURES
PV at the Polar Ice Cap
By Tracy Dahl
The Tower of Power’s triangular design means strength to withstand the arctic blasts and maximum solar harvest without mechanical tracking.

Energy-Positive Homes in Devens, Mass.
By R. Carter Scott
Super-efficient construction and declining PV prices mean renewable energy to spare at this community of affordable houses.

A Day in the Life of a Solar CEO
Text and Photos by Mary Beth McCabe, D.B.A.
For OneRoof Energy’s David Field, success in the competitive third-party financing industry depends as much on innovation and risk as on solid investors.

Renewable Energy to the Rescue
By Bill Young
As we seek lessons in Hurricane Sandy, Florida’s SunSmart Emergency Shelter program offers a model for disaster recovery.

Sandy, Nemo, Sustainable Finance and Solar 2013

PV Power Map
PV Generation for November and Comparison of Tilted vs. Flat-Mount PV

Inside ASES
ASES Bids Farewell to Simmons and Beach

Worldwide PV Capacity Passes 100 GW

Court of Appeals Strikes Down Transport Rule
By Robert Ukeiley

Making a Market for Solar Financing
By Seth Masia

The Trade
Small Wind Installation Procedures and Checklists
By Mick Sagrillo

Renewable Energy Under Attack
By Rona Fried, Ph.D.

New Products
Mounting and Tracking Systems
New Mount Designed for Green Roofs
Schletter Introduces Flat-Roof Rack
DPW Improves Flat-Roof System
Quick Hook: Industry’s First Flashed Tile Hook
FlexRack Acquires Tracker
PanelClaw Debuts Sun Bear Ground Mounts System
Creogarden is Clamp-Free Ground-Mount System
CertainTeed Launches Solstice Solar Roof Kit

System Accomplished
Building Above the Flood
By Seth Masia

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