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Off-Grid Mobile Power Generation

The SolarCast Mobile Power Platform solves the problem of emergency power and off-grid remote power by capturing solar energy (and optionally wind energy) to an onboard energy storage system, then converting to continuous AC output power without the requirement for any fossil fuel all in a mobile configuration. The Mobile Power Platform can drastically reduce or eliminate fossil fuels, carbon dioxide output and operational ...more »

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Solar Land Solutions - Online Marketplace To Match Landowners and Building Owners with Utility and Community Solar Developers

Solar Land Solutions is seeking to develop an online marketplace that would match up landowners and building owners with large, flat roofs with solar developers in the utility and community solar space. The landowners and building owners would receive lease offers (or purchase option offers if interested) on their land or rooftops from solar developers. They could choose between developers who met their particular criteria, ...more »

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Off-Grid Mobile Power Generation

Customers have a need for electrical power generation during an emergency scenario (hurricane, tornado, flooding, etc.). Fossil fuels may not be readily available for portable or mobile power generators. Customers have a need for electrical power generation in a remote location where grid power or mobile power generators are not feasible or not cost effective (ex. border security, night highway construction, oil/gas ...more »

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Next Generation Solmetric

The solar industry needs to solve a next generation shading analysis and azimuth tool platform for the industry. Since Vivent bought the assets of Solmetric, there has been a great gap in the industry providing new sales agents with the tools necessary to conduct a complete shading analysis for a commercial and residential property. With the advent of powerful smart phones our industry needs to solve a new solution for ...more »

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"GreenLancer.com - Navigating U.S. Engineering & Permitting Requirements through Crowdsourcing, Standardization & Automation"

GreenLancer.com is an ecommerce platform that provides solar installers instant access to the system designs and blueprints needed to build and install solar electric systems. Soft costs, such as engineering, permitting, and labor, remain costly bottlenecks in the solar industry. Our team of web developers, engineers, and solar professionals are making the engineering, design, and permitting process more efficient and ...more »

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Solar Site Design - Customer Acquisition Platform

Short Pitch Presentation to Steve Case and Rise of the Rest Starts at 1 Hour-12 Minutes-16 Seconds: Solar Site Design (SSD) is a customer acquisition tool (available on Apple & Android devices) and online project management platform built for solar sales professionals. SSD sells qualified solar energy development projects to solar equipment manufacturers, suppliers, engineering ...more »

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Solar Project Tools and Modeling for Users

Potential solar PV users do not have an efficient means to easily analyze and assess solar system development at their sites. These users will benefit from improved access to solar project tools and modeling through simplified user interfaces and portals to manipulate underlying project parameters.

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Solar Panel Configurations

Is there a better way to configure solar panels to produce more solar energy with very minimal costs? Stack them vertically? Arrange them like leaves in a christmas tree? A mosaic of panels ? Such a system should be commercially feasible and practical, all while keeping costs low.

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Quality tool for PV incentives

I wish for a better tool than the current website (www.dsireusa.org) which is funded by the Department of Energy. The website has no APIs or tools that can help PV system developers better understand and navigate all the rules and regulations or even for software developers to build really good applications. The government with its non-profit partners is not good in managing these important market tools. I wish for ...more »

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Beyond Net-Metering: Scaling Distributed Solar Without Subsidies

A stroke of the pen could destroy the distributed (behind-the-meter) solar industry in many states. The economic feasibility of most customer-sited solar installations depends on net-metering policies that pay (directly or indirectly) customers’ (or, third-party owners) the retail rate for excess electric power. Net-metering has brought the distributed solar industry where it is today, but it will not take the industry ...more »

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Insolation where you are...

An app device that allows the user to measure the insolation (j/m^2) of where they are at that particular location and time. If users can "know" insolation values in the areas they traverse, people will begin to think about the opportunities available in that particular site.

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Large scale identification of adequate roofs

Large solar companies and utilities entering the residential solar space can have a big impact on adoption. They already have millions of customers, but evaluating the solar potential of each home is time consuming and expensive. A cost effective strategy to map the solar potential for entire cities (also where 3D building data is not available) could have a great impact on soft costs. It would save installers ...more »

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