Electrical Wholesaling Magazine http://ewweb.com/rss.xml en AIA’s Architecture Billings Index Enjoys Nice Jump in September http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/aia-s-architecture-billings-index-enjoys-nice-jump-september <div class="node-body article-body">With all geographic regions and building project sectors showing positive conditions, there continues to be a heightened level of demand for design services signaled in the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/aia-s-architecture-billings-index-enjoys-nice-jump-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/aia-s-architecture-billings-index-enjoys-nice-jump-september#comments Economic Indicators AIA Architecture Billings Index Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:38:00 +0000 20321 at http://ewweb.com Border States Launches E-Commerce Website http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/border-states-launches-e-commerce-website <div class="node-body article-body">The new e-commerce website that Border States Electric (BSE), Fargo, N.D., recently launched offers a catalog of more than 215,000 products and online tools for desktop and mobile use to help BSE customers see pricing and material availability, view open orders, and develop project lists and templates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/border-states-launches-e-commerce-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/border-states-launches-e-commerce-website#comments Bulletin Board Border States Electric e-commerce online purchasing Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:18:00 +0000 20311 at http://ewweb.com Gross Electric Raises $5,000 for Local Charities http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/gross-electric-raises-5000-local-charities <div class="node-body article-body">Gross Electric, Toledo, Ohio, recently raised $5,000 for the Alzheimer's Association and the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio through its annual golf outing. Over 60 local electrical contractors and builders gathered at Sylvania Country Club for this year's event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/gross-electric-raises-5000-local-charities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/gross-electric-raises-5000-local-charities#comments Bulletin Board Gross Electric Laurie Gross Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:52:00 +0000 20301 at http://ewweb.com <p>(Left-right): Laurie Gross, president of Gross Electric; Stacey Butts, interim executive director of the Sight Center; Lynn Ritter, education coordinator of the Alzheimer&#39;s Association; Joe Gross, V.P. of Gross Electric.&nbsp;</p> <br /> <p>&nbsp;</p> MaxLite Opens New LEED-Certified Facility in Anaheim http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/maxlite-opens-new-leed-certified-facility-anaheim <div class="node-body article-body"><p>MaxLite, West Caldwell, N.J., a leading manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expands its U.S. operations with the opening of a new LEED-certified facility Oct. 20 in Anaheim, Calif. The 48,864-square-foot-building increases MaxLite&rsquo;s product assembly and testing capabilities and features the company&rsquo;s first full showroom on the West Coast.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/maxlite-opens-new-leed-certified-facility-anaheim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/maxlite-opens-new-leed-certified-facility-anaheim#comments Bulletin Board Location Maxlite Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:28:00 +0000 20291 at http://ewweb.com <p>Anaheim City Council members Lucille Kring and Gail Eastman, Robyn Willis of the Habitat for Humanity Anaheim ReStore, Mayor Thomas Tait and MaxLite President and CEO Yon Sung joined to cut the ribbon on Maxlite&#39;s new LEED-certified production and testing facility.</p> Gladys Hernandez / Maxlite Location, Location, Location http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/location-location-location-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Business is booming in many markets and expansion opportunities are on the minds of many electrical distributor leaders. Whether it's introducing your brand to a new geographic market, upgrading the headquarters to accomodate more staff, a desire to take advantage of and showcase the latest in high-efficiency building design or some other kind of opportunity, the influx of announcements of new branches and new buildings are a good sign for the health of the electrical wholesaling industry. Here are some of the latest announcements gathered for Electrical Wholesaling's monthly Bulletin Board department.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/location-location-location-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/location-location-location-1#comments Bulletin Board Gallery expansions grand openings new branches Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:06:00 +0000 18711 at http://ewweb.com Nora Lighting Announces 6 New Promotions and New Hires http://ewweb.com/people/nora-lighting-announces-6-new-promotions-and-new-hires <div class="node-body article-body">Nora Lighting, Commerce, Calif., has appointed six staff members to new administrative, engineering and graphics positions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/nora-lighting-announces-6-new-promotions-and-new-hires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/nora-lighting-announces-6-new-promotions-and-new-hires#comments People LED lighting Nora Lighting Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:42:00 +0000 20281 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px; line-height: 20px;">Nora Lighting&#39;s recently promoted employees and new hires took some time out from their busy work days for this nice group photo.</span></p> General Cable’s Lampert Wins AD Supplier of the Year Award http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/general-cable-s-lampert-wins-ad-supplier-year-award <div class="node-body article-body">Greg Lampert, president and CEO of General Cable Americas, won AD’s Suppler of the Year Award earlier this month at the Affiliated Distributors (AD) North American Electrical Supply Division in Chicago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/general-cable-s-lampert-wins-ad-supplier-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/general-cable-s-lampert-wins-ad-supplier-year-award#comments Bulletin Board AD Affiliated Distributors General Cable Greg Lampert Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 20271 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px; line-height: 20px;">From left to right: David Kinsella, V.P. of supplier relations, U.S. Electrical Division, Affiliated Distributors; Andres Flores, director of sales, General Cable Mexico; Greg Lampert, president &amp; CEO, General Cable Americas; Ian Rand, V.P. of sales, Canada, General Cable; and Tom Bisson, V.P. of sales, Electrical Distribution, General Cable.</span></p> DOE Lauds Schneider Electric for Green Factories http://ewweb.com/lighting/doe-lauds-schneider-electric-green-factories <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px;">The Department of Energy&rsquo;s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) recently announced that Schneider Electric now has five manufacturing facilities certified in the U.S. Department of Energy&#39;s (DOE) Superior Energy Performance (SEP) program and ISO 50001.&nbsp; Two Platinum level facilities &mdash; Smyrna, Tennessee, and Seneca, South Carolina &mdash; improved their energy performance by more than 15%. Three Silver level plants&mdash;Lincoln, Neb.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/doe-lauds-schneider-electric-green-factories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/doe-lauds-schneider-electric-green-factories#comments Lighting DOE ISO Schneider Electric Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:04:00 +0000 20261 at http://ewweb.com DOE Offering $25 Million to Fund Research in Concentrating Solar Power Technologies http://ewweb.com/solar/doe-offering-25-million-fund-research-concentrating-solar-power-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department recently announced $25 million in funding to advance concentrating solar power (CSP) system technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/doe-offering-25-million-fund-research-concentrating-solar-power-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/doe-offering-25-million-fund-research-concentrating-solar-power-technologies#comments Solar Department of Energy DOE photovoltaics solar Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:44:00 +0000 20251 at http://ewweb.com Apple’s New Headquarters: The Greenest Building on the Planet? http://ewweb.com/solar/apple-s-new-headquarters-greenest-building-planet <div class="node-body video-body">Apple CEO Tim Cook says his company’s new headquarters will be “the greenest building on the planet” when it’s completed in two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/apple-s-new-headquarters-greenest-building-planet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/apple-s-new-headquarters-greenest-building-planet#comments Solar Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:11:00 +0000 20241 at http://ewweb.com NAILD Launches New Lighting Training http://ewweb.com/lighting/naild-launches-new-lighting-training <div class="node-body article-body">The National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD), recently launched its newly-revised Lighting Specialist I (LS I) training program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/naild-launches-new-lighting-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/naild-launches-new-lighting-training#comments Lighting LEDs lighting NAILD National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:28:00 +0000 20221 at http://ewweb.com Arnold Joins Universal Lighting Technologies as Southwest Regional Sales Manager http://ewweb.com/people/arnold-joins-universal-lighting-technologies-southwest-regional-sales-manager <div class="node-body article-body">Lena Arnold recently joined Universal Lighting Technologies as a regional sales manager for their Southwest territory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/arnold-joins-universal-lighting-technologies-southwest-regional-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/arnold-joins-universal-lighting-technologies-southwest-regional-sales-manager#comments People Universal Lighting Technologies Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:27:00 +0000 20211 at http://ewweb.com Holt Electrical Supplies Hires Two New Employees and Opens Another Branch in Metropolitan St. Louis http://ewweb.com/people/holt-electrical-supplies-hires-two-new-employees-and-opens-another-branch-metropolitan-st-lou <div class="node-body article-body">Bob Watson has joined Holt Electrical Supplies as director of operations and Dennis Bowers was hired as account manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/holt-electrical-supplies-hires-two-new-employees-and-opens-another-branch-metropolitan-st-lou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/holt-electrical-supplies-hires-two-new-employees-and-opens-another-branch-metropolitan-st-lou#comments People Holt Electrical Supplies Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:55:00 +0000 20201 at http://ewweb.com Faith Technologies Promotes Greg Vanevenhoven to V.P. of Preconstruction http://ewweb.com/people/faith-technologies-promotes-greg-vanevenhoven-vp-preconstruction <div class="node-body article-body">This electrical contractor recently promoted Greg Vanevenhoven to V.P. of Preconstruction - Industrial.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/faith-technologies-promotes-greg-vanevenhoven-vp-preconstruction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/faith-technologies-promotes-greg-vanevenhoven-vp-preconstruction#comments People Faith Industries Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:46:00 +0000 20191 at http://ewweb.com The Bulletin Board http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/bulletin-board-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><strong>Ideas, finds and resources:</strong> charitable events, contests, new promotions, anniversaries and grand openings from around the electrical industry.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/bulletin-board-0#comments Bulletin Board Gallery Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:50:00 +0000 17781 at http://ewweb.com CapitalTristate Donates to Wounded Warriors http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/capitaltristate-donates-wounded-warriors <div class="node-body article-body">CapitalTristate presented a check for $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project and Hardy challenged the audience to support them too, by offering a matching fund for donations up to $25,000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/capitaltristate-donates-wounded-warriors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/capitaltristate-donates-wounded-warriors#comments Bulletin Board Giving Back Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:20:00 +0000 20181 at http://ewweb.com <p>Jay Leno joined CapitalTristate President John Hardy in presenting a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project at a CapitalTristate customer appreciation outing in San Diego last month.</p> Giving Back http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/giving-back <div class="node-body gallery-body">From Electrical Wholesaling's monthly Bulletin Board department, a compilation of stories about electrical distributors, reps and manufacturers giving back to their communities and stepping up to help someone in need.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/giving-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/giving-back#comments Bulletin Board Gallery charity donations events Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:07:00 +0000 18691 at http://ewweb.com Times & Trends: The Internet of Things and You http://ewweb.com/commentary/times-trends-internet-things-and-you <div class="field-deck"> Web-based control of virtually any electrical load or device sounds fascinating, but let’s not get too carried away. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For applications in the electrical market, having internet-addressable components provides energy managers, property owners, C-suite execs and anyone else who has to sign off on a facility’s electrical bill with actionable data in customized reports, such as the potential for future energy savings and early warnings on operational issues. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/commentary/times-trends-internet-things-and-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/commentary/times-trends-internet-things-and-you#comments Commentary Internet of Things Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:52:00 +0000 20171 at http://ewweb.com <p>Jim Lucy, Chief Editor</p> Klein Tools Names Michigan Utility Instructor "Head of the Class" http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/klein-tools-names-michigan-utility-instructor-head-class <div class="node-body article-body">Klein Tools announced the winner of its 2014 “Head of the Class” Award for instructor of the year. Roy Smith, a Great Lakes region finalist from the Utility Technology Program at Alpena College in Alpena, Mich., received the most votes out of the six finalists from thousands of votes cast. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/klein-tools-names-michigan-utility-instructor-head-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/klein-tools-names-michigan-utility-instructor-head-class#comments Bulletin Board Awards Klein Tools Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:33:00 +0000 20161 at http://ewweb.com <p>Roy Smith (center) of the Alpena College Utility Technology Program in Alpena, Mich., was selected as Klein Tools&#39; Head of the Class instructor of the year, accepting the award from Tom Barton (right), and Len Swiatek of Klein Tools.</p> Awards and Honors http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/awards-and-honors <div class="node-body gallery-body">There's nothing quite like being recognized by peers, co-workers, suppliers or associations for the work it takes to excel as an electrical distributor. Yes, of course, the satisfaction comes in doing the job well, but the occasional plaque or trophy cup never hurts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/awards-and-honors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/awards-and-honors#comments Bulletin Board Gallery Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:29:00 +0000 18721 at http://ewweb.com Schneider Electric’s Take on the Internet of Things http://ewweb.com/marketing/schneider-electric-s-take-internet-things <div class="field-deck"> The company has been spending billions on software that collects and analyzes information from electrical products for building owners and energy managers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Schneider Electric executives used their Influencer Summit 2014 event on Sept. 11 to showcase their new North American headquarters in Andover, Mass. and to give about 80 analysts and editors insight into how they are positioning the company for growth with a blend of facility, industrial and utility software and brands such as Square D, Modicon and APC.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/marketing/schneider-electric-s-take-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/marketing/schneider-electric-s-take-internet-things#comments Marketing Green Market energy Internet of Things Schneider Electric Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:54:00 +0000 20151 at http://ewweb.com <p>Laurent Vernerey, Schneider&rsquo;s&nbsp; president and CEO, North American Operations</p> Photo by Schneider Electric 5 More Really Bizarre Facts About Nikola Tesla http://ewweb.com/gallery/5-more-really-bizarre-facts-about-nikola-tesla <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy, Chief Editor, Electrical Wholesaling </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">With a ton of interest in Nikola Tesla, what better time to add a few more bizarre facts about the famed but mysterious scientist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/gallery/5-more-really-bizarre-facts-about-nikola-tesla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/gallery/5-more-really-bizarre-facts-about-nikola-tesla#comments Gallery Nikola Tesla Thomas Edison Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:06:00 +0000 20141 at http://ewweb.com The Art of the Deal: An electrical distributor and one of his beautiful deals http://ewweb.com/sales/art-deal-electrical-distributor-and-one-his-beautiful-deals <div class="field-byline"> By Samuel Reifler </div> <div class="field-deck"> The story of how Electra Supply Co.’s Nathan Reifler bought 50,000 feet of 10/2 AWG SE cable as surplus from the U.S. Navy and sold it to the New York City Water Department for the Neversink Aqueduct is still a delight to read more than 50 years after it happened. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It was an awful lot of cable. In a good year, Electra might sell the equivalent of one of those reels. Because there was so much of it and because it was a large gauge, the WAA’s minimum bid for the cable was far below the market price which, my father was convinced, itself was too low.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/sales/art-deal-electrical-distributor-and-one-his-beautiful-deals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/sales/art-deal-electrical-distributor-and-one-his-beautiful-deals#comments Sales Gold sales Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:59:00 +0000 20131 at http://ewweb.com VikZA/iStock/Thinkstock Growing Better Branches: What Needs to Change? http://ewweb.com/management/growing-better-branches-what-needs-change <div class="field-deck"> The previous article in this series said “A Change Has Got To Come” for electrical distributors who want to boost branch performance. Start with what your people know. Last of 3 parts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Better branches are built with better people. So it behooves you to find out what your people know and don&rsquo;t know by position. Then you will know what to change. That&rsquo;s why we executed a survey to find out what some distributors thought of their people&rsquo;s skills and knowledge by position type.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/management/growing-better-branches-what-needs-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/management/growing-better-branches-what-needs-change#comments Management branch management profitability Silver Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:43:00 +0000 20121 at http://ewweb.com Stockbyte/Thinkstock EW's Top 10 LED Product Picks for October http://ewweb.com/lighting/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-october <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out Electrical Wholesaling's LED Product Picks for October 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-october#comments Product Galleries Lighting Top 10 LED Product Picks Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:56:00 +0000 20101 at http://ewweb.com Mayer Executive Recognized Most Influential http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mayer-executive-recognized-most-influential <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px;">Nancy Collat Goedecke was recently honored in the </span><em style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px;">Birmingham Business Journal&rsquo;s</em><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px;"> as one of Birmingham&rsquo;s Most Influential Executives.&nbsp; Nancy is Mayer Electric Supply&rsquo;s CEO and chairman and heads the 1,000-employee company with 54 locations in eleven states across a southern footprint.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mayer-executive-recognized-most-influential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/mayer-executive-recognized-most-influential#comments Bulletin Board Mayer Electric Supply Nancy Collat Goedecke Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:12:00 +0000 20091 at http://ewweb.com Photo by Bob Farley AmazonSupply: Threat or Partner? http://ewweb.com/management/amazonsupply-threat-or-partner <div class="field-deck"> Is AmazonSupply the real deal or is the online giant not really ready for prime time in the electrical market? This article will help you decide. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AmazonSupply will eventually take a percentage of electrical industry sales. It’s just a question of how much and when. But not all customers will flock to AmazonSupply just because it exists. In the end, it may very well depend on what type of products they want to buy and what type of service they expect from a supplier of electrical products, whether it be a traditional electrical distributor or an online vendor like AmazonSupply. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/management/amazonsupply-threat-or-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/management/amazonsupply-threat-or-partner#comments E-biz Management AmazonSupply disruptors Gold Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:53:00 +0000 20081 at http://ewweb.com <p>AmazonSupply or Traditional Distributors: Where will he buy his electrical products in the future?</p> ©iStock.com/kali9 Soraa Founder Shuji Nakamura Wins Nobel Prize in Physics for Inventing the Blue Light-Emitting Diode (LED) http://ewweb.com/lighting/soraa-founder-shuji-nakamura-wins-nobel-prize-physics-inventing-blue-light-emitting-diode-l <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px;">Dr. Shuji Nakamura, one of the founders of Soraa, Fremont, Calif., an LED manufacturer, has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Nobel committee recognized Nakamura&rsquo;s invention, the blue light emitting diode (LED), as a major advancement in LED lighting, and said his LED innovation &ldquo;has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.&rdquo;</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/soraa-founder-shuji-nakamura-wins-nobel-prize-physics-inventing-blue-light-emitting-diode-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/soraa-founder-shuji-nakamura-wins-nobel-prize-physics-inventing-blue-light-emitting-diode-l#comments Lighting LED lighting Shuji Nakamura Soraa Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:41:00 +0000 20071 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px;">Nakamura believed his&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px; line-height: 20px;">GaN on GaN LED technology would be the future of lighting.</span></p> SolarPowerWorldOnline.com: What Makes Distributors Tick in the PV Market http://ewweb.com/solar/solarpowerworldonlinecom-what-makes-distributors-tick-pv-market <div class="field-byline"> SolarPowerWorldOnline </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article by Jonathan Doochin, CEO, Soligent, at wwwsolarpowerworldonline.com, offers some great insight into the role distributors play in the solar market. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/solarpowerworldonlinecom-what-makes-distributors-tick-pv-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/solarpowerworldonlinecom-what-makes-distributors-tick-pv-market#comments Solar SolarPowerWorldOnline Soligent Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:18:00 +0000 20061 at http://ewweb.com Solar Distribution Giant Soligent Acquires Conergy’s PV Distribution Division http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-distribution-giant-soligent-acquires-conergy-s-pv-distribution-division <div class="node-body article-body">Soligent Distribution, Rohnert Park, Calif., is acquiring the U.S. solar distribution division of Conergy, Hamburg, Germany, which has operations in 11 countries and specializes in the design, finance, build and operation of PV systems for homes, businesses and utility-scale power. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-distribution-giant-soligent-acquires-conergy-s-pv-distribution-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-distribution-giant-soligent-acquires-conergy-s-pv-distribution-division#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Solar Conergy photovoltaics PV solar Soligent Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:57:00 +0000 20051 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16.5165157318115px; line-height: 20px;">Soligent Distribution promotes itself as &quot;the largest solar distributor in the Americas, supplying thousands of solar installers and contractors with solar energy equipment, engineering services, and project financing solutions.&rdquo;</span></p> Getty Images