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Solar Energy Services and Solutions Brochure

August 30, 2016 | Literature | Energy

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Power Up With Solar

Investing in solar energy provides benefits that go beyond saving energy, money, and the environment. Green power and energy conservation are no longer the wave of the future – they’re here now (and here to stay). You want to work with experts who can say the same.

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Solar installation is a great way to power up your business potential. Our dedicated energy team can assist you by:

  • Answering solar questions
  • Offering installation training
  • Helping with site assessments and system design
  • Investigating possible rebates and tax incentives
  • Calculating possible paybacks for return on investment
  • Specifying quality products
  • Providing job-site delivery
  • Showing how to start up and track energy production

 

Solar Products

Van Meter has everything you need for a solar installation in-stock and ready for delivery. Our connection to leading manufacturers means you have access to a full-line of high-quality solar modules, inverters, racking systems, hardware and system components.

  • PANELS
    We know quality, reliability and durability matter. That’s why Van Meter is proud to stock SolarWorld panels made right here in the USA. Go with a trusted brand on your next project.
  • INVERTERS
    Inverters are a critical component to any solar system. Whether your application is better suited to a centralized strong inverter, micro-inverter or solar power optimizer, Van Meter can help.
  • RACKING
    Van Meter stocks several racking solutions for ground-mount, roof-mount, ballasted or pole-mount solar applications.
  • POWER COMBINERS AND DISTRIBUTION SOLUTIONS
    We’ll help take your solar power distribution project from concept to completion. Van Meter offers a large selection of in-stock distribution equipment, such as panel and switch boards, transformers, switchgear, safety switches, circuit breakers and more.
  • COMPONENTS
    Solar energy systems require a host of miscellaneous components like photovoltaic wire, fuses, ground lugs, combiners, labels and more. Let our team put together a complete package for your next installation.

 

Solar Services

  • SITE ASSESSMENTS AND SYSTEM DESIGN
    We offer a complete suite of sales, design and support services to fit your specific project requirements and timeline. Recognizing that every project has its own set of unique criteria, goals, and schedules, our services can be custom-tailored to meet your immediate and long-term needs.
  • DELIVERY AND LOGISTICS
    Our delivery and logistic options are created to meet your deadlines. With more than $5 million in solar product inventory available at our 15 locations, you can pick up your products – or we’ll bring them directly to you.
  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    Whether you’re looking to pick up continuing education credits or keep up on solar electrical code and OSHA standards, Van Meter has you covered. We offer photovoltaic training for installers, electricians, builders, engineers and trade professionals who are interested in solar installation. Industry-specific training opportunities are taught by both Van Meter and our manufacturers at our state-of-the-art training spaces or we can bring the training to you.

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Time to Shine

Van Meter is committed to growing the solar market in the Midwest. Solar energy makes good sense for the environment and our local economy. What is Van Meter doing?

  • Leading by example
    Not only can Van Meter design a renewable energy system to help you offset energy costs, but we can tell you first-hand how it’s working for us. We’ve installed solar at six of our locations, and we’re experiencing remarkable results (including a 96 percent reduction in energy bills in some locations).
  • Stocking materials
    Van Meter stocks a comprehensive offering of solar system components -- everything from modules, inverters and racking solutions to site assessment tools, wire and connectors.
  • Providing technical expertise and logistics
    Van Meter has a dedicated renewable energy team to assist with system design, product specifications, interconnection agreements, permitting, job-site delivery and more.
  • Educating stakeholders
    Van Meter hosts regular training workshops on how to size and install solar systems. The courses qualify for continuing education units and prepare contractors to engage in the solar market. Additionally, Van Meter participates on a number of committees and boards that advocate for policy changes that support solar.

Everything you need for solar

In-stock and ready for delivery

Our connection to leading manufacturers means you have access to a full-line of quality solar modules, inverters, racking solutions, hardware and system components.

Product from the following manufacturers is in-stock and ready for delivery.

We have access to the following brands on a project basis.

Modules
  • Hanwha Q-Cells
  • Suniva
  • Silfab Solar
  • DMEGC
  • Canadian Solar
  • Jinko Solar
Inverters
  • Power One/ABB
  • EATON
  • Schneider
Racking Solutions
  • AET
  • Legrand
  • Prosolar
  • SolarWorld: Sunfix
  • Schletter Inc.
  • Array Technologies
Balance of the System/Other
  • EATON
  • CIB
  • General Cable
  • SolarBOS
  • Morningstar
  • eGauge Systems
  • Amphenol
  • Heyco

 

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