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Friday, October 31, 2014

LORENTZ COMPASS 3.1 - Software Update

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COMPASS 3.1 The best just got better! This week, LORENTZ released the latest version of COMPASS, its solar pump planning software. COMPASS allows you to design and specify your solar pump system based on your clients location, project and water pumping needs. New Features include: New easy to navigate home page Section for pool pump sizing More options to allow for more accurate sizing Added tool tips We are very…
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Pika Energy - On and Off-grid Wind Systems

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GenPro is happy to announce a new partnership with Pika Energy of Portland, ME. Pika Energy is a NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab) backed company that has developed wind and wind/solar hybrid Home Energy Systems. "With funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, NREL launched the Distributed Wind Turbine Competitiveness Improvement Project to help the US wind industry develop competitive, high-performance technologies needed to compete in the global distributed wind market,…
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Solar Energy & Lightning Strikes

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There are no consumer products made that can withstand a near lighting strike. Because of the sensitivity of equipment assembled to produce solar energy, preventative measures must be put into place to ensure an unexpected lighting strike doesn't fry your circuit boards and system. Grounding - Grounding is one of the most important elements of a solar installation. A properly grounded system protects you, your employees and homeowners from risk…
Monday, June 16, 2014

3 Types of Solar Street Light Systems

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In the past six months, GenPro has been involved in conception and design of several solar street light projects around the globe. The projects have ranged so incredibly in scope that we were designing systems for a desert climate and a flood plain simultaneously. As anyone who has been involved with these types of projects knows, nothing is cookie cutter when it comes to renewable energy projects. We thought we…
Sunday, March 9, 2014

Solar Power for Oil Production

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Boot Hill Ranch sits atop the bluffs just outside of Douglas, Wyoming. The terrain is rugged and isolated and there is no access to grid power. It is a typical installation for small to mid-sized oil and natural gas producers. Traditionally, remote oil well pumps are powered by propane or diesel generators which can be costly and contribute to air pollution, but the pump at Boot Hill is different. It…
The Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center in Pine Ridge, SD has been giving tribes across the country the resources and training to implement thier own green energy programs. This summer GenPro Energy donated a solar powered water pump to the school for a drip irrigation system. During the week long course students dug trenches, assembled irrigation lines and installed the Lorentz solar water pump. At times the job was muddy…

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