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The World’s First Solar Hydroponic Trailer Used In Sub Zero Temperatures

The ECOreport publishes a story from North of the Arctic Circle, world’s first solar hydroponic trailer used in sub zero temperatures

By Terri Steele

An innovative village of native Alaskans is joining PHIUS energy professionals and Next Generation Energy in celebrating the Summer Solstice – and the days drenched in 24 hours of sunlight it heralds in the Land of the Midnight Sun — by shedding light on the first off-grid photovoltaic (PV) solar water heating solution to heat water, channel stored energy into radiant heating and hydroponically grow fresh vegetables in sub-zero temperatures NORTH of the Arctic Circle.

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World’s First PV-Powered Solar Water Heating Solution

First in our Series about Innovators Driving Energy Independence: World’s First PV-Powered Solar Water Heating Solution Delivers Net Solar Value With or Without Net Metering Incentives.

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“What you do makes a difference. It’s up to you to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”- Jane Goodall

By Terri Steele

Made in USA
Sun Bandit partners with best-in-class manufacturers to deliver solutions that are proudly made in the USA.

Building a better mousetrap isn’t easy. Nor is qualifying for a new category for solar water heating. In truth, ICC-SRCC testing for a solar PV water heating system did not exist prior to the introduction of Sun Bandit.

On July 4, 2013, Sun Bandit parent Next Generation Energy launched an ‘all hands on deck’ effort to identify and clear the many hurdles inhibiting widespread solar water heating adoption – and to achieve the certification and street cred to bring their innovation Sun Bandit to market.

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