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Next Generation Energy’s Sun Bandit Delivers Seventh Generation Ideals for Native Americans

The nation’s first partnership to bring clean tech training and job creation to Native American lands via on-site production and delivery of net zero homes was announced by Next Generation Energy (NGE), Saga Solar and project developer Wakaiagon Innovations from the floor of Solar Power International, North America’s largest solar trade show, in Las Vegas in September.
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Sun Bandit Doubles Down at SPI 2016, Las Vegas and Wins Big

There’s a reason that Solar Power International (SPI) has evolved into North America’s largest solar trade show. The camaraderie, entrepreneurial spirit and business alchemy of the 17,700 clean tech enthusiasts the show attracted this year was exhilarating.
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Sun Bandit Turns 3, Earns Global Media Attention As Solar Innovator

This year, Sun Bandit celebrated its birthday in style, being featured as one of several “Innovators Driving Energy Independence” on the cover of Renewable Energy World July 4. Since then, coverage of Sun Bandit firsts have appeared in over 191 online news outlets, from The ECOReport and Clean Technica to Fox Broadcasting and the LA Daily News.
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Sun Bandit® Celebrates 1-Year of Solar Innovation & Certification of World’s First PV-Powered Solar Water Heating Solution

Home builders, property owners and contractors are all fired up about Sun Bandit’s new breed of utility-free, PV-powered solar water heating.
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Grow Your Business Regardless of the Incentive Landscape

Today, consumer rebates and other financial incentives for reducing energy consumption or going solar can vary dramatically from state to state and utility to utility. Fortunately, Sun Bandit is specifically designed to help consumers save energy and money, regardless of the incentive environment.
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Sun Bandit Added to Hawaii’s Solar Rebate Program

Sun Bandit’s solar PV water heating system is now a part of Hawaii Energy’s solar rebate program, allowing customers to receive cash back and low-interest financing whenever they install a new system.
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Sun Bandit Offers Winning Solution for Homebuilder

Faced with multiple solar installation challenges, a North Carolina homebuilder turned to Deltec Homes, a leading manufacturer of panelized home kits, and Sun Bandit to help make a couple’s green dream home a reality.
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Sun Bandit Earns Energy Star Certification

In December, two of Sun Bandit’s most popular water heating systems received Energy Star certification, increasing their appeal for home builders and consumers alike.
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Sun Bandit® Named a 2015 Top Solar Product

Solar Power World magazine, one of the industry’s leading publications, has named Next Generation Energy’s Sun Bandit to its list of 2015’s Top Solar Products.
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Next Generation Energy® Receives ICC-SRCC OG-300 Certification for Sun Bandit® Solar PV Water Heating System

Sun Bandit® by Next Generation Energy® has reached new heights in setting new standards for solar water heating. Sun Bandit’s patented micro-grid technology has defined a new category for solar water heating, influencing new Solar Rating Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC) OG-100 and OG-300 standards. The result? A groundbreaking on-site energy storage solution with OG-300 certification for a revolutionary PV-based solar thermal water heating system.
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