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2013

New solar panels will power Raynham Flea Market, January 2013 - The Raynham Flea Market is taking itself off the grid with a little help from the sun. The Raynham Flea is building a carport structure with a solar panel installation on top of it. It features 800 solar panels as part of a 185,000-watt photovoltaic system...The carport structure, constructed with galvanized steel beams in the parking lot behind the Raynham Flea, is 400 feet long, Mann said. Raynham-based Munro Distributing is the contractor on the project, Mann said.



2012

Rexel Deal for Munro Distributing Aims at Expanding Energy Efficiency Expertise, November 2012 -


Munro Distributing Expands Their Solar Micro Inverter Line, May 2012 - Munro partners with Enecsys to offer reliable, easy to install micro inverters.  Using innovative and patented technology, Enecsys micro inverters are designed for high reliability and to match the 25-year service life of solar modules. Munro Distributing offers a full array of electrical and solar components, including select modules, inverters and racking systems. Read More...


Conanicut Marine goes green with solar, October 2012 - The boatyard project is the largest renewable energy facility to be developed in the state's marine trades industry thus far. The effort is supported by a team of at least 15 local professionals, including Jack's Electric of Jamestown. Other contractors on the job include F&S Electric, Munro Distributing and Capital Roofing. Work on the project is now approximately 50 percent complete. The new power system is expected to be fully functional later this fall. Read More...


Innovations in Clean Energy Conference & Expo To Become Annual Event, September 2012 - Munro Distributing Company, Inc.
held its 1st Conference & Expo on September 6, 2012 at the Johnson & Wales Inn in Seekonk, Massachusetts. The theme of the
conference was "Innovations in Clean Energy," and it brought together over 200 industry stakeholders from MA, CT and RI. Attendees
included building owners, facility managers, electrical and mechanical contractors, solar installers, energy service companies, Utility representatives and more. Read More..
 


 

The Artcraft Company Becomes New England's First 100% Solar Powered Engraving and Printing Facility, May 2012 - This significant carbon footprint reduction is the result of the new solar powered system that Munro Distributing has recently installed at The Artcraft Company. Over 1,100 solar panels have been installed on the roof of Artcraft's production facility. This is the largest commercial installation in North Attleboro, MA, and Artcraft is the only U.S. engraving and printing company to be 100% solar powered. Read More...


Solar Open House, May 2012 - Representatives from Munro Distributing's Renewable Energy Department and Brown to Green Solar will be at the event to speak to attendees about going solar. Visitors will be able to sit down one-on-one with a solar professional to receive customized feedback on how they can go solar affordably.Appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be available. Read More...

 

 


2011

 

Munro Distributing Now Offers SolarWorld Sunmodule(TM) Solar Panels, November 2011 -

Munro Distributing Company Inc., a leading supplier of clean energy solutions and electrical supplies, announced the launch of a new product line and the immediate availability of U.S.-manufactured SolarWorld Sunmodule(TM) solar panels. Munro's solar division, which facilitates residential and commercial solar electric and thermal systems, has leveraged its expertise and market presence to form a strategic distribution alliance with SolarWorld, the largest and most experienced U.S. solar manufacturer. Read More...
 

 

Somerset to go green with solar panels, November 2011 - Solar panels will be added to the roof of the Highway Department garage on Brayton Point Road as part of a contract approved by selectmen. Raynham-based Munro Distributing will install 108 solar panels over an area of 4,000 square feet on the building's roof. Read More...

 

 
MassCEC's Solarize Mass Pilot Helps 162 Residents and Businesses Install Solar Energy, November 2011 - The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 162 residents or businesses contracted to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through the Solarize Massachusetts pilot, which launched in May 2011. These residents will install a total of 829 kilowatts (kW) of solar in the pilot towns of Harvard, Hatfield, Scituate, and Winchester. Read More...  
 
 
MassCEC Announces Scituate Reaches 100 kW of Solar Through Solarize, October 2011 - The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 27 residents or businesses have contracted with Munro Distributing to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through MassCEC's Solarize Mass pilot. The projects will install 102.33 kW of solar in Scituate, allowing residents and business owners to install solar at discounted rates through the Solarize Mass pilot. Read More...  
 
 
Munro Distributing Now Offers Solar-Powered Waste & Recycling Collection System, October 2011 - Munro Distributing announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with BigBelly Solar, allowing the company to offer BigBelly Solar's intelligent waste & recycling collection system to its customers. Munro Distributing is a distributor of clean energy solutions and electrical supplies with locations throughout Massachusetts and in RI, NY, NJ and CA. The BigBelly Solar intelligent waste & recycling collection system combines a powerful management console, software-enabled network command center, and family of mix and match solar-powered waste & recycling stations into a toolkit that enables municipalities, parks, colleges & universities, arenas, government facilities and other institutional customers to reduce collection frequency and the operating costs associated with collection by 80 percent. Read More...  
 
 
Munro Distributing adds new solar racking system to product line, July 2011 - Munro Distributing, a premier supplier of clean energy solutions and electrical supplies, announces they will begin carrying Renusol America's Renusol VS and Renusol CS60 mounting solutions for pitched and flat roofs. Read More...  
 
 

MassCEC Announces Integrators Selected to Serve Four Solarize Massachusetts Pilot Communities, July 2011 - The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that it is partnering with Alteris Renewables, Munro Distributing and New England Breeze to provide services in for the Solarize Massachusetts pilot the towns of Hatfield, Harvard, Scituate and Winchester. Read More...

 
 
 
CBS Money Watch, January 2011 - Munro Distributing Expands Further Into Solar Energy By Offering Solar Hot Water Systems: Munro and SunTrac Solar offer the industry's highest efficiency solar energy panel for solar hot water Read More...  

 


2010

 
CNBC, December 2010 - Ameresco Commemorates Newburyport-based Solar PV Project with Donation Ameresco, the City of Newburyport, Canadian Solar and Munro Distributing attend ceremony to recognize 502 kW solar project at Rupert Nock Middle School. Read More...  
 
 
Brockton Enterprise, November 2010 - Munro Distributing Co. reopened its sales office in Brockton earlier this month in hopes of tapping into the Boston-area electrical supply market. Brockton is already home to a Munro warehouse and distribution center, but the company had closed its Brockton sales office a few years ago. Read More...  
 
 
Environmental Leader, November 2010 - The states of Georgia and Massachusetts are boosting their solar portfolio with new  installations from USFloors and Spectrum Lighting, respectively.... Spectrum Lighting is installing a 58.8-kW solar array at its 120,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing, showroom and office facility in Fall River, Massachusetts. Commissioned and installed by Solar Installation, the solar array consists of 299 solar modules, Solectria inverters and a ballast mounting system that does not penetrate the roof. Read More...  
 
 
Metrolight, November 2010  - When leading photovoltaic system designer and manufacturer, Solyndra was looking for an energy efficient and sustainable lighting upgrade for its 100,000 square foot, "Tool Build" facility, they looked to Metrolight for the solution.... National electrical supplies and lighting distributor, Munro Distributing Co. served as supplier for the Metrolight solution, "We reviewed a variety of energy efficient lighting solutions with Solyndra and the system that delivered extraordinary energy savings, light quality and the required light levels was the Metrolight Electronic HID retrofit," said Brian Munro, Munro Distributing Co. Read More...  
 
 
New England Real Estate Journal, October 2010 - Munro Distributing Company Inc. has launched two new divisions, Fire Alert Design and Supply and also Water Conservation. The Fire System Design and Supply division offers a complete line of Fire-Lite and System Sensor components from Honeywell Fire Systems, one of the world's leading suppliers of fire alarm equipment. Read More...  
 
 
Solar Industry, June 2010- Munro Solar, a Raynham, Mass.-based division of Munro Distributing, has completed a 202 kW solar array at Dartmouth Building Supply (DBS) in Dartmouth, Mass. The system was installed on the building's 54,000 square-foot rooftop. Read More...  

 


2009

 
The New England Business Bulletin, March 2009- With branches in Cranston, R.I., New Bedford, Brockton and Raynham, headquarters in scenic Fall River, and Conservation Group branches in San Diego, Calif. and Albany, N.Y., it's hard not to see a multi-level success story when looking at Munro Electric.  Read More...  
 
 
The Herald News, February 2009- Munro Electrical Distributing, a 66-year-old family-owned company, announced it has launched a new division, Munro Solar, to provide clean, renewable energy solutions for commercial and home consumers. To show the effectiveness of solar power, they installed a solar system on the roof of their 100-year-old headquarters and distribution center. It immediately went to work providing energy savings, and offsets almost 600 pounds of carbon entering the atmosphere a week. Read More...  
 
 
High Profile, December 2009- Munro Electrical Distributing has been supplying electrical contractors the latest electrical supplies throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island for more than six decades.  Over the past 20 however, it has diversified and transformed itself into a nationwide leader of energy- efficient solutions. Read More...  

 


2008

 
The New England Business Bulletin, December 2008- Munro Electrical Distributing, a 66-year old family-owned company, has launched a new solar division that will sell solar powered products to commercial and home consumers.To show the effectiveness of solar power, the company installed solar panels on the roof of its 100-year-old Fall River headquarters.The system has cut Munro's electric bill by approximately one third a month and in two months has reduced carbon emissions by 4,400 pounds.  Read More...  
 
 
Providence Business News, December 2008- Munro Electrical Distributing Co., a 66-year-old electrical products supplier based in Fall River, has jumped on the renewable energy bandwagon.  The company has added a new division, Munro Solar, that will sell solar-power products to commercial and residential customers. Read More...