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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held to Mark the Completion of the Largest Operating Power Purchase Agreement Photovoltaic Array on Cape Cod - The Waterline Companies, The Yarmouth-Dennis Septage Treatment Facility, and Munro Distributing officially commemorated the completion of the largest operating photovoltaic array on Cape Cod with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday June, 22, 2011. The ceremony was held at the installation location on 47 Workshop Road, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-4451 from 4:30-6:00 PM.

Moser Baer modules to be distributed in US by Munro Solar- As part of efforts to widen its market opportunities outside the nascent Indian market, Moser Baer Solar's PV modules will be distributed in the US by Munro Solar, under a new partnership deal signed. Munro Distributing Company has 11 centres in four states in the East and West coasts and will offering Moser Baer's multi-crystalline silicon solar modules for commercial turnkey solar PV projects.

New solar array - Munro Distributing, a Massachusetts-based supplier of electrical supplies and clean energy solutions, has facilitated the installation of a 33 kW solar system for R.P. Valois & Company in Dartmouth.
Munro Distributing Forms Strategic Alliance with LG Solar - Munro Distributing Company, a leading supplier of clean energy solutions and electrical supplies, announced the launch of a new product line and the immediate availability of LG solar panels. Munro's solar division, which facilitates the procurement of residential and commercial solar electric and thermal systems, has leveraged its expertise and market presence to form a strategic distribution alliance with LG Electronics, one of the most trusted names in the electronics' industry.
 MassCEC Announces Integrators Selected to Serve Four Solarize Massachusetts Pilot Communities- 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.
Munro Distributing Now Offering S-5! Mounting Products- Munro Distributing, a supplier of clean energy products and electrical supplies, says it will begin carrying S-5! PV kits and clamps. With S-5!'s PV kit, solar modules can now be directly attached to standing seam metal roof systems without jeopardizing material and weather-tightness warranties, according to Munro.
Fall River, MA - Spectrum Lighting Solar Project makes headlines!  Full Story on page 10-11 
Munro Distributing Expands Into Solar Hot Water Products- Munro Distributing Co. Inc., a Raynham, Mass.-based distributor of energy efficiency, renewable and electrical products, has expanded its product line to include hot water components.

Newburyport, MA - Canadian Solar recognizes Ameresco / Munro 502 kW solar project at Rupert Nock Middle School
Raynham, MA - 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. The division is headed by Gary Emond. Emond has over 25 years experience in application engineering. As a licensed electrician and NICET-certified system technician, Gary can engineer fire alarm solutions for every type of facility; solutions designed to meet all NEC, NFPA, state and local building requirements. Read More...

Hyannis, MA -
Munro solar has just designed and assisted in the completion of one of the largest commercial ground mount systems in Massachusetts located at Cape Cod Cooperative Bank in Hyannis.  We provided the project design and all of the solar components for the project, including 440 Canadian Solar panels, 4 Solectria inverters and DPW Solar racking for a system size of 106.23 kW.  The system was designed to qualify for the Commonwealth Solar Stimulus Rebate Program.  Installation was performed by Solar Installation Limited. 

Quincy, MA
- We provided the project design and all of the solar components for a 25.92 kW system at Patriot Renewables, a developer and operator of wind farms in the Northeast and Southwest US.  We provided Canadian Solar panels, Solectria inverters and a UniRac Rapid Rac ballast system. Installation was performed by Solar Installation Limited.


Hyannis, MA
- Munro Solar has designed and assisted in the completion of a 40.48 kW system for Rogers & Gray Insurance in Hyannis, Massachusetts.  We provided the project design and all solar components, including 176 Canadian Solar 230 watt panels, 2 15kW and 1 13kW Solectria 208 volt inverters and S-5 PV Racking Kit. Installation was done by Solar Installation Limited


Dartmouth, MA - Munro Solar has just completed work on one of the largest private solar arrays in the South Coast of Massachusetts.  In less than five weeks, the bare corrugated roof of Dartmouth Building Supply's 54,000 sqft millwork and warehouse building was transformed into a 201,600 DC watt solar powerhouse.  Munro Solar co-designed and supplied  all the necessary components, including 960 Suntech Power 210w PV panels, two 95kW Solectria inverters, and the UniRac SolarMount racking system.   Solar Installation Limited co-designed and installed the gigantic system and also obtained all the necessary permitting and state, federal and Massachusetts Technology Collaborative grants. The system is expected to pay for itself within five years.  The system will reduce Green House Gas Emissions by 3,730 tons of CO2 over 25 years.  It is also equivalent to 149,184 trees being planted.

Click here to view the live system status.

"We are proud to be at the forefront of sustainable technology with one of the Southcoast's largest photovoltaic systems.  The efficiencies gained will help us to be a better neighbor, employer, and supplier to the community.  Thank you to the professional team at Munro and Solar Installation, LLC for bringing the vision to life."
Joseph Delgado, President, Dartmouth Building Supply 


CA & Arizona
- BevMo! was able to
achieve 51% energy savings in over ninety 10,000sqft stores, simply by replacing  250 watt magnetic HID fixtures with Metrolight's SmartHID 150 watt electronic fixtures.  BevMo! is so pleased with the performance of the product that they have been specified in all their new construction stores.  They maintained the required lighting levels and due to SmartHID's long life there was also a 50% reduction in maintenance costs.  Click here for case study

AB&I Foundry,  Oakland, CA - The 1000 and 400 watt MH fixtures in the production areas, storage areas and shops were replaced with Metrolight's 450 and 320 watt electronic ballasts MH fixtures respectively.  Using the internal pre-program capabilities of the ballast and an external timer, the input wattage of the 320 watt ballast was further programmed to dim to 269 watt and 160 watt respectively according to a pre-determined energy saving schedule.  Click here for case study

  • Number of Luminaries - Reduced by 33%
  • Lamp Power - Reduced from 1000 and 400w to 450 and 320w respectively - (further reductions gained with dimming schedule)
  • kWh Saved - Over 732,000
  • Simple Payback Period - 1.52 years
  • Total Annual Saving - $102,486
  • Annual CO2 Saved - 526 metric tons
  • Peak Demand Saving - 97.6 WKpeak

Vernon, CT

- By using Induction Lighting and Occupancy Sensors, supplied by Munro Conservation Group, the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund and CL&P helped one McDonald's: Save approximately $8,917 and 67,048 kilowatt-hours annually, defray their investment with a $16,769 incentive and achieve a lifetime savings of over 821,653 kilowatt-hours. 
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Farmington, CT - Munro Conservation Group supplied upgrades for the 200 HID high-pressure sodium fixtures in the World Fulfillment LLC warehouse, which used 400-watt lamps, with 213 high-bay fluorescent units, each equipped with four energy-efficient 55-watt T5 lamps. Some 41 occupancy sensors, which turn off lights when they aren't needed, were also installed in the warehouse, substantially reducing energy consumption in less-used parts of the facility. Click here for case study