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Vt. Solar Tracker Manufacturer Announces Statewide Expansion with New Dealer Network

WILLISTON, Vt., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Williston, Vt.-based AllEarth Renewables has announced a new Vermont dealer-installer partnership, making their innovative solar tracker systems available around the state.

The dealer network expansion coincides with Vermont’s new statewide solar customer benefit, enacted as part of Act 47, which assures net metered solar installations receive at least $0.20 per kilowatt hour from utilities for the energy produced.

AllEarth Renewables, the local manufacturer and installer of the AllSun Tracker, will partner initially with four local solar installers to cover the state:

  • Solar Tech, of Sutton, will serve the northeast
  • ReKnew Energy Systems, of White River Junction, will serve the east-central region
  • BackSpin Renewables, of Middlebury, will serve the western central region
  • Integrated Solar, of Brattleboro, will serve the southern region
  • AllEarth Renewables and their subcontractors, such as J.A. Morrissey, Inc. and Engineers Construction, Inc., will continue to provide installations in the northwestern region

“As we look to future markets beyond Vermont, we are committed to continue innovating and growing the business here in state,” said David Blittersdorf, president and CEO of AllEarth Renewables.  “Homeowners and businesses are demonstrating their interest in the investment of affordable, local renewable energy.  This new partnership with several strong businesses around the state will continue to help make solar possible to more Vermonters.  The solar market has a bright future here.”

The company’s 4.2kW trackers can be installed through a Power Purchase Agreement for a low up-front cost with the option to buy the system after five years at a significantly reduced rate.  A single tracker will produce an average of 490kWh of energy per month, enough to power the majority of a Vermont home.

AllEarth employs 26 full-time staff and five seasonal staff, and has manufactured and installed over 800 solar tracker systems.  Their AllSun Tracker uses GPS technology to follow the sun throughout the day to boost solar energy production by over 40 percent.

The Williston-based renewable energy company and CEO was recently listed as among 25 of America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs of 2011 by Business Week and the company was ranked by Vermont Business Magazine as the state’s fastest growing company over the last five years.

About AllEarth Renewables, Inc. AllEarth Renewables is a Vermont company that specializes in the design, manufacture and installation of complete grid-connected wind and solar renewable energy systems that lessen dependence on nuclear and fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The company’s goal is to provide turnkey products that harness the power of wind and sun for homes and businesses while creating sustainable, well-paying jobs.

SOURCE AllEarth Renewables, Inc.

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