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National solar installer opens Portland location

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DJC Website screen shot!One of the country's largest solar installers, California-based REC Solar, has opened its first Oregon location in Portland.

 

REC joins a "stampede" of out-of state companies specializing in the design and installation of solar electric systems that have moved to Oregon in the past year, Brian Thornton, commercial solar manager for the EnergyTrust of Oregon, said.

 

"The number of licensed installers in Oregon has about doubled since last year," Thornton said. The EnergyTrust now lists 80 licensed solar installers qualified to work on its solar projects.

 

REC has already installed solar systems for large Oregon customers, including Costco Wholesale Corp. The company is setting up a permanent residence in the state to take better advantage of Oregon's Business Energy Tax Credit and the state's "progressive" attitude toward renewable energy development, said Angiolo Laviziano, CEO of REC Solar, which is headquartered in San Luis Obispo. [Read full article]

 

By Libby Tucker - March 7, 2008

Daily Journal of Commerce - DJC

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Andrew Johnson

April 11, 2008 at 3:38 PM

Hi good I have an interest in learning solar installation and would really like to work with solar companies as I am now seeking a new job ,and is seeking to start a new career .

I have worked in remolding for over six years and have a lot of knowledge on construction of building in general from top to bottom .I also have a little knowledge in Electrical and plumbing.

I had learned these from past jobs and most learn of it fully.
And the only things I don't know, I was not thought and have now work with before .I a quick learner and love to learn new thing they get my brain lighted bright with excitement.
In Electrical I have worked minimal amount, I can outline the entire thing I know and do it.
I can drill holes for wire, install boxes, run wire, staple wires, install switch, plugs lights
I also know the codes for switch and outlet placements on wall; I know the gage of wires .

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