PBN interview with Marco: Solar pioneer hopeful for Hawaii’s energy future

Marco Mangelsdorf is the president of Big Island-based solar company ProVision Solar Inc. Mangelsdorf, who has a Ph.D. from University of California, Davis, has been involved in the clean energy field since the late 1970s and joined ProVision in 2000. Only three years later, he and childhood friend Douglas Bath purchased the company from Hawaiian…

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ProVision at the Hilo Orchid Show

Come visit our booth at the Hilo Orchid Society Hilo Orchid Show, July 13-15. Our solar professionals will be on site to answer any of your questions about solar and battery storage. The Hilo Orchid Society will stage the largest and most comprehensive orchid show and sale in the state of Hawai`i on July 13-15,…

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Slight increase in Hawaii County solar PV permits for June

A July 5 Pacific Business News article discuses the month to month trend in solar sales. Solar PV permits are up slightly for June 2018 vs the same time last year. County of Hawaii’s planning department issued building permits for 83 solar photovoltaic systems last month, compared to 78 in June 2017. Overall, Hawaii County…

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Star-Advertiser: Big Island solar permits issued almost triple

PV system permits issued in Hawaii County nearly tripled in May despite the Kilauea Volcano eruption and large-scale evacuations from the lower Puna area. According to Marco, 149 permits for solar electric systems were issued for May 2018, versus 55 permits issued in May 2017. An article in Honolulu Star-Advertiser discusses the progress of PV…

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Visit our booth at Solar Day at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center

Join ProVision Solar in promoting Solar Technology and Innovation! Join us on Saturday, June 9th from 11:00 to 4:00 for Solar Day 2018 as we celebrate photovoltaics and show off the accomplishments of local and national high school project teams. A long-time PVSC tradition, the student groups applied for and received funding from the WCPEC…

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Marco on the Conversation: Volcano Impact on Solar Paneling

Should you also be concerned about the corrosive effects of volcanic ash, Pele’s hair and acid rain on things like your solar panels? Marco addresses such concerns on June 4th edition of Hawaii Public Radio’s The Conversation: https://cpa.ds.npr.org/khpr/audio/2018/06/CRUZ_MM060418.mp3

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Now Hiring: Hawaii licensed Electrician (EJ or ES)

*SIGN-UP AND RETENTION BONUS!* Want to work on a team that values your efforts, pays you well and has no shortage of work? There is a position for you, if you are a currently Hawaii licensed EJ or ES and have interests in working on a mix of residential and commercial projects. Your skills are…

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