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Sun Bandit RISES to the Occasion at International Solar Decathlon

After a stellar debut at the International Solar Decathlon in Denver this month, interest in the off-grid solar water heating, air conditioning and secure power supply solutions of Next Generation Energy’s Sun Bandit is on the RISE.
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Sun Bandit Coming to Solar Decathlon and Greenbuild International

With successes in Sacramento and Las Vegas in its wake, PV-powered solar water heating phenom Sun Bandit continues its four-city, coast-to-coast US road trip. The Sun Bandit tour showcases a line-up of energy innovations that have an international bevy of property owners, developers, solar contractors and PHIUS professionals and an international body of sustainability students embracing its value-packed, off-grid capabilities for industry sectors from high-end hospitality to low-income housing to net zero living.
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Sun Bandit Joins CALSEIA In Advocating for Millions In California Solar Incentives

On the heels of qualifying for its share of a pool of nearly $110 million in California Solar Initiative (CSI) Solar Thermal Program rebates last month, Sun Bandit joined the solar-savvy folks at the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) and another 150 hard-charging solar and storage professionals representing 80 businesses throughout the state to advocate for key pro-solar legislation at the California State Capitol in Sacramento. 
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Sun Bandit Strikes CSI Rebate Gold, Expands Menu of Solar Water Heating Solutions for Californians

California’s got a 21st Century gold rush in the works, and it involves not only the savings associated with Sun Bandit’s PV-powered solar water heating and storage solutions, but millions of dollars in incentives for mining the plentiful clean energy of the California sun.
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Sun Bandit Turns Four Declaring New Articles of Energy Independence and Financial Freedom for All

On July 4, 2017, Sun Bandit commemorated the fourth anniversary of its entry into the solar water heating marketplace by issuing 4 articles of energy independence, whose tenets are lowering costs of solar market entry for consumers while raising the very-real value proposition of solar water heating in wildly-diverse markets around the world.
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Sun Bandit Eclipses Old-School Solar Thermal in Delivering Hot Water in Sub-Zero Temperatures

In another world’s first, PV-powered Sun Bandit is demonstrating its superiority to old-school solar thermal by delivering consistently high-performance metrics in the lowest of temperatures.
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Sun Bandit Celebrates Second Anniversary of Setting New Standards for Solar Water Heating

It’s been two years since the innovators at Next Generation Energy turned the 120-year-old convention of high-maintenance solar water heating on its ear by announcing the world’s first ICC-SRCC OG-100 solar thermal certification to include solar photovoltaics (PV): Sun Bandit.
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Sun Bandit Makes Homes More Efficient — And Healthier

Sun Bandit has forever changed the way solar energy is captured, stored and used to heat water, making it a smart choice when it comes to creating healthier homes—and meeting energy efficiency objectives. 
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Sun Bandit Qualifies for PACE Financing; Poised to Help Contractors Drive Solar Sales

There’s a reason PACE has become one of the fastest-growing forms of financing in America. PACE is a job-creating machine.
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CIA Veteran Enlists Sun Bandit to Take Solar “Underground”

Eighty five-year-old CIA veteran Joe Kelly’s lifetime of covert military service had him operating on and off the grid in 45 countries spanning over 22 years.
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