Minneapolis, March 8, 2010 – tenKsolar agreed with the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative for sales of the company’s high output solar photovoltaic systems to rural electric cooperatives.
tenKsolar is bringing to market a proprietary, high output, reliable photovoltaic system which delivers maximum energy density at the lowest cost.
The tenKsolar RAIS PV module sets new standards for efficiency, reliability, and safety using a Cell Optimized Technology and low cost added energy through Reflection. Founded in 2008, tenKsolar is a privately held corporation based in Minneapolis.
“Rural electric cooperatives are on a path to a smarter grid, which includes use of renewables like solar,” said NRTC President and CEO Bob Phillips. “When Joel Cannon demonstrated the benefits of the tenKsolar concept, we knew that NRTC members would appreciate the value of this product. With the innovative design and affordability of tenKsolar, electric co-ops can engage their consumer-members as partners in distributed generation,” he continued.
The NRTC represents the advanced telecommunications and information technology interests of more than 1,500 rural utilities and affiliates in 48 states.
Founded in 1986, NRTC provides products and services developed specifically to meet the needs of rural utilities and their customers, such as high-speed Internet access via satellite, full service Internet access and support, advanced metering infrastructure, SmartSCADA, wireless technologies, power quality products, long distance programs, mobile phone service, IP backbone services, direct broadcast satellite service with DIRECTV and programming for Internet protocol television.