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Solar for a Living Future

My educational background being Economics based, I was more than skeptical when my coworker presented the idea of applying the Living Future Institute’s ambitious challenges to the new Itek Energy facility. The process seemed not only daunting but one that probably wouldn’t be worth the significant amount of time...
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itek Energy Is In Hannover, Germany!

“SINCE ITEK’S INCEPTION, OUR VISION HAS BEEN TO OUTGROW THE WASHINGTON MARKET, BECOMING A NATIONAL, INDEED AN INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE.” This week, representatives from itek Energy will be attending the 2016 Hannover Messe Industrial Technology Conference in Hannover, Germany. itek has been selected to represent the Washington State clean tech...
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itek’s Employee Owned and Built Community Solar Project

November 11, 2015. Bellingham, WA.    Itek Energy, Washington’s leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, announced today the completion of its employee owned and installed community solar project located on the waterfront at the site of the old Georgia Pacific tissue plant. The project is a collaboration of itek...
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New Legislation Supports Extension of Federal ITC

Habitat For Humanity Solar Neighborhood Project in Port Orchard, WA.   On Tuesday May 19, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) introduced legislation that would create job certainty for 175,000 workers across the U.S., and propel clean, renewable solar energy. Thompson’s bill, The New Energy for America Act (H.R.2412), would...
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SEIA Video shows U.S. Solar Growth

SEIA has created a video showing unprecedented solar growth in the U.S. from 2004 to 2014. From installed capacity, to jobs, to roll-backs in co2 emissions. Check it out!  
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Global CO2 Emissions From Energy Sector Stalled In 2014

Dare we hope that the biggest global crisis of mankind…climate change from increasing green house gasses, is mitigatable? Are global efforts to curb anthropogenic causes of GHG’s making a difference? Here is something worth celebrating: A March 2015 post from the International Energy Agency states:  “Preliminary data from the...
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2015 Spring Factory Tour

Learn how solar modules are made. Join us for itek’s 2015 Spring Factory Tour! When: April 25, 2015   10a.m. – 12 noon. Where: 3886 Hammer Dr. Bellingham, WA  (map)       Visit us on  Facebook.  
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itek Praised in Governor Inslee’s State of the State Address

itek Energy was praised as a green industry leader in Governor Jay Inslee’s State of the State Address, delivered Tuesday to state lawmakers in Olympia. Last December the Governor unveiled a package of climate policies for Washington State to reduce our contributions to carbon pollution and transition to clean energy. In his...
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Press Release – itek’s New Factory In Minneapolis!

November 3rd, 2014 For immediate release: Bellingham-based itek Energy to develop new solar module plant in Minneapolis BELLINGHAM – Leading solar manufacturer itek Energy will open a new plant in Minneapolis, Minn., to produce advanced photovoltaic modules (panels) for residential and commercial systems. The facility is pending final certification...
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itek Energy’s New Factory In Minnesota!

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new itek manufacturing facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota!  itek will produce made in Minnesota pv modules for residential and commercial systems. The facility is pending final certification and expects to begin output of 270 – 285 W modules in early 2015....
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