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My name is Neville Pettersson and I have created the this site to help regular home owner’s like me make their own
It aims to reduce costs through the use of innovative electronics, and holds ten
patents in the field of power electronics. These items were originally invented for
the Air Force and NASA. The company had acquired $54 million of venture capital in
the three years up to 2010.
Petra Solar purchased the Jordanian company, EnergyFlow Consulting LLC, which provide hard-
Petra is providing domestic solar panels for use on utility and street light poles throughout Jersey City and other suburban and urban areas of New Jersey. As there are hundreds of millions of such poles in the United States, the potential for growth is tremendous.
The system is known as SunWave. The five foot by two-
Petra is halfway through it $200 million commitment to supply 40 MW of solar power to six cities. The contract is with the Public Services Enterprise Group Inc., which is the largest utility in New Jersey. Generation capacity currently stands at 20 MW, which is obtained by around 95,000 panels and is sufficient to power 3,250 homes.
The SunWave system was one consideration which earned Petra the title of Clean/Green Company of the Year from the New Jersey Technology Council. Other contributory factors were the company's growth rate, success in the marketplace, contribution to industry standards, and impact on the industry.
In 2009, Petra was the first business to receive funding from New Jersey's Clean
Energy Manufacturing Fund. In the same month, the Department of Energy awarded Petra
a prestigious grant of millions of dollars for research.
Petra hopes to repeat its success in New Jersey in California, where regulatory, litigious, and environmental concerns prevent the construction of large solar plants in the Mojave Desert. Only about 100 panels have so far been set up. In a recently-
Plans are afoot by Bahrain's National Oil and Gas Authority to install SunWave solar panels in that country. A pilot project is underway.
Petra Solar, Inc., is a privately-
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