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The ACE Greenovation Award

News Release from Access To Capital For Entrepreneurs ... January 23, 2012 (Download PDF here) Bill Snapp of SolarFlex Technologies is the recent recipient of the ACE Greenovation Award. SolarFlex Technologies, LLC provides solar energy solutions to organizations which can benefit both environmentally and financially from the power of the sun. In December 2010, he was presented with an amazing opportunity---to design and build a 79,000-watt system Marine Corp Recruiting Depot on Parris Island. The system was installed on a 14,000 square foot parking deck and pro- vides 50% of the power used by the complex. In working on this project, Bill was able to complete the project on time, create 8 jobs, pay off his loan from ACE and use all American made parts and components. This also gave SolarFlex an opportunity to catapult the business and receive national recognition, as well. Bill has appeared on CNN Live twice, regarding the impact of the debt-crisis resolution and the upcoming budget cuts on small businesses like SolarFlex, was featured in the Small Business Ad- ministration newsletter and is listed on the US Senate form as one of 18 successful companies that utilized loan funds under the Small Business Jobs Act. The Greenovation Award is given to the entrepreneur whose business has best achieved sustainability and growth while also making a measureable impact on the environment.

Rethinking Renewable Energy Subsidies

In the wake of the Solyndra federal loan guarantee default and consequent scandal involving the Obama Administration ("what did they know and when did they know it?") and all of the hue and cry, it seems our country does not have a fundamental understanding of all of the federal loan guarantees issued to energy companies other than solar. Read this article about the first nuclear plant in 30 years that is scheduled to go online in about 2016. Here is a quote from this article: "The U.S. has 104 nuclear reactors, but no new ones have been built in 30 years. Construction cost overruns — including those for the first two reactors at Plant Vogtle — combined with the Three Mile Island disaster in 1979 stunted the industry’s growth in the United States. Vogtle’s first two reactors were built in the 1980s. The project exceeded its seven-year deadline by nine years and its $660 million budget by more than $8 billion. Federal loan guarantees, a different regulatory process and a heavy push to wean the United States off fossil fuels and foreign oil have led to a resurgence in the nuclear industry." Most folks do not understand that as promising an energy that nuclear power is, a nuclear plant has never been built in the US on budget and the Plant Vogtle addition is another plant not built yet that looks over budget. So how does nuclear power, with all of its promise but still inherent risk, have one project that receives a $6 billion dollar federal loan guarantee?  That is, relative to all the complaining about the relatively risk-free technology (not individual companies like Solyndra) boasted by the solar industry receiving federal loan guarantees.  One nuclear plant is getting 6 billion in federal guarantees which is coupled with probable cost overruns and specious technology relative to the extremely effective and simple technology of solar. Personally, I do not think the federal government has the money (what now 16-17 trillion in debt?) to give ANY industry subsidies but if they give subsidies to petrol companies for oil exploration and nuclear companies to insure uber-expensive new plants, then by all means give promising new viable alternative energy sources loan guarantees as long as we show wisdom in how we invest the money (political cronies need not apply). And when was the last time you heard anyone use the word "wisdom"?  

CEO Bill Snapp interviewed on CNN Newsroom – Aug 3, 2011

Atlanta, GA, August 3, 2011 - SolarFlex Technologies' CEO Bill Snapp appeared live on CNN Newsroom at 12:35pm today in an interview with CNN Newsroom's Fredricka Whitfield. Whitfield was inquiring about the impact of the debt-crisis resolution and the upcoming budget cuts on small businesses like SolarFlex Tech who specializes in commercial and military solar contracting. See the video below or on our YouTube channel - http://youtube.com/solarflextech. SolarFlex Technologies' business is providing solar systems for commercial, government and military clients. About SolarFlex Technologies SolarFlex Technologies specializes in the Analysis, Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Commercial, Government, & Military Solar Systems. For a video introduction to SolarFlex technologies, go here to our YouTube channel (youtube.com/solarflextech). To contact us, go here ! To view a video of our recent U.S. Marines Base at Parris Island installation, view it here !

CEO Bill Snapp interviewed on CNN Newsroom – July 28, 2011

Atlanta, GA, July 28, 2011 - SolarFlex Technologies' CEO Bill Snapp appeared live on CNN Newsroom at noontime in an interview with CNN Newsroom's Suzanne Malveaux. Malveaux was inquiring about the impact and fallout from the current economy and debt ceiling crisis on small business' ability to access capital. See the video below or on our YouTube channel - http://youtube.com/solarflextech. SFT's business is providing solar systems for commercial, government and military clients. About SolarFlex Technologies SolarFlex Technologies specializes in the Analysis, Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Commercial, Government, & Military Solar Systems. For a video introduction to SolarFlex technologies, go here to our YouTube channel (youtube.com/solarflextech). To contact us, go here ! To view a video of our recent U.S. Marines Base at Parris Island installation, view it here !

New Video from SolarFlex Tech !

NEW VIDEO : Our CEO Bill Snapp introduces the services of SolarFlex Technologies ! Pass on our video and let us know how we can help you today !

Solar Flex Tech in the News !

Read the Athens, GA Banner-Herald newspaper story on SolarFlex's solar installation at U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot ... http://fb.me/14R2OBj5k !