ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broker Exchange Network, a global network of technology companies, announced today that its newest site, EnergyBin, will receive an award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. The Energy Department's $700,000 award will support EnergyBin's launch into the solar marketplace.
The SunShot Initiative seeks to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of electricity by the end of the decade. SunShot funds work to make it faster, easier, and more affordable for Americans to choose solar energy in their daily lives.
EnergyBin will use this funding to help launch the industry's first online community that provides members with a seamless method for buying and selling solar components. The site will facilitate the buying and selling of discounted components for residential and commercial solar projects as well as replacement parts for operating systems.
"EnergyBin will facilitate the brokering of new, excess, used, refurbished, and vintage solar components," said Keith Bluford, Sr. VP of Business Development.
"We will use our proven brokerage platform to expand into the solar arena and bring companies who need solar products and components together with companies who want to sell. We're thrilled to have been selected as an awardee by the SunShot Initiative and look forward to bringing an additional option to the solar component marketplace sooner, given our award."
About EnergyBin LLC
EnergyBin.com is a B2B member-only, community and online marketplace for the renewable energy industry that provides trusted, centralized, access to the most competitively priced renewable energy components and market intelligence, saving you time and money. EnergyBin is an independent startup of Broker Exchange Network, LLC the world-wide leader in the IT brokerage industry with more than 14 years' experience in the buying and selling of new, used, and refurbished IT products. Broker Exchange Network currently services over 3,500 companies world-wide with more than 17,000 users, 16 million+ line items listed, and daily searches reaching almost 200,000. For more information visit energybin.com.
Media inquiries: Renee Kuehl, Renee@EnergyBin.com or 866-241-0639
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