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Hamlin Energy Solutions earns recognition

Hamlin Energy Solutions, Garner, N.C., has been recognized by Triangle Business Journal's 2008 Green Award for Entrepreneurial Effort/Innovative Idea of the Year.

Award winners were chosen from companies throughout North Carolina that successfully have introduced environmentally sustainable practices. The award recognizes Hamlin Energy Solutions for installing a building-integrated photovoltaic laminate rooftop solar power plant at its sheet-metal fabrication plant in Benson, N.C. According to the company, the rooftop power installation is the largest in North Carolina and recently surpassed 100,000 kWh of carbon-free electric power generation.