Solar


Can Module Digitalization Revolutionize PV O&M?
Nearly everything is digitalized these days – except solar modules. Considering all of the developments in the PV industry, it would seem that their time has come. A statistical evaluation of the Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (ZAE Bay....
Does More Sun Equal Higher PV Plant Performance?
Solar power components have undergone an extreme cost reduction of 99.61 percent - from 76$/W to 0.3$/W - since they started to evolve in 1977. Since 2014, they have been able to compete with atomic or coal-fired power. Reasons for this trend are sca....
Solar PV in Developing Countries
With the enforcement of the Paris Agreement a year after its adoption, countries are developing plans to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to achieve their energy targets. Both energy efficiency and renewable energy initiativ....
5 Myths About Solar Panels, Debunked
Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home’s carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster. The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years; ....
Unique Requirements for Solar Projects for Agriculture
Energy is the lifeblood of many businesses, including agriculture. Solar energy can offer agribusinesses the opportunity to convert vacant or hard-to-farm land into power generation facilities that can significantly reduce electricity costs, achieve ....
How to Accelerate Architectural Solar in the US Market: From BIPV to Building Component
If you consider yourself a veteran of the solar industry, you most certainly have heard of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV). BIPV has taken on many different definitions over the years. Year after year, we hear of the projected explosive grow....
How Massachusetts will Guide the Rest of the US to Adopt Floating Solar
According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, the U.S. reached 44.7 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity in Q1 2017 – which is expected to triple by 2022, to 128 GW. As solar projections continue to skyrocket, and average costs of pho....
Solar Survives the Storms – Focus on Puerto Rico
Climate change reared its ugly head this hurricane season, with the Island of Puerto Rico getting hit especially hard.  Hurricanes Irma and Maria (both category 5) made land less than a week apart. The destruction was wide spread, and affected a....
The new Data Logger from SolarEdge features an integrated Control and Communications Gateway (CCG), power supply, and NEMA 3R rated enclosur....
S-5! has introduced their new SolarFoot for exposed fastener metal roofing. The SolarFoot provides a mounting platform to attach the L-Foot ....
Power Electronics introduces its new medium voltage string inverter, “the HEM”, designed with all the advantages of its modular (string)....
SunLink’s TechTrack Distributed single axis tracker is a technologically advanced tracker with intelligent operating modes which optimize ....
SunLink Corporation has announced the availability of their new GeoPro fixed tilt product package. The new product packages are designed to ....
skytron energy offers a new service portal with quick, direct access to skytron energy’s technical support team. Customers can use the por....
Tigo has launched three new "Duo" covers to its TS4 add-on / retrofit solution: TS4-R-O-Duo (Optimization), TS....
The new dataTaker Series 4 Intelligent Universal Input data loggers from CAS DataLoggers feature an increased sampling speed, expanded volta....
EnerBank USA introduced its 12- and 20-Year PowerLoan with an optional re-amortization feature for Solar PV projects. Annual percentage rate....
BURNDY’s ACC-FPV180 is a high quality, long lasting, labor saving wire management solution in the WILEY line. The ACC-FPV180 wire manageme....
BURNDY has announced the release of 2 new kits with small terminals and installation tool in durable dual-latch metal case. Vinyl-insulated ....
The Sunny Central 2750-EV-US inverter from SMA provides 10% more power than previous models and is SMA’s solution for maximum power densit....
Huawei Smart PV Solution’s utility scale solar inverter, SUN2000-95KTL-USH0 offers integrated stretching molding for a reliable outdoor ap....
Next Generation Energy’s Sun Bandit is an ICC-SRCC-certified, PV-powered solar water heating and storage solution. Sun Bandit's patented m....
Campbell Scientific’s powerful new data-acquisition product: the CR1000X measurement and control datalogger provides measurement and contr....