Solar


PV System Math: Fewer Available Sites + Poor Planning = Money Down the Drain
A scarcity of good utility scale solar project sites, paired with insufficient engineering, can result in heavy financial losses. Ready to build sites with good soils are getting harder to come by; in order to take advantage of available farmland, br....
Global Rise of Solar Power Set to Give Canadian Mines a Place in the Sun
British Columbia is poised to continue to help lead the world in our transition to a lower carbon future. With reserves of some of the highest quality metals and minerals required for this transition, BC has the opportunity to be at the forefront of ....
Trade Secrets: Protecting Clean Energy Technology
In today’s competitive marketplace, it is vital that you have a comprehensive plan in place to protect your intellectual property. While most companies include patents and trademarks as key components of their plan, many overlook the existence, rol....
Smart Off-Grid Will Revolutionize Solar Power
Until now, solar power has been hindered by one simple truth: the sun doesn’t always shine. If you had an off-grid system such as a street light and there was bad weather for more than a few days, the battery would drain, and eventually the ligh....
50 by 20: Standardizing Community-Scale Solar
The Ford Model T was the first car to be affordable for most Americans, thanks to Henry Ford’s revolutionary advancements in standardization. Why not apply that standardization to community-scale solar (CSS)? CSS, also called distribution-scale sol....
Large Array Solar Panel Cleaning
What is the best way to clean large solar panel arrays? What are the main concerns?  Whether it’s a large commercial community solar garden or utility-grade solar farm, following basic guidelines can increase system output and reduce panel dam....
Custom-Made in the U.S.A.
On January 22, 2018, many Americans lost hope in a US solar market that was, by all accounts, on track to continue it’s decades-long expansion. When the current Administration implemented a 30 percent tariff on solar cells and panels imported into ....
Will Solar Remain King?
The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was introduced on November 2, 2017 in the U.S. House of Representatives by the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Texas Representative Brady. After multiple revisions, this major tax reform legislation was signed ....
Fronius’ Symo Advanced Inverter offers an integrated Power Line Communication (PLC) transmitter based on the recently published SunSpec Co....
HARTING's new Han-Modular Surge Protection Modules make it possible to move surge protection into its most widely used industrial connector ....
Draker’s V7 software provides a quick and easy shortcut which helps visualize the production of centralized and string inverter performanc....
SMA and Tigo have announced a new rapid shutdown solution for the commercial market, which will be available in the second half of 2018. The....
Leveraging an extensive 63-year heritage in custom roll form manufacturing and over 8GW of utility-scale solar development, OMCO Solar has p....
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....