Solar


What’s the difference? SCADA Operational Management vs Performance Management
Utility-scale solar plants require a SCADA system to address the unique challenges of managing PV power generation. Although SCADA systems monitor and control a wide range of devices at sites, they can be even more beneficial when used for perfo....
Das SolarBuggy ist Sehr Gut
Hoping to set a Guinness World Record, students from a German university are building a solar vehicle that will be powered by the blazing, Australian desert sun. Students at Bochum University of Applied Sciences call their solar buggy “Froggee....
Repowering Your Commercial Solar System
Solar operations and maintenance service are recognized as an integral part of any PV system’s operational requirements. Consistent availability, and rapid return to service times, allow asset managers to forecast energy production with greater rel....
External Transformer Oil Sampling: How to improve your bottom line with safety, convenience & compliance
External sampling devices allow technicians to take transformer oil samples without first de-energizing the transformer. This saves time, money, and the hassle associated with de-energizing… and it could even save a life. Along with avoiding the co....
Weather Forecasting and My Outdoor Event
10 percent chance of rain? Mother Nature, “Hold my drink.” Boom, there goes your outdoor event! We plan, we worry, and we watch the forecast for weeks and days prior to the big event. Forecasting weather is a science, and yet, it’s the one thin....
An Innovative Approach to Commercial Solar Pool Control and Monitoring
Designing and building large commercial pool solar thermal systems presents many interesting challenges: sizing the array to meet the pool needs, piping arrangements, thermal expansion, flow balancing, drain strategies, freeze protection, roof connec....
What You Need to Know about Charging on the Go
The rising popularity of solar has seen a flood of new products on the market, each promising clean, off-grid energy delivered by the sun. You can find a product for just about every need (a solar charging wallet has even been developed), and chargin....
Solar CEO ‘Happy that Solar Energy is at a Dead End.’
Solar power is at a dead end, and I say that happily. I also say it as the CEO of a Utah and Reno-based solar company. On its path and in its current direction, it is impossible for solar energy to go any further. However, that doesn’t mean it d....
Spider-Rax is all new 5-degree ballast mount flat roof mounting. Windshield with integrated brick tray designed to use standard 2" x 8" x 16....
Nine Fasteners is pleased to introduce the newest addition to their solar wire management lineup. The NFI-HANGER is a wire formed product de....
Introducing the new Patent-Pending Universal PowerMount-9000S to be used with virtually any R-Panel Roof System. The single piece desig....
The Solarix PLI is the first product from Steca Elektronik to offer an all-in-one package. It allows users to supply consumers with 230VAC p....
The SolariaPowerXT430Wp is optimized for commercial applications and delivers high power and aesthet....
The Sulzer MIXPAC MixCoat system is a solution for the problems plaguing small and touch-up applications in roofing. The MixCoat system solv....
Yaskawa Solectria Solar (YSS) and Tigo are providing a simple, safe solution for roof-mounted PV systems to insure the safety of firefighter....
The Tigo Access Point (TAP) is Tigo’s new wireless device for communication between the Cloud Connect Advanced (CCA) universal data logger....
Tigo’s new wireless technology, Mesh solar communication architecture, simplifies the solar design process and accelerates the commissioni....
TDK Corporation’s RoHS-compatible B82724J8*N040 series features a high rated voltage of 800VDC or 250VAC in continuous operation and was d....
Antaira Technologies’ IMP-C100-XX series is a compact industrial Ethernet-to-fiber PoE+ media converter featuring a 10/100TX Ethernet port....
TerraSmart’s new TF3L Landscape Racking System is designed to maximize construction efficiency on large-scale utility-solar sites thus sav....
SCARLET Solar, a Silicon-Valley-based designer of advanced solar systems, has just launched a new high-efficiency carport with a tilting roo....
Introducing 3 new cable clips to Wiley wire management line. The ACC-FPV90, ACC-F4F and ACC-F490 are all 90 degree cable clips. The ACC-FPV9....
Heyco’s Helios UVX Clip is constructed out of their robust UVX nylon material, promising users a 20-year warranty. The unique clip is....