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California Farms’ Newest Harvest – Solar Energy

Across the golden state, farmers are turning their focus from the soil to the sky by adding large-scale photovoltaic (PV) installations to their land. California farms account for almost

Why Owners Have Difficulty Finding the Cause of Solar Underperformance

Identifying small problems early is critical to maximizing the long-term revenue of a solar plant. Even at pennies per kWh, when considering one bad cell in one module, the math over the life of the plant can translate to tens of thousands. The...

Focus on Service Can Unlock Solar Revenue Growth

The solar industry faces several hurdles in the near future as subsidies fluctuate, government policies shift and traditional oil and gas companies

The Market Has Spoken: It Wants Easy to Use Hybrid PV/Grid-Tie Power Solutions

Decreasing prices for photovoltaic modules have made solar power more accessible than ever, for both off-grid applications and as a back up to unreliable grid-tie applications. Increasing demand for consumer electronics and appliances translates...

A Solar Energy-Absorbing Window for Your Next Home

People cite different reasons for choosing renewable energy. Some people hope to conserve natural resources, while others my see the possibility for an endless stream of revenue. No matter the reason, most people seek some level of control over...

Deploying Solar Trackers in Harsh Environments

The implementation of solar tracking technology at utility-scale solar sites has grown exponentially over the past few years. In a

Cutting Costs without Cutting Corners: Protecting the Integrity of your Solar Racking System

At RBI Solar, we’re focused on providing value through every stage of the solar mounting supply chain. From conception to completion, our team works to develop a racking structure that is efficient, safe, and budget friendly. So how are we able...

Businesses: Top 4 Reasons to Install Rooftop Solar

When it comes to going solar, some businesses are hesitant to make the switch. We get it—you can’t try it on. You can’t sample it. But with careful planning and a competent team of solar professionals, installing a solar PV system can be a...

State of Solar under the Trump Administration

Now that we have a new President, what can be expected to happen with the renewable energy industry in the United States and, more specifically, with PV Solar?  Unfortunately, it’s too early to get an idea of what side of the renewable energy...

The Gateway to Optimized Solar Generation

In Q3 2016, the U.S. installed 4,143 megawatts of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation, bringing the total installed capacity of PV generation to 35.8 gigawatts – enough to power 6.5 million American homes. This is according to GTM Research and...

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