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November 14th-15th, 2018 McCormick Place — Chicago, IL
New this year - Solar Power Midwest is co-located with Greenbuild International. Over 18,000 architects, developers, engineers, and solar and storage installers are going to meet at the McCormick Place in Chicago. The schedule includes access to the Greenbuild opening plenary, alongside the Solar Power Midwest general session, workshops, and networking events.
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 Features just some of the companies and technologies attendees will see at this year’s show.
   PV racking designs and solutions
TerraGen Solar is a solar PV
mounting system engineering and manufacturing supplier focused on client relationships and continuous improvement to develop PV racking designs and solutions. To date, TerraGen has supplied racking solutions including their standard TGR flat roof ballasted system, their TGT tilted pitched roof system, their TGP flush mount system, carport
and ground mount systems, and custom designs for various customers. TerraGen is able to overcome site- specific challenges and offer solutions to the market with their experience
in manufacturing, engineering, construction, project management, and solar power plant design. TerraGen Solar
Inversion technology with design flexibility
The Fronius SnapINverter line offers integrated Wi-Fi and SunSpec Modbus interfaces, NEMA 4X rating, wide voltage windows, multiple MPP trackers, and easy installation in 15 minutes or less. With the identical look and feel, the Fronius SnapINverters reduce cost for training and servicing. Power classes range from 1.5 to 24.0kW. Additionally, the unique O&M solution of the Fronius Solutions Provider program eliminates the need for inverter exchanges, providing a fast service solution. Fronius |
Integrated PV solution for harsh conditions
GP JOULE is a global renewable energy company developing, engineering, constructing, operating, and financing commercial and utility-scale renewable projects. Globally, GP JOULE has installed over 550MWs of PV projects and manages 600MWs of assets across Europe and North America. Their full range of PV products and services is focused on delivering low installed cost in tough environments. Combining turnkey EPC expertise with its proprietary PHLEGON single axis tracker, GP JOULE offers a bankable solution with engineering, installation, and commissioning services. Designed specifically for harsh climates and challenging sites, the PHLEGON tracker uses heavy-duty linear actuators that intelligently integrate German-engineered control systems. This technology contends with heavy snow and high winds to ensure production 365 days a year. Cost-effective PHLEGON utilizes up to 50% fewer piles, has a low fastener count, and offers easy ground maintenance access.
Integrated, high power smart modules
Panasonic and SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. recently introduced the HIT S Series Smart Module Optimized by SolarEdge, which represents the integration of advanced solar technology designed to simplify and accelerate installation, and deliver more power to homeowners. The HIT S Series Module is expected to be available in the U.S. in early 2019.
Panasonic Corporation of North America
Solar wire management clip
Nine Fasteners highlights their newest solar wire management clip; NFI-1701. The NFI-1701 was designed in conjunction with Enphase Energy for
use with IQ series of microinverters. This clip is a rail mounted solution capable of securing one or two IQ cables to the rail. It is also capable of holding one or two standard gauge PV wires. The clip, as with Nine’s entire product line, is manufactured right here in the U.S. Constructed out of .025" thick 301 1/2 hard stainless steel material and incorporating a rolled outer edge for maximum wire safety. The NFI-1701 is UL Listed for use within solar installations.
Nine Fasteners |
Aluminum alloy standing seam clamps
SunModo’s EZ standing seam clamps make solar PV installations on metal roofs easy. Featuring rust-free aluminum alloy and roof-safe oval end set screws, the clamps work on a wide variety of seam profiles. The
set screw of the 1" EZ Standing Seam Clamp can be installed on either the vertical leg of the clamp or on the 10-degree leg of the clamp. The 2" EZ Standing Seam Clamp installs in situ at the desired seam attachment location. No more sliding the clamp up the roof line with this two-part assembly.
SunModo Corporation |
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