Solar


Get Back in the Clear
From sandstorms and storm surges to tornadoes and wildfires, natural disasters can wreak havoc on solar power infrastructure — taking out inverters, knocking entire plants offline, and sending owners into a spiral of down time, repair costs, and lo....
Recycling a Solar System - Part 2 Practical actions for managing solar module waste
In the second of this two-part series, we focus on the actual waste management concepts related to solar panels, and the steps every company should take to develop a program for used solar cell components.  The first order of busine....
Lessons Learned from California: Building a resilient grid
California’s wildfires and planned power shutoffs are looming, home and business owners in high risk areas are becoming blackout weary, and everyone is hoping for long term solutions. Even those across the country who do not personally experience p....
Connecting in the Antarctic
Picture a solar field. Chances are your mind immediately conjures up a picture of bright sunshine bouncing off of shining panels, reflecting images of blue sky and warm surroundings. Now picture a solar field surrounded by miles of snow and penguins.....
Keeping Out of Harm’s Way: Top-of-pole trackers
Solar designers and engineers have faced site demands of weather and terrain for as long as solar energy has been around. It’s not so much a case of wondering what ever happened to all the available protected, flat, unobstructed and rock-free sites....
Hardcore Solar Smart PV design for tough terrains and wicked weather
Tough climates and ground conditions should never hinder your ultimate solar success. Deploying durable, economical solar plants in extreme conditions means knowing the environmental and geotechnical challenges presented by strong winds, extreme fros....
Making Sense of Your Industrial Solar Lease
In the age of clean energy, property developments are evolving to accommodate eco-friendly trends. This push towards sustainability has prompted industrial property owners to implement green technology that not only bolsters their properties, but als....
How Much Sun Do Your Panels Really Use?
Sunlight is fuel – especially for PV plants. As such, quantifying incoming sunlight is a core component of PV plant performance monitoring.  Typically, sensors like thermopile pyranometers and/or silicon reference cells are deployed through....
Southern States recently started shipping the TranSwitcher. Available at 15kV, 27kV, and 3 kV, the TranSwitcher is a simple, reliable, and c....
Hevel Group has launched production of heterojunction solar cells based on M2+ silicon wafers. A slight area increase has allowed to ra....
WAGO’s Pro2 Power Supplies include six units ranging from 120-960W and an energy conversion efficiency up to 96%. The power supplies incor....
SMA America’s Medium Voltage Power Station (MVPS) represents a large-scale medium voltage PV power conversion station UL 1741 listed as a ....
The QS1 is designed to accommodate today's high output PV panels up to 375W, offering 300W AC output per channel. The QS1 offers up to 3X fa....
Ginlong Technologies’ Smart Home Solis Solution incorporates single-phase string technology into an intelligent hybrid platform to support....
Antaira Technologies’ LMP-1002G-10G-SFP, LMP-1002G-10G-SFP-24, and LMX-1002G-10G-SFP are industrial-grade equipment that is Ethernet ready....
Plant operators and facility managers now have real-time, remote access to their machines’ energy consumption data, with Phoenix Contact....
Array Technologies has announced the launch of RapidClamp, a single-bolt PV module clamp technology which drastically decreases solar module....
Zilla's patented Electrical Flashing Assemblies are purposely-built to provide a versatile, low-cost way to make transitions simple, fast, a....
Canfield Connector released its Electronic Tilt Switch (ETS) series which triggers a precision output based on user defined specifications w....
Tigo Energy, Inc. announced a new addition to the add-on TS4 Platform, the TS4-A-M. This add-on module-level monitoring solution brings smar....
WAGO has added two new Generation 2 PFC200 PLC controllers along with two new Generation 4 Ethernet based couplers to its XTR line of produc....
Tigo Energy, Inc. announced a new addition to the add-on TS4 Platform, the TS4-A-S. This add-on safety solution brings a module-level power ....
SMA America announces the Sunny Highpower PEAK3 125kW as a solution for ground mount projects with 480Vac interconnection. This solution can....