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December 08, 2023
Lighting the Way for Solar Panel Manufacturing Start-Ups

Factory start-ups in any industry are never “plug-and-play.” Start-ups in the solar panel manufacturing industry are no exception. Yet problems persist. From conducting haphazard start-up preparation to hiring unqualified technicians, these start....

Noel R. Cena

November 15, 2023
Turning Commercial Rooftops into Community Solar Resources

Supply and demand for solar energy are both at unprecedented levels, which should give us all hope for our shared clean energy future. And North America’s commercial real estate owners – especially those who own buildings with large rooftops – ....

Shaun Keegan

November 15, 2023
How to Ensure Safety Under UL 3741 – Understanding the risks and limitations of solutions without DC optimization

The introduction of the UL 3741 Standard for Photovoltaic Hazard Control in 2020 was hailed as an important milestone in the solar industry’s continuing drive to improve solar system safety. Building on rapid shutdown best pract....

Jason Bobruck, Bill Brooks, and Kleber Fachini

November 15, 2023
How to Mitigate Temporary Overvoltages in PV Plants

It is mandatory that solar power plants remain connected to power grids for a certain period to support them during fault events. However, under certain circumstances, these ride-through functions may exhibit delayed response or even misoperation of ....

Tuan Ngo, P.E. and Tuyen Vu, P.E.

November 15, 2023
Steer Clear of IRA Risks and Costs - How noncompliance endangers renewable energy project developers and investors

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is arguably the most significant piece of renewable energy legislation in American history. It creates a unique opportunity for project developers and investors to accelerate the transition to renewables — and ac....

Charles Dauber

November 15, 2023
Surviving the Solarcoaster: The 4 strategies residential installers need

Before 2023, one solar installer out of Texas was living the dream — in business over 12 years, he had grown his company almost entirely on referrals and inbound leads.  But then this year hit. Suddenly, this Texan installer saw other solar....

Scott Nguyen

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December 08, 2023
Lighting the Way for Solar Panel Manufacturing Start-Ups

Factory start-ups in any industry are never “plug-and-play.” Start-ups in the solar panel manufacturing industry are no exception. Yet problems persist. From conducting haphazard start-up preparation to hiring unqualified technicians, these start....

Noel R. Cena

November 15, 2023
Turning Commercial Rooftops into Community Solar Resources

Supply and demand for solar energy are both at unprecedented levels, which should give us all hope for our shared clean energy future. And North America’s commercial real estate owners – especially those who own buildings with large rooftops – ....

Shaun Keegan

November 15, 2023
How to Ensure Safety Under UL 3741 – Understanding the risks and limitations of solutions without DC optimization

The introduction of the UL 3741 Standard for Photovoltaic Hazard Control in 2020 was hailed as an important milestone in the solar industry’s continuing drive to improve solar system safety. Building on rapid shutdown best pract....

Jason Bobruck, Bill Brooks, and Kleber Fachini

November 15, 2023
How to Mitigate Temporary Overvoltages in PV Plants

It is mandatory that solar power plants remain connected to power grids for a certain period to support them during fault events. However, under certain circumstances, these ride-through functions may exhibit delayed response or even misoperation of ....

Tuan Ngo, P.E. and Tuyen Vu, P.E.

November 15, 2023
Steer Clear of IRA Risks and Costs - How noncompliance endangers renewable energy project developers and investors

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is arguably the most significant piece of renewable energy legislation in American history. It creates a unique opportunity for project developers and investors to accelerate the transition to renewables — and ac....

Charles Dauber