Articles by: Chris Crowell

AllEarth Renewables forms partnership with Granite State Solar

AllEarth Renewables forms partnership with Granite State Solar

July 9, 2015 at 4:37 pm 1 comment

A new partnership with Granite State Solar will bring the innovative Vermont-made AllEarth Solar Tracker solar electric system to homeowners and businesses throughout New Hampshire. The first AllEarth Solar Tracker installed by Granite State Solar was commissioned last month and the local company has other solar tracker projects near completion. With officesRead More

Stop by APS booth to hear about microinverters, A+ Rewards program #Intersolar2015

Stop by APS booth to hear about microinverters, A+ Rewards program #Intersolar2015

July 9, 2015 at 12:51 pm 1 comment

APS rides a wave of installer demand into Intersolar NA, July 14-16 in San Francisco and will be offering its A+ Rewards program, an industry-favorite rebate, through summer. APS will present its advanced microinverter technology at booth 8732 at the Intersolar convention, the USA’s largest gathering of solar professionals. Visitors toRead More

Schneider Electric provides electrical BOS for 17 MW project in Japan

Schneider Electric provides electrical BOS for 17 MW project in Japan

July 9, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Schneider Electric Solar Business specializes in energy management, with integrated solutions across multiple market segments, such as energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. And despite working in more than 100 countries, this complete electrical balance of system (BOS) for aRead More

SolarEdge now preferred optimized inverter provider for Sunrun

SolarEdge now preferred optimized inverter provider for Sunrun

July 9, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, and Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., have formed a strategic supply relationship. As part of the agreement, SolarEdge will serve as Sunrun’s preferred supplier of optimized inverter solutions available for use in Sunrun’sRead More

Obama makes solar energy for low-income housing a priority

Obama makes solar energy for low-income housing a priority

July 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm 4 comments

The Obama Administration made a bold goal to install 300 MW of new solar panels on federally subsidized low- and moderate- income communities by 2020, and to offer loans and toolkits that further incentivize solar adoption. Those in the solar industry know the the progress that’s been made the last fiveRead More

Southwire to expand its high-voltage cable production

Southwire to expand its high-voltage cable production

July 8, 2015 at 11:35 am 1 comment

Southwire Co. has signed an agreement with ABB Inc., to purchase a high-voltage and extra high-voltage underground transmission cable manufacturing plant in Huntersville, N.C. Through the acquisition, which is expected to close in the third quarter, Southwire adds extra high-voltage cable products to its portfolio and expands its capacity to produceRead More

Ideal Power with order for 5 MW of power conversion systems

Ideal Power with order for 5 MW of power conversion systems

July 8, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Ideal Power Inc., a developer of innovative power conversion technologies, received 5 MW of orders for its 30 kW Battery Converter, its Grid Resilient 30 kW Multi-Port Power Conversion System and its Grid Resilient 125 kW Power Conversion System from multiple channel partners. The units will ship to commercial andRead More

Canadian International Trade Tribunal makes call on ‘Chinese Solar PV Module Dumping and Subsidization’ issue

Canadian International Trade Tribunal makes call on ‘Chinese Solar PV Module Dumping and Subsidization’ issue

July 7, 2015 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The Canada Borders Services Agency (CBSA) recently reviewed an anti-dumping complaint regarding import practices around Chinese panels in the Canadian market. Based on information provided, the CBSA determined that there was “sufficient evidence that certain panels originating in or exported from China have been dumped and subsidized, and there was aRead More

CBS ArcSafe new remote switch actuator for Pringle Switches

CBS ArcSafe new remote switch actuator for Pringle Switches

July 7, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS ArcSafe, a manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduced a remote switch actuator for QA/CBC Pringle Switches. The new CBS ArcSafe RSA-135A actuator allows technicians to remotely close and open/trip the Pringle switch from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.Read More

Trina Solar to debut Trinaswitch at #Intersolar2015

Trina Solar to debut Trinaswitch at #Intersolar2015

July 7, 2015 at 1:39 pm 3 comments

Trina Solar Limited announced the North America launch of Trinaswitch, its next generation of smart solar modules. This module builds new technology into the junction box, allowing a more seamless integration for safety and compliance. “Trinaswitch is a continuation of Trina Solar’s product strategy in adding smart functionality to solar photovoltaic modules toRead More