PV Modules

LG’s new lineup of high-efficiency NeON panels on the scene at SPI

LG’s new lineup of high-efficiency NeON panels on the scene at SPI

September 22, 2015 at 1:22 pm 2 comments

LG Electronics unveiled the all-new Mono X NeON 72 at this year’s Solar Power International, and your Solar Builder team got an up-close look. This latest addition to LG’s family of high-performing and high-quality solar products boasts a highly efficient N-type double-sided cell structure, making it the one of theRead More

Watch: tenKsolar takes a totally new approach to PV system architecture #SPI

Watch: tenKsolar takes a totally new approach to PV system architecture #SPI

September 21, 2015 at 2:46 pm 2 comments

Solar Power International, being the biggest and baddest solar industry conference of the year, means that the biggest and baddest manufacturers are all on hand, in one room, at the same time. So, where to begin? Well, for us, tenKsolar‘s DUO system stood out. Basically, the company has rethought the traditional module andRead More

CertainTeed booth shows off enhanced Solstice rack-mounted PV system

CertainTeed booth shows off enhanced Solstice rack-mounted PV system

September 17, 2015 at 2:30 pm 3 comments

Visitors to SPI will find CertainTeed at booth #5329 displaying products that include the newly-enhanced Solstice, CertainTeed’s rack-mounted PV system, and the popular Apollo II and Apollo Tile II integrated PV systems. Solstice, CertainTeed’s rack-mounted solar solution, is outfitted with high-performance panels, inverters, racking and flashing. Solstice utilizes CertainTeed’s 60-cellRead More

New solar factory in Mississippi to produce 300 MW a year for Seraphim

New solar factory in Mississippi to produce 300 MW a year for Seraphim

September 17, 2015 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

Seraphim Solar Manufacturing USA says its new solar factory in Jackson, Miss., is scheduled to commence trial operation. The plant, which will be completed in two phases, will produce a minimum of 300 MW a year. The first phase will begin formal manufacturing and operation in November, with an anticipatedRead More

JA Solar adds Spice Solar frame to modules for faster install times

JA Solar adds Spice Solar frame to modules for faster install times

September 9, 2015 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

JA Solar Holdings Co., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, announced the availability of a new line of easy-to-install Spice Solar frame solar modules. JA Solar modules with Spice frames install faster than ordinary modules with fewer parts, saving rooftop installers time and money onRead More

What to see at SPI? Check out this SPI product showcase

What to see at SPI? Check out this SPI product showcase

September 8, 2015 at 9:19 am 7 comments

Solar Power International is the biggest, baddest solar show of the year, bringing the best the industry has to offer under one roof. Seeing it all would be impossible, so to help streamline things, we present our SPI Product Showcase, previewing some of the latest and greatest products on theRead More

Panasonic receives DOE grant to fund new PV system development

Panasonic receives DOE grant to fund new PV system development

September 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm 1 comment

Panasonic was awarded a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding will be used to develop a technology that aims to lower the cost of solar photovoltaic systems, improve their performance and ultimately help to reduce use of fossil fuels. “This $2.1Read More

Hulk Energy Technology debuts powerful CIGS solar module in U.S.

Hulk Energy Technology debuts powerful CIGS solar module in U.S.

September 3, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Hulk Energy Technology Co., Ltd. has made its powerful green CIGS solar module available in the U.S. The HULKet Cigs-3000 Series CIGS thin-film PV module achieved 324 W of total area power output on a mass production line confirmed by German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE (Fraunhofer ISE).Read More

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Ground-mounted

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Ground-mounted

August 31, 2015 at 4:28 pm 2 comments

Charlton Solar Charlton, Mass. Completed: Dec. 31, 2014 Size: 4.4-MW DC Constrained by population densities and interconnection capacity, most optimal solar sites in the Northeast have already been developed, leaving more challenging landscapes necessitating site-specific designs. The 4.4-MW Charlton Solar plant in Massachusetts, one of two “managed growth” projects builtRead More

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Roof-mounted

VOTE: 2015 Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards — Roof-mounted

August 31, 2015 at 4:27 pm 2 comments

Bishop O’Dowd High School Oakland, Calif. Completed: Aug. 1, 2015 Size: 50.960 kW Bishop O’Dowd High School has a two-story classroom building facing southeast. The classrooms get very hot during the day when classes are in session. They want to reduce the heat to improve the learning experience of theRead More

 
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