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Solar Inverters 101

Solar Inverters 101

October 6, 2011 at 10:59 am 2 comments

Solar inverters are simple on the surface. They convert DC power from solar modules into AC power for use in homes and businesses. But how exactly does the whole system function? Greg Smith, technical training specialist for SMA America, gave us a brief summary of solar energy to better explainRead More

KDC Solar Partners with SunDurance, SPI on N.J. Project

KDC Solar Partners with SunDurance, SPI on N.J. Project

October 6, 2011 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

KDC Solar LLC, through a subsidiary, has teamed up with SunDurance Energy LLC and the County of Middlesex, N.J., to design, install, own and operate a 6.7 MW ground mounted solar installation at the Middlesex Apple Orchard Complex in North Brunswick Township, N.J. As presently designed, the solar facility will generate approximately 8,450,000 kWhRead More

The New York Jets’ training center requested 3,000 solar panels be installed by SunDurance on nearly every square-inch of rooftop available.

Digging Deep

October 6, 2011 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

New Jersey’s SunDurance goes above and beyond with its customers, demanding difficult projects in order to carve a niche in the growing solar installation market.

Suntech Selected by Cupertino Electric for 35 MW of Solar Projects

Suntech Selected by Cupertino Electric for 35 MW of Solar Projects

October 3, 2011 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Suntech Power Holdings Co., a producer of solar panels, announced it has supplied solar panels for two solar power plants in central California. Built and engineered by Cupertino Electric Inc.’s Energy Alternatives Division, the 20 MW and 15 MW projects, located in Helm and Five Points, Calif., respectively, feature moreRead More

Sollega partners with Boots on the Roof solar training

Sollega partners with Boots on the Roof solar training

September 30, 2011 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

The Sollega InstaRack will be used for demonstration and training purposes in the new commercial solar curriculum offered by Boots on the Roof in Fremont, Calif. Boots on the Roof is a leader in renewable energy training, and the only one offering courses on commercial-scale solar. The Sollega InstaRack isRead More

Christmas Tree Farm Turns to Solar Power

Christmas Tree Farm Turns to Solar Power

September 29, 2011 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

Christmas-tree-laden Newland, N.C., the county seat for Avery County, has gone solar. “Tourists travel to Avery County each year for breathtaking hiking, incredible skiing and the perfect holiday tree, but the county is embracing solar as a way to create work for its citizens, attract private investment and bring cleanRead More

Schurter: ASO solar fuse mounting options

Schurter: ASO solar fuse mounting options

September 29, 2011 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Schurter is pleased to announce an expanded range of mounting options for its ASO solar fuse. Equipped with PCB terminals or bolt-mount tabs, the ASO can be mounted directly to the PCB to save board space and overall cost of assembly for combiner boxes. The new mounting solutions are offeredRead More

Solar Power Technologies: Clarity software system

Solar Power Technologies: Clarity software system

September 29, 2011 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

Solar Power Technologies Inc., a leader in intelligent monitoring and optimization solutions for large scale solar arrays, is pleased to introduce the Clarity system, an intelligent suite of hardware and software solutions that provide an unprecedented level of insight and control to maximize the performance of commercial and utility scaleRead More

LORD Corp.: potting and encapsulation materials

LORD Corp.: potting and encapsulation materials

September 29, 2011 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

LORD Corporation, a supplier of thermal management materials, adhesives and coatings, has available a wide variety of potting and encapsulation materials that are ideal for the solar power industry. These low-cost epoxy, silicone and urethane polymer systems offer diverse encapsulant application options especially for junction box protection. Junction boxes, theRead More

KEMPER: KemTRACK tracking systems

KEMPER: KemTRACK tracking systems

September 29, 2011 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

In keeping with the saying “Everything’s bigger in Texas,” the solar industry newcomer KEMPER Solar GmbH will unveil its completely face-lifted KemTRACK solar tracking systems to American trade experts. In addition to modified module surfaces ranging from 70 to 125 sq m, members of the trade will have the opportunityRead More

 
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