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Module Evolution: What big-time PV improvements will boost panel efficiency?

Module Evolution: What big-time PV improvements will boost panel efficiency?

October 2, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The solar industry is forever in need of constant innovation and scientific breakthrough. Even now, with PV capacity reaching record highs, prices continuing to fall and efficiencies inching up, more innovation is needed. A lot more. (Not to mention whatever fallout is felt in the module market following the SectionRead More

Tesla’s Solar Roof is ready to purchase; Here’s how much it costs

Tesla’s Solar Roof is ready to purchase; Here’s how much it costs

May 15, 2017 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

The guessing game and cryptic tweets are over. Amid the latest dark clouds from Q1, Tesla’s persistent optimism continues with the official launch of its solar industry-changing (maybe?) solar roof product. So, does it live up to the hype? I suppose we can’t really know until these make it outRead More

Investor outlook: Four solar companies to watch as the industry matures

Investor outlook: Four solar companies to watch as the industry matures

February 14, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The following perspective was shared with us via Financialbuzz.com Over the course of the last several years the solar industry has finally gone mainstream. A recent research published on December 12, 2016 by The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shows how much progress has been made. The U.S. installed 4,143Read More

Tesla, Panasonic teaming up on solar module production

Tesla, Panasonic teaming up on solar module production

December 29, 2016 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

The long-rumored partnership between Tesla and Panasonic has been finalized. The two companies will now begin to manufacture PV cells and modules at the new Buffalo, N.Y., factory. These high-efficiency PV cells and modules will be used to produce solar panels in the non-solar roof products. When production of theRead More

SPI Preview: Fronius showcases shutdown, storage, smart meters, software and a paddleboard

SPI Preview: Fronius showcases shutdown, storage, smart meters, software and a paddleboard

August 25, 2016 at 9:42 am 1 comment

While attending Solar Power International in Las Vegas this year, you will notice the large presence Fronius has on the trade show floor (booth 1521), promoting a slew of products under its mantra of “24 hours of sun.” Here is a sneak peek of what you’ll find. (Oh, and you’ll alsoRead More

SolarCity, Tesla make things official and merge to focus on solar+storage

SolarCity, Tesla make things official and merge to focus on solar+storage

August 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Are you sitting down? SolarCity and Tesla will be joining forces to ramp up efforts on a big-time solar-plus-storage rollout in the U.S. The announcement was only a matter of time and makes a ton of sense for both companies. Here is the official word from Tesla’s blog: Now isRead More

Five under-the-radar solar tech innovations to know about

Five under-the-radar solar tech innovations to know about

May 2, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

  Solar energy is changing the face of public power. From solar panels to tankless solar water heaters and everything in between, solar tech is making waves in the way we view green energy. Here are just five of the most recent solar innovations that are transforming the industry. TheRead More

Solar energy storage product roundup 2016

Solar energy storage product roundup 2016

April 21, 2016 at 9:03 am 4 comments

Residential 1. Enphase Energy Enphase offers an AC plug-and-play system based on a lithium iron phosphate battery from Eliiy Power, with a 10-year warranty on two cycles per day. The battery offers greater than 95 percent depth of discharge. In October, the microinverter maker began offering its Home Energy Solution,Read More

Primer for buying, installing residential solar+storage systems

Primer for buying, installing residential solar+storage systems

April 20, 2016 at 10:00 am 6 comments

Energy storage has emerged as a technology that helps make solar power a winning choice for homeowners, and the rapid evolution of battery chemistries, storage management software and other combining technologies will help drive down cost and drive up value. Where to start at selecting a storage solution can seemRead More

Q&A with SolarEdge about new StorEdge storage system

Q&A with SolarEdge about new StorEdge storage system

April 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

Earlier this year, SolarEdge Technologies announced its StorEdge solution would be available for international distribution after completing a number of installs toward the end of 2015. With energy storage becoming more and more important, we reached out to Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing and product strategy at SolarEdge, to learnRead More

 
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