Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

March 22, 2019

Trina Solar announced four new series of modules, to meet the diversified needs of PV applications in multiple scenarios that have a max output of 415 W. An increase in the output of modules from 370 W to 415 W will help reduce the balance of system (BOS) cost byRead More

CalCom Energy designed and constructed a 693-kilowatt solar project for Bella Vista Water District in Redding, CA. The solar array reduces electricity costs and carbon emissions by using clean energy to pump water throughout the district. (PRNewsfoto/CalCom Energy)

Calcom Energy, Bella Vista Water District team up to reduce the district’s electricity use by 75 percent

March 20, 2019

CalCom Energy and Bella Vista Water District announce the completion of a 693-kilowatt solar project to provide clean energy for the utility’s use in Redding, Calif. The system will advance the district’s sustainability efforts, improve resiliency and reduce costs by offsetting electricity used to pump water throughout the district. CalComRead More

Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

March 22, 2019

Trina Solar announced four new series of modules, to meet the diversified needs of PV applications in multiple scenarios that have a max output of 415 W. An increase in the output of modules from 370 W to 415 W will help reduce the balance of system (BOS) cost byRead More

GRID Alternatives to head up California’s Disadvantaged Communities – Single-family Solar Homes program

GRID Alternatives to head up California’s Disadvantaged Communities – Single-family Solar Homes program

March 18, 2019

GRID Alternatives was selected by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to administer the Disadvantaged Communities – Single-family Solar Homes (DAC-SASH) program. The program builds on California’s long-standing and successful Single-family Affordable Solar Homes (SASH) program, also administered by GRID Alternatives, providing long-term funding to bring solar power to householdsRead More

Florida A&M University approves a 25-year lease with Duke Energy for huge solar power plant

Florida A&M University approves a 25-year lease with Duke Energy for huge solar power plant

March 11, 2019

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees approved a partnership with Duke Energy Florida (DEF) to build a solar facility in Central Florida that will benefit students, faculty, utility customers and Floridians. The Board approved a 25-year lease agreement with DEF. The partnership will provide a new, long-term revenueRead More

 
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Global solar PV tracker market: Shipments exceeded 20 GW for first time in 2018

March 20, 2019

Global unit shipments of single-axis solar photovoltaic (PV) trackers increased by over 40 percent in 2018, surpassing 20 gigawatts-dc (GW) globally for the first time. While the United States continued to be the largest individual market for single-axis trackers last year, shipments also increased in Mexico, Australia, Egypt, Spain, andRead More

Chint Power Systems is integrating Pason Power into its Energy Storage System for C&I solar installers

Chint Power Systems is integrating Pason Power into its Energy Storage System for C&I solar installers

March 21, 2019

Chint Power Systems (CPS) has chosen Pason Power’s software to be integrated into its Energy Storage System as the exclusive platform for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers.  This integrated energy storage solution fosters a simplified, single-source procurement process for customers rather than having to rely on multiple vendors. Casey Miller,Read More

Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

March 22, 2019

Trina Solar announced four new series of modules, to meet the diversified needs of PV applications in multiple scenarios that have a max output of 415 W. An increase in the output of modules from 370 W to 415 W will help reduce the balance of system (BOS) cost byRead More

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Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

Trina Solar steps up mass-production of new 415-Watt solar PV module series

March 22, 2019 at 8:01 am 0 comments

Trina Solar announced four new series of modules, to meet the diversified needs of PV applications in multiple scenarios that have a max output of 415 W. An increase in the output of modules from 370 W to 415 W will help reduce the balance of system (BOS) cost byRead More

Chint Power Systems is integrating Pason Power into its Energy Storage System for C&I solar installers

Chint Power Systems is integrating Pason Power into its Energy Storage System for C&I solar installers

March 21, 2019 at 11:53 am 0 comments

Chint Power Systems (CPS) has chosen Pason Power’s software to be integrated into its Energy Storage System as the exclusive platform for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers.  This integrated energy storage solution fosters a simplified, single-source procurement process for customers rather than having to rely on multiple vendors. Casey Miller,Read More

Vermeer PD10 Pile Driver

Vermeer PD10 Pile Driver

March 21, 2019 at 8:30 am 0 comments

  Using a Vermeer PD10 with precise ground drive control, operators can spend less time installing each pile. Learn more.

CalCom Energy designed and constructed a 693-kilowatt solar project for Bella Vista Water District in Redding, CA. The solar array reduces electricity costs and carbon emissions by using clean energy to pump water throughout the district. (PRNewsfoto/CalCom Energy)

Calcom Energy, Bella Vista Water District team up to reduce the district’s electricity use by 75 percent

March 20, 2019 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

CalCom Energy and Bella Vista Water District announce the completion of a 693-kilowatt solar project to provide clean energy for the utility’s use in Redding, Calif. The system will advance the district’s sustainability efforts, improve resiliency and reduce costs by offsetting electricity used to pump water throughout the district. CalComRead More

Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide 2019: Faster installs, better serviceability and a focus on storage

Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide 2019: Faster installs, better serviceability and a focus on storage

March 20, 2019 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

The 2019 solar inverter market is more robust and reliable than ever. From streamlined residential operations to beefed up large-scale string inverters to a cadre of solar+storage options for both on- and off-grid applications, there are products to match any solar PV design need. We reached out to every inverterRead More

REC N-Peak Black series combines n-type mono half-cut cells with a twin-panel design

REC N-Peak Black series combines n-type mono half-cut cells with a twin-panel design

March 20, 2019 at 10:45 am 0 comments

REC Group, the largest European brand for solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, has begun production of its new N-Peak Black Series (325 watt peak). Production is at REC’s advanced vertically integrated manufacturing facility in Singapore, and the first N-Peak Black panels are due for shipments in April. This is the fourthRead More

Solar jobs: Chicago, Miami, Seattle and Minneapolis-Saint Paul among big gainers in 2018

Solar jobs: Chicago, Miami, Seattle and Minneapolis-Saint Paul among big gainers in 2018

March 20, 2019 at 9:49 am 0 comments

The Solar Foundation has updated its map on the number of solar jobs in every state, metropolitan area, county, and congressional district, revealing how solar energy is supporting local economies nationwide. The interactive map includes previously unreleased data on solar jobs by metropolitan statistical area (MSA), county, and federal andRead More

RPCS solar tracker project

Global solar PV tracker market: Shipments exceeded 20 GW for first time in 2018

March 20, 2019 at 8:57 am 0 comments

Global unit shipments of single-axis solar photovoltaic (PV) trackers increased by over 40 percent in 2018, surpassing 20 gigawatts-dc (GW) globally for the first time. While the United States continued to be the largest individual market for single-axis trackers last year, shipments also increased in Mexico, Australia, Egypt, Spain, andRead More

Blazing a new trail: Canndescent opens first-of-its-kind cannabis cultivation facility thanks to solar power

Blazing a new trail: Canndescent opens first-of-its-kind cannabis cultivation facility thanks to solar power

March 19, 2019 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

Canndescent has completed the cannabis industry’s first, commercial-scale solar project, powering its indoor production facility in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. Delivering onsite, renewable energy, the 282.6 kilowatt system uses 734 solar modules on seven different carport structures to energize the company’s historic cannabis production facility, which also earned attention inRead More

Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

March 19, 2019 at 2:48 pm 0 comments

Thu, Apr 4, 2019 2:00 PM EDT In many parts of North America, the utility rate structure for renewables has moved from incentive based to effectively punitive by eliminating feed in tariffs, restricting or eliminating net metering, and employing time of use (TOU) rates outside of the solar production window.Read More