Articles by: SB Staff

Support Group: How Entropy Solar Integrators saved their sinking Snow Camp, N.C., microgrid

Support Group: How Entropy Solar Integrators saved their sinking Snow Camp, N.C., microgrid

October 10, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Permanent, reliable generation is the ultimate goal of any microgrid development. Without support, the weight of the equipment and pads/skids will cause sinking and tilting of the equipment that could result in system failure. In many areas, these installations must also be secure enough to withstand the possibility of extremeRead More

SolarEdge files three patent infringement lawsuits against Huawei in China

SolarEdge files three patent infringement lawsuits against Huawei in China

October 7, 2019 at 10:05 am 0 comments

SolarEdge Technologies has filed three lawsuits for patent infringement against Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a Chinese entity. SolarEdge is evaluating filing additional actions to protect its patents. The lawsuits, filed in the Regional Courts of Jinan and Shenzhen in China, cite unauthorized use of patented technology, which is prohibited byRead More

Nikola Power launches energy storage project suite aimed at both design, system management

Nikola Power launches energy storage project suite aimed at both design, system management

September 23, 2019 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

Nikola Power is launching a suite of software tools at Solar Power International 2019 that will help project developers take energy storage opportunities from development to deployment. The platform consists of two key tools: Ratio, an analytical tool that determines the optimal design and operation of a storage system; and Intellect,Read More

Vote for the 2019 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

Vote for the 2019 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

September 23, 2019 at 11:27 am 7 comments

  We asked for you to send us your coolest, most innovative and noteworthy solar projects of the last 12 months and, boy, did all of you deliver. From among the record amount of submissions, the Solar Builder editorial team has selected the best of the best as nominees forRead More

Ginlong Solis to debut a new utility-scale solar inverter at SPI 2019

Ginlong Solis to debut a new utility-scale solar inverter at SPI 2019

September 11, 2019 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

Ginlong Technologies, a global leader in photovoltaic string inverter manufacturing, expands its Solis portfolio with a new utility-scale solution for the U.S. solar market. The Solis 125-kW 1500V three-phase string inverter will make its debut at the Solar Power International exhibit Sept. 23 through 26 in Salt Lake City, Utah.Read More

Fortress Power has three Lithium Iron Phosphate battery sizes to check out at SPI 2019

Fortress Power has three Lithium Iron Phosphate battery sizes to check out at SPI 2019

August 29, 2019 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

Booth 7335 Fortress Power is a lithium battery manufacturer based outside of Philadelphia that focuses on helping solar installers use the safest and most reliable energy storage for their projects. The company provides three different size models for energy storage projects — its LFP-5 kWh, LFP-10 kWh, and eVault 18.5Read More

Solaria PowerXT.

Into solar module aesthetics? Stop by Solaria’s booth at SPI to see the PowerXT

August 29, 2019 at 2:35 pm 1 comment

Booth 4960 Achieving greater than 20 percent efficiency, the aesthetically pleasing PowerXT panels from Solaria deliver outstanding power and performance and excellent project economics. With superior shading performance and higher energy yield, PowerXT is valuable for generating clean electricity on space-constrained roofs. Leveraging patented cell design, module architecture and assemblyRead More

Underground Surety and three other cool things RBI Solar is talking about at SPI 2019

Underground Surety and three other cool things RBI Solar is talking about at SPI 2019

August 29, 2019 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

Booth 837 Dahlia. What if you could increase the ground coverage ratio (GCR) on your next project and not have to worry about the complex variables that come with a tracker system? The low tilt and clearance design of the Dahlia [pictured above] is engineered to maximize the PV coverageRead More

Solar FlexRack has a new pricing model to tell you about at Solar Power International

Solar FlexRack has a new pricing model to tell you about at Solar Power International

August 29, 2019 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Booth 425 With a scalable business model, low error rate, excellent solar racking products and world-class engineering team, it’s time to take another look at Solar FlexRack. The company has a new pricing model in place too, making it competitive in all the right ways. In the year following theRead More

Panasonic to launch a complete solar + storage residential solution at Solar Power International

Panasonic to launch a complete solar + storage residential solution at Solar Power International

August 29, 2019 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Booth 1201 Panasonic HIT modules have always been among the most efficient solar panels available. Now Panasonic’s new battery storage system helps solar contractors offer homeowners a complete solar + storage solution from the solar power pioneer. That’s right. Panasonic lithium-ion battery technology powers the world’s most advanced electric carsRead More