Surge Protection: Why and How

Surge Protection: Why and How

January 9, 2012 at 10:00 am 1 comment

Surge protection is a small part of an overall PV installation, but it’s a part that can’t be ignored. Surge protection devices (SPDs) protect sensitive electrical equipment within the PV system from overvoltages that can lead to reduced life expectancy and sometimes failure. As solar farms continue to get larger,Read More

AETI’s 1-MM, 1,000-volt solar inverter has receieved certification as outline in UL 1741.

Establishing a New Conversion Factor

October 6, 2011 at 11:10 am 1 comment

An industry-approved 1-MW converter will change the solar industry forever.

Not Sitting Idly By

Not Sitting Idly By

October 6, 2011 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Just because a site can’t be built on for human inhabitance doesn’t mean there isn’t a positive use for it.

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

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.

Solar energy systems do not have the same installation regulations as wind turbines, but there are concerns with the potential release of hazardous gasses if a panel breaks or catches fire.

Following the Rules

September 20, 2011 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Communities have to weigh environmental concerns when considering alternative energy adoption.