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Cool concept: Evergrid keeps solar PV systems up when the grid goes down

Cool concept: Evergrid keeps solar PV systems up when the grid goes down

November 30, 2020 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

Most solar installations require the grid to maintain a consistent voltage and to provide surge power when large appliances start up. When the grid is not present, most systems automatically stop producing energy. Maxout Renewables is addressing the challenging issue of solar power backup with a new system called theRead More

Trina Solar’s Vertex S 400W+ series obtains two IEC certifications

Trina Solar’s Vertex S 400W+ series obtains two IEC certifications

November 30, 2020 at 11:46 am 0 comments

Last week, Trina Solar Limited Vertex S 400W+ series of ultra-high power compact modules successfully completed all necessary reliability tests and have obtained the IEC 61215 and IEC 61730 certificates. Following the two certificates awarded to the Vertex 550W/600W in October 2020 relating to IEC 61215 photovoltaic modules performance standardsRead More

IMO FireRaptor receives UL PVRSS Listing with SMA solar inverters (rapid shutdown and AFCI standard)

IMO FireRaptor receives UL PVRSS Listing with SMA solar inverters (rapid shutdown and AFCI standard)

November 30, 2020 at 11:03 am 0 comments

The IMO FireRaptor’s latest UL PVRSS listing is with the SMA Sunny Boy range of solar inverters from 3 kW to 7.7 kW and also the SMA TRIPOWER range of solar inverters from 33 kW to 62 kW under UL1741 guidelines. The FireRaptor also meets UL’s new AFCI compatibility requirementsRead More

DSM Advanced Solar debuts ‘all purpose’ Endurance PV backsheet

DSM Advanced Solar debuts ‘all purpose’ Endurance PV backsheet

November 30, 2020 at 10:47 am 0 comments

DSM Advanced Solar has developed an ‘all purpose’ Endurance backsheet D15 — a product that fills a gap in the solar market by delivering solid protection and durability for a wide range of solar modules at an ideal performance-cost ratio. Built on the same co-extrusion technology platform as DSM’s existing BRead More

Aurora Solar Raises $50M to Power the Digital Transformation of the Solar Industry

Aurora Solar nets $50 million in Series B funding round

November 30, 2020 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Aurora Solar raised another $50 million in a Series B funding round, bringing the company’s total investment to over $70 million. This round was led by ICONIQ Capital, with follow-on participation from existing investors Energize Ventures, Fifth Wall, and Pear VC. Using Aurora, solar installers can accurately perform remote solar shading analysis,Read More

Merit Controls explains its growing turnkey control system, power plant modeling services

Merit Controls explains its growing turnkey control system, power plant modeling services

November 24, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Merit Controls, a provider of power control systems and grid integration solutions for utility-scale applications, has significantly enlarged its commercial and industrial project portfolio. In addition to the recently announced 284 megawatts Azure Sky solar and storage project with partner Enel Green Power, Merit Controls continues to expand into wind,Read More

Get to know Fronius’ three apps for start-up, monitoring and support

Get to know Fronius’ three apps for start-up, monitoring and support

November 23, 2020 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Fronius has reinvented its start-up, monitoring and after-sales support with its latest generation of inverters. Keys to this reinvention are three useful apps for installers, service technicians and end customers that expand Fronius’ range of tried-and-tested online tools with some helpful new features. Servicing support is available more quickly, as wellRead More

Drone aerial photograph of Sunflare solar panel installation on the McBride family farm horse barn.

How Sunflare added 9-kW of solar on this 100-year-old barn roof

November 20, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

This barn on Hopeful Hollow Farm in Rockingham County, VA is 100 years old. So is the roof, but now it can generate 9-kW of new power every day. Sunflare installed LiteMount, the only ultralight weight module that can be installed on weight-constrained roofs — installing at less than 1 lbRead More

sonnen launches lower price-point home battery solution in sonnenCore

sonnen launches lower price-point home battery solution in sonnenCore

November 19, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

sonnen launched a new compact, affordable and fully sonnen-designed home battery solution, known as sonnenCore. This product evolution expands sonnen’s premium offerings to include a broader, more cost-conscious base of homebuilders, installers and customers, who do not want to compromise on quality. “With the increasing demand for energy security and theRead More

Hecate Energy procures 4-MW of new Horizon L:Tec trackers from Ideematec

Hecate Energy procures 4-MW of new Horizon L:Tec trackers from Ideematec

November 18, 2020 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

Hecate Energy has ordered 4-MW of the new Horizon L:Tec solar trackers from Ideematec for an upcoming installation. The project, located in Newberry, S.C., will be installed by construction and project management services company, Reach Construction Group. “With their efficiency enhancing design, reliability under extreme conditions, and ultra-quiet operation, Ideematec, Inc’sRead More