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Coronal Tulare solar facility now delivering power to Southern California Edison

Coronal Tulare solar facility now delivering power to Southern California Edison

November 29, 2016 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, sent word that its Coronal Tulare, a 34 MWac (44.2 MWdc) solar energy facility, began commercial operation in mid-September. The project delivers power to Southern California Edison (SCE) through a 20-year power purchase agreement. It is expected to generate 87,500 MWh annually, enough electricity toRead More

MetaShield boasts 1.2 percent efficiency boost for triple junction solar cells

MetaShield boasts 1.2 percent efficiency boost for triple junction solar cells

November 16, 2016 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

MetaShield LLC, a company focused on advanced glass-based coating technology, announced an independent research study indicating its proprietary MetaSOL nanotechnology coating can provide a 1.2 percent (absolute) efficiency boost for triple junction solar cells. “The enhancement provided by MetaSOL represents a five-year technological leap forward based on recent yearly averageRead More

Researchers exceed the theoretical limit of silicon solar cells (hit 30.2 percent)

Researchers exceed the theoretical limit of silicon solar cells (hit 30.2 percent)

November 11, 2016 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

So, get this: Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE together with the Austrian company EV Group (EVG) say they have successfully manufactured a silicon-based multi-junction solar cell with two contacts and an efficiency exceeding the theoretical limit of silicon solar cells. Tell me more! For thisRead More

Airbnb, SolarCity partner to offer customer rebates on solar installs

Airbnb, SolarCity partner to offer customer rebates on solar installs

October 19, 2016 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

As if conjured directly from a thinkpiece on millennials, Airbnb and SolarCity Corp. are partnering on a rebate program. The idea is to connect Airbnb hosts and guests with an affordable and sustainable way to power their homes with solar energy and further drive the connection between the environment and theRead More

The trend to ownership: What it means for your solar installation business

The trend to ownership: What it means for your solar installation business

September 26, 2016 at 9:41 am 2 comments

  We do not come to bury the lease, but to praise the loan. The residential solar lease gets the credit it deserves for growing the solar industry when it was but a seedling that carried a large upfront cost with few financing vehicles to make it palatable for homeowners,Read More

SPI Preview: High-efficiency, smart panels ready for wider installation

SPI Preview: High-efficiency, smart panels ready for wider installation

September 9, 2016 at 10:00 am 2 comments

High efficiency panels are trending up for a variety of project segments as the costs become more reasonable. The SPI show floor is going to be filled with examples. Panasonic (booth 2317, SL11) has a history of innovation and dependability in the solar industry, and the 25-year product warranty onRead More

Report: Oil companies should get into energy storage, distributed generation

Report: Oil companies should get into energy storage, distributed generation

August 11, 2016 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

Amid falling profits and long-term questions, global oil “supermajors” need to follow in the footsteps of Total – which recently bought energy storage company Saft for $1 billion – and explore opportunities not only in battery but also solar and distributed generation, according to Lux Research. Even though good batteryRead 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

Allianz Energy Madison HQ goes with rooftop ballast mounting from Sollega

Allianz Energy Madison HQ goes with rooftop ballast mounting from Sollega

April 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Sollega supplied its FastRack ballasted mounting system to H&H Solar for the installation of a 51.8 kW Allianz Energy Madison headquarters rooftop project, WI. H&H Solar has supported Alliant Energy on a research project at its Madison headquarters. The purpose of the project is to evaluate performance and compare differentRead More