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Unirac Introduces Ground-Mount Tracker at Intersolar

Unirac Introduces Ground-Mount Tracker at Intersolar

July 9, 2013 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

Unirac Inc., a Hilti Group Company and the leading provider of high quality, competitive PV mounting solutions in North America, is introducing a new PV tracker system at the Intersolar North America 2013 tradeshow at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. The Unirac Ground Mount Tracker, or “GMT,” hasRead More

HDPV Alliance Aims to Decrease PV Inverter Costs by 50%

HDPV Alliance Aims to Decrease PV Inverter Costs by 50%

July 9, 2013 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

The HDPV Alliance, an industry alliance aimed at reducing photovoltaic (PV) balance of system (BOS) costs while increasing energy production from PV plants, today published its HDPV Inverter Standard. As HDPV’s first published standard, it contains the protocols to help PV inverter manufacturers optimize product functionality to deliver up to twiceRead More

10.8 MW of ET Solar Modules to Power Ormat California Solar Field

10.8 MW of ET Solar Modules to Power Ormat California Solar Field

July 9, 2013 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

ET Solar Group Corp. announced it is supplying 10.8 MW of photovoltaic modules to Ormat Technologies Inc. for its first photovoltaic power plant in California. This PV power plant is located near Ormat’s geothermal power plant in Imperial Valley, about 140 miles to the east of San Diego. It isRead More

aleo solar, Assurant Partner on Warranty Management Program

aleo solar, Assurant Partner on Warranty Management Program

July 9, 2013 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

Solar manufacturer and distributor aleo solar North America and specialty insurance provider Assurant Inc’s solar group announce they are partnering to offer homeowners a warranty management program to ensure the long-term performance of new solar installations. Homeowners will be able to enjoy one-call warranty resolution on the components of their aleo solarRead More

Solar Venture Capital Increases to $189 Million in Q2 2013

Solar Venture Capital Increases to $189 Million in Q2 2013

July 8, 2013 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Mercom Capital Group llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the solar sector during the second quarter of 2013. Solar venture capital (VC) investments increased to $189 million in 19 deals in Q2 2013 compared toRead More

Exosun Enters North American Solar Tracker Market

Exosun Enters North American Solar Tracker Market

July 8, 2013 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Exosun, a leading French company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of solar trackers for ground-mounted photovoltaic plants, is pleased to announce the expansion of its business to the United States with the opening of its office in San Francisco.  Exosun Inc. (the U.S. subsidiary) will provide sales, technicalRead More

E.ON Climate & Renewables Completes First U.S. Solar Projects

E.ON Climate & Renewables Completes First U.S. Solar Projects

July 8, 2013 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) Solar has commissioned two solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the Tucson, Ariz., area with a combined total of 20 MWdc of solar capacity. Both projects have long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Tucson Electric Power (TEP). “We’re very pleased with how quickly the projects cameRead More

Schneider Electric Announces Conext Core XC-NA Inverter

Schneider Electric Announces Conext Core XC-NA Inverter

July 8, 2013 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, announced today at Intersolar 2013 the availability of its Conext Core XC-NA inverter for North American customers. The Conext Core XC-NA Series is a new line of central inverters designed for high-efficiency and flexibility for any PV panel type and installation. TheRead More

Canadian Solar Modules to Power 2.3-MW Project in North Carolina

Canadian Solar Modules to Power 2.3-MW Project in North Carolina

July 8, 2013 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, announced it was selected by Argand Energy Solutions for a 2.3-MW solar power project in Louisburg, N.C. Argand Energy Solutions and Horne Brothers Construction Inc. began construction of the ground-mounted, utility solar power system on June 3, 2013, withRead More

Gehrlicher Enters Partnership to Install tenKsolar Products

Gehrlicher Enters Partnership to Install tenKsolar Products

July 8, 2013 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

tenKsolar Inc. and Gehrlicher Solar America Corporation announced a strategic alliance to deliver tenKsolar’s RAIS XT solution to Gehrlicher Solar’s customers in commercial and government market segments. The alliance combines tenKsolar’s high performance solar energy system technology with Gehrlicher Solar’s leading international photovoltaic experience, resulting in a competitive advantage inRead More