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New Fronius Galvo String Inverter Has Wi-Fi, Free Lifetime Monitoring

New Fronius Galvo String Inverter Has Wi-Fi, Free Lifetime Monitoring

October 23, 2013 at 9:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Fronius USA introduces the brand new Fronius Galvo – the first inverter in the new Fronius suite of inverters available in the United States. The Fronius Galvo is the first Wi-Fi* enabled, super lightweight residential inverter that disrupts the residential solar market by providing a list of features never beforeRead More

Eaton Launches Comprehensive Solar Power Service Program

Eaton Launches Comprehensive Solar Power Service Program

October 23, 2013 at 9:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of a new suite of services tailored for every stage of a solar power plant’s life cycle, from planning and design to build and support. The services will be provided through Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems team, one of the industry’sRead More

Solectria Releases New 1,000-Volt Inverters at SPI

Solectria Releases New 1,000-Volt Inverters at SPI

October 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Solectria Renewables, LLC, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced today at the Solar Power International Trade Show in Chicago, Illinois, the introduction of its new SGI 500XTM and SGI 750XTM, external transformer, 1000 VDC inverters. The XTM inverters are 380 VAC, direct to medium voltage, utility-scale inverters. Solectria Renewables’Read More

KYOCERA Announces 1,000-Volt Solar PV Modules

KYOCERA Announces 1,000-Volt Solar PV Modules

October 22, 2013 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Kyocera Solar Inc. today announced plans to offer new 1000-volt solar photovoltaic (PV) modules designed to significantly reduce labor and materials costs while simultaneously increasing overall system efficiency. U.S. electrical code was only recently amended to allow 1000-volt solar modules, following a similar development in Europe that enables wider useRead More

Sun Number Receives Additional Funding from SunShot Initiative Incubator Program

Sun Number Receives Additional Funding from SunShot Initiative Incubator Program

October 22, 2013 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

In the eighth round of funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative Incubator Program, Sun Number has been awarded approximately $1 million to expand the geographic coverage of its rooftop solar assessment services. The award will also enable Sun Number to expand the scope of its servicesRead More

Energy Department Announces $60 Million in SunShot Awards

Energy Department Announces $60 Million in SunShot Awards

October 22, 2013 at 3:31 pm 1 comment

Building on President Obama’s broad-based plan to cut carbon pollution and support clean energy innovation across the country, Energy Secretary Moniz announced today about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development. As part of the Department’s SunShot Initiative, these awards will help lower the cost of solarRead More

Hanwha SolarOne Introduces Zep-Compatible Solar Module

Hanwha SolarOne Introduces Zep-Compatible Solar Module

October 22, 2013 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd., a top-10 global photovoltaic manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, today announced the availability of its residential Zep Compatible Solar module in the United States in partnership with Zep Solar, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of the first comprehensive platform for module-integrated installation hardware. The module combinesRead More

QVC Completes Second Solar Farm in North Carolina

QVC Completes Second Solar Farm in North Carolina

October 22, 2013 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

QVC Inc., the global leader in video and eCommerce retail, announced today the completion of a solar farm comprising 11,564 panels on 11 acres at the Rocky Mount Distribution Center owned by QVC Rocky Mount Inc. Now generating 5.8 million kilowatt-hours per year, this latest addition brings the combined totalRead More

SolarCity Breaks Ground on 1-MW Solar System in Connecticut

SolarCity Breaks Ground on 1-MW Solar System in Connecticut

October 22, 2013 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarCity has begun work on a 1-MW solar system for the South Central Regional Water Authority in Hamden, Conn. The ground-mounted solar system is expected to include more than 4,000 solar panels–making it one of the largest in the state. The Regional Water Authority (RWA) will save money by paying lessRead More

S&C Electric to Design, Build 4.1-MW Solar Project in Massachusetts

S&C Electric to Design, Build 4.1-MW Solar Project in Massachusetts

October 22, 2013 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

S&C Electric Company, a global leader in renewable energy integration, today announces a $9.7 million USD project with Green States Energy for construction of a 4.1-MW solar photovoltaic farm in Sandwich, Mass. This project will help Massachusetts reach its larger goal of developing 400 MW of solar photovoltaic power inRead More