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PSE grants fund five low-income solar projects in Washington State via Western Solar

PSE grants fund five low-income solar projects in Washington State via Western Solar

July 14, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

During the summer and fall of 2020, Western Solar will be installing solar panels for five low income and transitional housing organizations in Whatcom and Skagit Counties as part of Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Green Power Grants. PSE has made $580,000 available for Green Power Grant projects, capped at $75,000 perRead More

Battery capacity vs. operating temperature: Sizing a storage system when ambient temperatures vary

Battery capacity vs. operating temperature: Sizing a storage system when ambient temperatures vary

July 14, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

One of the most common questions asked by PV Installers, as well as customers, is how to properly size and charge a battery bank in places where ambient temperatures may vary considerably throughout the year. Temperature affects battery performance in two ways. The standard capacity rating of a battery isRead More

Sunport’s S6 flexible solar module with Metal Wrap Through aims to change BIPV

Sunport’s S6 flexible solar module with Metal Wrap Through aims to change BIPV

July 13, 2020 at 2:27 pm 1 comment

Sunport Power says it has optimized its S6 flexible module product in a way that could grow the BIPV market. After launching in 2018 and later achieving a successful production on pilot line, S6 was continuously upgraded and optimized by Sunport Power’s R&D team, hitting a module efficiency of 21.2%Read More

The SMP3 from Kipp & Zonen measures global solar radiation on a horizontal plane. When tilted with the same angle as a PV panel it measures the tilted global radiation, for PV module efficiency calculations.

Why calibrate a pyranometer? And how often? Kipp & Zonen explains

July 13, 2020 at 10:23 am 0 comments

Why should you recalibrate a pyranometer? Well, like all measuring devices the calibration can drift with time in operation, according to the experts at Kipp & Zonen. This is particularly true for pyranometers that may be working in environments ranging from the Antarctic to hot deserts to tropical conditions. TheRead More

Alliant Energy tries batteries over grid upgrades to boost solar energy in Iowa

Alliant Energy tries batteries over grid upgrades to boost solar energy in Iowa

July 13, 2020 at 10:06 am 0 comments

The next frontier for solar energy is solutions that do not affect the performance and efficiency of the electric grid. An innovative battery-storage solution in Decorah, Iowa, jointly supported by Alliant Energy, US Department of Energy (DOE), and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), looks to seamlessly connect customer-owned solarRead More

Rensselaer Lab has a new approach for testing smart inverter grid communications

Rensselaer Lab has a new approach for testing smart inverter grid communications

July 10, 2020 at 11:56 am 0 comments

The state of New York has plans to hit a 100 percent clean electric grid by 2040, with the larger goal of eventual economy-wide carbon-neutrality. New York’s “Green New Deal” will require a multitude of industry and academic research initiatives aimed at making that effort a tangible reality. The NewRead More

Product partners: Unirac acquires Ecolibrium Solar

Product partners: Unirac acquires Ecolibrium Solar

July 10, 2020 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Unirac sent word that it has completed the acquisition of Ecolibrium Solar, a solar racking manufacturer headquartered in Athens, Ohio. The acquisition represents a significant expansion of Unirac’s product portfolio, adding Ecolibrium’s commercial flat roof, residential rail-less and metal roof products to its product line. Ecolibrium’s suite of products includesRead More

CALSSA launches Virtual Product Expo Series

CALSSA launches Virtual Product Expo Series

July 10, 2020 at 11:13 am 0 comments

The California Solar & Storage Association (CALSSA) unveiled a new series of virtual events entitled, CALSSA’s Product Expo Series. Solar and storage expos in 2020 are a giant question mark, yet they remain an important way for the industry to connect, learn about new products and technologies, and get questionsRead More

Aptos Solar Technology PV panels added to Loanpal’s Approved Vendor List

Aptos Solar Technology PV panels added to Loanpal’s Approved Vendor List

July 8, 2020 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

The complete line of high-performance solar panels from Aptos Solar Technology has been added to Loanpal’s approved vendor list. This new partnership will allow solar installers across the U.S. to offer Aptos Solar Technology solar panels with competitive financing options to residential customers. “Our partnership with Loanpal comes at a criticalRead More

Delta energy storage products now available in Energy Toolbase

Delta energy storage products now available in Energy Toolbase

July 8, 2020 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

Energy Toolbase, a software platform providing solar + storage modeling, energy storage system control, and asset monitoring products, has integrated Delta onto its sales and modeling software platform. This means renewable energy developers can now analyze and propose the economic value proposition of Delta’s energy storage solutions. Delta’s energy storageRead More