Post Tagged with: "Attack the Tariff"

Power factor boost: Make sure to maximize revenue in design, data monitoring

Power factor boost: Make sure to maximize revenue in design, data monitoring

June 12, 2018 at 7:05 am 0 comments

Remember the Seinfeld episode where the rental car company took Jerry’s reservation, but still didn’t have a car for him? “You know how to take the reservation, you just don’t know how to hold the reservation. And that’s really the most important part: the holding. Anybody can just take them.” That’sRead More

Solar carport developers find low-cost opportunity despite the tariffs

Solar carport developers find low-cost opportunity despite the tariffs

June 11, 2018 at 7:30 am 0 comments

“But whatever the reason [for the tariff], the consequences probably won’t be severe. The solar revolution is happening so fast that the tariff will make little difference.” — Noah Smith, Bloomberg. This quote from Bloomberg is certainly true, but the immediate effect has unquestionably caused some projects that were “onRead More

Saving costs with large-scale string inverter design, part 1

Saving costs with large-scale string inverter design, part 1

June 5, 2018 at 7:30 am 0 comments

String inverters are now a staple of the commercial and industrial and small utility-scale segments, which was solely the domain of central inverters once upon a time. The trend started about six years ago when string inverters souped-up to 1,000 volts and developers and EPCs saw the value in chasingRead More

Crowd Sourced: Details on a plan for drastic cost reductions, wide deployment of community-scale solar

Crowd Sourced: Details on a plan for drastic cost reductions, wide deployment of community-scale solar

June 1, 2018 at 7:30 am 0 comments

Community solar to this point has been more of a riddle than a segment. Generally referring to shared solar development that accepts capital from and provides output credit to subscribers and other investors, the potential of the community solar segment is massive. Removing roof and space constraints from the equation,Read More

Attack the Tariff launches in June to highlight solar industry ideas, innovations

Attack the Tariff launches in June to highlight solar industry ideas, innovations

May 21, 2018 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

Projections show decreases in solar installations and job growth for the next four years because of the #TrumpTariffs. The good news is: the solar industry thrives at squashing projections, and we at Solar Builder would like to help in that effort. Starting in June, we are launching a mini-series onlineRead More