Post Tagged with: "BOS"

Navigant Research Says Microinverters, DC Optimizers to Become More Critical

Navigant Research Says Microinverters, DC Optimizers to Become More Critical

February 27, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

One part power electronics and one part networking and communications technology, microinverters and DC optimizers (commonly referred to as module-level power electronics, or MLPEs) are playing an increasingly significant role in large-scale and distributed renewable electricity generation. With the potential to improve the grid’s reliability and increase the overall energyRead More

Simplicity Steps Up a Notch

Simplicity Steps Up a Notch

January 20, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

The combiner box of today does more than just hold wires and fuses. Most solar product names are self-explanatory — an inverter inverts, a tracking system tracks, an optimizer optimizes. And even though a combiner box falls in this self-explained category (because, after all, its main job is to combineRead More

Eaton Launches One-Stop BOS Power Center for Residential and Light Commercial

Eaton Launches One-Stop BOS Power Center for Residential and Light Commercial

November 11, 2013 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of solar power centers for residential and light commercial applications. The offering, which includes loadcenters and meter breakers, combines utility and solar photovoltaic (PV) power into one enclosure, providing one-stop-shopping for balance of system (BOS) equipment, and making PV systems more accessible,Read More

Thomas & Betts Publishes Electrical Solution Brochures

Thomas & Betts Publishes Electrical Solution Brochures

August 27, 2013 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Thomas & Betts (T&B) has published two series of electrical solution brochures, including electronic versions available at www.tnb.com, as resources in responding to the electrical power and service needs of various market environments. One series of 15 brochures, the Vertical Market brochures, have been produced for specific markets, such asRead More

Three Woehner USA PV Fuse Holders Receive UL 1,500-V Certification

Three Woehner USA PV Fuse Holders Receive UL 1,500-V Certification

August 7, 2013 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

Woehner USA, a leading provider of electrical and photovoltaic power distribution solutions, has received a notice of authorization from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) that three of their fuse holders for 1500-Vdc photovoltaic applications have been certified to the UL4248-18 standard. The three fuse base holders are the PVH-NH1XL, PVH-NH2XL/3L and theRead More

Sensata Introduces UL-Recognized Arc Fault Detector for PV Arrays

Sensata Introduces UL-Recognized Arc Fault Detector for PV Arrays

July 10, 2013 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., a leading manufacturer of sensors and controls, today announced the release of its new family of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recognized arc fault detectors for preventing dangerous thermal events on solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays. The Sensata PVAF family of arc fault detectors allows PV inverter and combiner box manufacturersRead More

SolarEdge Second Generation Junction Boxes Obtain Global Certification

SolarEdge Second Generation Junction Boxes Obtain Global Certification

May 13, 2013 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

SolarEdge Technologies, a leading global provider of end-to-end solar power optimization systems and monitoring solutions, obtained certification for its second generation of smart junction box products. The certification is valid for European IEC and EN as well as North American UL standards. SolarEdge smart junction boxes represent the module-embedded versionRead More

Standex Meder: KT Series of High Isolation Reed Relays

Standex Meder: KT Series of High Isolation Reed Relays

April 23, 2013 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Standex-Meder Electronics, a manufacturer of standard and custom electro-magnetic components, including magnetics products and reed switch-based solutions, announces its KT Series of high isolation reed relays. The KT Series is ideal for use in green applications, such as photovoltaic technology or hybrid vehicles. It is particularly helpful in measuring isolationRead More

Eaton Expands Switched Combiner Line for Utility-Scale Solar

Eaton Expands Switched Combiner Line for Utility-Scale Solar

April 2, 2013 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has expanded its line of switched combiners with new solutions for utility-scale PV solar applications. The new 1000-volt (V) direct current (DC) switched combiners incorporate the function of a solar combiner box and separate disconnect – providing a visible means of disconnect and fuse protection inRead More

New PV Surge Protection Devices from ABB Low Voltage Products

New PV Surge Protection Devices from ABB Low Voltage Products

March 7, 2013 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

The ABB Low Voltage Products division has released a line of OVR PV UL 1449 3rd Edition, pluggable DC DIN Rail surge protection devices (SPD) specifically designed for photovoltaic applications. The new SPDs will protect solar panels from damage from direct and indirect lightning strikes, which solar panels are especiallyRead More