Post Tagged with: "Eaton"

Peak Protection: Right-size overcurrent protection to ensure equipment reliability

Peak Protection: Right-size overcurrent protection to ensure equipment reliability

March 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

The use of solar string inverters impacts AC collection systems across commercial, industrial and utility-scale solar PV projects. If peak solar project operating conditions are ignored when sizing the AC collection system, it can lead to equipment overheating, nuisance tripping, system failure and reduced power generation. Adding complexity to theRead More

Solar PV eBOS Buyer’s Guide 2020

Solar PV eBOS Buyer’s Guide 2020

February 5, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

We asked wire management and electrical component providers to tell us about their latest and greatest products (inverters will be broken out into their own Buyer’s Guide next month). Trends in eBOS components right now include AC combiners, above ground cable management and heavy-duty clamps. Check them all out below.Read More

Eaton teams with Pecan Street to develop next-gen residential demand response system

Eaton teams with Pecan Street to develop next-gen residential demand response system

May 6, 2019 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy research organization Pecan Street Inc. and power management company Eaton are partnering to develop and test a next-generation residential demand response solution that will increase overall efficiency of the electric grid and optimize the use of renewable energy generation resources. As more households invest in solar energy, electric vehicles,Read More

October24, 2016- The Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO.   (Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL)

Eaton, NREL team up on new power management research

January 23, 2018 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

To expedite research and commercialization of new energy-related technologies, power management company Eaton and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have entered into a cooperative agreement to co-locate approximately 15 members of Eaton’s Corporate Research and Technology team at NREL’s Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF)Read More

On the Scene: We went to the Eaton Experience Center to see the grid’s future

On the Scene: We went to the Eaton Experience Center to see the grid’s future

October 31, 2017 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Eaton is one of those companies that does everything without you realizing it, with innovations for industries as diverse as aviation, data centers, food and beverage, rail and, of course, utilities, just to name a few. The company recently expanded its Experience Center in Pittsburgh to show the latest advancesRead More

Intersolar North America Showcase: Here’s what to see at this year’s trade show

Intersolar North America Showcase: Here’s what to see at this year’s trade show

June 26, 2017 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

APsystems: True three-phrase microinverters APsystems boasts an industry best-selling 3-phase solar microinverter and the industry’s first true 3-phase (phase-balanced & phase-monitored) unit, the YC1000-3. This model handles 208V or 277Y/480V grid voltages with 900 watts maximum output, 95 percent peak efficiency and comes with ZigBee communication and integrated ground. AtRead More

1,500-volt systems to trend in 2017: Here’s what you need to know

1,500-volt systems to trend in 2017: Here’s what you need to know

March 14, 2017 at 6:06 am 1 comment

Large-scale solar projects are heading into yet another sea change: the 1,500-volt PV system (Vdc). The idea behind the voltage increase is the same now as it was during the move from 600 volts to 1,000 volts — further reduce installation costs and increase profitability by reducing the number ofRead More

New tool from Eaton to ease utility integration of distributed energy resources

New tool from Eaton to ease utility integration of distributed energy resources

February 17, 2017 at 1:37 pm 1 comment

Power management company Eaton launched a new software tool designed to help utilities of all sizes efficiently and accurately integrate distributed energy resources without adversely impacting reliability and power quality. The Integration Capacity Analysis module is one of the latest additions to Eaton’s CYMETM software platform that provides customized electricalRead More

SPI Preview: Central inverters up the voltage, add capabilities

SPI Preview: Central inverters up the voltage, add capabilities

September 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Large-scale systems are becoming more powerful and more advanced, at least if the show floor of Solar Power International this year is any indication. Alencon Systems LLC will unveil the latest generation of its unique PV harvesting and central inverter solution at booth 3023. Major highlights of Alencon Systems’ PVRead More

Reduce costs, install time with these new utility-scale Eaton solar combiner boxes (1,500 volt)

Reduce costs, install time with these new utility-scale Eaton solar combiner boxes (1,500 volt)

July 27, 2016 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Power management company Eaton just released its new Crouse-Hinds series 1,500 volt direct current (DC) combiner boxes for large-scale solar photovoltaic applications. The combiner boxes are designed to help customers reduce system costs by reducing wiring requirements and installation time. “As GTM research noted earlier this year, overall project costsRead More