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Eaton says new DC collection system could reduce large-scale BOS costs by 15 percent

Eaton says new DC collection system could reduce large-scale BOS costs by 15 percent

March 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton just introduced its new Crouse-Hinds series direct current (DC) collection system, designed to reduce costs and installation time in large-scale solar projects. The new Sunnector DC collection system includes wire harnesses and combiner boxes designed to support DC strings made with aluminum wire, which reduce labor andRead More

What you need to know about 1500-volt inverters

What you need to know about 1500-volt inverters

February 18, 2016 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Seems like just yesterday that large-scale PV systems moved to 1,000 Vdc in the United States, but another sea change to the 1,500-volt system is imminent. The analysts at GTM Research believe the transition will begin in earnest this year, and so do many of the inverter manufacturers we surveyedRead More

How inverters are changing PV systems with bundled services

How inverters are changing PV systems with bundled services

January 25, 2016 at 12:10 pm 4 comments

There’s that joke about smartphones that’s kind of a cliché now: Why are they called “phones” still? The phone part is like 1 percent of its usefulness. Inverters are kind of trending in that direction, too. Defining an inverter as merely a device that converts direct current from a solarRead More

What to see at SPI? Check out this SPI product showcase

What to see at SPI? Check out this SPI product showcase

September 8, 2015 at 9:19 am 7 comments

Solar Power International is the biggest, baddest solar show of the year, bringing the best the industry has to offer under one roof. Seeing it all would be impossible, so to help streamline things, we present our SPI Product Showcase, previewing some of the latest and greatest products on theRead More

Eaton’s innovative fusing system is dramatically reducing maintenance and maximizing energy generation #Intersolar

Eaton’s innovative fusing system is dramatically reducing maintenance and maximizing energy generation #Intersolar

July 16, 2015 at 4:34 pm 1 comment

Power management company Eaton announced more than a few things at Intersolar North America, including overcurrent protection for three-phase, pad-mounted transformers up to 38 kilovolts (kV), which will enable customers to get their systems back online faster to generate power. Eaton’s Cooper Power series overcurrent protection devices are designed to protectRead More

Eaton explains its Power Xpert inverter line at #Intersolar

Eaton explains its Power Xpert inverter line at #Intersolar

July 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm 4 comments

Eaton Corp. is an enormous manufacturer and innovator. The power management company provides solutions to customers to manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power in myriad of industries — fluid power, industrial and commercial controls, automotive and truck industries. Of course, Eaton is a major player in the solar industry andRead More

Eaton Supports Largest Hospital Solar Installation in New Jersey

Eaton Supports Largest Hospital Solar Installation in New Jersey

April 29, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton today announced it has provided electrical distribution equipment, engineering services and solar inverters for a 6.3-megawatt (MW) solar installation at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey. The photovoltaic (PV) solar array annually will generate more than 8 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of sustainable electricity to helpRead More

Eaton’s New PV Fuses Increase Flexibility for High-Current Solar Applications

Eaton’s New PV Fuses Increase Flexibility for High-Current Solar Applications

April 6, 2015 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Eaton’s New Bussmann Series NH Size Fuses Provide the Industry’s Highest Current Density and Consistent Bolt-Hole Pattern Power management company Eaton today introduced its new Bussmann series 1000 volts direct current (Vdc) NH size photovoltaic (PV) solar fuses specifically designed for protecting and isolating array combiners, re-combiners, disconnects and inverters.Read More

Eaton Releases New NH-Sized PV Fuses

Eaton Releases New NH-Sized PV Fuses

April 6, 2015 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

The new Eaton Bussmann series 1000 volts direct current (Vdc) NH size photovoltaic (PV) solar fuses are specifically designed for protecting and isolating array combiners, re-combiners, disconnects and inverters. Eaton’s NH PV fuses meet global agency standards, simplifying designs for worldwide markets, and are available in traditional blade and bolt-onRead More

Wireless Surveillance

Wireless Surveillance

January 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Wireless monitoring solutions help large-scale projects. As the solar industry matures, there is a fundamental shift in how large-scale solar projects are funded, constructed and operated. While government programs in the form of tax credits, initiatives, legislations, subsidies and general funding encouraged renewable energy and environmental action, the financing modelRead More