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SPI Preview: Solar-plus-storage solutions for homes to microgrids

SPI Preview: Solar-plus-storage solutions for homes to microgrids

September 6, 2016 at 7:00 am 4 comments

The solar-plus-storage revolution has only just begun, but there are some great systems of varying size, scale and scope that you need to check out on the show floor this year at SPI. Princeton Power Systems (booth 1075), a global energy storage solutions company, is showcasing its Energy Storage IQRead More

New Alencon website highlights system’s capabilities for improving PV plant performance

New Alencon website highlights system’s capabilities for improving PV plant performance

September 2, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Alencon Systems LLC has launched a new version of its website that is geared at explaining the unique features of its products. Check it out here. The new website focuses on the range of PV applications for Alencon’s products including both new PV plants as well as upgrades to existingRead More

SPI Preview: Fronius showcases shutdown, storage, smart meters, software and a paddleboard

SPI Preview: Fronius showcases shutdown, storage, smart meters, software and a paddleboard

August 25, 2016 at 9:42 am 1 comment

While attending Solar Power International in Las Vegas this year, you will notice the large presence Fronius has on the trade show floor (booth 1521), promoting a slew of products under its mantra of “24 hours of sun.” Here is a sneak peek of what you’ll find. (Oh, and you’ll alsoRead More

SMA’s Sunny Boy passes UL 1741 SA testing to meet needs in Arizona, California

SMA’s Sunny Boy passes UL 1741 SA testing to meet needs in Arizona, California

August 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA says it is the first inverter manufacturer to complete functional and safety testing with UL according to the UL 1741 SA (Supplement A) draft standard, which identifies inverter functions required for optimal grid stability. To achieve that, SMA enhanced the smart-inverter capabilities of its Sunny Boy TL-US series ofRead More

Fronius expands U.S. presence with new Bay Area location

Fronius expands U.S. presence with new Bay Area location

August 17, 2016 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

Fronius already has an enormous U.S. facility located in Indiana, but is ready to commit to the U.S. market further, expanding into an office in the Bay Area. Just recently opened, the new Fronius location accommodates product management, R&D and technical sales. When Fronius entered the U.S. solar market inRead More

Four new SMA inverter models include ‘Secure Power Supply’ feature

Four new SMA inverter models include ‘Secure Power Supply’ feature

August 12, 2016 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

SMA has added four new models to its redesigned Sunny Boy inverter line with Secure Power Supply, expanding its portfolio of residential inverter solutions. The UL-listed Sunny Boy 3.0-US, 3.8-US, 7.0-US and 7.7-US join the 5.0-US and 6.0-US in the newest Sunny Boy lineup providing integrators greater design and installationRead More

Fronius initiates industry standard for NEC 2017 Rapid Shutdown

Fronius initiates industry standard for NEC 2017 Rapid Shutdown

August 11, 2016 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Fronius USA has recently initiated a working group to define an open industry standard for NEC 2017 Rapid Shutdown communication. The standard is now established together with several industry leaders and the SunSpec Alliance. Fronius believes that the best module-level rapid shutdown solutions are not single vendor solutions. Therefore, theRead More

Check out this microinverter install training series from APsystems

Check out this microinverter install training series from APsystems

August 3, 2016 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

APsystems just launched a video series aimed at registered, professional solar installers (hey, that’s you!) to support its online training webinars, technical manuals and other support resources. The series will guide you, step by step, through a quick, hassle-free installation and setup of its YC500 microinverter. Side note, APsystems alsoRead More

Details on new utility-scale optimizer, central inverter solution from Alencon Systems

Details on new utility-scale optimizer, central inverter solution from Alencon Systems

August 2, 2016 at 2:48 pm 2 comments

Solar Power International is the ultimate place to see the latest and most interesting new products and services driving the solar industry forward. If you head to the show this year (Las Vegas, Sept. 12 -15), swing by the Alencon Systems LLC booth (#3023) for the unveiling pf the latest generation of its 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