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All-In-One: All of your solar-plus-storage needs built into one cabinet

All-In-One: All of your solar-plus-storage needs built into one cabinet

January 9, 2017 at 9:47 am 1 comment

The second level exhibit hall at Intersolar in San Francisco (there are three floors total) is dedicated to balance of systems technology, and in 2016, that means the floor was almost entirely made up of energy storage systems as everyone readies for the solar-plus-storage dam to break. Or at leastRead More

PERC Up: Boviet Solar tells us how it will provide high efficiency modules at a low cost

PERC Up: Boviet Solar tells us how it will provide high efficiency modules at a low cost

November 21, 2016 at 11:03 am 8 comments

Boviet Solar Technology Co. is probably the biggest manufacturer of solar modules you haven’t heard of. The reason being is the company has been an OEM supplier for a handful of brand names you do recognize, but that’s all about to change. We sat down with Boviet Solar USA, theRead More

Park-onomics: Best practices for constructing cost-effective carport projects

Park-onomics: Best practices for constructing cost-effective carport projects

October 10, 2016 at 8:56 am 2 comments

One thing is for sure about carports: they stand out, both aesthetically and in the budget. A carport, more so than a ground-mount or rooftop system, is about making a statement. How big of a statement will be reflected in some significant increases in cost — but this shouldn’t affectRead More

O&M: How to prep your solar sites to stay safe in harsh, dry climates

O&M: How to prep your solar sites to stay safe in harsh, dry climates

October 3, 2016 at 7:57 am Comments are Disabled

In August, a deadly blaze in Santa Clarita, Calif., continued to rage, as firefighters did their best to put out flareups from the Sand Fire, located dangerously close to some of the nation’s largest solar projects (near Antelope Valley). The fast-moving fire scorched about 35,000 acres of drought-ravaged terrain, destroyedRead More