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RBI Solar acquires balance of system provider SolarBOS

RBI Solar acquires balance of system provider SolarBOS

August 29, 2018 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

RBI Solar, Inc. sent word that it has acquired California-based SolarBOS, Inc., a market leading provider of PV electrical balance of systems (BOS). As a single source provider of solar racking systems, RBI Solar will look to integrate SolarBOS’ products to more completely throughout its lineup. Founded in 2004, SolarBOSRead More

Closer to the grid connection, interrupt ratings are higher, which is why SolarBOS recommends fuses instead of breakers.

DC decisions: Large-scale PV wiring trends are leaving behind DC combiners, cables

March 5, 2018 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

All large-scale PV projects will involve a ton of modules and only one grid connection, so all of the aggregation decisions made in between comprise a big chunk of a profitable project pitch. We asked two major eBOS suppliers for the trends leading the way in large-scale PV wiring inRead More

SolarBOS expands design services for large solar projects

SolarBOS expands design services for large solar projects

February 28, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarBOS has expanded its Design Services team to deliver additional services to customers in the large commercial and utility sectors of the solar industry. These services include wire layouts, takeoffs, detailed wire schedules and eBOS optimizations for systems larger than 1 MW. “Providing detailed wire schedules helps ensure that everyRead More

11 things to know about the SolarBOS AC Combiner

11 things to know about the SolarBOS AC Combiner

February 1, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

SolarBOS introduced the industry’s first fused AC combiner for string inverter applications in September 2016. Since then, SolarBOS engineers and product managers have refined and improved the product offering, having supported solar projects combining as many as 36 string inverters with a single AC combiner. SolarBOS now says its AC Combiner lineRead More

Details on new AC Combiners, Recombiners from SolarBOS

Details on new AC Combiners, Recombiners from SolarBOS

March 16, 2017 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

SolarBOS, a balance of system product developer and manufacturer for the Solar Energy Industry, is debuting a new set of AC Combiners and Recombiners. These SolarBOS AC Combiners and Recombiners have been designed specifically for PV systems to facilitate combining multiple string inverter AC outputs more effectively than breaker panels.Read 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

SolarBOS 1,500 volt combiners, recombiners now UL 1741 listed

SolarBOS 1,500 volt combiners, recombiners now UL 1741 listed

March 16, 2016 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarBOS, a leading developer and manufacturer of Balance of System products in the solar energy industry, announced that its 1,500 VDC Combiners and Recombiners are listed to UL-1741. “1,500 VDC solar installations reduce overall BOS cost by minimizing the number of source circuit conductors,” says Trevor Plaine, a SolarBOS engineer.Read More

Rapid System Shutdown: Questions and Solutions

Rapid System Shutdown: Questions and Solutions

October 12, 2015 at 1:30 pm 3 comments

The updated 2014 National Electrical Code’s (NEC) manual, Section 690.12, says that a PV system needs to be able to reduce the voltage and current to 30 volts and 240 volt-amps, within a 10-ft perimeter of the array after rapid shutdown is initiated. It’s a straightforward name and concept, butRead More

SolarBOS Now Offering Wire Harness Solutions

SolarBOS Now Offering Wire Harness Solutions

March 6, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

LIVERMORE, Calif. – SolarBOS is pleased to announce it has begun shipping wire harnesses and cable assemblies from its Grand Rapids, Michigan, facility, utilizing automated Schleuniger wire cutting, stripping, and labelling equipment. All wire harness assemblies are custom manufactured to client specifications, making any installation effective and cost efficient. CustomersRead More