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Burn before you build: The importance of destructive battery testing

Burn before you build: The importance of destructive battery testing

July 30, 2019 at 8:00 am 1 comment

Batteries solve the problem of intermittent solar irradiance and reliable clean energy. With energy storage systems, PV project owners and off-takers can continue using solar power long after the sun sets. After years of hype, battery systems are finally gaining traction in major markets, especially in states such as Hawaii,Read More

Photo of Sunpower's new testing facility

New PV module testing guidelines published by CSA Group

August 17, 2017 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

North American testing, certification and standards development organization CSA Group sent word about the development of C450 – currently available as an Express Document (EXP450) – new guidelines that help to address the lack of uniform testing requirements in the Photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing industry. To best ensure the levelRead More

Single-axis tracker from GameChange completes wind tunnel testing

Single-axis tracker from GameChange completes wind tunnel testing

September 8, 2015 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

GameChange Racking announced that wind tunnel testing was completed on the GameChange Power-Tracker single axis tracker. The testing was completed by CPP, an industry leader in boundary layer wind tunnel testing, at their facility in Fort Collins, Colo. “Wind tunnel testing is especially critical for trackers which can experience unique loadingRead More