DuPontFI

DuPont,Yingli Solar Collaborate On China Solar Power Project

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions  and Yingli Solar completed the installation of a 210 kilowatt solar power project on the rooftop of the DuPont China R&D Center in Shanghai. The project contains Yingli Solar’s monocrystalline PANDA modules, which utilize innovative new technologies that are enabled in part by advanced materials from DuPont. The companies share a commitment

AlectrisFI

How Consultants Can Save Your Projects

At what stage do most solar projects run into problems, and how can a good asset management firm help navigate those difficulties? This discussion addresses the challenges in the post-construction phase of the project (asset). Within this cycle, the focus is on the management versus technical aspects of the more than 25-year life of a

QMPVFI

Quick Mount PV Launches Company Blog

 Solar roof-mount manufacturer Quick Mount PV launched a solar-roofing blog titled Rooftop Review. The new blog coincides with a website redesign aimed to highlight the company’s unique value to its customers as well as enhance the user experience. The new blog will harness the company’s technical and industry expertise in roofing and solar to share

FrankFI

Welcome To SPI — Here’s What You Need To Know

By Frank Andorka, Senior Editor For those of you attending Solar Power International (SPI), the team at Solar Energy Trade Shows (the company handling the show’s logistics, or SETS) compiled a list of what you need to know before arriving in Las Vegas: Before you travel to the show, schedule meetings with your current clients

QCELLSFI

Hanwha Q CELLS, AGR To Power Plant in UK

Hanwha Q CELLS teamed up with AGRenewables (AGR), to power up a 24.3 MW photovoltaic power plant for Ingenious Clean Energy in record-time. Despite severe weather conditions, the park in Stowbridge, Cambridgeshire, England, was constructed and grid-connected ahead of the changes in ROC at the end of March. More than 94,500 Q.PRO-G3 solar panels were

WinaicoFI

WINAICO Passes Highest Hail Stone Test From TÜV Rheinland

WINAICO, a division of Taiwan’s module manufacturer, Win Win Precision Technology Co., announced that its modules have passed the most stringent hail impact test conducted by TÜV Rheinland. WINAICO is one of the first PV manufacturers in the world to secure IEC 61215 with its modules withstanding the impact of 35 mm hail stones travelling at over 27.2

TrinaSolarFI

Trina Solar to Supply 70MW Modules To Project in Chile

Trina Solar, a global producer of photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions, and services, agreed to supply 70MW high efficiency modules to a large-scale solar power project in Chile. Under the terms of the agreement, Trina Solar will deliver TSM-PC14 solar modules that have an output of between 300W and 310W per panel. Shipment of the modules

ChargeControllersFI

How To Choose The Perfect Charge Controller

What is the most important factor in choosing the perfect charge controller for your solar project? The most important job of all solar-charge controllers is to properly charge the batteries and to give them as long a life as possible. There are two types of charge controllers: Pulse width modulation (PWM) Maximum power point tracking (MPPT) The

JudahFI

Command And Control: Why 24/7 Solar Monitoring Matters


By Judah Moseson, Special To Solar Power World Photovoltaic (PV) solar-farm technology improvements, as well as the size and number of installations, have increased dramatically in the past five years. This has created an increase in potential generation and revenue—which means traditional power-plant issues and considerations have become more prevalent in the solar energy sector. 

DukeFI

Duke Energy Commits $500 million To NC Solar Power

Duke Energy made a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. This culminates the company’s request for proposals (RFP) issued in February for new solar capacity. It will help Duke Energy further its commitment to renewable energy, diversify its energy portfolio and meet North Carolina’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency