Ideal Power provides solar+storage solution for U.S. Virgin Islands

Ideal Power , a power conversion technology company, today announced its products will serve in a collaborative hybrid microgrid project that will provide power to a commercial facility on the island of Saint Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Like many buildings in the Caribbean, this facility is completely disconnected from the central power grid

Solar-Log offers solar monitoring solution at Intersolar North America

Solar-Log, the global provider ofresidential and commercial monitoring*, will be presenting its solar monitoring and management solution at Intersolar North America – the new Solar-Log WEB Enerest. Solar-Log WEB Enerest is a sophisticated and professional solar PV monitoring platform. This new, enhanced portal, in combination with Solar-Log’s award-winning data loggers, offers superior monitoring and efficient

Panasonic HIT solar module achieves world’s best output temperature coefficient

Panasonic Corporation has achieved the world’s leading output temperature coefficient for mass-produced silicon photovoltaic modules, at -0.258%/°C. This record-breaking innovation sets a new standard for the solar industry, improving on the previous temperature coefficient by 0.032 points at the mass production level, highlighting the positive temperature characteristics of heterojunction solar cells and further improving Panasonic’s

Shoals Technologies announces investment of funds by Oaktree Capital Management

Shoals Technologies Group, a provider of solar electrical balance of systems, announced an investment by funds managed by the Power Opportunities group of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Founded in 1996, Shoals designs and manufactures a diverse range of products for solar and energy storage projects, including combiner boxes, junction boxes, wiring, and monitoring

Smappee brings home energy monitoring system to U.S. solar market

Smappee, a European developer of smart energy monitoring solutions, has entered the U.S. solar market with the launch of its flagship product, Smappee Plus. The most advanced energy monitoring system available on the market, Smappee Plus empowers consumers to better manage their electricity use and costs by providing detailed, real-time measurements of their energy production

Ingeteam supplies PV power stations for 100-MW plant

Ingeteam has supplied 23 of its 4.8-MW power stations for the Clare Solar Farm project, located in the Australian state of Queensland. This 100-MWAC (125 MWDC) project, conducted by Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), is being constructed by the Australian EPC, Downer EDI. The energy generated by this solar plant, which is still at the construction

Genbright and Ice Energy partner to reduce peak electricity demand on Nantucket

 Genbright LLC, a New England-based company specializing in the development and operation of new clean energy technologies including solar, and Ice Energy, a provider of distributed thermal energy storage for utilities, have partnered to help reduce Nantucket’s peak energy demand using Ice Energy’s innovative energy storage solution. The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) awarded Genbright and Ice

EnZinc and the U.S. Naval Research Lab sign license deal for battery

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has signed a commercial licensing agreement with EnZinc to commercialize the 3D Zinc sponge anode technology in a nickel-zinc battery for certain applications. The license gives EnZinc the exclusive rights to all electric road vehicles (from two wheel to multiwheel), hybrid vehicles, start-stop vehicles, and microgrids/distributed grids up to

PWRstation releases containerized retractable solar generators

PWRstation, an emerging Swiss-based designer and marketer of innovative industrial-grade solar products delivers the world’s first containerized retractable solar genset. Gianfranco Albertella, PWRstation’s Chief Commercial Officer says, “the release of our new line of PWRstation Class S 10-50 solar energy generators (gensets) is well-timed with Switzerland’s recent energy referendum which frames a national clean energy

What are the different types of solar software?

As the solar industry matures, it finds better ways to do things. Many solar-specific software options are coming to the market with the promise of reducing costs, improving accuracy and allowing the industry to scale. Here are some types of solar software, according to a vendor chart produced by emergence Capital. Customer identification software Customer