EcoFasten Solar introduces new mounting solution for standing-seam metal roofs

EcoFasten Solar has launched its newest product, SimpleBlock, a solution designed specifically for standing-seam metal roofing applications. The company is looking forward to showcasing SimpleBlock at upcoming industry tradeshows: California Solar Expo, OSEIA Solar Energy Conference, Solar Power Southeast, Intersolar North America and Solar Power International. The extremely versatile SimpleBlock provides a variety of options

SolPad takes steps to reduce size and weight in its solar inverter and storage solution

SolPad is using GaN Systems’ gallium nitride (GaN) transistors in its FlexGrid inverters to increase power efficiency and reduce size and weight. Using an intelligent design capable of compensating for diverse power environments, the FlexGrid inverter is seamlessly integrated into two devices, SolPad Home and SolPad Mobile, creating a new category of “smart energy” products.

Mounting Systems releases new lightweight 5/40 rail for sloped roofs

Whether it’s material, adjustability, components or color, each project has its particular requirements and each installer has his particular preferences. To further expand the available options for residential systems, racking manufacturers are adding a few alternatives to pitched roof planning that expedite both the transportation to the roof and direct installation on the roof, including

Phoenix Nuclear Labs to supply proton accelerators to Rayton Solar

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) has signed a long-term agreement to be the exclusive supplier of high current proton accelerators to California-based Rayton Solar to produce low-cost, high-efficiency solar panels. Under the terms of the agreement, PNL will deliver the first system to Rayton at the end of 2017, followed by several additional units in 2018

FLEX-CORE releases new product catalog for 2017

FLEX-CORE announces the completion of a new product catalog featuring a large selection of products designed for measuring, monitoring and control of current power and energy. The 2017 catalog includes product features, technical specifications, dimensional drawings, application usage and ordering information. Featured in the 2017 catalog is the versatile UL certified FCL Series flexible split-core current

Sungrow offers energy storage system for the North American Market

Sungrow, the global leading PV inverter system solution supplier, unveiled a new turnkey energy storage system solution at the Energy Storage Association’s 27th Annual Conference and Expo in Denver, Colorado. Committed towards the development and manufacturing of Energy Storage System Solutions, Sungrow’s ESS lineup is tailored to help solve the challenge of varying energy demands

Built Well Solar starts special service company to stop critters building nests around solar panels

Although it’s very rare, squirrels or pigeons sometimes set up home under solar panels. It’s warm and cozy in the gap between solar panels and the roof, creating an attractive nesting environment for these critters. Fewer than 1% of Built Well Solar’s thousands of customers have experienced this type of issue–sometimes not for many years after

SunPower forms solutions business unit, will sell Oasis product platform direct

SunPower now offers the fully-integrated SunPower Oasis Power Plant platform directly to solar power plant developers and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) providers through a newly formed SunPower Solutions business unit. SunPower Solutions enables developers and EPCs to benefit from SunPower’s extensive experience over the past decade developing, financing, constructing, operating and maintaining solar power plants.

TrinaBESS introduces TrinaMega, large-scale storage solution, to U.S. market

TrinaBESS introduced its large-scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) called TrinaMega for the US Market at the 27th Annual Energy Storage Association (ESA) Expo, held in Denver. TrinaMega is a modular plug-and-play containerized BESS solution, entirely custom-made, in order to answer specific battery usage and functions from utilities and large energy users. The manufacturer says

REC TwinPeak family now has 72-cell, 350-W panels

REC, the world’s most trusted brand for solar panels, has begun commercial production of its new generation 72-cell product based on its award-winning REC TwinPeak technologies. Rated  up to 350 Wp, the REC TwinPeak 2S 72 panel sets a new world record in power output for 72-cell multicrystalline panels, thus competing strongly with products of