Smart Modules Meet Rapid Shutdown Requirements

Tigo Energy’s smart module line of products now have additional functionality required by NEC 2014 690.12 Rapid Shutdown. This feature is available immediately for all Smart Module’s using Tigo’s industry leading technology or Tigo’s retrofit optimizers. Intertek laboratories (ETL) verified through testing, Tigo’s smart module technology and confirmed it is meeting the Rapid Shutdown requirements


SolarWorld Expands Panel and Advanced Cell Production

SolarWorld, a crystalline silicon solar producer in the Americas, will add a solar-panel production line in Hillsboro to bring the panel-assembly factory’s capacity up to 530 megawatts (MW) and expand advanced cell production capacity by 100 MW and add 200 jobs. Details of the announcements include: SolarWorld’s new line will increase annual solar-panel production capacity from 380

Wildlife Associates

Enphase Donates Solar Materials To Wildlife Associates Project

Everybody Solar recently announced that Enphase Energy, a microinverter technology provider, has donated more than 100 microinverters and accessories to the Wildlife Associates project in Half Moon Bay. This in-kind donation will help significantly lower the cost of the project and pushes Everybody Solar past 18% of their fundraising goal. “Giving back to our local


APS And Upsolar Offer Financing Package For Residential Customers

APS and Upsolar are teaming up to offer a turnkey solar financing and installation package for residential customers. The partnership unites PV modules from Upsolar and microinverter technology from APS to maximize system output and accelerate homeowners’ return on investment. The package is aimed at homeowners who want to capitalize on the many benefits of

200 MAGE SOLAR PV panels are mounted onto 5 ground mounts at the University of Kentucky Extension Office in Hopkinsville, KY. Sunway Energy Solutions designed and installed the clean energy project (photo courtesy of Sunway Energy Solutions).

University Of Kentucky Adds 50 kW

MAGE Solar USA, provider of PV and ACPV modules, recently announced that the University of Kentucky added a 50 kW PV system to the Christian County Extension Office in Hopkinsville. The system was designed and installed by Sunway Energy Solutions of Murray, Ky. The 200 MAGE Solar panels recently installed by Sunway Energy Solutions are


OutBack Power Showcased Expanded Portfolio At SPI

OutBack Power Technologies, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of advanced power electronics for renewable energy, backup power and mobile applications, announced several additions to its renewable energy systems portfolio, including its new FLEXware Integrated Combiner Solution (ICS), new power conversion systems and expanded line of batteries and enclosures. With these offerings, and the company’s new

Rick Campfield has assumed the role of CEO at SunModo.

Growth Of SunModo Leads To New CEO Hire

Increased sales of innovative solar racking products developed by SunModo Corp. has led the company to hire its first Chief Executive Officer, a move that signals even greater future growth, as the company scales up to the next level. SunModo, an innovative racking solutions provider for solar power systems, announced that Rick Campfield has assumed


Webinar: How To Sell Solar To Your Local Bank

Live webinar is Thursday, Nov. 20th at 2 PM Eastern. Join us for 60 minutes of question and answer on how to sell solar to your local bank. Our distinguished panelists, drawn from some of the most innovative funding organizations in the country, have agreed to spend an hour answering your questions on financing small-commercial

TripSaver II Cutout-Mounted Recloser

Reclosers Save Florida From Power Outages

S&C Electric Company recently announced an agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) for S&C’s TripSaver II Cutout-Mounted Reclosers to be installed throughout the utility’s system to reduce momentary outages for its 4.7 million customers. As part of its commitment to Florida, S&C will make a $3 million investment to expand its operations in the


BOS Services Coming To Mandalay Bay Rooftop Installation

Power management company Eaton recently announced a contract to provide electrical distribution equipment for a 6.4-MW dc solar installation at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Convention Center in Las Vegas. The MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy project is the world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center to date, and is predicted