Arccom inverter from solectria

Webinar – Commercial Solar Design & NEC 2014: Meeting New Arc Fault Detection and Rapid Shutdown Requirements

Live webinar will be Wednesday, August 20th, 2014. Register for the event by clicking the button below. During this webinar, Solectria Renewables, in conjunction with Solar Power World, will explore the primary considerations of achieving compliance with NEC 2014 for arc fault detection and rapid shutdown requirements. Even though Massachusetts is currently the only state

solar decathlon tigo

Tigo Updates: Solar Decathlon And Smart Module Modeling

Tigo Congratulates Its Solar Decathlon Team The Solar Decathlon competition sets collegiate students the task of designing and building aesthetically pleasing, marketable, and affordable solar-powered homes. The decade-old competition challenges the solar industry’s future leaders in a number of important areas. Tigo acknowledges the importance of this event for the renewable energy industry and congratulates

UL Testing

ReneSola Modules Pass Type 1 Fire Testing

ReneSola modules recently passed Type 1 fire testing for UL certification. UL 1703 requires PV systems or modules fire classification must match the minimum fire classification of the roof assembly over which they are mounted.  Type 1 fire testing certifies ReneSola modules compliance with UL1703 for integration with all Class A rated racking systems. SnapNrack

Nextronex Issued Patent On Distributed Architecture Solar Inverter System

On July 15, 2014, the U.S. Patent Office issued Patent Number 8,779,627 to Nextronex, Inc., covering the company’s unique solar inverter configuration, Distributed Architecture.  The patent issuance recognizes Nextronex’ innovation and reinforces the uniqueness of its solar inverter system.  This system delivers up to 8% more energy output than conventional central or string inverter systems.


White Paper: Foundation Selection For Ground Mounted PV Solar Systems

By Andrew Worden, CEO, GameChange Racking Foundation selection is critical for a cost effective installation of PV solar panel support structures. Lack of proper investigation of subsurface conditions can lead to selection of the wrong foundation type and can result in costly change orders and delays to the job completion date. A site should first

AEE solar

Distributor Hosts Free Solar Summer Webinar Series

Catch distributor AEE Solar’s summer webinar series every other Friday at 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST (PST). The educational webinars are complimentary. Each presentation will feature 40 minutes of content and 20 minutes of open questions and answers. So, grab a coffee and gather the team for these interactive sessions! Register here. July 18th – Social

enphase solar

Bringing The Solar Dream To Life

Summer is prime time for solar installers all across the country, and nonprofit organization GRID Alternatives is among the many up on the roof. Enphase employees joined GRID for the latest installment in a series of Sebastopol, Calif., homes that have been given a clean energy upgrade. As part of a long-standing partnership with GRID,


UL White Paper: Getting More Reliability in PV Installations

Photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers, installers and project owners share a common interest in the long-term performance of PV installations. In evaluating the reliability of a PV system, it is important to focus not just on the PV module but on the entire system. An installed PV system can provide the expected level of service only

Juhl Energy

Juhl Renewable Energy Systems Brings Rooftop Solar To Chicago

Juhl Renewable Energy Systems, a subsidiary of Juhl Energy and provider of solar, wind and battery storage systems, was recently named lead contractor for all rooftop installations through Solar Chicago, a new program serving Chicago, Ill., and several neighboring villages. Solar Chicago is offering rooftop solar panel installations to residential property owners through September 30th at


DPW Solar Announces Top-Of-Pole Mounting System

DPW Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Preformed Line Products Company, announces the new POWER-FAB Universal Top-of-Pole PV Mounting System. Designed with the professional PV solar installer in mind, the new Universal Top-of-Pole mount securely mounts most 60 cell PV modules. Configured and packaged for the stocking distributor, the UTPMs are available in 4 through