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, the leading 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

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

The new facility will include four production lines and automated equipment for the company’s high performing solar modules totalling a capacity of 800 megawatt (MW).

Hanwha Q CELLS To Build Large-Scale Module Factory In Malaysia

German headquartered Hanwha Q CELLS has announced that it will build a large-scale module factory at its existing site in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. The new facility will include four production lines and automated equipment for the company’s high performing solar modules totalling a capacity of 800 megawatt (MW). After currently increasing its capacities in cell production, the

By eliminating long rails, Quick Rack can be packaged in small boxes, making the entire mounting system easy to transport, warehouse and deliver to the rooftop.

Quick Mount PV Introduces Quick Rack

Quick Mount PV has introduced the Quick Rack Rail-Free Mounting System for solar rooftop installations. The Quick Rack system integrates the roof mount and the racking to significantly reduce material handling, installation time and labor costs. By eliminating long rails, Quick Rack can be packaged in small boxes, making the entire mounting system easy to transport, warehouse and deliver to the rooftop. “We

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

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


LG’s New AC Solar Module Demonstrated At SPI

Led by new integrated, max-performing AC-powered solar modules, LG Electronics USA exhibited a host of solutions from the LG Mono X monocrystalline module series last week. At the Solar Power International (SPI) Expo, LG displayed new solar module upgrades, combining a new level of performance and flexibility for both home and business owners seeking lower

Guests stop at Array Technologies' SPI booth.

Array Technologies Showcased Experience And Innovation At SPI

Array Technologies, Inc.’s (ATI) 2,000-square-foot booth space was the place to be last week, when over 15,000 solar professionals flooded the Las Vegas Convention Center to experience new technology first-hand and discuss industry trends. Well positioned as a global leader in PV solar tracking solutions, ATI’s dual-level booth promoted the upcoming (r)evolution of tracking technology