SolarEdge recently released it’s newest product: the P-5 Series power optimizers. P-5 Series power optimizers have the same electrical ratings, functionality and mechanical interface as P-2 Series power optimizers and are fully interchangeable. The P-5 Series SolarEdge power optimizers will gradually replace the P-2 Series power optimizers during Q3/2014. During the transition period, customers that
EcoFasten Solar, manufacturer of watertight solar and thermal roof mounts and components, recently introduced CorruSlide, an adjustable, waterproof bracket designed to fit corrugated panels. Design Features Universal design – works as a hinge to fit all profiles North-South and East-West adjustment for ease of installation 5 fastener points ensure optimum strength Pre-applied gasket tape means
Solar software developer Folsom Labs recently added new functions to the mechanical and electrical design sections of HelioScope, an advanced PV system design tool that combines Google Maps-integrated design tools with a sophisticated physics engine to streamline workflow for system engineers. New Functions Include: Automatic Row Spacing: Use your preferred metrics to automatically set row spacing.
California solar distributor Bland Solar & Air will carry APS microinverters under a new strategic partnership between the two companies. The agreement introduces APS microinverter products to customers in California’s Central Valley, a dynamic market where solar adoption far outpaces other metropolitan areas nationwide. In adding the APS microinverter line to their array of solar
You know the saying “Lightning never strikes twice?” Turns out, it’s a myth. Lightning can strike twice, three times or even more. It also has some favorite targets, with photovoltaic (PV) systems — including combiner boxes, inverters and datalines — at the top of the list. The increased risk for lightning strikes close to PV
Open to the public every day, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures had an average annual electricity bill of $100,000. To minimize operating expenses, the park owner explored alternative options to offset the attraction’s large energy needs. Contractor Australian Sustainable Energy Services (ASES) has installed an Enphase microinverter system at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, a wildlife attraction in Australia.
Q&A With David Froelich, Director Of Business Development At Solaire Generation Solar Power World: Solaire Generation focuses on solar structures and solar carport projects. How big of a market is solar for garage structures in particular? David Froelich: There are no published numbers on the garage top market that we’ve seen, but our experience indicates
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
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
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