Webinar: How Photovoltaic Systems Can Help Stabilize and Secure Utility Grids – April 27th

Join us for a free, live webinar on April 27th at 2pm EDT.      With a continuously increasing amount of renewable energy in the utility grid, the market is facing new challenges and requirements. Active and reactive power management is key when it comes to stabilizing and securing utility grids. With the ability for

Webinar: Using solar financing to grow your business – June 22, 2017

Join us for a free, live webinar on June 22nd at 2pm EST.     It’s the best of times and the worst of times for the U.S. residential solar industry. Costs are coming down, which makes solar more affordable for consumers and accessible to a mass market. But margins are also getting tighter, which

Webinar: What you need to know when selecting an ESS

    Energy storage systems (ESS) will quickly become the future of solar with the new restrictions on grid feed-in. Many regions are restricting on how much and when you can feed back to the grid, while others will not allow you to send power to the grid at all. Then there are other cases

Webinar: Critical Connectivity: addressing site communication in a wireless (and sometimes wired) world

    Today’s solar customers have an almost bewildering array of choices (and acronyms) for linking the gateway to their router. There are Wi-Fi extenders, or Ethernet cables such as Ethernet-over-powerline (EoP), where wires used to distribute power inside homes also transmit digital data based on time division multiple access (TDMA) technology. You can even use

Webinar: Lithium Iron batteries: the Safe Solar Storage Solution

    The future looks bright for solar storage in 2017. Standard solar storage systems can be unreliable and put off a hazardous amount of heat causing malfunctions and power outages. To combat this, OEMs turned to lithium ion batteries to create safer storage. However, not all battery systems are the same. CivicSolar introduced us

Webinar: From Single System Failures to Managing Large Scale Photovoltaic Portfolios

    Lessons learned from over 12.5 GWp monitored system data and more than 10 years of field experience in quality services for systems all over the world. We will begin with the most common failures that happen during design and installation and continue through the challenges to monitor and operate large scale solar portfolios

Designing Residential PV Systems for Maximum Return: an Inside Look into Aurora’s AutoDesigner – On Demand Webinar

      Figuring out the best solar installation to meet your customer’s energy needs, budget, and –most importantly– roof can be hard. With increasingly complex utility rate structures like NEM 2.0, dozens of electrical and fire code rules, and hundreds of available components, it can be a painful process finding the perfect design that

On Demand Webinar: Evolution of PV System Arc Fault Protection, and Why it Matters

        Arc faults can be dangerous, evenly deadly. PV inverters aren’t always correct in detecting arcs, sometimes false tripping and sometimes missing them all together. Arc detection has been a controversial topic. We’ll take a brief look at the issues with arc detection, and the progress being made in changing test methods to improve

Webinar: The Virtual Central Inverter: Using 1500VDC String Inverters for Utility-Scale Solar Projects

This webinar was originally broadcast on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Click here to watch On Demand.   At what point do the total installed costs make it wiser to go with central instead of string inverters? With new higher output, 1500VDC string inverters hitting the market, string inverters can be combined to create a “Virtual

Webinar: Marketing Insights to Help you Thrive in the Competitive Solar Market

This webinar was originally broadcast on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Click here to watch On Demand. The solar market is growing exponentially, presenting both opportunities and challenges for smaller solar businesses, who must compete with the large, national brands entering their markets. Although taking on the big guys can seem daunting, it’s important to keep