Products & Technology

JA Solar’s PV Module Lineup Meets IEC62804 Anti-PID Standard

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SI Staff on Feb 02, 2016

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. says its entire portfolio of solar PV modules has passed the 96-hour potential induced degradation (PID) resistance test under the conditions of 85 degrees C and 85% relative humidity (double 85) at -1,000 V of [Read More]

Ideal Power Inks Distribution Deal With WESCO International

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SI Staff on Feb 02, 2016

Ideal Power Inc., a Texas-based developer of power conversion technologies, has entered into a distribution agreement with Pennsylvania-based WESCO International Inc. WESCO has added Ideal Power’s Grid Resilient 30 kW and 125 kW power conversion systems to its distribution portfolio [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric Co. Deploys Gridco Systems Technology

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SI Staff on Feb 01, 2016

Gridco Systems, a provider of agile grid infrastructure solutions, says that Hawaiian Electric Co. has deployed the Gridco Systems In-Line Power Regulator (IPR) to enable integration of increasing levels of rooftop PV systems. The Gridco IPRs help maintain reliable power [Read More]

SolarWorld, sonnen And PetersenDean Partner On U.S. Solar-Plus-Storage Offering

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SI Staff on Jan 29, 2016

Crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer SolarWorld has teamed up with sonnen Inc. and PetersenDean to provide integrated solar-plus-storage solutions to the U.S. market. sonnen is a European energy storage company that has opened a new headquarters office in Los Angeles, and PetersenDean [Read More]

SunLink Upgrades And Rebrands Solar Ground-Mount System

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SI Staff on Jan 29, 2016

California-based SunLink Corp. says it has rebranded its large-scale GMS fixed-tilt ground-mount system for commercial- and utility-scale solar projects and added new enhancements for product flexibility. In addition to solving project challenges like irregular site boundaries, steep or uneven terrain, [Read More]

PVComplete And PanelClaw Integrate Solar Solutions

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SI Staff on Jan 27, 2016

PanelClaw, a Massachusetts-based commercial rooftop solar mounting manufacturer, and PVComplete, a California-based solar design software provider, say they have entered into a partnership to collaborate on solutions that accelerate the design of commercial solar power systems and reduce the cost of [Read More]

NEXTracker Expands Footprint, Manufactures Solar Trackers In Mexico

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SI Staff on Jan 27, 2016

California-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has expanded its manufacturing presence in Mexico to meet the growing demand for the company’s NX Horizon solar trackers. Leveraging Flex’s manufacturing plant in Mexico and several component supply partners, NEXTracker says it is well [Read More]

MiaSole Announces Certifications For FLEX-02 Solar Modules

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SI Staff on Jan 26, 2016

MiaSole has announced that its copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS)-based, thin-film FLEX-02 solar modules are IEC 61646, IEC 61730 and UL 1703 certified, as well as UL 790 Class A fire rated. The California-based company says its FLEX-02 module offers [Read More]

Soltec Nets UL Certification For Single-Axis SF Utility Tracker

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SI Staff on Jan 22, 2016

Soltec Renewable Energies, a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers, has secured Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 3703 certification for its SF Utility solar tracker. According to Soltec, the recently created UL 3703 certification validates tested conformance to safety, mechanical and [Read More]

HiQ Solar Chooses to Manufacture TrueString Inverters

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SI Staff on Jan 22, 2016

California-based HiQ Solar has selected Flex, which provides design, engineering, manufacturing, and supply-chain insight and logistics services, to manufacture its TrueString solar inverter family. According to HiQ Solar, its TrueString inverter is becoming increasingly popular for commercial three-phase PV installations. [Read More]