Products & Technology

Sunverge Introduces Next-Generation Energy Storage System

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SI Staff on Feb 10, 2016

Sunverge Energy, a provider of intelligent energy storage and distributed energy resource management, has introduced the next generation of its Solar Integration System (SIS), now offering a package of more battery options and a streamlined design with enhanced system intelligence. [Read More]

SolarEdge Technologies Ships Its 10 Millionth Power Optimizer

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SI Staff on Feb 10, 2016

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a provider of solar PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, has officially shipped its 10 millionth power optimizer. The company says it has reached this milestone 10 years after its founding and only six years [Read More]

Heliatek Claims Record Efficiency For Organic Photovoltaic Cells

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SI Staff on Feb 09, 2016

Germany-based manufacturer Heliatek claims it has set a new world record for the direct conversion of sunlight into electricity using organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells. The company says its researchers reached 13.2% efficiency using multi-junction OPV cells, and the measurement was [Read More]

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]