Products & Technology – Page 10

Suniva Completes Manufacturing Expansion At U.S. HQ

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 15, 2016

Suniva Inc., a manufacturer of solar cells and modules, has announced the completion of its manufacturing expansion at its U.S. headquarters, located in Norcross, Ga. The latest expansion increases the company’s Georgia-based manufacturing capacity to 450 MW. Suniva recently celebrated [Read More]

Sunrun Expands BrightBox Solar+Storage Offering To Calif. Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 14, 2016

After initially launching its Sunrun BrightBox solar-plus-storage solution in Hawaii earlier this year, residential solar provider Sunrun Inc. is now making the solution available to homeowners across California. According to the company, Sunrun BrightBox is a solar-plus-storage service that offers [Read More]

SolarEdge Introduces Accessories For PV Monitoring

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 13, 2016

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, has launched communications and management accessories meant to enhance module-level monitoring and improve operations and maintenance. In an effort to speed up installation times and to [Read More]

Canadian Solar Opens Module Plant In Brazil

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 12, 2016

Canadian Solar has commenced solar module manufacturing at its new facility in Sorocaba, a municipality in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company says the new plant will have an annual capacity of 380 MW. The official inauguration of [Read More]

SoCalGas And University Test Novel Renewable Energy Storage Process

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 09, 2016

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has announced the power-to-gas (P2G) hydrogen pipeline injection program it funds at the University of California Irvine has successfully demonstrated the use of excess renewable electricity that would otherwise go to waste. According to the [Read More]

Sunverge Introduces AC-Coupled Energy Storage System

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 08, 2016

California-based Sunverge Energy has announced the immediate availability of an AC-coupled model of its energy storage product. Offered to renewable energy installers and electric utility partners, the AC-coupled version of the company’s flagship Solar Integration System (SIS) provides the quality, [Read More]

NEXTracker Launches Storage-Integrated Solar Tracker

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 07, 2016

California-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has launched a solar-tracker-plus-storage solution. The new NX Fusion Plus solution integrates a tracker, battery, inverter and software. By incorporating battery storage technology into its product, NEXTracker says it will further increase the energy output [Read More]

Phillips 66 Announces ‘Breakthrough’ For Organic Solar Cells

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 07, 2016

Phillips 66, a Houston-based diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company, says it has set a new world record in power conversion efficiency for polymer-based single-junction organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells. The 11.84% efficiency was certified by Newport Corp., a recognized center [Read More]

UNSW Claims Efficiency Record For Large Perovskite Solar Cell

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 05, 2016

Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), which heads the Australian Center for Advanced Photovoltaics, have claimed a new efficiency record for perovskite solar cells. Perovskite cells have represented one of the hottest topics among solar researchers, as [Read More]

Frost & Sullivan: Bankability Of Microgrids Is On The Rise

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 01, 2016

Microgrids are set to transform the distributed energy resources and energy storage systems market and are increasingly becoming more bankable, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. The report says significant price declines in both distributed renewable power [Read More]