Products & Technology – Page 3

Unirac Releases New 25-Year Warranty For Solar Racking

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

Unirac Inc., a New Mexico-based PV mounting solutions company, has released a new 25-year product warranty for Solarmount, Sunframe Microrail, Roofmount and Unirac Large Array product lines. The new warranty took effect on Feb. 28, the company says. “Unirac now [Read More]

PV Inverter Manufacturer Demonstrates New Energy Storage Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sungrow, a China-based PV inverter manufacturer, recently showcased its energy storage system solutions for residential, commercial and utility-scale applications at Energy Storage Europe in Germany, one of the world’s largest trade shows for the energy storage industry. According to Sungrow, [Read More]

Solar’s Global Rise Means ‘Intense Growth Phase’ For MLPE Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 13, 2017

The module-level power electronics (MLPE) industry is witnessing an intense growth phase, with the market expected to grow from $648.7 million in 2016 to $1.16 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.4%, according to a [Read More]

Schletter Unveils G-Max Fixed-Tilt Solar Mounting System

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 13, 2017

Schletter Group has announced G-Max, the company’s next generation of fixed-tilt, solar ground-mount racking systems. According to Schletter, noteworthy cost benefits of the steel ground-mount product include increased adjustment capability in the field, increased spans between foundations, standardization and reduction [Read More]

Study: Li-ion Maintains Cost Advantage For Stationary Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 10, 2017

Providing stationary energy storage is vital to the stability of the power grid as renewables grow and demand rises, but cost has been a challenge. A new analysis from Lux Research says that lithium-ion batteries will dominate the stationary energy [Read More]

Tigo Introduces PV Optimizers With UHD-Core Tech

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 10, 2017

Tigo has announced the worldwide release of its next generation of solar optimizers, now featuring UHD-Core (Ultra-High Definition) technology. The UHD-Core technology is available within Tigo’s TS4 products: TS4-O (Optimization) and TS4-L (Long Strings) optimizers. With a new design architecture [Read More]

1366 Announces New Milestones With Direct Wafer Tech

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

Massachusetts-based silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies has achieved a new performance record for its Direct Wafer technology, reaching 19.9% cell efficiency through 1366’s ongoing technical partnership with Hanwha Q CELLS. The result edges out the partners’ previous cell efficiency high [Read More]

Sunnova Taps Enphase As Preferred Inverter Provider

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 08, 2017

Enphase Energy Inc., an energy tech manufacturer specializing in micro-inverters, and Sunnova Energy Corp., a U.S. residential solar provider, have expanded their partnership through a new agreement making Enphase the preferred inverter supplier for Sunnova. “Sunnova puts customers first, and [Read More]

DuPont Unveils New PV Metallization Pastes For Screen Printing

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 03, 2017

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions has introduced new innovations for its DuPont Solamet photovoltaic metallization paste to enable advanced screen printing. Specially designed for double printing, Solamet PVD1x and PVD2x comprise an integrated two-layer solution with compatibility that helps maximize cell performance. [Read More]

Meyer Burger To Discontinue Diamond Wire Production In Colo.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 02, 2017

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd., a Switzerland-based PV manufacturing equipment provider, has announced it is discontinuing its diamond wire production at Diamond Materials Tech Inc. (DMT) in Colorado Springs, Colo., a decision that will lead to a workforce reduction of 72 [Read More]