Solar News – Page 10

EIA’s Short-Term Forecast Bodes Well For Small-Scale Solar

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

For the first time, the U.S. agency has included small-scale PV in its Short-Term Energy Outlook.

LG Electronics USA Launches Two New Residential Solar Panel Products

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based LG Electronics USA has announced the launch of two new solar panels for residential installation. The LG NeON R is a 60-cell solar panel for residential installation with back contact. The newly released technology has all electrodes on the rear [Read More]

Climate Group Initiative Boasts 100 Members Fully Committed To Renewables

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

With the new additions of AkzoNobel N.V., AXA, Burberry and the Carlsberg Group, The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative – representing large businesses transitioning to 100% renewable energy globally – has reached a 100-member milestone. According to The Climate Group, RE100 [Read More]

NEXTracker Introduces Self-Adjusting Control System For Solar Plants

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

California-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has launched an intelligent, self-adjusting tracker control system for solar power plants called TrueCapture. According to the company, TrueCapture’s technology continuously refines the tracking algorithm of each individual solar array in response to existing site and [Read More]

Drone Services Company Launches Turnkey Solar Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2017

Measure, a provider of drone services for enterprise customers, has launched a new suite of inspection solutions specifically for solar plant maintenance. The Drone as a Service company, based out of Washington, D.C., says the new turnkey solutions enable solar [Read More]

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar Inverters Achieve UL 1741 SA Compliance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, a commercial PV inverter manufacturer in the U.S., has announced that its PVI 50 TL and PVI 60 TL inverters are now fully compliant with California Public Utility Commission Rule 21 – UL 1741 SA. According to [Read More]

Rosendin Electric To Upgrade Solar PV Systems With Ampt String Optimizers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 11, 2017

Rosendin Electric, a San Jose, Calif.-based private electrical contractor, and Ampt LLC, a power conversion technology company, have announced a new offering to repower large-scale solar photovoltaic systems that are underperforming or that require inverter replacement. With over 2.4 GW [Read More]

Array Technologies, Shoals Technologies Group To Enhance BOS Solar Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 10, 2017

Solar tracking company Array Technologies and solar electrical balance of systems (BOS) provider Shoals Technologies Group have announced plans to collaborate on structural and electrical BOS solutions for utility-scale solar. According to Array Technologies, this relationship will leverage the complementary [Read More]

SunSystem Technology Expands Offering For Residential Solar Service

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 10, 2017

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST),  a California-based solar services provider, says it will begin offering new, comprehensive residential solar service packages that will allow partners to employ SST as the service provider for new residential installations, a full-scale fleet management platform, an [Read More]

Solar Led Clean Energy Investment Rebound In Q2

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 07, 2017

The financing of two huge solar photovoltaic projects in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) helped to drive a recovery in global clean energy investment to $64.8 billion in the second quarter of this year (Q2’17), the highest for any quarter [Read More]