Products & Technology

SolarWorld Americas Launches Secondary Warranty Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Oregon-based manufacturer SolarWorld Americas Inc. has announced the SolarWorld Assurance Warranty Protection Program, which the company says features supplemental protection plans for residential and small commercial customers. SolarWorld Americas’ standard coverage includes a 20-year product warranty and a 25-year performance [Read More]

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]

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]

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]

SolarEdge Inverter Lineup Now Available With UL 1741 SA Certification

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 06, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, has announced that all of its single-phase and three-phase inverters are certified to comply with UL 1741 SA as outlined in CPUC Rule 21. As of [Read More]

SMA Rolls Out Sunny Tripower CORE1 Commercial Inverter

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 29, 2017

SMA America has announced that the Sunny Tripower CORE1, a free-standing PV inverter for commercial installations, has achieved UL listing and is available for purchase. According to the company, the CORE1 is a fully integrated solution without the need for [Read More]

Solaria Expands Manufacturing Line For PowerXT Solar Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 26, 2017

Module maker Solaria Corp. has announced the expansion of its PowerXT cell and module manufacturing line at its headquarters in Fremont, Calif., in order to ramp up production of the 330Wp residential module. “We’ve ramped up our U.S.-based manufacturing of [Read More]