Products & Technology – Page 10

SCHMID Develops Process For Texturing Multi-Wafers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 02, 2017

Germany-based equipment provider SCHMID has developed a process for the texturing of diamond-wire-cut multi-wafers that the company says can easily can be integrated into existing production lines. The first modular wet process systems, called DW PreTex, will be shipped in [Read More]

Tucson Electric Power Turns To Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

Tucson Electric Power (TEP), a utility that provides electricity to approximately 417,000 customers in southern Arizona, says it is enhancing the resiliency of the local electric grid with three large-scale energy storage facilities. According to the utility, a subsidiary of [Read More]

Ideal Power Launches Stabiliti Power Conversion System

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

Texas-based Ideal Power Inc. has introduced Stabiliti, a grid-resilient 30 kW power conversion system (PCS) that the company says can be used for a multitude of applications, including microgrids, electric vehicle (EV) fast charging and peak shaving. According to the [Read More]

AMSC Unveils Volt/VAR Optimization Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

Energy technology provider AMSC has launched D-VAR VVO, a new volt/VAR optimization solution designed to help utilities mitigate power quality issues on the distribution power grid for increased solar capacity and to support conservation voltage reduction management. The company says [Read More]

SolarEdge Claims CEC Efficiency Record With HD-Wave Inverter

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a provider of PV inverters, power optimizers and module-level monitoring services, says its HD-Wave inverter has set a new record for the California Energy Commission (CEC) by reaching 99% weighted efficiency. Topping the CEC inverter efficiency list, [Read More]

Eos And Northern Power Integrate Energy Storage Solutions

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

Shortly after unveiling a separate partnership with Siemens, Eos Energy Storage has announced a strategic partnership with Northern Power Systems Corp. to develop and offer integrated energy storage systems (ESS) for utilities and commercial/industrial customers. The initiative combines the Eos [Read More]

SEPA And EPRI Explore The Opportunities For Microgrids

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 26, 2017

A new report released by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) lays out three basic business models – third party, utility and hybrid – now driving growth in the microgrid market. The report [Read More]

Eos And Siemens Partner On Utility-Scale Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 25, 2017

Eos Energy Storage is partnering with Siemens to integrate, install and service utility-scale energy storage solutions. Specifically, Siemens has joined Eos’ Aegis program as a system integration partner. Under Aegis, Eos works with providers of power conversion and controls to [Read More]

World Bank Launches Online Tool Mapping Solar Potential

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 18, 2017

The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), has launched the Global Solar Atlas, a free, Web-based tool to help investors and policymakers identify potential sites for solar power generation virtually anywhere in the world. According to [Read More]

Solaria Announces PACE Eligibility Of PowerXT Modules

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 17, 2017

Module maker Solaria Corp. has announced that its Solaria PowerXT residential and commercial solar module products are now eligible for property-assessed clean energy (PACE) financing. PACE financing allows for customers to finance their photovoltaic systems as an assessment incorporated into [Read More]