Products & Technology – Page 253

ICP Launches New Line Of Thin-Film Panels

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

ICP Solar Technologies Inc., a developer, manufacturer and marketer of solar cells and solar cell-based products and building materials, has launched its 2007 Coleman Solar Charger line of thin-film solar panels at Wal-Mart's Sam's Club division for Samsclub.com. The new [Read More]

GE Energy Releases Its Brilliance Solar Energy System

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

GE Energy has unveiled its new wireless meter for the Brilliance residential solar energy system, which allows homeowners to measure and compare a home's consumption and solar array production. The new solar meter enables consumers to view daily, monthly and [Read More]

Mitsubishi Improves Multi-Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

Mitsubishi Electric Corp., a global manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment, has achieved a record photoelectric conversion efficiency rate of 18% in a 150-mm square practical-use multi-crystalline silicon solar cell. This rate is an improvement of 1.2% over the company's [Read More]

SNI Releases Pre-Wire Kit For Homebuilders

Posted by SI Staff on May 30, 2007

St. Louis-based Solar Night Industries (SNI) has released its Solar Synapse Pre-Wire Kit, which provides builders with the equipment and instructions needed to wire a new home for a photovoltaic (PV) system. According to the company, the kit includes a [Read More]

Solectria Inverter Enters Full Production

Posted by SI Staff on May 10, 2007

Solectria Renewables has introduced a new 15 kW, three-phase (208, 240 and 480VAC) commercial inverter that offers a peak efficiency of 95.8%, according to the manufacturer. Features of the inverter from the Lawrence, Mass.-based producer include a heavy-duty visible-blade DC [Read More]

GreenMountain Introduces New Remote Power Design

Posted by SI Staff on May 04, 2007

San Francisco-based GreenMountain Engineering recently completed the design and testing of a new remote power device – the Solar in a Tube (SIAT). According to the company, SIAT uses a 20 W roll-out flexible solar panel and a battery storage [Read More]

Enerize Corp. Improves Quality Control Methods

Posted by SI Staff on April 30, 2007

Enerize Corp., an emerging alternative energy company based in Coral Springs, Fla., has developed nondestructive testing methods and equipment that can be applied to real-time in-line quality assurance while manufacturing solar cells. ‘To meet global needs for cleaner energy, both [Read More]

Xantrex Selected To Develop Solar Inverters

Posted by SI Staff on April 27, 2007

Xantrex Technology Inc., a Vancouver, British Columbia-headquartered manufacturer of renewable energy products, has been selected to develop solar inverters to support the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar America Initiative. In March, DOE announced the selection and future funding of [Read More]

SMA America Extends Warranty For New Solar Inverters

Posted by SI Staff on April 23, 2007

Grass Valley, Calif.-based SMA America, a subsidiary of SMA Technologie AG, has introduced a new line of solar power inverters that include a 10-year warranty. The company has extended its standard five-year warranty to 10 years for its new Sunny [Read More]

ATAS Introduces InSpire Heating System

Posted by SI Staff on April 16, 2007

ATAS International Inc., an Allentown, Pa.-based manufacturer of metal roofs, walls and ceiling systems, has introduced the InSpire heating system. InSpire is a solar collector that is used to heat buildings. According to the company, a metal panel is installed [Read More]