Products & Technology – Page 4

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]

Solar Monitoring Firm Locus Energy Surpasses 5 GW Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 01, 2017

Locus Energy, a performance monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the solar PV market in the residential, commercial, industrial and utility sectors, says its solar monitoring fleet has surpassed 5 GW of solar capacity globally. The majority of that [Read More]

Grupo Clavijo And MFV Solar Announce PV Tracker Merger

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 28, 2017

The Spanish companies Grupo Clavijo and MFV Solar, with the support of the Q-Growth Fund, have reached a merger agreement to form NCLAVE. The combined entity will aim to become a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of [Read More]

SDG&E Completes World’s Biggest Li-Ion Battery Storage Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 27, 2017

In partnership with AES Energy Storage, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) recently completed what the utility says is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. Located in Escondido, Calif., the 30 MW facility is capable of storing up [Read More]

SMA America Offers New Power+ Solution For Residential Solar

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

SMA America says it has launched its new Power+ Solution to meet the growing demand for fast, cost-effective and high-performing solar solutions. According to SMA America, the new solution combines the proven Sunny Boy US inverter with the TS4-R Module [Read More]

Fronius Introduces Smart Solution With Shade Mitigation, Monitoring

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

Fronius, a manufacturer of battery charging systems, welding technology and solar inverters, has introduced its Fronius Smart Solution for residential and commercial solar systems. According to the company, its new solution offers flexible system design, shade mitigation, NEC compliance, high performance and [Read More]

Solar Market Financier Enhances Commercial Loan Product

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

In an expansion to the scope of project types that are eligible for financing, Wunder, a financier in the small to midsize commercial solar market, has announced that it now services loan requests up to $1.5 million (previously capped at $1 million) [Read More]