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  • 2012 Deep Research Report on China PV Power Station Operator

    This is a professional and in-depth research on the Chinese PV Power Station Industry. The report describes background knowledge of PV Power Station, including Concepts, Classification, solar energy resource and utilization grid, off grid, pv power station and related technologies analysis etc. Statistics for China's 23 operators PV Power Stations including installed capacity, grid installed ...


  • Solar PV inverter system

    The only fuel of a solar PV inverter system is the incident irradiance. Of course, there are many local factors that make it difficult to evaluate this local resource accurately without actually measuring it (which is obviously the best thing to do). All solar inverters involve a lot of simplifying assumptions. For example, shading is an important factor, but is usually incorrectly estimated, ...


    By Power Inverter Co

  • CSP Technologies Compete With PV

     The Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) market will rise again in 2012 and in the next five years, according to new research from SBI Energy. Emerging from an enforced hiatus by PV ...


    By SBI Reports

  • Sputnik launches megawatt station

    The Swiss manufacturer of solar inverters, Sputnik Engineering AG, is launching a new central inverter in October. The device with the name SolarMax 330C-SV (SV stands for special voltage) has a rated capacity of 330 kilowatts and works in the MPP range between 450 and 800 volts. As many as three SolarMax 330C-SVs can be combined in one megawatt station which can then be directly fed into the ...

  • The UK’s rooftops to become power stations

    Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” have been outlined in a new strategy by Energy Minister Greg Barker today. The Solar Strategy, the first of its kind in the UK, sets out the Governments ambition to see solar ...

  • PVMET-150 Weather Station Released

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the PVMET-150, our next generation precision weather station for commercial and utility grade PV suppliers who require the highest caliber in sensors for exceptionally accurate monitoring data. The standard PVMET-150 comes with a precise second-class thermopile pyranometer to allow for dependable, bankable data, and is mounted on a tilting ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Unique research tool aims to reduce PV cost

    NREL has installed its first Atmospheric Processing Platform to prototype lower-cost thin film solar cells from inks and other solutions. Thin film technologies are spurring innovative new solar applications, such as modules that double as roof shingles, and semi-transparent modules that can be integrated into building walls or roofs. It has the potential to dramatically increase the generation ...

  • Weather Stations Monitor Solar Panel Arrays

    Columbia Weather Systems has added two ISO second-class compliant solar radiation sensors as options for its Weather MicroServer to improve monitoring the efficiency of solar panel arrays. The Kipp and Zonen (top) and Hukseflux thermopile-based sensors can be mounted horizontally for global radiation measurement or at plane of array (POA) for PV solar applications. With high performance and ...

  • The rooftop power station that’s saving £16,500 a month!

    It’s been dubbed “The ultimate rooftop power station”, producing enough electricity to look after the needs of 60 houses. This huge installation, with its latest phase completed Friday May 3rd, is one of the largest factory solar panel projects in the UK, saving Great Barr, West Midlands extrusions company Selecta Systems, £16,500 a month in electricity bills. It ...


    By A1 Solar UK Limited

  • BC Government Funding Supports 'Gas Station' of the Future

    September 15, 2016 -- Officials recently unveiled the 'gas station' of the future, the British Columbia Institute of Technology's (BCIT) Energy Oasis project, which uses the power of the sun to fuel electric vehicles. Last year, 98% of the energy generated in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SMA Expands North American Utility-Scale PV Inverter Line

    ROCKLIN, Calif., July 29, 2010—SMA America LLC, the U.S.-based subsidiary of global solar technology leader SMA Solar Technology AG, has expanded its U.S. line of utility products with the Sunny Central High Efficiency (HE) line of solar inverters. The new 500 and 630 kilowatt inverters provide integrators, project ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • First Solar Partners with Zhenfa on Thin-film PV Demonstration Project in China

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) has completed an agreement with Zhenfa New Energy Science & Technology Co., Ltd. to supply 2 megawatts (MW) of First Solar’s advanced thin-film solar modules to one of Zhenfa’s approved solar projects in Xinjiang province in the first quarter of 2013. The collaboration will create First Solar’s first commercial demonstration project in China ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • China PV Inverter Industry 2012 Deep Research Report

    This report describes background knowledge of Photovoltaic (PV) Inverter (On-grid Off-grid), including Concepts, Classification, Manufacturing process, technical parameters and more. Statistics of 22 International and Chinese Manufacturers of PV Inverter products, Capacity, production, cost price, production value, profit margins and other relevant data are covered. In addition to statistics of ...


  • PV Connector from Amphenol UL Certified to 1000 V

     Amphenol Industrial Global Operations, a global leader in interconnect systems, has announced that its Helios H4 is UL certified to 1000 V.  This UL rating allows Amphenol's connectors to be used in existing systems as well as in new ones that require more voltage without having to increase cable size.  The ...


  • Sputnik commissions the first solar power plant with a new megawatt station

    Today in Hemau, in the district of Regensburg, will see the commissioning of the first megawatt station built by Sputnik Engineering, a Swiss inverter manufacturer. The 632 photovoltaic (PV) plant was installed on open land by SolaStrom Systems GmbH, a system integrator based in Augsburg. At this site the usual low-voltage transformer (400V) is unnecessary because two of a new type of SolarMax ...

  • SMA Launches the World’s First Medium Voltage Station for String Inverters

    SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) has launched the world’s first medium-voltage station in a 10-foot container for Sunny Tripower inverters, the MVS-STP, thereby expanding its portfolio serving decentralized photovoltaic power plants. The turnkey MVS-STP solution, specifically designed for string inverters, considerably simplifies setup of photovoltaic power plants with a decentralized system ...


    By SMA Solar Technology AG

  • Nor-Cal Controls Tahoe Met Station simplifies Data Gathering

    New solar PV farm projects require the use of meteorological (MET) weather stations to achieve and maintain efficiencies critical to power and revenue generation. Nor-Cal Controls ES, Inc. has meticulously engineered the Tahoe™ MET station to meet and exceed the exacting demands of this new industry using Lufft’s weather ...

  • The first solar-powered electric Car charging stations in Sofia, Bulgaria

    A1 Co., Ltd. and BIES Ltd. opened the first Solar-Powered Electric Car Charging Stations in Sofia on 06.1.2012. The principle of operation of the station is simple - use of solar panels to collect solar energy. The connection between electric cars and batteries is performed by a special module. Electric cars in Bulgaria are still very few. According to experts, however, in 2012 a boom in the ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • RainWise Announces New Line of Modbus Platform Commercial Meteorological Stations

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of a new MB series of fully assembled, compact wired weather stations offering an economical option for many Industrial applications. Equipped with the Modbus RTU interface, the RainWise MB line easily integrates with building automation, large agricultural operations, and industrial control systems. Based on the popular RainWise MK-III wireless ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • RainWise Announces Upcoming New Line of Modbus Platform Commercial Meteorological Stations

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new MB series of fully assembled, compact wired weather stations offering an economical option for many Industrial applications. Equipped with the Modbus RTU interface, the RainWise MB line easily integrates with building automation, large agricultural operations, and industrial control systems. Based on the popular RainWise MK-III ...


    By RainWise Inc.

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