Solar Energy Articles

  • A Low-Tech Approach To Energy Storage: Molten Metals

    The ability to store energy promises to revolutionize the way we generate, transmit and use electricity — making renewable sources such as wind and solar cheaper and more dependable. Get up to speed on the coronavirus outbreak and other news Boston is talking about. Add our daily newsletter to your ...


    By Ambri Incorporated

  • Clean Energy in Rural Areas

    The environmental and economic benefits of clean energy have been well documented. However, not everyone experiences these benefits equally. As discussed in our July blog post, racial discrepancies have an impact on who is more likely to receive the benefits of clean energy, but geographic ...

  • Flocking to a Utility-Scale PV O&M Solution

    Operating and maintaining a utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant is a time-consuming and expensive proposition. However, there’s been a unique innovation in PV plant operation – though it comes from a simple and decidedly old-school source. Sheep’s New Role in Lowering PV Plant Operations and Maintenance Costs You read that correctly. Sheep ...


    By Array Technologies Inc

  • WindSun Installation - Pune - Case study

    The Enphase IQ 6+ microinverters were installed on this solar energy plant for a system of 2.7KW total installed power. The main challenges for the installation were limited space and the shadow on the roof.About WindSun WindSun Eco Systems is a Pune based solar installation company. Homeowner's Reason for Going Solar The main reason behind going solar was the ...


    By Enphase Energy

  • EcoSoch Installation - Bengaluru - Case study

    The Enphase M250 microinverters were installed on this solar energy plant for a system of 3.15KW total installed power. The main challenges for the installation was the shadow on the roof.About EcoSoch EcoSoch Solar based in Bangalore got incubated in Auroville - self-sustainable living township. EcoSoch had installed more than 250 rooftops ranging from 1kW to 391kW from past 4 years varying ...


    By Enphase Energy

  • RenXSol Installation - Tumkur - Case study

    The Enphase M250 microinverters were installed on this solar energy plant for a system of 1 MW total installed power. The main challenges for the installation were the remote and hard-to-access location of the plant, ventilation shafts and its shadows on solar modules, different sized module capacity.About RenXSol RenXSol became the first installer to use Enphase setting up bench mark and ...


    By Enphase Energy

  • Enphase helps to reduce the Electric Bills - Case study

    The Enphase IQ 6+ microinverters were installed on this solar energy plant for a system of 2.8KW total installed power. This is installed with 8 Mono-Crystalline Solar Panels from Waaree. The requirement was a scalable system with an elevated structure for a proper walk-way access to clean the panels.The main challenges for the installation were limited space and the shadow on the roof. About ...


    By Enphase Energy

  • Why we need to invest in Renewable Energy and Storage Technology now

    The Covid-19 pandemic has been a harsh reminder that we cannot always rely on our centralized systems to deliver goods and services that protect us from shortages, and that we need back-up. People are scrambling for groceries, toilet paper and face masks as supply chains break down. Hospitals and ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

  • Humanitarian organization using solar energy as a backup Nepal - Case Study

    An international humanitarian organisation was in need of a reliable backup energy system for their regional office in Kathmandu, Nepal. Due to the unreliable local grid, the office was already relying on diesel generators, but wanted to reduce fuel ...


    By Nocart Ltd.

  • Array Technologies and DuraTrack at Roadrunner Solar

    With more than 1.2 million solar panels, Texas’s Roadrunner solar plant is one of the largest of its kind in the world. In fact, by the time its second phase of construction is complete later this year, it will be the largest operational solar farm in Texas. The plant has created hundreds of local jobs and become a beacon in the march toward innovation and sustainability, promising to ...


    By Array Technologies Inc

  • Biomass cogeneration in tertiary buildings - Case Study

    The project Public buildings of the Member States of the European Union occupy 24 trillion square meters. Hence, they are responsible for 40% of energy consumption in Europe and 36% of carbon dioxide emissions. Therefore, the European Directive 2010/31/EU on the Energy Efficiency of Buildings determines that, as of December 31, 2018, all new public buildings must ...


    By Rank | Expander Tech S.L.

  • Is your ETRM Capability Following the Market?

    You may agree with it or not and viewpoints may differ from where you are in the world, but arguably there is a move to switching to renewable sources of energy. Tesla’s company valuation just surpassed ExxonMobil. Royal Dutch Shell cut its dividend for the first time since World War. German parliament approved a coal phase-out. With this shift from legacy energy commodities ...


    By Pioneer Solutions LLC

  • Blue Energy Project

    Purpose Contribute to the global fight against climate change and to reach the strategic target of the European Union (transition to a low carbon economy with 27% renewable energy sources by ...


    By Fujifilm Corporation

  • Mauritian Wave and Microgrid Project

    Carnegie was contracted to deliver a renewable energy roadmap for Mauritius. Customer :   Mauritian Government Project Partner :   Australian Government, Mauritian Research Council Location :   Mauritius and the neighbouring island of Rodrigues Features: ...


    By Carnegie Clean Energy

  • Garden Island Microgrid (WA) Project

    The Garden Island Microgrid is an integrated renewable microgrid project including a connection to Carnegie’s wave energy site directly offshore from the island. The 2 MW of solar and associated battery system provide clean, reliable energy to Australia’s largest naval base. Customer :   Department of Defence Project Partners:  ...


    By Carnegie Clean Energy

  • Innovation enables recycling of Argon in Solar Ingot production for LONGi, China - Case Study

    LONGi is one of the six major Chinese manufacturers of photovoltaics and a developer of solar projects and the world’s largest manufacturer of mono-crystalline silicon wafers. We have supplied and installed 55 Argon0 units to serve existing and brand new facilities in Malaysia. Delivering cost and carbon savings to an existing facility The Argon0 units, which are ...

  • Transparent Solar Panels: The Clear Way For The Future

    When you think of solar panels, the instant image that comes to mind is the typical blue-black panel that covers many a rooftop. In fact, many find it strange, perhaps even paradoxical, that an object meant to harness energy from the bright sun, comes with such a dark contour. This is by design, as the nearly-opaque panels are able to trap the maximum amount of ...


    By CleanEnergyAuthority.com

  • How does a standby / backup generator work?

    Power failures are inevitable, whether due to technical issues or adverse terrain and weather conditions. Standby generators or emergency run generators are used to, in situations like these, fill in as the main source of energy in the event of a network failure. Having an alternative source of electricity is a useful and often highly necessary option, with many sectors and activities relying on ...


    By Grupel SA

  • Celebrate Summer Solstice with Solar Battery Backup

    It’s that time of year again. Tomorrow is the Summer Solstice, aka the first day of summer, the longest day of the year, and the day of the year with more sunlight than any other in the Northern Hemisphere. For most of us in the U.S., we will experience somewhere around 15 hours or so of daylight tomorrow. But, did you know, more energy from the sun will reach the surface of the Earth in ...

  • Economic Recovery & the Rise of DER in a Post-Pandemic World

    As the world grapples with the dire consequences of COVID-19, many are trying to assess the impact the global pandemic, ensuing economic downturn, and social inequities, will have on renewables and the overall energy transition to a more sustainable future. Prior to COVID-19, the proliferation of behind-the-meter (BTM) distributed energy resources (DER), including rooftop solar, energy storage, ...


    By Simpliphi Power, Inc.

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