Industrial Solar Articles

  • What are the best outdoor solar lights? (and why greenshine)

    So you’re in the market for solar lighting! We’re like you in that we want the best bang for the buck. It’s natural to plunder the internet for research, trying to find quality in a gigantic sea of what could be faulty hardware, low-lumen bulbs, or inefficient panels marketed as “the best.” We’ve prepared a look at the Greenshine technology on the market ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Power plant combined heat and power - Sahacogen Public Company Limited - Case Study

    OWNER Sahacogen (Chonburi) Public Company Limited LOCATION Laem Chabang, Chonburi, Thailand PRODUCT Titan 250 (23 MWE) Gas Turbine The Sahacogen power plant is located about 125 km from the capital of Thailand, Bangkok, in the Laem Chabang region. This is a cogeneration combined cycle plant that uses natural gas ...

  • The Sun Belt and Solar

    The Sun Belt is a term used in the United States to denote the area of the country located roughly under the 36th parallel. It is the part of the country which gets the most sun and with the hottest climate, as it covers the entirety of the southern border. The unifying aspect of the climate is that the area experiences long, hot summers and mild winters. However, since this is a large area, ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Who Benefits from Solar Lighting?

    The best thing about solar energy is that it can help everyone. It is free for everyone, so after the initial cost of installing the infrastructure, there are very few costs down the line, in terms of maintenance and replacement. However, the monthly cost of this electricity is zero. All the power comes from the greatest source of energy available to us - the sun. Lighting your home ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Solar Energy is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels

    The moment many environmentalists have been waiting for so long finally came: installing solar-powered facilities is now more financially viable than investing into similar fossil fuel based facilities. Green technology fans - rejoice! ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • California’s Bright Future: The Solar Mandate

    On May 9th, the Sunshine State became the first to require a solar installation on new housing. This historic development ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Brewery Emperial gets some Lumos LSX Good Energy! - Case Study

    PROJECT SPECS LOCATION: Kansas City, Missouri PROJECT TYPE: Commercial SYSTEM TYPE: Solar Canopies MODULE TYPE: LSX INSTALLER: Good Energy Solutions  On top of having one of the best names in the solar ...


    By Lumos Solar, LLC

  • The Desire for Dial Phones Syndrome: Subsidizing Conventional Energy

    When I served as a U.S. Senate aide in the 1970’s and ran the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the 1980’s and 1990’s, I would constantly face the lament by oil state Democrats and corporate Republicans indignantly whining about federal and state government subsidies for energy efficiency and renewable energy. Now I strongly respond that nuclear energy ...

  • An Analysis of the European Solar Market

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the analyst group, foresees continued growth in PV installations up to around 1.4 TW of capacity by 2050, with Germany and France representing the two largest markets on the continent. The analyst firm expects annual installations to peak at roughly 70 GW around 2036, followed by a dip and then renewed activity, in excess of ...


    By Reuters Events

  • Roller Die Plant in Florida Poised to Help with Solar Boom

    With deep experience assisting the solar industry in racking and other custom metal parts, Roller Die + Forming is uniquely positioned to help Florida join the solar energy boom. Our plant in Green Cove Springs, right outside of Jacksonville, has experience adapting solar racking designs to take advantage of roll forming and rolling parts with industry standard or better tolerance. With changes ...


    By Roller Die + Forming

  • Bill Gates-backed CSP group hits 1,000° C; Terraform buys more Spanish CSP plants

    US CSP group surpasses 1,000° C using greater reflector accuracy U.S. CSP technology start-up Heliogen has achieved temperatures exceeding 1,000° C by improving the reflectiveness of CSP tower arrays, the company announced November 19. Heliogen's technology uses cameras and advanced computer vision software to align heliostats more accurately and increase solar ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Price Flexibility at the Gym and Your Next Solar Project

    What do going to the gym and purchasing historical solar radiation data online have in common? Price flexibility. As a consumer, this is very important to me. You see, I really love fitness. I have a firm dedication to my cardiovascular health and physical strength that gets me to the gym or out running on trails several times a week. When I visit the gym, I like to do deadlifts, squats ...


    By Solcast

  • PV plant costs fall 7% to threaten coal units; US court temporarily halts bifacial tariffs

    Falling solar, wind costs pressure US coal, nuclear fundamentals Average costs for utility-scale solar plants have fallen by around 7% in the last 12 months, increasing the competitiveness of solar facilities against existing conventional U.S. plants, Lazard consultancy said in its 'Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis Version 13.0' report, published November 7. ...


    By New Energy Update

  • The solar storm run - 20% more power at 25% lower costs within 15 months

    Photovoltaic storm run: 20% more power at 25% lower costs for modules within 15 months. Frankfurt am Main, September 26, 2012: At the time (as editor) I invited pv magazine to a breakfast event during the EUPVSEC. The topic polarized: 300 GWp / a photovoltaics worldwide in ...


    By Solarpraxis AG

  • Capacity-hungry solar owners deploy tech to curb growing pains

    Fast-growing U.S. solar operators are using automated systems, centralized spare parts networks and advanced monitoring solutions to minimize labor and operations costs, company officials told the PV Operations USA conference. Rapid growth in solar installations and intense price competition is presenting new challenges for fleet operators. Utility-scale installations ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Let Solcast take the pain out of PV generation forecasting at your solar farm asset

    Owners and operators of solar farms already have one too many things to think about. Compliance items stack up by the thousands very quickly. Utilities providing their network connections can impose new requirements without warning. Manufacturers of key components can go bankrupt and leave you without an important spare part! Don't let setting up solar forecasting technology at your asset be ...


    By Solcast

  • Invenergy equips solar services teams for 3 GW growth push

    Invenergy is developing in-house analytics to accelerate growth in solar services and predicts more complex roles and wider technology knowledge within maintenance teams, Brad Purtell, Director, Services Business Development at Invenergy, told New Energy Update. As U.S. solar costs fall and installations surge, developers are expanding operations and maintenance (O&M) ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Egypt set to pick supplier for first CSP plants; Azteq installs Europe’s first industrial solar thermal plant

    Egypt advances plan for five new CSP plants The Egyptian government and Cairo-based Smart Engineering Solutions are moving ahead with a plan to build five CSP plants for a total capacity of 250 MW, Egyptian media reported earlier this month. Smart Engineering Solutions plans to select the preferred technology supplier from a shortlist of 16 companies by the end of November, Osama ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Three Phase WiFi Energy Meter

    Overview WEM3080T 3 phase electricity monitor is a Din rail, there phase Wi-Fi Energy Meter/Wi-Fi Electricity Monitor. It can be easily installed and fit neatly inside your electricity panel, and provides insight into your energy consumption and analysis through our dedicated Online Energy Consumption Monitoring System ...

  • Annual PV O&M costs set to double by 2024; US pulls tariff exemptions for bifacial panels

    Annual solar O&M costs set to hit $9 billion by 2024: WoodMac Annual global solar operations and maintenance (O&M) costs will double from around $4.5 billion in 2019 to $9.4 billion in 2024, as installed PV capacity grows, Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables said in a new report. By 2024, inverter replacement costs alone will hit around $1.2 billion, ...


    By New Energy Update

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