Photovoltaic Modules Articles

  • Sohnen - Case Study

    Location:Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico Project Size:500kW E-solutions Energy installed 1,612 solar panels using EcoFoot2+ 10-Degree Racking Solution on the Sohnen building in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Four hundred APSystems microinverters also installed, which is thought to be the largest microinverter installation in ...


    By Ecolibrium Solar

  • UA Tech Park in Tucson, AZ - Utility-Scale Ground-Mounted Projects - Case Study

    Experience – Hit the ground running Only a few weeks before year-end 2011, VISSOLIS was approached by the PV module manufacturer Astronergy to save a stalled project. It was developed by an unrelated party and was in danger of being cancelled because of the lack of fi nancing, expiration of the Power Purchase Agreement and the termination of the land lease. Within only a few weeks, ...


    By Vissolis, Inc.

  • 70 mW Solar PV Modules System Bradenton, Florida Case Study

    The City Hall of Bradenton, Florida is now covered with almost 300 solar PV modules using Sollega’s InstaRack racking system. The 70.6 kW solar array is designed to generate 100,000 kWh of clean energy each year. Located in the Sunshine State with 5.44 average peak sun hours per day, the City of Bradenton is almost the perfect place to use solar power. But Bradenton is also located in one ...


    By Sollega, Inc

  • 40 kW Solar System Washington, DC Case Study

    Tenleytown Trash is a locally owned and operated cartage company, servicing the District of Columbia and surrounding area and is committed to providing an unsurpassed level of service geared to the needs of residents and businesses of the DC area. Sollega and Prospect Solar are proud to contribute to Tenleytown Trash’s level of excellence through the installation of 148 PV modules, ...


    By Sollega, Inc

  • Commercial Site - DuPont Wilmington, Delaware - Case Study

    For 20 years DuPont has demonstrated a firm commitment to support the solar energy industry with innovative products, and now with a 45 kw photovoltaic installation at the Chestnut Run facilities in Wilmington, Delaware. The centerpiece of the installation is Heliotronics’ touchscreen kiosk in the main lobby of the building. The kiosk includes over 45 pages of real time data and educational ...


    By Heliotronics Inc.

  • School Power Naturally Program - New York State Energy Research and Development Authority - Case Study

    Background: When complete, School Power Naturally will represent the largest program of its kind in the country. The project provides funding from NYSERDA of approximately $24,000 for each school and requires the schools to provide an additional cost share of $1500. After a competitive selection process, 50 schools have been selected to receive identical 2 kilowatt solar arrays. ...


    By Heliotronics Inc.

  • Don’t Miss: One of India’s Most Important Trade Shows for Renewable Energies

    India is currently implementing the world's largest renewable energy program under the leadership of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). Therefore, the 11th edition of Renewable Energy India Expo is one of the most important events for national and international industry specialists. It will take place in the India Expo Center in Greater Noida from September 18 - 20, 2018. We from Lufft and ...

  • Power Inverter Basics

    Basic knowledge of power inverter Power inverter mainly adopts the PWM at present, controller switch to DC rapidly in a pulse-period to ensure that the DC integral value is equal to the sampling values of AC sine wave at the same time. After filtered, more than 96% sine wave output can be realized. Pulse inverter is self-excited inverter that output voltage is pulse modulation. This kind ...


    By GoHz Inc

  • What are the barriers to solar energy adoption?

    The solar energy market is hampered by multiple barriers to adoption in the EU and worldwide, according to a new review. Researchers from Sweden and Spain found that lack of government commitment as well as various sociotechnical, management and economic barriers prevent photovoltaic technologies from being more readily adopted. The EU has a well-developed solar energy market compared to other ...

  • How Much Does A Solar Panel System Cost To Generate Home Electricity Consumption?

    The how much money does solar panels cost information will guide customers to mitigate their home energy bills? The research on solar panel system to generate solar energy in the form of electricity has been long and arduous. It is only recently that contemporary designs and materials coupled with innovative grid sharing concepts make it possible for everyone. The consumers across ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Intelligent Storing

    Intelligent management of battery-storage systems can save money and, at the same time, be beneficial for the utility grid. Read this article and discover what is behind all this. - See more at: http://en.sma-sunny.com/2015/07/10/intelligent-storing/#sthash.s81hF5k7.dpuf Intelligent management of battery-storage systems can save money and, at the same time, be beneficial for the utility grid. ...


    By SMA Solar Technology AG

  • Micropower system modeling with Homer

    The HOMER Micropower Optimization Model is a computer model developed by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to assist in the design of micropower systems and to facilitate the comparison of power generation technologies across a wide range of applications. HOMER models a power system's physical behavior and its life-cycle cost, which is the total cost of installing and operating ...


    By HOMER Energy LLC

  • Photovoltaik Pitched Roof Mounting System

    Material of this model is Aluminium T6, Galvanized (ISO1461) Steel ST52 and Stainless Bolt A2/A4. Solar energy construction can be install between 5° - 75° in the curved roofs. Trapezoidal steel roofing sheet from 0.5 mm, aluminium trapeze from 0.8 mm can be used. Pitch range is between from 175 and 200-300 mm , pitch width is from minimum 25 mm can be applied. ...

  • Solar Steel Ground Mounting System

    PV model is suitable for all types of framed modules. Parts of this model formed by Aluminium T6, Galvanized (ISO1461) Steel ST52 and Stainless Bolt A2/A4. Installation direction can be done vertically and horizontally. All static documents  of mounting system for Turkey ´s lands are available. Static analysis  be done at site with ...

  • Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014

    Executive Summary The competiveness of renewable power generation technologies continued improving in 2013 and 2014. The cost-competitiveness of renewable power generation technologies has reached historic levels. Biomass for power, hydropower, geothermal and onshore wind can all now provide electricity competitively compared to fossil fuel-fired power generation (Figure ES 1). ...

  • A Cleaner Energy Future

    As renewable energy plays an increasingly important role in the world’s energy portfolio, the standards of ASTM International Committee E44 are helping to pave the way for innovation in clean energy sources. A growing population and improving living standards around the world are causing significant increases in energy demand and competition for fossil fuels. These escalating energy ...


    By ASTM International

  • Integrity Building Corp Mesa, Arizona

    “IBC’s project is a great example of how a small business can realize the benefits of a PV power system. Not only will they save money on their utility bill by generating their own solar electricity, but they also significantly increased the value of their property.” Sean Seitz, president of American Solar Electric. Unique Feature: The system has ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • Children’s Museum San Diego San Diego, California

    “Kyocera’s photovoltaic system is one of the cornerstones of our environmentally sustainable facility, allowing The New Children’s Museum to live up to its promise as a green Museum for children and families.” Rachel Teagle, Executive Director of Children’s Museum San Diego Unique Feature: In addition to solar, other sustainable design elements include ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • The Energy Revolution is Here

    We live in an exciting time. Yes, glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, and in my new home in the Western United States, earlier snowmelts, longer summers, and hotter temperatures have made wildfires 400 percent more frequent. And yet, there are encouraging signs we are in the midst of an energy revolution that is sure to transform our climate, our economy, and our lives for the better. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Welcome to Net-Zero

    For most people (and for most homes) the likelihood of going through a whole year spending next to nothing on energy is a goal that seems far out of reach. In fact, it is only relatively recently that insulation technologies, coupled with cutting-edge renewable energy tools, have made the concept of a net-zero energy use home anything more than a pipe dream. However, thanks to a program at the ...


    By ASTM International

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