Solar Design Articles

  • 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

  • KB home - Residential solar lighting - Case study

    The city of Austin TX and surrounding areas are experiencing significant growth in the development of residential communities, particularly in locations with deregulated utilities. Greenshine has partnered with KB Home to provide our decorative Lumina80 solar streetlight for many new residential communities. ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Solar LED Reflective Road Studs Model No. ZOJE-RS105

    Features of Solar LED Reflective Road Studs Model No. ZOJE-RS105 • Led road stud is the flashing solar cell powered and maintenance-free lighting device used in road construction to delineate and /or illuminate the lanes to road users during the day and night. • The green reflective studs are charged up during the day by sunlight through the solar panels and flash at night. Embedded in ...

  • Solar Film Transmission Meter

    LS101 Solar Film Transmission Meter Window Tint Transmission Meter For Glass Film With 365nm UV 950nm IR Rejection 550nm Visible Light Transmittance LS101   LS101 Solar Film Transmission Meter is able to simultaneously measure and display UV, IR rejection value and visible light transmission value. This ...

  • The steps for installing a solar racking system

    You’ve decided to go solar and plan to install a solar PV system on your rooftop. Let’s get into the necessary steps needed to install the solar racking system onto your roof in order to start reaping the benefits of your new solar-paneled roof. First, you need to make sure that your roof is strong enough for solar installation and to support the weight of the solar panels. Inspecting ...


    By KB Racking

  • The Solar Industry Keeps Growing

    For the last 10 years, Roller Die + Forming has been making parts for solar racking companies. We’ve watched the solar electricity industry grow from its infancy to helping put solar on roofs, in fields, and in huge solar farms. Since the introduction of the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) in 2005, and its subsequent extensions, the installation of solar in residential, commercial, and ...


    By Roller Die + Forming

  • DOE Announces Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Winners

    On April 16, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the winners of DOE’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge, which was held at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO, from April ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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

  • Commercial & Industrial Solar for South Africa Case Study

    TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR ENERGY FUTURE WITH CLEAN, RELIABLE SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION. SolarReserve’s Energy Solutions division in South Africa provides turnkey, grid-tied and off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop, ground-mounted, and carport solutions to South African commercial and industrial entities that will significantly reduce their energy costs, carbon footprint, and ...


    By SolarReserve, LLC.

  • Commercial & Industrial Solar for the Middle East Case Study

    Lower your electricity bills while helping build a sustainable future The experienced team at SolarReserve Dubai can help your business take advantage of the benefits of solar energy without the need for the upfront capital outlay. SolarReserve provides turnkey solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop, carport and ground-mounted solutions to commercial and industrial businesses that will significantly ...


    By SolarReserve, LLC.

  • Solar farm for Mackies Ice Cream - Case Study

    The Mackie family have been farming at Westertown farm since 1912 and Mackie’s of Scotland is now a well-known Scottish food brand. Mackie’s were formerly a milk retail company and in 1986 began making ice cream. They have an ambition to be the greenest company in the UK. In 2014/2015, Absolute successfully won a tender against SSE to install Scotland’s first solar farm. It was ...


    By Absolute Solar and Wind Ltd

  • 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

  • Autotech Maui Goes High Tech With Solar Energy - Case Study

    Autotech Maui is an auto repair and service company that specializes in European cars. They have highly trained technicians who perform anything from a simple oil-change to major restoration or even full-on race car build. "Haleakala Solar designed and installed a photovoltaic system for Autotech that has proven to be an excellent investment. It saved us money right out of the gate. And the ...


    By Haleakala Solar Inc

  • Surfing Goat Dairy Catches the Solar Energy Wave - Case Study

    Surfing Goat Dairy, located on the slopes of Maui's Haleakala Crater has been producing award winning “Maui Gourmet Goat Cheeses” for 10+ years. Owned and operated by German expatriates Thomas and Eva Kafsack, Surfing Goat Dairy represents one of only two goat dairies in the state. It is located on 42 acres with almost two-thirds dedicated as pasture, giving the Dairy's three bucks ...


    By Haleakala Solar Inc

  • Historic Lahaina Inn and Lahaina Grill Both Go Solar - Case Study

    Lahaina Grill and Lahaina Inn have substantial energy needs from hot water to air conditioning to electrical. They contacted Haleakala Solar to come up with innovative solutions that would maximize the amount of energy saved and created for the money invested. The design engineers of Haleakala Solar hunkered down and came up a unique plan which incorporated several different techniques and ...


    By Haleakala Solar Inc

  • Solar Performance Modeling Training

    Here at Folsom Labs, we get a lot of questions about how to make appropriate design considerations in HelioScope. To help address these questions, we have worked to create a Solar Performance Modeling training course on Heatspring. This course is available for free for ...


    By Folsom Labs

  • Jacobs Halls, UC Berkeley - Berkeley, CA - Case Study

    Rooftop - Size: 50KW - GxB 300W Jacobs Hall is the brand new home for University of California, Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation in the College of Engineering. The building was built to embody the values of the institute itself: “a place to explore, a place to connect and a place to learn design innovation by doing design innovation.” Now, it has an ...


    By Sunpreme, Inc.

  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Go Solar Sooner Rather than Later

    As the world continues to evolve and change, so too does our need for eco-friendly means of energy production. Enter solar power, a solution that’s been around for years but has recently become a quickly growing trend. As more and more and more business owners experience the benefits of switching to clean energy, let’s take a look at some key reasons you should go solar today rather ...


    By KB Racking

  • RENAC-Oasis Solar Academy Egypt (ROSAE) - Case Study

    RENAC-OASIS Solar Academy Egypt (ROSAE) provides practical-orientated training courses and capacity building services on solar energy to develop the capacities of the solar industry in Egypt. ...

  • Water Powered Cars!

    Are you planning to buy a car that will not pollute the atmosphere as much as those old gas guzzling ones your friends own? Well, why do not you look for greener cars? Hybrid cars are the in thing! Yes, it is true, the future has arrived. No more pollution checks, no more petrol pump visits, no more hassles – just plug in your spark plugs. Come let's take a journey into the awesome world of ...


    By Bulkmatech (Pty) Ltd

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