Solar Training Articles

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Commercial Installs Case Study

    We've successfully deployed large scale commercial solar solutions for companies all over the United States and abroad. As the cost of solar continues to fall, more and more enterprises are looking to Solar Energy USA to help them realize substantive savings to their operational bottom-lines. From Alpharetta, GA, to Dubai, UAB, our commercial clients have benefited from the experience, expertise ...


    By Solar Energy USA

  • Capacity Building and Quality Infrastructure of Rooftop PV Installers in Egypt - Case Study

    Rooftop PV Installers in Egypt 2018 - 2019 Programme RENAC is collaborating with the German Development cooperation (GIZ) to provide practical-orientated training courses and capacity building measures focused on solar energy, in order to develop the capacities PV installers in Egypt. The ...

  • 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. ...

  • Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Power Plant - Case study

    Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), a subsidiary of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), was selected to design a waste-to-energy (WtE) boiler for Shenzhen Energy Environmental Engineering Co. Ltd. in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. The 165 MWe plant is among the world’s largest, and is scheduled to be completed in 2019. Once online, it will combust ...


    By Dürr MEGTEC, LLC

  • Meteorological data monitoring at photo-voltaic power plants in the US - Case Study

    The Imperial Valley Solar Company has built the largest photo-voltaic power plant of the USA and the Lufft WS500- and WS503-UMB compact weather sensors are an important part of this project. Another large project in the US was the solar plant installation at the Regional Training Institute of the National Guard in Fort Pickett, ...

  • A Special Salute to Veterans

    Veterans Day serves as a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of our country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.  On this special day, we salute all veterans and in particular want to recognize the growing ranks of veterans working in solar. For the solar industry, which is one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S., Veterans ...

  • How much does a residential solar system cost?

    The cost of a solar system depends on the size of the system that is built. Systems can be built so they are scalable. It is important to know what size the solar panel system is, how much electricity will be produced, and the price per watt. Each solar system will produce different amounts depending on how good the design is, what shading could reduce the systems daily production, and where the ...

  • Go Solar Successfully With These Tips

    Installing solar systems in residential areas on a domestic level is a common sight nowadays. All solar power generation units basically work by converting sunlight in to electricity using photovoltaic cells. Over time, there have been considerable leaps in the technology levels of this invention. This environment free power source with minimal maintenance or everyday cost is now being rapidly ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Five Reasons For And Against Solar Energy

    As the world begins to recognize the damage, we have done to the Earth; renewable sources of energy are being examined. The benefits are numerous for solar energy, and the disadvantages are great. Weighing all the pros and cons is simply prolonging the time people should be using towards educating others about solar energy and if it is doable in the next ten or ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • CSP Today speaks with SASIA about the future of Solar Energy in the Middle East

    With the lead-up to MENASOL 2013, Browning Rockwell Founder and Director of SASIA (Saudi Arabia Solar Industries Association) shares his views on both CSP and PV in the MENA region. Now that the industry has had time to consider the 54GW renewable energy strategy in place for Saudi Arabia for 2032, what are your conclusions? I still believe its early days as it’s been ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Best Places to Learn About Energy Efficiency

    Companies often email me asking for good sources of information about the energy efficiency business. These emails are coming more ...

  • Take advantage of the US market

    The United States is the next high growth PV market. Coming to America’ with Spire Corporation allows a company to take advantage of Federal and State stimulus money available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Spire Corporation is well- positioned in the U.S., well-prepared and ready to help you site, set up, and run your factory or expand by accessing ...


    By Spire Solar

  • Purchasing power: best practices guide to collaborative solar procurement

    Solar photovoltaics (PV) is a commercially proven technology and, in markets with incentives, can compete with traditional fossil fuel-based power. Wider adoption and decreases in manufacturing costs are driving down the cost of solar electricity. As the industry grows and matures, it will optimize and standardize its practices to further reduce costs and make solar energy accessible to a ...

  • Front-load washers: Leaky solar panels revisited?

    Some days I’d like to throw my front-load clothes washer out the back door. But that probably won’t be necessary because it may walk out on its own. The LG product shakes and rattles so much in the spin cycle that it ‘walks’ several inches across the floor each day. One guest to my kitchen thought we were experiencing an earthquake. Sears repairmen have visited twice, but tell me nothing is wrong ...

  • Lower energy prices: Now you see them, now you don’t

    When combined with efficiency, solar homes can achieve ‘net zero’ – they consume no more energy than they produce. It is likely we will see a growing number of net zero homes built as more states reach what is called ‘grid parity’ – the cost of solar energy becomes no higher than the power we buy from our utility. Industry insiders say that about a dozen states already have reached this goal.This ...

  • Start a business by riding the solar energy revolution

    We are at the dawn of a solar revolution in the United States. Every aspect of the solar industry is experiencing explosive growth. Triple digit expansion in solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing, to the need for solar sales associates, to the huge demand for solar system installers. Opportunities abound everywhere. Upgrading the U.S. home to solar electric power is a whole lot easier. The ...


    By Solargies

  • How to start a solar energy business

    The renting of a solar energy system for your home is a new, attractive twist to the idea of switching to renewable energy. With the adoption of a leasing or rental model for residential solar electric systems, an average homeowner can now go green as well as build a solar energy business. The following article outlines the step by step requirements to starting your own solar energy business.Step ...


    By Solargies

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