Tradeshow News Briefs
Solar Power International 2011
Submitted on: 11/07/11, 10:42 PM
Our products can meet the requirement of IEC61215,IEC61730 and have acquired UL,TUV,VDE,ETL,FM,KEMCO,BBA,CE and GD Golden Sun certification. And our factory has 12 production lines and we can offer 300MW per year.
Oasis Eco Group Unveils New "Net Zero Energy Homes" for Chilliwack, BC's Home Owners
Submitted on: 11/05/11, 10:18 AM
Oasis Eco Group, BC's leading provider of energy efficient homes is today announcing the launch of the Oasis Powerhouse energy efficient housing development - "Solara Homes" - in Chilliwack, BC.
LG ELECTRONICS INVESTS IN NORTH AMERICA SOLAR BUSINESS WITH HIGH-EFFICIENCY MODULES
Submitted on: 10/31/11, 09:17 AM
As LG Solar's U.S. division crosses the one-year mark, the company is further bolstering its commitment in the U.S. marketplace by unveiling its next-generation high-efficiency modules under the "Something Ready" marketing campaign.
altE Launches New Solar Showcase Allowing DIY Customers to
Share Their Renewable Energy Projects
Submitted on: 10/26/11, 09:14 AM
New Solar Showcase promotes a free and easy way to blog, share photos and videos with renewable energy community.
DUNMORE Announces New ‘SunFinder' App
Submitted on: 10/26/11, 08:38 AM
New App Turns Smartphones into Solar Meters for PV Installations
Phono Solar chosen to provide high-quality modules for SunCap Financial residential leasing program
Submitted on: 10/21/11, 01:44 PM
The new agreement adds Phono Solar modules to the SunCap Financial residential leasing program
TX200PV Robot Series Provides High-Speed Automation Solutions for the Solar Industry
Submitted on: 10/20/11, 12:59 PM
Stäubli Robotics is now offering solutions for fast, yet precise production in the solar industry
SOLAR THERMAL 11 Heating up Milwaukee this December with Keynote Speaker Mark Thornbloom.
Submitted on: 10/20/11, 08:39 AM
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association announces SRCC Vice-Chair Mark Thornbloom as the keynote speaker for SOLAR THERMAL '11 National Solar Heating and Cooling Conference.
Unirac Introduces SolarMount (E)volution Residential PV Mounting System at SPI 2011
Submitted on: 10/20/11, 08:03 AM
Addition to SolarMount Infrastructure Product Family Offers Unprecedented Speed, Ease and Flexibility
Unirac Unveils New ISYS Single Access Tracker for Commercial and Utility Solar Arrays at SPI 2011
Submitted on: 10/20/11, 08:02 AM
New ISYS Tracker Offers Versatility, Value and High Load Volume to Commercial and Utility Solar Projects
Schneider Electric solar farm project earns SEIA award for contributions to US solar industry
Submitted on: 10/19/11, 04:38 PM
At an event held during Solar Power International 2011, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) presented a Solar Champion Award in the Manufacturer category to Schneider Electric for its 1 MW dual voltage solar farm in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Amonix Systems Power U.S.'s Largest Concentrated Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant
Submitted on: 10/19/11, 01:31 PM
Amonix Inc.is now powering North America's largest utility-scale CPV power plant, a 5-megawatt facility in Hatch, New Mexico, oned and operated by NextEra Energy Resources, LLC.
AMPT UNVEILS PV MODULE OPTIMIZERS AT SOLAR POWER INT'L TO REDUCE THE CAPITAL COST OF PV SYSTEMS
Submitted on: 10/19/11, 08:36 AM
New Partnerships with Market Leading Junction Box Manufacturers Significantly Reduces Balance of System Costs for Commercial and Utility-Scale PV Systems while Increasing Energy Production and System Reliability
SEPA Announces 2011 Solar Business Achievement
Submitted on: 10/19/11, 08:03 AM
The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) announced the results of the 2011 SEPA Solar Business Achievement Awards.
Solar Works for America: SEIA President Rhone Resch Highlights Solar Job Growth at Solar Power International 2011
Submitted on: 10/19/11, 08:02 AM
"100,000 American jobs. Over 3,100 megawatts of clean solar power in place and more than 4,000 megawatts under construction. A positive trade balance with China. Solar works for America." Our goal is to show the American public that solar is the fastest growing industry in U.S., creating jobs in all 50 states, and that we are an industry worth investing in. And to prove to pundits like Rush Limbaugh that it is a mistake to view our industry through the lens of just Solyndra." We need to be clear that letting 1603 expire is the equivalent of raising taxes on one of the few industries that is adding jobs in this country."
ADVANCED ENERGY TO SHOWCASE INNOVATIVE ENERGY MANAGEMENT SOLUTION SUITE FOR THE STRING, COMMERCIAL AND UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR MARKETS
Submitted on: 10/19/11, 07:19 AM
Complete Solution Provider to Preview New Inverters at Solar Power International 2011
U.S. Solar Jobs Census Finds Solar Employment Soars As U.S. Economy Lags
Submitted on: 10/19/11, 06:39 AM
Solar Jobs Growing Nearly 10 Times Faster Than Employment as a Whole
SHARP® SOLAR LAUNCHES SUNSNAP™ AC SOLUTION SYSTEM MAKING SOLAR MORE ACCESSIBLE TO HOMEOWNERS THAN EV
Submitted on: 10/18/11, 01:17 PM
SHARP® SOLAR LAUNCHES SUNSNAP™ AC SOLUTION SYSTEM MAKING SOLAR MORE ACCESSIBLE TO HOMEOWNERS THAN EVER BEFORE Sharp Offers Scalable, Affordable PV Appliance Less Than $1000
Power-One Introduces 1.4MW Solar Power Inverter for Large Commercial and Utility-Scale Applications
Submitted on: 10/18/11, 07:36 AM
Power-One, Inc. a leading provider of renewable energy and energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, today announced the introduction of its new AURORA ULTRA-1400 central inverter with an output power of up to 1.4MW.
Power-One Launches 300W Micro-Inverter and DC/DC Power Optimizer
Submitted on: 10/18/11, 07:34 AM
Power-One, Inc. (Nasdaq:PWER), a leading provider of renewable energy and energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, today announced the launch of its new 300W micro-inverter as well as its DC/DC power optimizer.
Power-One Aurora Vision - A Total Monitoring and Control Solution for Renewable Energy Systems
Submitted on: 10/18/11, 07:30 AM
With the new category AURORA Vision, Power-One helps its customers to maximize the return of investment of renewable energy projects through better understanding and communication between the user and the installation.
SANYO TEAMS UP WITH BRIGHTGRID SOLAR TO OFFER A SOLAR LEASE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATIONS
Submitted on: 10/18/11, 07:06 AM
SANYO is working with BrightGrid Solar to offer various financial programs that will give homeowners the power to choose the way they want to pay for their electricity costs.
Siemens Sinvert Inverters Featured in Solar Powered Aggregate Facility
Submitted on: 10/18/11, 06:46 AM
Siemens Industry announced today it has added another megawatt (MW) of solar power to its portfolio as Granite Construction Company (GCC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Granite Construction Inc. (NYSE: GVA), recently commissioned one of the nation's first solar-powered aggregate and hot-mix facilities located in Coalinga, Calif.
SunLink Unveils New Solar Roof Mount System: Core RMS
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 01:35 PM
Newest addition to company's trusted product line marries strength and simplicity.
OutBack Power Technologies Introduces New Product Line at Solar Power International Expo 2011
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 12:30 PM
Technology Pioneer in Off-Grid Power Conversion Components Now Provides Complete Systems for Solar Power System Integrators
Solar Power International, Premiere U.S. Solar Energy Event, Kicks Off in Dallas, Texas October 17 – 20, 2011
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 11:41 AM
More than 1,200 exhibitors showcase innovative products and services at sold out show
Phono Solar pursues developer projects
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 10:27 AM
The company will actively review, purchase and finance solar projects in the US
AMSC Unveils New Corporate Identity
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 10:08 AM
• Company to be Known as AMSC • Core Wind and Grid Competencies Highlighted • New Brand Launched at China WindPower 2011 and Solar Power International
OutBack Power Technologies Introduces New Product Line at Solar Power International Expo 2011
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 10:05 AM
Technology Pioneer in Off-Grid Power Conversion Components Now Provides Complete Systems for Solar Power System Integrators
Nextronex, Inc. Announces 2 MW Project in Bryan, OH & Start-up of 600 kW Project at Camp Perry, OH
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 09:59 AM
Nextronex, Inc. is pleased to announce that Rudolph Libbe, Inc. has selected the Ray-Max® Power Island™ solar inverter system for their 2 MW project in Bryan, OH.
SunLink Launches Next Generation of HomeRun™ Combiner Boxes, Offering 2,500 Standard Product Configurations
Submitted on: 10/17/11, 09:49 AM
SunLink Corporation today announced the next generation of its HomeRun™ combiner box family. Proven on more than 100 MW of installations across North America, the HomeRun line has now been expanded to include features such as bulkhead connectors, disconnect switches and monitoring to facilitate solar installations of any size or design.
Ecolibrium Solar launches next generation of solar panel mounting systems at SPI11
Submitted on: 10/14/11, 10:16 AM
Ecolibrium Solar will introduce its revolutionary, lightweight PV mounting system at SPI11. With one durable, polymer component, EcoFoot reduces material and labor costs. EcoFoot is made from 100 percent recycled material - integrating green technology into the solar power industry.
Elettra Energy and Solaria Announce Successful Solar Project in Italy
Submitted on: 10/13/11, 06:22 PM
585kW Solar Tracking System Built Using Solaria Modules
Conergy introducing an Aerodynamic Mounting System at Solar Power International
Submitted on: 10/13/11, 03:06 PM
The new light-weight mounting system brings PV installations to weight-limited roofs
Conergy launching complete Mounting System Portfolio for North America at Solar Power International
Submitted on: 10/13/11, 03:03 PM
Conergy-manufactured mounting systems are now part of the full-offering of PV Products and Services
Sustainable Energy's "PARALEX" Inverter Will Fill Emerging Gap in Inverter Market
Submitted on: 10/13/11, 12:22 PM
Sustainable Energy Technology Ltd. today announced that it will roll out its new "PARALEX" line of inverters for residential small commercial and institutional rooftop solar PV systems at Solar Power International in Dallas, Texas October 17 2011. PARALEX is repo
Powerway Solar Mounting Will Attend Solar Power International 2011
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 06:19 PM
As one of the exhibitors of Solar Power International, Powerway solar mounting will take an active part in this expo, showing the popular PowerScrew System for ground project, PowerFit System for concrete roof, PowerClamp System for metal sheet roof, and many other creative products.
Stoel Rives Publishes Updated Edition of Solar Energy Law Guide
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 05:46 PM
Stoel Rives LLP, a U.S. business law firm, has published the third edition of its solar energy guide. Titled "Lex Helius: The Law of Solar Energy," the guide is part of a series of books that provide a general overview of of the legal issues encountered in a typical renewalbe energy project.
KACO new energy launches new 10kW inverter at Solar Power International in booth #1101
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 03:27 PM
KACO new energy, one of the world's largest inverter manufacturers - with over 3.5 GW of PV inverters in the field to date unveils new inverter in the US.
Alpha Energy Introduces New Suite of Energy Solutions at Solar Power International 2011
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 02:35 PM
New Products Give Users and System Integrators the Independence Needed to Use the Grid in Any Application
Canadian Solar Introduces Intelligrated™ Power Product Featuring New CommercialAC Module
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 11:35 AM
CommercialAC Integrates Specially Designed Solar Module with New Three-Phase Sequenced Inverter Technology – Check It Out at Solar Power International 2011 in Booth #2516
OPEL Solar Inc. Coming to Solar Power International 2011 Showcasing Its Hallmark TF-800 Solar Tracking Systems
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 09:00 AM
OPEL Solar Inc. and OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:OPL) (collectively "OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of high concentration photovoltaic ("HCPV") solar panels and solar tracker systems, and a semiconductor device and process developer, announced today that it will be exhibiting at Solar Power International Conference (the "Show") in Booth 6219 next week in Dallas, Texas. At the Show, OPEL Solar will highlight the incredible business progress made especially with two recently completed power plant installations using OPEL's hallmark TF-800 solar tracking systems, rapidly becoming the product of choice in the growing utility scale solar energy industry.
HNU ENERGY BRINGS SOLAR POWER TO WAIANAE'S PUBLIC LIBRARY - MAUI'S TECH POWERHOUSE WINS PUBLIC BID
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 07:54 AM
WAILUKU, MAUI, HAWAII: Award-winning HNU ENERGY has completed installing a modern solar PV system at the Hawaii State Public Library System's Waianae Library. Thanks to HNU ENERGY, up to 100% of the energy consumed at the Waianae Public Library now comes from a clean, safe, state of the art renewable solar PV system.
New Study Shows Significant Job Growth in 2012 from One-Year Extension of Successful Treasury Program
Submitted on: 10/12/11, 07:41 AM
Study by EuPD Research finds extension of cost-effective 1603 Treasury Program will create more than 37,000 American jobs next year driven by solar market growth.
Solar Assets Engergize Southern Arizona
Submitted on: 10/11/11, 12:30 PM
Tucson continues to expand its reputation as the Southwest's most active "Solar Center" with a long string of solar announcements in recent months. The area's combination of R & D, manufacturing, business community support, and solar incentives helps this industry thrive in this region.
AZURAY TECHNOLOGIES TO RELEASE NEW SOLAR POWER OPTIMIZER AND MONITORING PRODUCTS AT SOLAR POWER 2011
Submitted on: 10/11/11, 12:16 PM
New Products Offer Cost-Effective Solutions that Increase Solar Energy Harvest By Up to 25%
Unirac Launches Improved ISYS Ground Mount 2.0 for Commercial Solar Installations
Submitted on: 10/11/11, 09:41 AM
New Racking Beam Design Reduces Both Cost and Assembly Time of Solar Infrastructure
PanelClaw Moves to High Volume Manufacturing and Opens New Solar Mounting Systems Innovation Lab
Submitted on: 10/10/11, 11:12 AM
The movement to high volume manufacturing enables PanelClaw to support increasing partner demand for its products.
DEGERenergie extends its market leadership in Canada – Continuously growing demand for MLD systems
Submitted on: 10/06/11, 07:25 AM
Horb am Neckar, Germany, October 6th, 2011. DEGERenergie has been manufacturing in Canada for more than a year and is now looking back on very successful activities on the Canadian market. In the meantime, the company has sold more than 4,300 of its tracking systems there.
FS System™ for Ground Mount Solar PV Systems Now ETL Listed
Submitted on: 10/05/11, 12:30 PM
Schletter's FS System has qualified to be Classified with the ETL Listed Mark. Passing complete mounting system grounding requirements, the company will begin marking FS Systems with the Intertek ETL Listed CM Mark in the coming weeks.
Solar Power Technologies Brings Clarity™ to the Performance of Large Scale Solar Assets
Submitted on: 10/05/11, 08:57 AM
Solar Power Technologies Inc., a leader in intelligent monitoring and optimization solutions for large scale solar arrays, introduces the next generation of monitoring and optimization solutions, the Clarity™ system
SolarBOS unveils first working Arc Fault and Ground Fault Detection and Interruption solution
Submitted on: 10/05/11, 08:49 AM
SolarBOS, Inc., a leader in electrical ‘Balance of System' solutions for the solar industry, will be unveiling the industry's first Arc Fault Detection and Interruption combiner box as well as the first true Ground Fault Interruption solution for PV systems at Solar Power International 2011.
Alternative Energy Summit Turbines and voltaics- Feb 2012 Gujarat -India
Submitted on: 10/04/11, 09:12 PM
$ 22bn Investment for the solar Industry by the Indian Government. First ever Summit cum expo focusing only on Solar and wind power, Worlds Largest solar power plant coming up in Gujarat, is this reason enough to come to India and tap the potential market?
MAGE SOLAR Presents Powerful Product and Service Portfolio at SPI in Dallas
Submitted on: 10/04/11, 07:11 AM
Complete system provider exhibits top-of-the-line MAGE POWERTEC PLUS modules along its new mounting solution and a host of service products at the nation's largest solar power trade show
Schneider Electric features complete solar solutions at Solar Power International 2011
Submitted on: 10/03/11, 02:22 PM
Schneider Electric will exhibit solar solutions at Solar Power International 2011, North America's largest solar trade show and conference, from October 17-20 in Dallas, Texas.
Intersolar 2011 Showcases SGS Solar Services
Submitted on: 09/30/11, 06:28 AM
Intersolar Europe, the world's largest solar industry exhibition, attracted 77,000 visitors and 2,280 exhibitors at its 2011 exhibition held in Munich, Germany. The exhibition, held between June 8 and 10, generated great excitement.
THE SOLAR AND WIND EXPO TO GO FULL STEAM AHEAD IN 2012
Submitted on: 09/29/11, 02:16 PM
Dates set for Maryland and Pennsylvania Trade Shows
Schletter Canada and SkyFire Energy Meet Innovative Design Requirements
Submitted on: 09/28/11, 08:29 AM
Schletter Canada supplies solar mounting systems for Team Canada's entry to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011
Strong Showing at Solar Power International in Dallas, Texas by Schletter Solar Mounting Systems
Submitted on: 09/27/11, 07:17 AM
Schletter exhibiting in two booths at SPI, showcasing at venue's outdoor exhibit space a new service consisting of a tractor-trailer and pile driving ram each used in the Company's enhanced soil testing service for ground mount customers.
EchoFirst® Inc. Names Charles Ferer President
Submitted on: 09/26/11, 06:14 PM
Solar Industry Veteran joins EchoFirst
Resale of PPAs in Gujarat, India
Submitted on: 09/26/11, 04:26 AM
The October India Solar Compass, a quarterly solar market report by BRIDGE TO INDIA, extensively analyses the emerging market for resale of PPAs in Gujarat, India. As projects approach their deadlines with various projects yet to begin construction, anxious developers are looking to sell their PPAs
SMA America to Showcase New Utility-Scale, Turnkey Power Solutions at Solar Power International 2011
Submitted on: 09/22/11, 09:37 AM
SMA America will unveil new utility-scale, turnkey power solutions, as well as recently announced grid-tied and off-grid PV inverters, at this year's Solar Power International, scheduled for Oct. 17-20, 2011 at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
PROINSO extends its UK facilities to strengthen its presence on the British market
Submitted on: 09/22/11, 05:25 AM
Has extended its London base with new offices and a new 3000 sqm logistics warehouse.
Powerway Continues to Support Solar Power International
Submitted on: 09/21/11, 09:01 PM
Powerway solar mounting will display our high-quality PowerScrew System with outstanding cost performance in Solar Power International this year.
Continued Growth, Schletter Doubles Engineering and Production Capacity at Tucson, AZ Facility
Submitted on: 09/21/11, 07:21 AM
Schletter ramped up production capacity of its solar mounting system product line to keep customer delivery schedules on-time and costs low.
Schneider Electric shipping shade-tolerant, easy-to-install, Conext Series grid tie solar inverters
Submitted on: 09/19/11, 04:54 PM
Schneider Electric's Context range of single-phase inverters range from 2.8 to 5 kW.
Combined Heat and Power Conference & Trade Show - 2011
Submitted on: 09/19/11, 03:19 PM
Conference and trade show dedicated solely to cogeneration, tri-generation, and waste heat recovery.
OPEL Solar Trackers Are Selected by Conergy U.S.
Submitted on: 09/15/11, 09:45 AM
Installation is at a California Water Treatment Plant
SGS Solar Test House provides Desert Dust Testing of Solar Modules
Submitted on: 09/15/11, 06:18 AM
The SGS Solar Test House now offers Desert Dust Testing according to DIN EN 60068-2-68 LC2, which determines the effects of dust and sand, suspended in air, on solar modules. This desert dust test simulates the impact of high-velocity particles and proves the solar module's applicability for desert regions.
OPEL Technologies Inc. Connects In New Ways on the Web
Submitted on: 09/13/11, 07:58 AM
OPEL Technologies Inc.announces that it offers some new ways for shareholders and customers to connect with the Company on the web.
Solar Power International 2011 to Bring 24,000 Industry Professionals To Dallas, October 17 – 20, 2011
Submitted on: 09/13/11, 06:37 AM
Texas Poised to Leap to Front of the U.S. Solar Market
Solectria Renewables Awarded $2.1 Million U.S. Department of Energy Contract
Submitted on: 09/12/11, 06:27 AM
to Develop Integrated Smart-Grid Ready PV Inverters with Utility Communications (RELEASE DATE: 9/6/11)
Solectria Renewables' SMARTGRID Inverters Selected by BlueChip Energy to Power the Largest Rooftop
Submitted on: 09/12/11, 06:26 AM
(RELEASE DATE: 7/26/11)
NRG Systems Introduces Complete Solar Resource Assessment System
Submitted on: 09/01/11, 10:53 AM
NRG Systems, leading manufacturer of wind measurement equipment for the global wind industry, has brought its product leadership and technical expertise to the solar industry with the introduction of a complete solar resource assessment system. Like its complete measurement systems developed for wind measurement, the NRG Systems solar resource assessment system includes tower, sensors, data logger and communications module—everything a developer needs to assess a site's solar potential.
Sollega InstaRack now installed in over 20 U.S. States
Submitted on: 08/31/11, 02:11 PM
The Sollega InstaRack, a fully ballasted solar racking system for commercial flat-roofs is now installed in over 20 U.S. States.
MAGE SOLAR Expanding Into Latin America and Caribbean
Submitted on: 08/30/11, 07:30 AM
Complete system provider continues global expansion with sales team to serve business partners in South and Central America plus Caribbean Islands
U.S. Solar Industry Was Net Global Exporter by $1.9B in 2010
Submitted on: 08/29/11, 07:38 AM
New report shows positive U.S. solar trade balance in 2010, a complete account of imports and exports by key countries, domestic value created.
SMA Provides Solar Installers Increased Flexibility with New 30-48 kW Sunny Tower Configurations
Submitted on: 08/23/11, 02:18 PM
Inverter System Ideal for Commercial-Scale PV Systems
Schletter Inc. Selected to Supply Solar PV Mounting Systems for 150 MW Project by Zachry Industrial
Submitted on: 08/22/11, 10:16 AM
Schletter's FS System and Rapid2+ grounding middle clamps to positively impact installation time on this 150 MW project currently being installed.