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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - July 15/15

New at Intersolar - Single-axis Tracking System for Utility-Scale Solar

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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - July 15/15
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New at Intersolar - Single-axis Tracking System for Utility-Scale Solar

The use of a tracking system for a utility-scale project not only reduces LCOE, but also provides more usable power by broadening the power production curve to provide a smoother flow of energy from dawn to dusk.

Modeling Microinverters and DC Power Optimizers in PVWatts

PVWatts performs simplified PV system performance calculations using information about the array's geographic location, orientation, and a set of user-input loss factors

Is Home Energy Storage Coming to your House?

Home energy storage helps whichever energy source is the cheapest, and helps the grid stay stable and available to us all.

Solar Heating Combined with a Ground Heat Pump Is a Cost-efficient, Ecological Solution

Solar power was particularly efficient when combined with ground heat in terms of the profitability of investments.

Solar Powered Water Pumping: Combining two hot topics, Water and Solar

A solar powered water system is one of the easiest solar power systems to install and will ultimately save you time and money.

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>>> Stories of the Day

South getting its first wind farm soon as bigger turbines make the region viable

By JASON DEAREN, Associated Press:  On a vast tract of old North Carolina farmland, crews are getting ready to build something the South has never seen: a commercial-scale wind energy farm.

The $600 million project by Spanish developer Iberdrola Renewables LLC will put 102 turbines on 22,000 acres near the coastal community of Elizabeth City, with plans to add about 50 more. Once up and running, it could generate about 204 megawatts, or enough electricity to power about 60,000 homes.

Hydrogen Gas / Smoke Detector with Intrusion Alarm for Battery Room

From Eagle Eye Power Solutions:

The Eagle Eye HGD-3000 Hydrogen Gas and Smoke Detector with (optional) Silent Intrusion Alarm is designed for unattended battery installations or remote shelters containing gassing lead acid batteries and charging systems...

Obama Plan Would Give Poor Easier Access to Solar Energy

The Obama administration on Tuesday announced an initiative to help low- and middle-income Americans gain access to solar energy, part of a series of steps President Obama is taking to tackle climate change, according to administration officials.

New benches that'll use solar power to charge your phone

This is the "Strawberry bench". The solar-powered smart bench (yes, really) collects energy via a solar panel on its roof, and uses it to power a range of functions: monitoring air quality, disseminating information about the local area, offering free power-ups for the phones of passers-by.

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>>> Featured Product

Solar FlexRack - The FlexRack Series G3L

The FlexRack Series G3L is the latest fixed tilt racking system from Solar FlexRack. This system offers the speed and ease of installation unlike any on the market today. The system ships in a pre-assembled folded position and is simply unfolded and set into place on the jobsite. The speed of installation for the FlexRack Series G3L has been verified by a third party industrial time study institute. The FlexRack Series G3L offers unique module mounting options which allow the installer to use clips, direct bolt, or a combination of both for a flexible module mounting solution. The FlexRack Series G3L also offers integrated bonding and wire management options. Stop by our booth to see a demo of the FlexRack Series G3L and learn about our full product line of racking innovations.

Learn More About Solar FlexRack

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>>> Featured Company


Exosun provides global solutions for utility-scale PV plants equipped with solar trackers. As a solar engineering company, Exosun designs, develops, and supplies a range of patented solar trackers. They offer some of the lowest life-cycle costs on the market, delivered with a full range of associated engineering services. The company's mission is to drive down the cost of the solar kilowatt-hour with the use of efficient, optimized solar tracking systems designed for PV and CPV installations.

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Check out our Intersolar 2015 Newspage and Tradeshow Report

Amazon Web Services Announces Its Largest Renewable Energy Project to Date
Fluke displays new 500 Series Battery Analyzers at Intersolar North America Conference
Sonnenbatterie Is Now Offering Its Innovative Products in the United States
HiQ Solar Announces New TrueString 208V Inverter, and New TrueString Ballast Mounting Solution
Tabuchi Electric Launches Solar + Storage Solution in North America

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Sep 14 - 18 2015, Hamburg, Germany
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