Ideal Power Partners with Azimuth Energy for 300 Kilowatt / 500 Kilowatt-Hour Remote Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid
AUSTIN, Texas - June 27, 2017 - Ideal Power Inc., (NASDAQ: IPWR), an innovative power conversion technology company, Azimuth Energy, a solar and wind energy and energy efficiency engineering and construction company and Wright Architects, a design-build firm with projects along the East Coast and the Caribbean, today announced a solar-plus-storage project that will provide off-grid and virtually fossil-free power to a remote building complex in rural New York.
One goal of nanotechnology is to improve photovoltaic solar electricity generation. The thermodynamic limit of 80% productivity is well beyond the capabilities of current photovoltaic technologies, whose performance now is only about 43%.
Developing a predictable O&M strategy at the outset of a project will ensure the bankability and a robust ROI throughout the system's lifetime. Project owners and developers that thoroughly evaluate O&M considerations of their tracker investments will find that the higher energy performance, predictive analytics and long-term reliability of single-axis, self-powered trackers will provide a lower overall levelized cost of energy than fixed-tilt racking or conventional tracking systems.
Currently, wind generation sites are the cheapest version to build in the United States. Solar tends to be significantly more expensive to develop and construct. Creating one site for both forms is much more affordable, yet offers all the advantages covered above.
ABB microgrid will integrate wind and solar energy to provide electricity to Caribbean island that was previously fully dependent on fossil fuels
By Chisaki Watanabe, Emi Nobuhiro, and Kevin Buckland for Bloomberg: The tech giant thinks solar roof panels are the future for hybrids and EVs.
2Q 2017 update of Microgrid Deployment Tracker reveals strong growth in the commercial and industrial sector
Heilind will join solar industry professionals in San Francisco next month for InterSolar North America
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced the winners of its 2017 SEPA Power Player Awards. Winners will be honored July 26 as part of SEPA's Grid Evolution Summit: A National Town Meeting in Washington, DC.
PennWell Corporation today unveils Electrify Europe, the world's first event dedicated to the convergence in the power generation and transmission and distribution sectors, driven by digitization, decentralization, electrification and customer engagement. The conference and exhibition will be held from 19 - 21 June 2018 at the Messe Wien in Vienna, Austria.
As solar expands, there is a need for grids to be able to adapt to their environment. Weather monitoring systems are giving grids the data necessary for this adaptation to happen, which can greatly increase the efficiency of this power source.
POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe 2017, the prominent conference and exhibition for the international power and renewable industries, has unveiled the final industry-leading speaker at the Joint Opening Keynote.
Climate Action UN: According to local reports, Indian Railways will install flexible solar panels and batteries to power lights and fans on board 250 of the network's trains.
Panasonic HIT® Solar Module Achieves World's Leading Output Temperature Coefficient(1) at -0.258%/°C
The improved output of the temperature coefficient results in a nearly 50% reduction in necessary power generation during the hot summer months
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The Darfon G320 is the microinverter solution for today's high-power solar modules. The G320 handles 60- and 72-cell modules up to 350W DC and outputs up to 300W AC. The G320's 3-phase configuration accommodates the electrical distribution systems of most commercial buildings and to reduce, if not eliminate, the need for expensive transformers. The G320 comes in four voltage/phase configurations, so it can be installed in residential, commercial or utility applications.