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Sustainability is at the CORE of Spraying Systems’ Values and Business Strategies

GRNE Solar recently installed a new solar system powered by SMA Sunny Tripower CORE1 inverters and monitored with the SMA Data Manager M at the headquarters of Spraying Systems, a spray technology company in Illinois.

Tandem Solar Modules: One-Two Combination Packs a More Powerful Punch

Researchers engaged in the Capitano project are combining thin-film solar modules based on perovskite semiconductors with semiconductors made of copper, indium, gallium and selenium (CIGS).

U.S. Utility Solar Pipeline Soars to 37.9 GW, A New Record

Utility solar project announcements surged to 11.2 GW in the first half of 2019, with 6.2 GW contracted in Q2 alone. In addition to the utility solar pipeline growth, residential solar deployment rebounded from the same period last year.

SPI 2019 - Panasonic Solar

Panasonic will have many exciting products on display, including our new high efficiency HIT+ module lineup as well as our AC module. Additionally, we will have our energy storage products on display with new features and enhancements for the growing stationary ESS market.

SPI 2019 - Tigo Energy

This year, Tigo will display the new TS4-A (Advanced Retrofit/Add-on) series including the new product launch of the TS4-A-2F (Fire Safety for 2 Modules) at SPI. Visit us at Booth #5347!

SPI Q&A – Trojan Battery

We are starting to see the demand for lithium batteries increase in this market, so Trillium Intelligent Lithium batteries will be a huge focus for the booth. Booth #7047

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SPI, ESI, AND NORTH AMERICA SMART ENERGY WEEK

Solar Power International, ESI & North America Smart Energy Week will take place in Salt Lake City, UT September 23rd - 26th. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

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Esdec Acquires IronRidge and Quick Mount PV

The addition of IronRidge and Quick Mount PV to current Esdec company, EcoFasten, creates the largest solar mounting systems group in the U.S., representing more than 60% share of the residential market.

Bleutech Park Las Vegas unveils global technologies being incorporated into local "Smart Mini-City"

"Bleutech Park is paving the road for new developments with its forward thinking approach to putting public safety first by planning the integration of advanced technologies like autonomous security robots alongside the likes of power, water management and Internet service."

National Solar Tour Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

The American Solar Energy Society and Solar United Neighbors team up to launch the nation's largest tour of solar homes

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SMA America Offers PowerUP Program for Solar Energy Dealers

New platform allows dealers to differentiate themselves from competition

EcoFasten Showcases Comprehensive Line of Rooftop Solar Mounting Systems and Components at Solar Power International 2019

The company will also be celebrating the recent addition of IronRidge and Quick Mount PV to the Esdec family of companies.

GameChange Solar to Unveil Record Setting Install Speed at SPI Utah

By invitation, visitors will be escorted into the exclusive Genius Tracker™ room to see the system and the proprietary SpeedClamp™ which speeds module install 200% versus typical tracker competitors.

New World Record Efficiency with Flexible CIGS Solar Cell

Only nine months after the presentation of the first record-breaking flexible solar cell, USA-based MiaSol Hi-Tech Corp and European Solliance Solar Research have established a new world record power conversion efficiency of 23% on a flexible solar cell. The solar cell combines two thin-film solar cell technologies into a tandem solar cell stack: a top flexible semi-transparent perovskite solar cell with a bottom flexible copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) cell.

CLEANPOWER 2020 conference chairs announced

Industry leaders from Vestas and Xcel Energy to shape inaugural event for renewable energy industry

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Experience Single Brand Simplicity with SystemEdge from OutBack Power.

Each pre-bundled package is designed to make solar plus energy storage easy. By combining OutBack's most popular FLEXpower pre-wired systems with matched OutBack energy storage, SystemEdge takes the guesswork out of installing solar plus storage. Every SystemEdge package includes a FLEXpower factory pre-wired system, application-specific EnergyCell batteries and racking, FLEXware ICS Plus combiner and all the necessary connection hardware.

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SolarEdge Technologies

SolarEdge Technologies

SolarEdge Technologies provides end-to-end distributed solar power harvesting and PV monitoring solutions, allowing maximum energy production for faster return on investment. The SolarEdge power optimizers perform MPPT per individual module while monitoring performance of each module. The highly efficient solar inverter is tailor-made to work with power optimizers. SolarEdge enables more power from any PV system, optimal roof utilization, a complete panel-level monitoring, and enhanced safety.