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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

SPI Q&A – Sun Xtender

Sun Xtender's Group 31 container now features a flat top with flexible handles for easier installation. These new flat tops will accommodate over the top wiring, hold down bars, and effortless terminal wiring. Booth #3316

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SPI, ESI, AND NORTH AMERICA SMART ENERGY WEEK

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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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Caterpillar to Showcase Industry-Leading Hybrid Energy Solutions at Solar Power International and Energy Storage International Exhibitions

Caterpillar is participating as a Kilowatt Sponsor and will exhibit in booth 2613 at the Salt Palace Convention Center.

Nexamp Expands Energy Storage Business with Roll-Out of Six New Projects

These first half dozen projects are located across sites in New York and Massachusetts taking advantage of economic incentives available under NY-Sun, VDER and MA SMART programs. Nexamp, a leader in making energy clean, affordable, safe and accessible to everyone, was awarded 40 percent of the capacity available in the first block of the NY-Sun program.

Trimark to Present at North America Smart Energy Week/Solar Power International 2019 in Salt Lake City

Showcasing its utility-scale SCADA system and energy storage control solution at booth #3218

Big brands Nike, Facebook and EDF to speak at The Business Booster

Sustainability and innovation experts from the world's biggest brands to light up Europe's leading energy innovation event

Solar FlexRack Closes Over a Half Gigawatt of Business in 2019

Solar FlexRack Heads into the Fourth Quarter Poised for a Banner Year

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Tigo’s New TS4-A-M (Monitoring) & TS4-A-S (Safety)

Tigo's New TS4-A-M (Monitoring) & TS4-A-S (Safety)

Tigo will announce the new product launch of the patented UHD-Core TS4-A (Advanced Retrofit/Add-on) Platform at SPI 2019. The new TS4-A-M (Monitoring) & TS4-A-S (Safety) units have improved lightweight hardware and lower labor costs to address a range of functions and budgets. The TS4-A-M allows module-level monitoring via Tigo's SMART Website & App. The TS4-A-S is UL-certified as a rapid shutdown solution for residential and C&I PV system. Both units join the Tigo's multivendor solution that works with almost any inverter and smart module in the global PV market. Contact sales@tigoenergy.com for pricing, shipping, and availability in Q4'19.

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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.