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Case Study: Ipsun Solar Upgrades their Design Process with EagleView

Prior to utilizing EagleView, the assessor would usually discover major design errors, such as panels being placed over vents or overhanging the roofline.

How Governments Are Reducing Photovoltaic Tech Costs

New tech can gather data about energy distribution and storage, for instance. This step can further reduce costs as workers can store more energy on sunny days so it doesn’t go to waste.

Contactless Handling of Wafers in the Solar Industry

Damage often occurs during the production and further processing of silicon wafers. In addition to downtimes and additional cleaning steps as well as readjustments, there are also increased material and process costs.

COVID-19 & looking ahead to 2021 and beyond, Insights from Baja Carports

The biggest challenge to the solar industry is the cost of land and cost of transmission to the end user. This combined with the spike in additional demand due to the rapid increase in electrical vehicles will put a tremendous burden on solar solutions.

Artificial Photosynthesis as a Renewable Energy Source

There is a growing effort toward establishing a high-tech energy-generating system that is fundamentally inspired by nature itself: artificial photosynthesis.

COVID-19 & Looking Ahead to 2021 and Beyond, Insights from Soltec

Soltec Power Holdings is continuously studying and investing in innovation to offer the best products to the market. In 2020 we introduced our new SF8 tracker, under the slogan "designed for greatness".

Solar Asset Management Predictions for 2021

We believe that changes that were long in the making will be implemented in very short time frames and that 2021 will stand out as an acceleration year towards industry maturity.

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GLOBAL WIND INDUSTRY HAD A RECORD, NEAR 100GW, YEAR AS GE, GOLDWIND TOOK LEAD FROM VESTAS

Global commissioning of wind turbines was up 59% to 96.3GW in 2020 as installations surged in China and the U.S. New offshore wind capacity was down 19%

The Progression of Solar Power: 20 years from now?

The solar industry has been known to be unpredictable and hard to forecast as its potential has been consistently underestimated.

Keep Closing Deals With Contact-Free Selling

Covid-19 has presented home improvement contractors with unprecedented challenges. Given the importance of social distancing for safety and public health, many homeowners have been postponing or canceling in-person meetings.

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ADVANCED RENEWABLE SOLAR ENERGY SOLUTIONS FROM LG ELECTRONICS DELIVER NOTEWORTHY 'HERS INDEX' RATINGS TO RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

LG Solar Modules Deliver High Efficiency, Sleek Aesthetic and Long-Term Reliability to 'New American Home' and 'New American Remodel'

Energix, RPCS Partner to Complete over 90MW of Solar Tracker Projects

RPCS has partnered with Energix for the installation of trackers at three of Energix's solar projects, Hollyfield II (17MW), Mt. Jackson (22MW), Buckingham II (28MW), and Leatherwood (25MW), and intends to collaborate on two additional projects, totaling approximately 50MW.

Schneider Electric Solar Opens Online Store

-Customers can now purchase Schneider Electric's solar products from their Solar online store -The shoppers can expect modern online shopping experiences such as mobile access, flexible shipping, stock levels, and customer reviews -The North American store ships to the US, Puerto Rico, and Canada

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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'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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Hammond Power Solutions

Hammond Power Solutions (TSX: HPS.A) is a North American leader for the design and manufacture of dry-type standard and custom electrical engineered magnetics, electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers. Leading edge engineering capabilities, high quality products, and responsive service to customers' needs have all served to establish HPS as a technical and innovative leader in the electrical and electronic industries. HPS has operations in Canada, the United States, Mexico & India.