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Award-winning Elementary School With Unique Roof Design Has Minimal Environmental Impact

The 58,000 square foot roof is indeed a unique aspect of the building, featuring 11 different raised sawtooth profiles each designed to both “optimize the amount of natural daylighting in the classrooms, and to provide the best orientation for the building’s solar array.

European pilot line for innovative photovoltaic technology based on tandem solar cells

PEPPERONI, a four-year Research and Innovation project co-funded under Horizon Europe and jointly coordinated by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and Qcells, will support Europe in reaching its renewable energy target of climate neutrality by 2050.

Technological Advances for Solar and Energy Storage are Making Energy Solutions More Accessible

he perception of fossil fuels at today's current high prices, paired with an aging utility/grid infrastructure that shuts down more often than any time in recent history, people want and need the energy security.

Using Digital Twins to Improve Solar Farms

"Utilizing a digital twin changes the picture by minimizing the impact of anomalies in the short term, with a seamless path to restoring power. We think of a digital twin as a ledger that provides an auditable system of record for solar assets that will last 25+ years."

Solar Integrators and Utilities Need to Work in Tandem to Improve Grid Stability

By connecting renewable generation to smart energy storage systems that are swarm controlled as part of a VPP, we can enable the next step in grid intelligence and help support the energy transition.

Off-grid Battery Storage and Generator Application

We hear it all the time: there can only be one grid-forming resource type online at a time, right? Well, we have busted this myth many times at some of our solar+storage+generator microgrid projects.

Upcoming Webinar - New Residential Module: Get both High Load and an Attractive Design

In this webinar, you will learn the 8 reasons the CS6R-MS-HL is the right module for your residential customers. You will understand how its many qualities including high-load capabilities make it an easy and effective solution for your installations.

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Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America Announce Teams For 2023 Solar Games Competition

The industry’s first and only installer competition, the Solar Games tasks teams with building residential solar + storage systems live in a stadium setting during a three-day bracket-style tournament.

RE+ 2022 sets record attendance in Anaheim

The conference & expo saw over 27,000 attendees and over 800 exhibitors, making it the biggest RE+ to date. RE+ 2022 is powered by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and produced by RE+ Events.

dcbel and LG Energy Solution partner for future-proof home energy solution

dcbel r16 home energy station automatically leverages the stationary battery to power the entire home, reducing a home's energy costs and carbon footprint. A single dcbel r16 replaces six different pieces of equipment.

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SMA and Powin to Partner on Master Supply and Services Agreement

The Two-Year Effort Will Drive Efficiency, Collaboration for Both Companies

An Exciting Journey: Sungrow Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

This year, Sungrow is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its dedicated endeavor. In 1997, renewable energy was a niche energy source. Many people didn't believe that it could replace fossil fuels. Today, renewable energy is becoming an affordable, reliable, and cost-competitive energy source and a contributor to global carbon neutrality.

Astronergy continues to improve n-type TOPCon products

As the PV market is seeing the blooming of various newly developed n-type cell products, more tech problems need to be solved by all firms related, Sheng He - Astronergy cell R&D director said at the virtual conference held by TaiyangNews on Nov. 23. His presentation made clear that Astronergy is working on n-type TOPCon products.

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Canadian Solar - HiKuBlack - Black Backsheet & Frame (Mono)
Canadian Solar - HiKuBlack - Black Backsheet & Frame (Mono)

Canadian Solar - HiKuBlack - Black Backsheet & Frame (Mono)

Aesthetic appearance for residential systems: With black backsheet & black frame, Power range 380 ~ 405 W, Low power loss in cell connection. Enhanced reliability: · Low temperature coefficient (Pmax): -0.34 % / °C, LID LeTID less than 2.0%, Lower hot spot temperature, Better shading tolerance.

Solar Power - Featured Company

S-5!

In 1992, S-5! invented the very market space of manufactured roof attachment solutions. S-5!'s clamps and brackets are engineered for a variety of applications, including residential and commercial solar installations on exposed-fastened and standing seam metal roofing. The company has a portfolio of more than 5+ GigaWatts of rooftop solar arrays, including many Fed-Ex and Walmart buildings; 700 Costco stores in eight countries; international airports; and corporate headquarters for Google, IBM, NATO, NREL and Apple. S-5! technologies are also affordable for domestic applications with more than 15,000 such solar installations in 50 countries.