Solar & Wind - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Crystal Paint for Solar Panels Could Innovate Renewable Energy

Now, researchers have developed a new way of creating solar panels that may make it easier to install than ever before — a crystal-based liquid that has allowed researchers to effectively paint on solar panels to suitable surfaces.

How Digital Marketing Can Grow Your Solar Business

Any solar business who wants to stand out from their competition will have to embrace digital marketing as it is a powerful tool to use to connect with customers.

NEOM Adopts Pioneering Solar Dome Technology for Sustainable Desalination Project

"Smart" approach to desalination harnesses solar power for water extraction, significantly lowering production costs and reducing brine discharge.

INTERSOLAR and looking ahead to 2020 - Q&A with Tigo

Visit Krannich’s booth to learn about Tigo’s distribution availability, shipping, and pricing details. Visit CPS’s booth to learn about Tigo’s UL-certified rapid shutdown system solution with their inverters.

How States Will Continue to Drive Climate Action in 2020

Will the U.S. make climate progress in 2020? If last year is any indication, the answer will emerge from states and cities where progress in tackling carbon pollution is accelerating.

Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries Are Uniquely Suited To Solar Energy Storage: Here’s Why

New technology is inevitable, and like any industry, solar energy systems must be ready to adapt. One promising battery emerging is the lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePO_4 battery).

AltEnergymag - Special Tradeshow Coverage
Intersolar NORTH AMERICA

Intersolar North America will take place in San Diego, CA February 4th - 6th. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

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Solar & Wind - Featured Stories

Solar Microinverter & Power Optimizer Market to Cross USD 1.4 Bn by 2024

High preference for sustainable green energy and enhanced power harvesting systems will push solar microinverter & power optimizer market. Beneficial legislations such as tax concessions will open new vistas for the business.

Intersolar North America Announces Line-Up for Solar Games Installer Competition

Debut event will feature install teams from across the US and new partnership for post-event system donation

What's the Future of IoT-Powered Solar Smart Homes?

Alternative energy sources like solar are gaining traction in both the public and private sectors, and understanding how solar will improve IoT-connected homes will help to boost their popularity and availability further going forward.

Solar & Wind - News Headlines

The Energy Expo (2nd edition) for 2020 was a great success!

The Energy Expo (2nd Edition) had top sponsors, exhibitor's and educators which enlightened our attendees with special courses on Solar technologies. More than 25 featured sessions in both languages where included in the program along with an AIA-GBCI accredited 8-hr course by top experts. We are already gearing up and looking forward to next year's expo 2021!

Solis Launches Residential Storage Hybrid Inverter into US Solar Market

The Solis storage inverter combines top-of-class 98.4% efficiency with a wide product range and dynamic MPPTs to generate higher yield and stronger ROI for residential customers.

Number of sub-800MW demand periods double and sub-700MW quadruples in just a year

On the 6 February, AEMO issued market notice 73857 in response to the enduring islanding of the SA network. The notice informed the market that when South Australian (SA) demand falls under 800MW several generators, including more than 500MW of wind and 300MW of solar will be constrained down to zero. In a later notice, AEMO subsequently revised the low demand trigger down to 700MW.

Solar & Wind - Featured Product

POWER MAX™ Ballasted Roof Mounting System
POWER MAX™ Ballasted Roof Mounting System

POWER MAX™ Ballasted Roof Mounting System

Preformed Line Products introduces the POWER MAX Ballasted Roof Mounting System. The POWER MAX solar mounting system is engineered to maximize energy output on commercial flat roofs. Developed with the professional installer in mind, this system offers adjustable inter-row spacing in the field of up to 11 inches. It features 50% fewer components and a simplified design resulting in faster assembly rates and labor savings on every project. Available in a flush mount, 5˚ or 10˚ tilt or higher density dual tilt design, the POWER MAX base arrives stacked on pallets providing easier transport to the roof. Engineered as a fully ballasted, non-penetrating system, it accepts standard concrete blocks and is qualified by wind tunnel testing.

Solar & Wind - Featured Company

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.