Solar Tariffs Hold Back Q3 Installations, Scramble Project Timelines As Procurement Pipeline Booms

For the first time since 2015, quarterly additions of utility-scale solar photovoltaics (PV) fell below 1 gigawatt (GW), highlighting the impact of the tariffs and the uncertainty surrounding them in late 2017 and early 2018.

How AM Software Can Help You Consolidate Your Monitoring System Data

There are a lot of questions about the difference between a monitoring system and renewable asset management (AM) software. Specifically, if AM software provides similar functionalities as a monitoring system and when to start using asset management software.

Understanding Solar PV Wire Management

Installers that take their wire management seriously will have longer lasting systems that require less maintenance over the lifetime of the PV system (20 to 30+ years).

Utility Solar Procurement Booms as Residential Market Stabilizes in Q2 2018

Utility solar project procurement soared in Q2 2018 as component prices declined and home solar installations steadied after a 15 percent contraction last year, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report

Large-Scale Wind and Solar Farms in the Sahara Would Increase Rain and Vegetation

UMD-led study published in Science shows solar and wind farms in the Sahara could double rainfall in Earth's largest hot desert

Talking SPI 2018 with Lufft

The soiling measurements generated using the DustIQ help PV plant operators schedule panel cleaning on demand in order to cut costs and maximize the energy output. Visit us at Booth #420 for more.

Talking SPI 2018 with Mudge Fasteners

DURA-CON® Fasteners show resistance to Environmental Corrosion equal to that of stainless steel fasteners when tested in aluminum solar panel racking. Visit us at Booth #2283 for more information.

Discussing ForeFront Powers Solar Projects for California School Districts

ForeFront Power is currently developing of 20MW of solar projects for California School Districts. At these 3 districts specifically, the projects utilize solar parking canopy systems so the solar projects themselves will be above existing parking.

Talking SPI 2018 with HellermanTyton

This year, HellermannTyton is doubling down in our focus on wire management with single axis trackers. Visit us at Booth #2850

New Testing Facility Launches: Is the Future of Utility-Scale Solar Projects in Bifacial?

The new facility will serve as the test ground for analyzing and validating field data to determine optimal system output utilizing bifacial modules with tracking technology under a range of variables and conditions.

FPL unveils first solar-plus-storage system in the U.S. that can increase solar power plant output

By incorporating this new technology into the FPL Citrus Solar Energy Center, a solar power plant that was built in 2016, FPL expects to increase the amount of solar energy that the plant can deliver to the electric grid by more than half a million kilowatt-hours a year.

In 10 years' time trains could be solar powered

Alice Bell for The Guardian: A technique has been devised that allows electricity to flow directly from solar panels to electrified train tracks to the trains themselves making solar powered trains more feasible than ever before

Dead coal mines everywhere are being reincarnated as solar farms

Echo Huang for Quartz: The Berkeley Energy Group is planning to turn a strip mine in the Appalachians into a solar power plant that could produce somewhere between 50 to 100 MW of power in 2018.

U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations

The U.S. installed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the third quarter of 2017, despite experiencing higher prices across all market segments and major policy uncertainty.

Combining solar panels and agriculture makes land more productive

Karen Graham for Digital Journal: An agrophotovoltaics (APV) pilot project conducted at Lake Constance has proven that farming and the use of solar panels can be compatible.

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