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Featured White Papers

SOLID FOUNDATION STRATEGIES FOR MITIGATING FROST HEAVE IN THE NORTHEAST
Published by Terrasmart
METAL ROOFING & PV SOLAR SYSTEMS PARTS 1,2 & 3
Published by S-5!
FIRE SUPPRESSION IN BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS
Published by Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression
WHAT DOES THE AIM ACT MEAN FOR FIRE SUPPRESSION?
Published by Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression
WIND TURBINE FIRES
Published by Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression

All White Papers

SOLID FOUNDATION STRATEGIES FOR MITIGATING FROST HEAVE IN THE NORTHEAST

With growth in the Northeast, frost heave will become a common challenge that developers and EPCs face. Improperly designed and installed solar projects could cause equipment damage, overextended schedules, and budget overruns. To minimize these risks, it’s important to engage with the right expert; one that can accurately calculate loads for frost depth and has a decade of in-field experience. Mike Faraone, Director of Engineering at Terrasmart, shares the common mistakes to avoid when planning for frost heave.

GLOBAL SOLAR INSPECTION REPORT

Check out our fourth annual report on PV system underperformance. Learn which anomalies impact power the most and gain insights into trends over time. We’ve used machine learning to analyze data from aerial thermal inspections across 20 GW of utility and C&I systems. The dataset spans 66 million modules in 32 countries including those from a range of installation types, geographies and climates.

FTC WIND MITIGATION WHITEPAPER

FTC Solar takes a proactive approach in designing for both static and dynamic wind effects. This webinar and white paper details FTC’s differentiated approach and our engagement with third-party engineering firms Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (RWDI) and Engineered Power Solutions Inc. (EPS) to further confirm the reliability of our unique solution to wind effects through modeling and testing of both static and dynamic wind forces.

COMMUNITY SOLAR PROJECT SITING

A Framework for Producing Zero Carbon Electricity and Serving Ecosystem Enhancement & Conservation

METAL ROOFING & PV SOLAR SYSTEMS PARTS 1,2 & 3

A three-part series on metal roofing and solar PV. Part 1 focused on Solar/Roof Service Life comparisons. Part 2 explains the common types of mounting systems for metal roofs, associated risks and pros/ cons of each. Part 3 will dig into more detail and the critical technical factors for solar PV systems specific to mounting on metal roofs.

FIRE SUPPRESSION IN BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

The two common types of BESSs are lead-acid battery and lithium-ion battery types. Both essentially serve the same purpose. However, approximately 90% of BESS systems today are of the lithium-ion variety. Lithium-ion batteries are so well adopted because they provide a high energy density in a small, lightweight package and require little maintenance.

WHAT DOES THE AIM ACT MEAN FOR FIRE SUPPRESSION?

The AIM Act received bi-partisan support as well as support from industry. The Act jointly addresses climate change and job creation. From a climate change perspective, it is believed that AIM will help the planet avoid an increase of .5°C in global warming.

WIND TURBINE FIRES

These wind turbines experience failures and setbacks, which can lead to accidents that include both property and personnel loss. One recognized factor for these accidents is fire. Fire is second only to blade failure and is one of most common factors causing property and personnel loss.