Category: Solar

IBC SOLAR to manage four additional solar parks with a total output of over 31 MWp for solar power plant operator 7C Solarparken

Four solar parks in one go The longstanding IBC SOLAR partner and solar power plant operator 7C Solarparken has acquired four solar parks realised by IBC SOLAR with a total output of over 31 MWp. Bad Staffelstein / Germany, October 27, 2021 – IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems and energy… Read more »

FIMER SUPPORTS MAJOR JORDANIAN COMPANY TO REALIZE SOLAR AMBITION

Tier One inverter supplier, FIMER, has installed its technology in a new 1MW ground-mounted solar plant for Consolidated Sulpho-Chemical Industries Co (CISC) – one of the largest companies in the Middle East – to enable it to reduce costs and become more self-sufficient. Working with EPC, The Contractor for Energy LLC, the project is an… Read more »

Sulzer Schmid completes multi-GW blade inspection campaign for Vestas in Europe

Sulzer Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for wind turbine rotor blade inspections, announced today that it has completed a massive blade inspection campaign for Vestas, covering close to 4,000 wind turbines across 14 countries of northern and central Europe. With an installed fleet of close to 75,000 wind turbines around the world, blade… Read more »

my-PV opens Austria’s first solar-electric commercial building

The expert for solar-electric heat generation my-PV has opened its new headquarters after a construction period of only seven months. In its new building in Neuzeug, the Austrian manufacturer is pursuing its “cables instead of pipes” concept and setting standards in solar-electric heat supply. Neuzeug, Austria. my-PV designed its new company building the other way… Read more »

Fluke launches world’s first clamp meters for solar power installations with CAT III / 1500 V safety rating

New clamp meter offers solar testing at 1500 V while providing the highest safety rating at this voltage and offering improved ease of use. Eindhoven, Netherlands. October 4, 2021: Fluke has today announced the launch of a new clamp meter designed to measure solar installation voltages at the new standard of 1500 V, while offering… Read more »

Delta Introduces New M15A/M20A Flex Inverters for Use in PV plants on Residential and Small Commercial Buildings

Optimised fan-less design delivers whisper-quiet operation Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, presents the new multi-MPPT inverters M15A Flex and M20A Flex with outputs of 16.5kVA and 22 kVA respectively. The new inverters are an extension to the Flex series, with their design concept inherited from the M70A Flex. M15A Flex… Read more »

Delta Introduces New M30A Flex Inverter for Use in PV Plants on Commerical Buildings

Optimised fan-less design delivers whisper-quiet operation TENINGEN, 30 September 2021 — Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, presents the new multi-MPPT M30A Flex inverter with an output of 33 kVA. The new inverter is an extension to the Flex series, with its design concept inherited making the series compatible and reliable. The… Read more »

Huawei Digital Power lights up Dubai and calls for collective efforts for low-carbon, smart society

Huawei Digital Power lights up Dubai with a spectacular light show on Burj Khalifa with the theme ‘Building a Low-carbon and Green Future’ which successfully concludes Global Digital Power Summit 2021 with more than 500 participants from 67 countries attending. Huawei calls for collective actions from global customers and partners to join new Carbon Neutrality… Read more »

Glaston receives a close to EUR 5 million deal in the Americas

Glaston group has signed a close to EUR 5 contract for Insulating Glass and Heat Treatment Technologies machinery with a customer in the Americas. The order is booked in Glaston’s received orders for the third quarter in 2021. The lines will be delivered within the second quarter of 2022. More stringent safety and quality regulations… Read more »

Renewables Obligation mutualisation predicted to be triggered for the fourth and fifth consecutive years

Forecasts from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Within-term ROC market forecast’ predict a potential shortfall in the 2020-21 Renewable Obligation (RO) buy-out and late payment fund of over £170mn, with 16 supplier exits to date that could impact upon the scheme’s payments. Furthermore, it predicts that mutualisation will be triggered for the 2021-22 obligation period too, as six… Read more »

Solar tree from ASCA supplies e-bike stations with environmentally friendly energy

Löchgau, October 11, 2021. The ASCA® solar films can be used in a wide range of applications – from individual small projects to facades in commercial housing construction. In the community of Löchgau in Germany the company has designed, conceived and implemented a solar tree for the construction company STRENGER Bauen und Wohnen. The solar… Read more »

FuturaSun: SILK® Pro coloured photovoltaic modules

The SILK® Pro series of modules includes three new colour versions: Silver, Orange and Red, for maximum architectural versatility. FuturaSun has once again expanded its range of solar panels to include three versions of its most successful line, SILK® Pro, a monocrystalline module with 120 PERC multi-busbar, half-cut cells, especially designed for the most demanding… Read more »

Norwegian solar energy company REC Group becomes part of Reliance Industries Ltd. and accelerates its expansion

Innovative and award-winning solar panel manufacturer REC Group has been acquired by Reliance New Energy Solar Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. This change of ownership will allow REC to fast track its expansion plans. MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company headquartered in… Read more »

Huawei Global Digital Power Summit 2021 set to open on October 16 in Dubai

Huawei Global Digital Power Summit 2021 is set to open on October 16 in Dubai with more than 300+ individuals attending the physical event, including executives from Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), Group42, ACWA Power, du, Uptime Institute and Engie. Huawei to announce joint actions across the energy and ICT industry chain to unlock… Read more »

Meyer Burger presents itself at Intersolar Europe 2021 for the first time as a producer of solar cells and modules

Intersolar Europe 2021, which starts in Munich on Wednesday (Oct. 6, 2021) after being postponed several times due to Corona restrictions, is a premiere for Meyer Burger. For the first time, the long-established photovoltaic group from Switzerland will present itself as a producer of solar cells and solar modules. «As Europe’s leading trade fair for… Read more »

3D-Micromac introduces new laser system for half- and shingled-cell cutting in PhotovolTaic Manufacturing

The microCELL™ MCS cell cutting system provides free choice of cutting layouts that range from half- to shingled cells without compromising throughput or yield Chemnitz, Germany, October 5, 2021—3D-Micromac AG, the industry leader in laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the semiconductor, photovoltaic (PV), medical device and electronics markets, today introduced an advanced laser… Read more »

Trina Storage unveils Elementa, an industry-leading LFP battery cabinet at Intersolar

Trina Solar’s new energy storage arm makes its debut at Europe’s premier solar event October 5th, 2021: Trina Storage, the global energy storage business launched by Trina Solar earlier this year, will unveil a new, utility-scale smart energy storage system that cuts CAPEX by over 5% at Intersolar Europe. Trina Storage Elementa is a fully-integrated and modular smart storage… Read more »

SOLARGIS LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICAN OFFICE TO TACKLE GROWING RESOURCE RISKS IN AMERICAN SOLAR

Solargis expands its presence in Toronto in response to demand from the North American solar industry as it scales up and faces new resource-related risks to profitability Toronto, 5th October – Solargis, data and software architect for bankable solar investments, has opened a North American office in the Greater Toronto area, bolstering its regional presence… Read more »

Staggered and Arrayed: M10 Industries AG and Fraunhofer ISE Develop Matrix Shingle Technology to Industrial Maturity

M10 Industries AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and have developed a matrix shingle concept for connecting silicon solar cells and a new stringer for manufacturing novel matrix shingle modules. The stringer, which arranges the shingle solar cells offset from each other similar to bricks in a masonry wall, was built… Read more »

KOSTAL Solar Electric at Intersolar 2021 in Munich

New brand identity, new innovations and a world premiere Hagen/Munich, 5th October 2021 – The entire appearance of KOSTAL Solar Electric, the German inverter manufacturer, at this year’s Intersolar in Munich is characterized by innovations and an impressive product premiere. The company’s goal: to make sustainable solar energy generation come alive. World premiere KOSTAL AC-Wallbox… Read more »

Global Smart Grid Deployment to Save over 1,000 Terawatt Hours in Energy by 2026, as Sustainability Drives Deployment

Hampshire, UK – 4th October 2021: A new study from Juniper Research has found that global smart grid deployments will lead to annual energy savings of 1,060 terawatt-hours by 2026, from 316 terawatt-hours in 2021. This is the equivalent of powering over 42 million 90-minute football matches at Wembley stadium. The research identified increased sustainability… Read more »

FIMER POWERS UP INTERSOLAR WITH NEW ‘BEST IN CLASS’ RESIDENTIAL INVERTER AND STORAGE PLATFORM LAUNCH

FIMER is set to revolutionize the solar market with the unveiling of its innovative high-power inverter and high-capacity storage platforms for the residential market, offering a future-proof and scalable solution for all global installations. The new ‘Power’ platform – FIMER PowerUNO, PowerTRIO and PowerX, which will be on display on stand B5.330 – have been… Read more »

INTRODUCING THE FIRST SOLAR-SPECIFIC DATA LOGGER FROM NRG SYSTEMS

LOGR-S is an advanced data logging system for post-construction resource monitoring of utility-scale PV plants Hinesburg, VT, USA –  NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of solar, wind, and meteorological applications, announced today that it will offer a new, solar-specific data logging system, further enhancing its portfolio of… Read more »

About Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS)

Smarter Grid Solutions is a Glasgow-based energy software company that works internationally across the UK, USA, Europe, Australia and Asia. Founded in 2008 as a University of Strathclyde spinout, its technology connects renewables and other low carbon technologies to power grids and manages their operation. SGS’ energy expertise, homegrown in the COP26 host city, is… Read more »

Study: Technological Learning is Key for Resource Efficient Terawatt Scale Photovoltaics

Cost efficient climate change mitigation requires installing a total of 20-80 TWp photovoltaics until 2050 and 80-170 TWp until 2100, at least a hundred times more than the 707 GWp standing at the end of 2020. A research team from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact… Read more »

APsystems Introduces the DS3, the World’s Most Powerful Dual-Module Microinverter series

THE NETHERLANDS – September 28th, 2021 – APsystems unveils the DS3 series, a dual-module, single phase microinverter product line for residential and commercial solar applications at the Solar Solutions International trade show in The Netherlands. A new, groundbreaking design for APsystems, the DS3 series is launching with multiple power offerings in several major global markets,… Read more »

Ad Hoc announcement pursuant to article 53 LR

Meyer Burger to develop 400 MW high-performance solar module manufacturing facility in the U.S. Favorable market conditions, growth opportunities, and policy support for the solar industry informed Meyer Burger’s decision to establish a production site in the United States Initial production is expected to be 400 megawatts (MW) of annual nominal capacity by the end… Read more »

The first PV connectors for harsh environmental conditions

Requirements for operating electrical installations in ambient temperatures over 70°C or at altitudes higher than 6,500 feet differ from the requirements for standard installations due to the different climate conditions. Yet, it is precisely in areas with such harsh conditions, like deserts and high mountain ranges, that offer large spaces and optimal solar radiation for… Read more »

LONGi unveils its premium Hi-RO Onyx modules at Solar Solutions International 2021

Advanced high-efficiency, high-power modules with Zero Bus Bar (ZBB) technology designed for residential homes Vijfhuizen, The Netherlands – September 28, 2021 – With over 250 exhibitors, more than 80 speakers and around 100 seminars, Solar Solutions International, the largest trade show for solar energy in Northwest Europe, opened on September 28, in the Expo Haarlemmermeer,… Read more »

Sharp launches new 540W half-cut cell PV panel

Hamburg, 28th September 2021 – Sharp today announces the addition of a new 540W monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) panel to its half-cut cell portfolio – the NU-JD540. The new high wattage module is designed specifically for free-field and commercial rooftop installations, providing customers with a cutting edge design and high reliability. High Power Output The… Read more »

The new OmniControl® universal control unit for pumps and measurement instruments from Pfeiffer Vacuum

Easy control of vacuum systems Individually configurable Intuitive operation Asslar, September 28, 2021. The new OmniControl unit allows the comprehensive control of a complete vacuum system using just one device. It combines the control of the total pressure with the control of the pumps. The unit communicates with products that support the Pfeiffer Vacuum RS-485… Read more »

PV cable entry into roof, separated and airtight

BARENDRECHT, September 27th , 2021 – Conduct Technical Solutions, developer, manufacturer and distributor of PV installation supplies, launches its latest product, PVtube. With the PVtube it is possible to run solar panel cabling airtight and fireproof through the roof of a house, stable or commercial building. With this solution, Conduct offers a world first. Cable entry… Read more »

Huawei Wins WWF Climate Solver Award 2020

BEIJING, Sept. 24, 2021 — Climate Action Week – 2021 Zero Carbon Mission International Climate Summit (hereinafter referred to as “the Summit”), co-organized by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Phoenix TV, was held in Beijing on September 22. At the event, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Huawei”) won the WWF… Read more »

Former Australian Prime Minister to speak at Energy Networks Association COP26 event

As the focus of the international community and the global energy industry shifts towards the COP26 summit, Energy Networks Association has today launched a programme of events in the run-up to and during COP26. Former Australian Prime Minister Hon. Malcolm Turnbull will join a busy panel event in Glasgow, via video-link from Australia, to give… Read more »

European Glass-Glass Photovoltaic Modules Are Particularly Climate-Friendly

In a new study, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE have calculated that silicon photovoltaic modules manufactured in the European Union produce 40 percent less CO2 than modules manufactured in China. Using a life cycle analysis (LCA), the research team compared the CO2 footprint of monocrystalline solar modules manufactured in Germany,… Read more »

Delta Introduces New M15A/M20A Flex Inverters for Use in PV plants on Residential and Small Commercial Buildings

Optimised fan-less design delivers whisper-quiet operation Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, presents the new multi-MPPT inverters M15A Flex and M20A Flex with outputs of 16.5kVA and 22 kVA respectively. The new inverters are an extension to the Flex series, with their design concept inherited from the M70A Flex. M15A Flex… Read more »