Mike Holt worked his way up through the electrical trade from apprentice to master electrician and electrical contractor. In 1973, he began teaching electrical classes, and by 1980 he had stopped contracting and was focused solely on training. Now, Holt is nationally...
The 1.047 MW Ferrisburgh Solar Farm (FSF) is currently the largest solar installation in the state of Vermont. Located along a highly trafficked road in close proximity to a local high school, it includes a significant educational component. The project also supports the...
In June, Holocene commissioned a 50-collector commercial solar water heating system at the new Warrior Transition Unit facility in Bethesda, Maryland. Part of the National Naval Medical Center, the Warrior Transition Unit supports wounded soldiers who require at least 6...
Design & Installation
Solar carports and canopies have proven to be a successful and marketable approach to PV system siting and deployment. This article provides system designers, engineers, and procurement and sales teams with overviews of 17 companies that offer PV carports, canopies or...
Trojan’s 132-pound 12 Vdc J200-RE flooded battery is well suited for small stationary energy storage systems where flooded lead-acid batteries are preferred.
Unirac’s recently released Sunframe Microrail (SFM) for arrays installed on pitched rooftops features a structural front trim rail, adjustable-height posts, preassembled parts and integrated electrical bonding.
In 2016, the Ashland Food Co-op contacted Ashland-based True South Solar (TSS) to evaluate options for expanding their array.
Business & Finance
The US solar industry fielded systems at an unprecedented rate of 1 MW every 32 minutes in Q3 2016. At the same time, average system prices are falling quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year. These data suggest that profitable solar installation companies are continually...
APsystems has expanded its microinverter family with the introduction of the dual-MPPT YC500i microinverter.
Yaskawa–Solectria Solar has expanded its DISCOM string combiner line with the addition of the 1,500 Vdc DISCOM 1500 source-circuit combiner.