Updated for 2017, this module specifications table focuses on high-power models with rated outputs of 300 W STC and greater. We include detailed electrical and mechanical specifications for more than 200 modules that are available for deployment in US-based projects.
Design & Installation
In this article, the modeling of PV system energy production will be focusing on the sub-module level, which analyzes the shade impacts and electrical behavior of a design down to the level of cell strings and bypass diodes inside the solar modules.
Borrego Solar designed a portfolio of solar projects for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) for the installation of solar carports and lunch shelters across 32 sites within the district.
Mass Renewables of Bellingham, Massachusetts, installed the Tesla Powerwall lithium-ion residential energy storage system in Holliston, Massachusetts.
SMA’s recently launched Power+ Solution leverages its stake in Tigo Energy by combining its single-phase Sunny Boy-US inverters, available in six power classes ranging from 3 kWac to 7.7 kWac, with Tigo’s TS4-R platform.
SolarBOS has launched fused ac combiner and recombiner solutions for commercial, industrial and utility-scale PV plants.
SolarWorld recently announced that it has doubled the workmanship warranty on its portfolio of solar modules to 20 years.
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America has added three high-efficiency models to its HIT module lineup for residential applications.
PVCAD enables solar designers and engineers to create comprehensive project designs for ground-mounted, rooftop and carport PV installations.
Yaskawa–Solectria Solar has announced the introduction of its Commercial Rapid Shutdown Combiner for 3-phase string inverter systems.
Operations & Maintenance
The way that utilities study distributed energy resource interconnections (DER) in California is about to change dramatically. In this article we elaborate on the distribution planning tools that stakeholders in the state are developing to streamline DER interconnections...
Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals, now offers an integrated Self Powered Solution for its TDP Solar Trackers.
Eguana developed its Evolve energy storage system for residential-scale solar self-consumption and backup-power applications.
The use of string inverters in US projects over 5 MW in size is expected to grow more than four-fold over the next 5 years, according to GTM Research.