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2014-07-09 12:23:10

Revolutionary product builds upon established Fronius and module-level technology to address strong market demand for a bankable and simplified overall system solution. PORTAGE, Ind., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fronius USA is pleased to announce a new product that will significantly simplify system design and installation while delivering maximum energy harvest from complex arrays. The Fronius FE Series will support an architecture using module-level power electronics (MLPE) and...

2014-07-09 11:45:12

University of California - Riverside UC Riverside chemists' work on 'singlet fission' can increase solar cell efficiency by as much as 30 percent A perspective article published last month by University of California, Riverside chemists in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters was selected as an Editors Choice—an honor only a handful of research papers receive. The perspective reviews the chemists' work on "singlet fission," a process in which a single photon generates a pair of...

2014-07-09 08:22:18

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ET Solar Energy Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading smart energy solutions provider, and Sunrun, a leading home solar company in the U.S. today announced that ET Solar PV modules have been listed on Sunrun's Approved Vendor List for use in its home solar systems. Sunrun's PV module qualification process is one of the most rigorous in the residential solar industry. It consists of a multi-step process that includes extensive product analysis,...

2014-07-09 08:22:01

CHANGZHOU, China, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it will supply 200MW of modules to Zonergy Company Limited ("Zonergy")'s downstream projects in China, marking its largest single module supply agreement to date in 2014. Trina Solar will supply approximately 800,000 pieces of its TSM-PC05A modules for Zonergy's downstream projects...

2014-07-08 23:09:20

TrueLook, Inc. announces new and improved solar-powered webcam systems for construction jobsites. The new systems offer major equipment improvements, as well as reductions in price and shipping times. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 TrueLook, Inc. announces new and improved solar-powered webcam systems for construction jobsites. These webcam systems are completely wireless, off-the-grid solutions for time-lapsing and live monitoring of construction projects. The new systems offer...

2014-07-08 20:22:36

AWARD Ceremony Concludes First Day of Exhibition Featuring Global Solar Leaders SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the most well attended industry exhibition and conference in North America, announced the winners of the 2014 Intersolar AWARD for Solar Projects in North America during a special ceremony on the opening day of the exhibition. In addition to recognizing exemplary PV projects, the award ceremony also honored California Public Utilities Commission...

2014-07-08 16:22:30

- Program brings additional solar-powered electricity to Virginia NORFOLK, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, along with Old Dominion University (ODU), Tuesday dedicated a new solar installation on the roof of ODU's Student Recreation Center. This installation is the first of its kind in the Hampton Roads area. Last May, Dominion selected the university to be one of the first participants in the company's Solar Partnership Program under which Dominion...

2014-07-08 12:23:36

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HiQ Solar today announces the new Liberty 480V 3-phase, 1,000Vdc inverter. Aimed at commercial photovoltaic (PV) solar installations, it offers new benchmarks in ruggedness, power density and data reporting. With 8 kW packed into a NEMA6 enclosure and weighing only 24 lbs., the new product is ideal for rooftop, carport and other locations where it can be mounted in almost any location. Adding to this, the sealed, waterproof and silent...

2014-07-08 12:23:33

Comes on the heels of backing by E.ON, Iberdrola and other global energy leaders SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QBotix, which delivers up to 20 percent improvements in solar PV project economics with the optimized Robotic Tracking System (RTS), today announced at Intersolar North America (Booth #9711) that it has more than 80 megawatts (MW) of solar projects under contract, with several already under construction. QBotix has had a recent string of announcements that...

2014-07-08 12:23:13

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i-Energy, pioneers in small scale and DIY solar solutions, announces the launch of i-Protect, the world's smallest AR-N-4105-compliant protection device. Together with the new GT260 micro-inverter, i-Protect helps to form i-Energy's smart solar home solution - an easy-to-install system built with the smallest and lightest components on the market. Light and compact, i-Protect sets a new standard for size and function. It is currently the...


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