Apr 302014
 
Tigo Energy, a smart module specialist, recently announced a strategic partnership with Solar Juice, a solar distributor in Australia. Solar Juice will market and sell Tigo's full range of optimization solutions including both its retrofit optimizer as well as smart modules optimized by Tigo Energy. Tigo Energy's technology is the leading open architecture solution for solar optimization. The Tigo retrofit otpimzier and smart modules optimized by Tigo work with any inverter, the...
Apr 302014
 
Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (US) is adding a total of 379 kilowatts (kw) of solar on university-owned property throughout the region. Prior to this installation, the university had 33 kw that were installed as demonstration projects. Based on the carbon intensity of grid electricity in Missouri, which is among the highest in the US, this will reduce the university’s output the equivalent of 385 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year. Most of the solar arrays are...
Apr 302014
 
Valentin Software GmbH, located in Berlin, will be presenting its new planning software PV*SOL premium at Intersolar Europe 2014. The solar planning software has a new intuitive user interface, PV*SOL premium will succeed the company’s simulation program PV*SOL Expert starting in June – it will help users plan and visualize solar power plants in detail. As with the previous versions, the new version has, at its core, the analysis of shading for roof-top and free-standing plants in...