Aug 162017
 
Array Technologies, the world’s most trusted name in solar tracking, recently celebrated the commissioning of the 102 MW (ac) / 131 MW (dc) Lamesa Solar Facility in Lamesa, Texas. Built by engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Renewable Energy Systems (RES), the Lamesa Solar Facility uses Array’s time-proven solar trackers to maximize the output of clean, renewable energy and help meet the energy needs of approximately 15,000 Texas homes. Spann
Aug 152017
 
IXYS Corporation, a leader in power semiconductors, mixed-signal and digital ICs for power conversion and motion control applications, announced today the introduction of the IXRFD615 ultrafast low-side RF MOSFET gate driver by its IXYS Colorado division. The IXRFD615 is a CMOS high-speed, high-current gate driver specifically designed to drive MOSFETs in Class D and E RF applications as well as other applications requiring ultrafast rise and fall times or short minimum...
Aug 152017
 
Today the International Trade Commission will hold its first hearing on Suniva’s petition for tariffs and price floors, which if successful could devastate the American solar industry. More than 200 solar workers and executives from CA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, PA, FL, MN, MA, RI, KS, UT and VA will be in Washington D.C. to show their opposition to this petition.   Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), will be addressing the workers before...
Aug 152017
 
Chuck Xu, global business director, DuPont Photovoltaics Solutions and Advanced Materials, issued the following statement in response to Suniva’s Section 201 petition to the US International Trade Commission (USITC) requesting the imposition of tariffs on solar cells and the establishment of a minimum price for solar modules imported into the United States: “DuPont supports free and fair trade and a strong and sustainable solar industry that continues to create more skilled jobs....
Aug 152017
 
In its continuing efforts to bring affordable, renewable energy to customers across the United States, Duke Energy Renewables is acquiring the 24.9-megawatt (MW) Shoreham Solar Commons project on Long Island from Invenergy. The project, currently under construction by Invenergy, is located in Brookhaven, New York, about 60 miles east of Manhattan. It is being built on the grounds of the former Tallgrass Golf Course and is expected to be complete in the second quarter of 2018. The...
Aug 142017
 
Thompson Power, a division of Thompson Machinery, now offers solar, microgrid, and energy storage systems globally.  The renewable energy Cat-branded products, warrantied by Caterpillar, are manufactured by First Solar and are designed to stand alone or integrate with Cat generators, on or off-grid designs, and energy storage systems through the patented and proven Caterpillar Microgrid Controller.  Thompson is uniquely positioned to distribute these products, as well as provide...
Aug 142017
 
Solar technology design, manufacturing and installation methods have come a long way in just 20 years, and as a trailblazing solar energy company, SunPower has witnessed the trajectory first-hand. Globally, there is now 305 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity, up from around 50 GW in 2010 and virtually nothing at the turn of the millennium. The nucleus of SunPower's technological solar panel expertise is headquartered in San Jose, California (US), on the SunPower Campus. This...
Aug 142017
 
Trina Solar's PV modules have commenced operations in the 10MW Sustainable City in Dubai, an innovative project that serves as living proof that developing a community where energy needs are met entirely through clean energy sources is possible. With several facilities, including 500 residential villas, 170-room hotel, mosque, school, swimming pool and an equestrian club and track, the proposed residential and commercial complex is tagged as one of the largest...