Energy storage: The chemistry and physics of lithium cells are complex. Only experienced producers of certain size and capacity have a chance in the long run, says Herbert Schein, CEO of Varta Storage.
Within only seven days a 28.08 kW PV system was installed on a bus terminal in the small Chilean town of Cochrane with Fronius inverters. It is the largest solar installation in the country so far.
The new energy management platform ennexOS from SMA Solar Technology has already mastered the EEBUS standard.
A new topology for small flexible inverters was developed within a research project. This reduces costs by 22 percent. A prototype is currently tested and further developed with the goal of serial production.
The inverter producer SolarEdge presents an inverter-integrated electric vehicle (EV) charger
Nearly 90 percent of a 900 kW PV rooftop installation on Caribbean island St. Maarten withstood Hurricane Irma. The array was installed with an injection molded ballasted racking system on Westin Hotel.
Smart and stylish solar modules, an easy-to handle PV-stick and pre-assembled mounting kits. This are our top products of the week.
A practical and hopefully symbolic act: The PV installation on the rooftop of the German Federal Chancellery in Berlin was modernized and enlarged. The solar power is feed into the house grid of the building for self-consumption. Thus Angela Merkel and her staff can use more solar electricity.
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