Year-in, year-out, certainly when sultry summer days bring heavy thunder storms. Then people realise what elemental forces the skies can unleash.
Vattenfall are building their first hybrid power plant in southern Holland. Wind and solar working together in combination with a massive storage battery.
To ascertain the danger of lightning strikes, a Europe-wide network of monitoring sites has been set up. All data is collected by the European Cooperation for Lightning Detection (Euclid). Look there to find out your risks!
The competition for architecture and technology students, the Solar Decathlon 2019, has finished. Winner was a team from Lille. The Solar Village is open until the end of September.
In the case of inverters, repairing them is more difficult because they involve a lot electronics. It is uncommon for a technician to get out his soldering iron to repair faulty components or circuit boards.
Modern solar cells either have five busbars or are already equipped with multiwire technology. Older panels either have two or three busbars, but such cells are rarely used in newer panels.
If the manufacturers of faulty panels have gone out of business, customers and insurance companies tend to be left in the lurch. In such a case, there is the option of individually replicating their PV panels.
A container-based megawatt storage unit, a high-voltage connector for solar installations, a reliable system for monitoring a solar string and a mounting system for metal roofs. These are our top products of the week.
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