DECC FIT Solar PV Installations Week Ending 12th May 2013
Weekly PV Highlights
There were 1,586 sub 50 kW PV installations registered during the week ending 12th May 2013, compared to 1,953 in the week ending 5th May 2013.
ABB to Acquire Power-One To Become A Global Leader in Solar PV Inverters
ABB and and Power-One, Inc. a leading provider of renewable energy and of energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, has announced that their boards of directors have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Power-One for $6.35 per share in cash or $1,028 million equity value.
Rittal’s RiLine60 Busbar Systems for DC Applications
Rittal’s existing RiLine60 busbar system has been adapted to operate on DC networks. With ratings of up to 1600A it has been successfully tested to 1500v DC at potential short circuit currents of 50,000 amps.
Bosch Ends Photovoltaics Activities
Bosch is to discontinue its activities in crystalline photovoltaics. Bosch’s manufacture of ingots, wafers, cells, and modules will be ceased at beginning of 2014.
Photovoltaic Solar Cable PV1-F from Eland Cables
TÜV approved Solar cable, intended for the interconnection of the various elements of photovoltaic systems such as solar panel arrays. Suitable for fixed installations, internal and external, within unprotected pipes, or in similar closed systems.
SolarWindow™ The "Spray-On" Photovoltaic Window
New Energy Technologies, Inc. a solar energy startup here in the US, has developed a technique to manufacture “spray-on” photovoltaic windows.
Latest Range of 'Solar' Products from Rayleigh Instruments
Starting with the low cost, G83, Single Phase Grid Tied, String Inverters. Our high efficiency, high reliability, transformer-less, G83 inverters are available in 1.5, 2, 3 & 4KW models.
Solar Inverters incorporating RCM units - Why do you need an RCD as well?
Chaz Andrews Of Doepke Explains The Function Of The Solar Inverter Rcm Unit And Separate Rcd Protection Required Under The Wiring Regulations
ofgem Feed-in Tariff Table 1 November 2012
Ofgem have published the solar PV Feed-in Tariff rates which will come into effect from 1 November 2012. Following the new degression mechanism model that the Department of Energy and Climate Change introduced on 1 August 2012.
Miniature PV Connector System for Facade Modules from Phoenix Contact
To aid the installation of PV systems integrated in buildings, Phoenix Contact has developed a family of miniature connectors that are mounted invisibly behind the PV modules or directly in the facade framework.