New MCS Solar PV Test Kit Includes Special Datalogging and Downloading Capabilities
- Published: Thursday, 19 April 2012 16:32
Three new junction boxes for PV solar power applications have been introduced by Multi-Contact. The Westlake box is cost-optimised for crystalline solar panels and its low profile means it can be installed directly under the module frame.
SKF, the knowledge engineering company, has launched a new SKF Solar Linear Actuator that increases accuracy and efficiency in tracking the sun and cuts the maintenance costs demanded by alternative solutions.
Developed specifically to provide installers with a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution for connecting medium power solar PV installations to the grid, the new PV-DB distribution and protection board from Eaton’s Electrical Sector eliminates the need for cumbersome, costly and inconvenient ad-hoc arrangements and also ensures that the requirements of G59/2 are fully satisfied.
Redland, a brand of the worldwide Monier Group, exhibited its ranges of solar PV systems at this year’s Ecobuild event in London, demonstrating the company’s commitment to the renewable energy sector.
Solarcentury are launching a new solar electric roof tile! In response to high demand, the Solarcentury C21e solar electric plain tile is a first of a kind solar product for tiled roofs. Its design allows the three million roofs in the UK with traditional small format plain tiles to simply integrate solar.
A versatile distribution board specifically designed for use in commercial PV applications and a fireman’s switch that allows PV installations to be safely isolated in an emergency are among the new products that Eaton is showing on the Solar Hub at Ecobuild 2012.
Philips has developed what is said to be the world’s most efficient and cost effective solar powered LED street lighting solution per km of road.
A range of connectors for joining PV cables has been introduced by Multi-Contact. Fully compatible with the company's popular MC4 range, the new MC4PLUS connectors save costs as they are supplied pre-assembled.
The new Solar Power Clamp is a clamp meter capable of measuring AC and DC circuit power, in addition to true RMS voltage and current, resistance & continuity, diode check, capacitance, harmonic distortion and power factor.