Solar Power World

Covering the world of solar power technology, development and installation.
  1. Forward Labs, a Palo Alto–based start-up, has begun taking pre-orders for the company’s sophisticated—and affordable—solar roofing system in the San Francisco Bay Area. The advanced roofing system includes several features that differentiate it from conventional solar systems and other solar roofs. For example, while the current color scheme of other solar roofs is black, the

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  2. Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS) was select by Madison Electric to install a roof mounted solar energy system for NASA on a new building being constructed at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Over the years, NASA has made an effort to replace and revitalize many of the pre-Apollo era facilities at Marshall

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  3. At a Stanford University solar conference focused on bringing together universities, industry, and the U.S. government, kWh Analytics Data Scientist Adam Shinn introduced upcoming industry-wide advances made possible through cross-sector collaborations. “One of the biggest challenges facing our industry right now is the soft cost of solar,” said Shinn, pointing to a graph from the

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  4. Sunworks will host a grand opening of its new office in Tulare, California. The event will take place on June 6, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. PDT, at 3262 South K Street. The Tulare Chamber of Commerce will also participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Tulare facility will support agricultural efforts within the heart of

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  5. iDemand Energy Storage (iDES3) has developed a single conversion charge controller that will shorten the time needed for electrical current to travel from solar panels to storage batteries, and in so doing, save energy. “Currently there is no product out there that can take voltage coming in and convert it efficiently to low voltage, high

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