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SgurrEnergy India Helps Reduce Global Solar Design & Engineering Costs

June 9th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Solar developers, manufacturers, EPCs/system builders, and investors alike rely on detailed independent engineering (IE) studies when proposing a solar project to a bank and for implementing the project. These so-called bankability studies are often produced from different points of view, depending on the role of the company in a solar development


20 Smarter E Award Finalists To Be Showcased In Munich

April 12th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Outstanding Project finalists for the Smarter E Award 2019 are driving the sustainable energy industry forward, by developing grid infrastructure of the future, innovating digitalization technologies, coupling of the electricity-heating-mobility sectors, and deriving new business models for electricity trading and marketing, say organizers of the Smarter E trade show, which will be held in Munich May 15-


California Storage Rule Change Requires New Certification

February 16th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The early February breakthrough in California energy storage rules under Net Energy Metering will still take time to be codified, but the great news is that energy from storage can be sold to utilities as long as the storage equipment meets a new Underwriters Laboratory standard. Under Time of Use rates, households with certified storage capacity can store energy during the day and sell it back to the utility during peak periods in the evening


Atlas Renewable Adds NEXTracker Solar Software In Latin America

January 31st, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Atlas Renewable Energy has adopted NEXTracker’s TrueCapture orientation software for several new solar projects in Latin America, while retrofits are in the works for older arrays lacking the control system. Atlas has more than 1 gigawatt of early-stage to fully operational projects across the region


Nextracker Rolls Bifacial Solar Dice For 750 Megawatts

January 15th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

NEXTracker is currently involved in close to 750 megawatts of new bifacial solar tracker projects, following recent bank approval of the first utility-scale project with bifacial panels on its single-axis NX Horizon, says Dan Shugar, the founder of the company


The Solar Tracker Global Growth Rate Is Stunning

December 27th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston

The multi-billion dollar global demand for solar trackers is red hot, and expected to continue to glow red for at least the next five years, according to the latest market forecast. The global single-axis solar photovoltaic tracker market is expected to show a cumulative average growth rate of close to 28% during the period 2019-


DNV Rolls Out Bifacial Solar Testbed In California

November 27th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston

DNV has begun installing what it calls the largest bifacial solar panel test facility in the world, at Davis, California, with the goal of benchmarking brand variations in the market to facilitate widespread adoption. The $250,000 project recently won a $200,000 grant from the US Department of Energy


US Wind Energy Foundation Rebrands As Wind Solar Alliance

October 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States' Wind Energy Foundation announced this week that it is rebranding to better represent an increased focus on wind and solar energy and will now be known as the Wind Solar Alliance, having also expanded its board of directors to include solar energy experts including two executives from NEXTracker and First Solar



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