Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

U.S. Army Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of Tactical Aircraft Transponder Simulation System

September 23, 2016

NuWaves Partners with ViaSat to Accurately Simulate the RF Signal Environment MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract with the U.S. Army’s Redstone Test Center (RTC) to research and develop a Mode 5 Identification... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

Tecogen Wins $1.6M Order for 300kW InVerde e+ System

September 22, 2016

InVerde e+ Gains Momentum in Health Care Segment WALTHAM, Mass. - Tecogen® Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN), provider of clean energy products which, through patented technology, nearly eliminate criteria pollutants and significantly reduce a customer's carbon footprint, today announced the sale of a 300kW combined heat and power system to a medical center in Brooklyn, NY. Worth over $1.6 million,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Power Plant supports large-scale applications.

September 22, 2016

With un-ganged trackers that can withstand 10° slope, SunPower® Oasis® enables flexible site selection, efficient site utilization, and maximum energy production. Oasis has no combiner boxes, cable trays, motor batteries, or other parts that typically cause failure. All DC wiring of trackers is managed above ground with pre-manufactured DC harnesses. Using 75% less water than manual cleaning, robotic panel cleaning technology operates at night to avoid disrupting daytime energy production. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Ocean Power Technologies Announces New Contract with the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research

September 19, 2016

PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) announced today that it has been awarded a contract (or “Contract”), valued at nearly $250,000, by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research (“ONR”) to conduct the design of a new mass-spring oscillating PowerBuoy for mission critical sensors.  Such a PowerBuoy differs from the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

ET Solar Powers Largest ACPV Project in USA

September 16, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2016 - ET Solar, an advanced solar module manufacturer, announces that its AC modules have been selected by Energy Consultants Group (ECG) to power the largest ACPV project in the United States. The recently grid-connected 145 kWp ACPV rooftop project is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with ECG acting as developer and contractor. ET Solar is a Tier 1 PV panel manufacturer, and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LG Solar Showcases Award-Winning Cell Technology, New Modules At Solar Power International

September 15, 2016

LG Demonstrates Industry Leadership with Award-Winning Bi-Facial Cell Technology, Commercial Grade Modules LAS VEGAS - LG Electronics USA's innovative collection of solar modules and technologies on display at Solar Power International (SPI) this week is headlined by the brand new LG NeON™ R module with "Back Contact" cell technology. LG Solar is also unveiling the award-winning NeON™... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Solar Panel Roof Mounts offer 5° tilt or 8° dual tilt.

September 15, 2016

With 5° tilt and row spacing options of 7.5 or 11 in., ROOFMOUNT RM5 System helps maximize array layout and energy production. Wind deflectors provide ballast reduction and fire mitigation to minimize overall system weight. ROOFMOUNT RMDT System, with 8° dual tilt, maximizes energy density by allowing up to 33% more modules on roof. Elimination of wind deflectors and fire skirts reduces part count and streamlines system installation. Both are made of G235 steel for corrosion protection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Solar Panel Rail offers single tool installation.

September 14, 2016

Available in portrait and landscape orientation, SUNFRAME MICRORAIL offers structural front Trimrail™ with module mounting for quick array alignment, post-install height adjustment, and ability to remove single panels for array maintenance. MLPE mount with Enphase Engage wire clip simplifies cable management. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Unirac, Inc. to Unveil 3 New Products at the 2016 Solar Power International (SPI) Trade Show

September 12, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Unirac, Inc., a leading manufacturer in the solar industry, provides innovative solutions for PV racking. Unirac has an agile stage-gate product development process, which has produced more than a dozen product enhancements since 2013. The success of our collaborative process is based on partnerships with industry leading manufacturers and refined through the voice of the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Key Power Plant Components to Industrial Customer in Mexico

September 2, 2016

• Largest private cogeneration project to date for Siemens in Mexico Siemens has received an order to supply an H-class gas turbine, one SST-800 steam turbine and two associated generators as well as four switchgear units for the Altamira combined cycle cogeneration power plant in Mexico. The entire power plant will have an electrical capacity of around 350 megawatts (MW) and will also... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

Solar Energy System helps reduce cold storage emissions, expense.

September 2, 2016

By combining Thermal Energy Storage System with rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV), Solar Energy Storage™ delivers 24/7 energy management for cold storage facilities, supermarkets, and utilities. Enabling facilities to intelligently store and selectively deploy PV-generated power within refrigerators can reduce electricity peak demand by up to 90% and help balance the electricity grid. NASA-developed Thermal Energy Storage Cells absorb infiltrated heat to ensure food remains at target temperature. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Energy Storage System offers plug-and-play operation.

September 1, 2016

Combining company's battery technology with Schneider Electric inverter charge controller and associated power electronics in one box, ESS Energy Storage System integrates power storage into new and existing solar installations both on and off grid. Pre-programmed software settings and system performance monitoring round out solution. By eliminating any ventilation or active cooling requirements, all-in-one ESS can be safely installed both outside and inside. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

Horizon Solar Power Receives High Ranking on Solar Power World's 2016 Top 500 Solar Contractors List

August 23, 2016

California's largest exclusive installer of solar panels garners several accolades for its excellence in performance from prestigious North American industry ranking TEMECULA, Calif. - Horizon Solar Power (HSP), California's largest exclusive installer of solar systems for residential and commercial facilities, is pleased to announce that it has once again been named on Solar Power... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Safety & Security Equipment

Customized Solutions from Zest Generator Sets Resolve Challenging Standby Power Supply Issues

August 16, 2016

Power outages have become increasingly frequent with a widespread knock on impact being experienced across industry. The ability to provide fit-for-purpose standby power solutions is the marque that has distinguished Zest WEG Group’s Generator Set Division. Standby power solutions can range from a single diesel driven generator set to a total standby power solution depending on the size of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Field-Installable PV Connector features IP68 rating.

August 4, 2016

Certified for UL 1500 Vdc system voltage, T4 Field-Installable PV Connector has IP68 rating for protection against water/humidity ingress. NEC-compliant locking mechanism secures against vandalism and against unplugging under load for maximum safety and protection. Supporting broad operating temperature of -40 to +90°C, connector can be used in very hot climates such as Middle East and Central America. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Stellar Solar Completing 125kW Installation at San Rafael Parish

August 1, 2016

The system spans four buildings on campus and will offset 75% of the parish electric bill, marking another San Diego County faith-based organization saving precious funds with solar SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2016 - Stellar Solar, one of California's leading commercial and residential solar installers since 1998 has completed nearly all of a planned 125.5kW installation at San Rafael Parish in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LG Solar 72-Cell Solar Panels for Commercial Installation Available this Summer

July 14, 2016

LG's N-Type Cells with Multi Bus Wire Cell Structure Boast Higher Mobility of Electric Charge, Greater Efficiency SAN FRANCISCO - LG Electronics USA announced today that U.S. shipments are beginning this month for LG's flagship NeON™ 2 72-cell solar panels. Perfectly suited for commercial and utility scale installations, these new solar panels represent the industry's most... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sunpreme Wins a Commercial Roof Top Module Supply Agreement (MSA) of 10MW for its Bifacial, Double Glass, Frameless GxB-370W Panels, Incorporating its Hybrid Cell Technology (HCT) Platform

July 14, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO - Sunpreme announced at the Intersolar San Francisco trade show that it has closed on an MSA (Module Supply Agreement) for delivering approximately 10MW of its Bifacial 370W HCT panels for installation on large commercial roof tops in the second half of 2016. This comes from a repeat customer who already has recently commissioned 15MW of Sunpreme Bifacial panels on other projects.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Floating PV Expert Exhibits California Based Project and Launches 72 Cell Solar Floats at Intersolar North America

July 14, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO - International floating PV pioneer Ciel et Terre exhibits patented technology Hydrelio®, as a part of the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) pavilion at Intersolar North America. Hydrelio®, created in 2011, is a platform that allows standard solar PV panels to be installed on large man-made bodies of water such as industrial reservoirs, dams or... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fixed-Tilt Ground Mount Solar Rack meets UL, NEC standards.

July 14, 2016

Combining racking system with TerraSmart ground-screw foundation, TF2 provides racking solution that may be used wherever difficult soil conditions exist. Design accommodates tight construction schedules due to its application versatility and facilitated installation process with integrated electrical bonding and wire management. Along with 1 GW installed capacity, features include threaded inserts and 2-part hardware stacks that facilitate component connection. Read More