Solar PV powers ahead in Australia

The solar PV power installed on Australian rooftops is capable of producing enough energy over the next year to run Melbourne's entire train network for more than a decade, according to the Australian Clean Energy Council. The latest figures showed more than 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power had been installed across the country, with [...]

January 31st, 2014|News|

Schneider MPPT 60 150

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Schneider MPPT 60 150 solar charge controller MPPT multi-stage charging, better battery life The MPPT 60 150 is a photovoltaic (PV) charge controller that tracks the maximum power point of a PV array to deliver the maximum available current for charging batteries. When charging, the MPPT 60 150 regulates battery voltage and output [...]

January 30th, 2014|Components, Products, Regulators|

Schneider MPPT 80 600

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] MPPT 80 600 solar charge controller Install for less, harvest more energy The MPPT 80 600 solar charge controller offers an industry-first set of integration features and top performance that allows for large PV array systems to be easily installed and connected to the battery bank at the lowest overall cost. Installing one [...]

January 30th, 2014|Components, Products, Regulators|

Morningstar SHS

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Morningstar SHS Solar Controller FOR SOLAR HOME SYSTEMS UP TO 170 WATTS Morningstar’s well-known high quality and reliability is now available in a low cost solar controller. The Morningstar SHS Controller is ideal for rural electrification systems with one to three solar panels. This controller meets World Bank specifications and provides many features [...]

January 29th, 2014|Components, Products, Regulators|

Oase Aquarius Pond Pumps

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Oase Aquarius - Solar Pumps For waterfalls, streams and fountains etc. Water outlet can be a spray fountain head, a small waterfall or as shown above. Using the latest brushless motor technology Cost-free running from solar energy. Pumping from dawn to dusk The ecological alternative Choice of solar panels Supplied with 5 metre [...]

January 29th, 2014|Components, General Pumps, Products, Pumps|

Apricus Solar Hot Water Domestic

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Apricus Solar Hot Water Domestic The FIRST Choice for Solar Hot Water Installing solar hot water will not only save you money, but also reduce your household’s impact on the environment. At Apricus, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality solar hot water systems, leading industry warranties and exceptional after sales service. [...]

January 28th, 2014|Components, Products, Solar Hot Water|

Yingli claims No. 1 spot as leading module supplier, again

The Chinese company boasted the biggest market share in China and Germany and came in second in the United States, close behind First Solar. Yingli shipped more than 3 GW of PV modules in 2013, expanding its market share to 8.3%. Yingli Green Energy Yingli Green Energy claimed the top spot last year [...]

January 23rd, 2014|News|

SMA: Back to profitability

After a lossmaking 2013, SMA is finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel. The world inverter market leader expects to close the year with an operating profit and a sales increase of up to 45%. CEO Pierre-Pascal Urbon says SMA is looking to expand its international operations, particularly in China and Japan. [...]

January 23rd, 2014|News|

SolarWorld unveils record-setting test module

TÜV Rheinland has confirmed a world record of 306 W for a 60-cell format module produced as part of a second-generation Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell (PERC) technology research project. Quality control: a SolarWorld Innovations employee inspects soldered cell strings. Michael Fuhs/Solarpraxis AG SolarWorld on Monday unveiled a record-setting 306 W test module [...]

January 23rd, 2014|News|

Grid-connected storage market set to explode

The grid-connected energy storage market will increase from 340 MW in 2013 to more than 6 GW in 2017, according to IHS. The U.S. is set to lead the sector. Although lithium ion batteries are expected to dominate,oportunities exist for other storage technologies.GE Energy Storage A new report by market research firm IHS [...]

January 23rd, 2014|News|