Latest Solar Power product news
Mercantile Development, Inc. (MDI), a leading manufacturer of industrial wipers, recently confirmed the completion of a large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) project which was installed on the roof of MDI’s production facility in Shelton, Connecticut. MDI partnered on the project with EnterSolar, a leading provider of commercial solar systems to corporate customers.
"MDI is excited to further strengthen our corporate sustainability commitment with the addition of our new solar system," commen... [more]
The whole is only as good as the sum of its parts”. This sentence of Aristoteles also holds true for modern technology. A complex electronic system counts on many individual parts in order to function. This is also true for the photovoltaic industry whose products have become more and more sophisticated over the last few years. TE Connectivity, has contributed to this development. They have been active in the Solar industry for over 30 years, offering a wide-ranging portfolio and are pleased to ... [more]
A recent roof renewal of their own Head Office presented Scottish roofing specialists; Forster with the perfect opportunity to install Redland’s ‘On Top’ and ‘Integrated’ solar PV roof systems. By doing so on their own offices in Brechin, Scotland, Forster has gained MCS accreditation, which ensures that their customers are able to claim payments from the Feed in Tariff scheme. The installation has also helped Forster to reduce their carbon footprint and benefit from electricity savings.
Connecticut’s first net zero energy home, a 3600 sq ft New England Farm House Style home, was completed in November 2009 resulting in a house requiring no fossil fuels for heating and hot water, no net electrical usage from the utility company and no emissions from fuel burning equipment.
Icynene spray foam insulation was used in concert with other energy efficient technologies such as solar power as part of a “whole-house” approach to building the net zero energy home. Icynene was applied in... [more]
Seven new energy efficient affordable homes are being constructed at Gallon Close in Greenwich, South London, for Family Mosaic. The homes are being built by Osborne and will meet Level 5 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. The project follows Osborne’s Mid Street development in Surrey which was the UK’s first 100% affordable Code 5 housing. Osborne is also working on a Code 6 development near Woking in Surrey.
Gallon Close is in an urban location and careful planning and design has been re... [more]
IXYS Corporation has announced a new high voltage diode called DNA30E2200PA. This 2200V specialized rectifier in a TO-220 housing is designed as a decoupling diode for Photovoltaic systems in the Renewable energy applications, where Solar Panels are deployed to provide power into the electrical grid.
Excellent electrical characteristics, ruggedness and reliability are the key features of this high performance part. It is designed and optimized to fulfil all industrial standards.