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Soltec launches training program for its SF7 single-axis tracker

By Kelly Pickerel Tracking manufacturer Soltec announces the launch of its Solteach Pro training program. The Solteach Pro training program is aimed at solar industry companies and workers specifically regarding solar tracker application in large projects. Solteach Pro is imparted by highly experienced engineers and project managers to train and certify individuals or companies in…

Yaskawa Solectria Solar commercial inverters now compatible with Tigo TS4 devices

By Kelly Pickerel Yaskawa Solectria Solar (YSS) is partnering with Tigo to provide the simplest, safest solution for roof-mounted PV systems to insure the safety of firefighters and first responders, and guarantee system owners of full compliance with the National Electrical Code (NEC) module-level rapid shutdown requirements. Yaskawa Solectria Solar has achieved compatibility of its…

8minutenergy completes two phases of Mount Signal 3 solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener 8minutenergy Renewables has energized Phases 1 and 2 of the 328 megawatt-dc Mount Signal 3 solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the city of Calexico in California’s Imperial Valley. The project is part of the 800 MW Mount Signal Solar Farm, which is among the largest PV installations in the world. With full…

Large-scale solar blossoms in Africa

A number of international initiatives have helped large-scale solar gain a foothold in Africa. The question now is how the market for this segment will develop beyond these programmes and how much capacity grids will be able to support. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

NEXTracker acquires Optimum Tracker’s intellectual property

By Kelsey Misbrener NEXTracker, a Flex company, announced a technology agreement with French solar tracker company, Optimum Tracker. NEXTracker has acquired key Optimum Tracker’s intellectual property (IP), including issued and pending patents, related to mechanical, electrical and software systems that will allow further differentiation of NEXTracker’s solar tracker portfolio of products and services. The acquired…

The Code Council, NFPA release comprehensive document for solar code standards

By Kelsey Misbrener The International Code Council and the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC), in collaboration with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), have updated the 2018 International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP). This publication compiles the solar energy provisions of the 2018 International Codes (I-Codes) and the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC or NFPA…

Ampt works with GPTech on utility-scale solar-plus-storage solution

By Kelsey Misbrener GPTech, an expert in technological solutions for the integration, management and control of renewable energy in large plants and Ampt, a DC optimizer company for large-scale photovoltaic systems and for repowering existing systems, announced a strategic partnership to deploy an innovative power solution to lower the cost and improve the performance of…

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