BloombergNEF: Residential Solar Installations Continue at Record Pace

Global demand for home solar has soared this year, according to recent Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BloombergNEF) research.  BloombergNEF reported that U.S. residential solar installations were 21% higher during the first seven months of this year than the same period in 2019. BloombergNEF attributed the demand to Americans on pandemic lockdown becoming more conscious of […]

Timken Remains Confident in Expanding Renewables Market

The Timken Co., a company that specializes in engineered bearings and power transmission products, says it is allocating more than $75 million in capital investments through early 2022 to increase the company’s renewable energy capabilities across its global footprint. “This has been a breakout year for us in renewable energy markets,” says Richard G. Kyle, […]

S-5! expanding metal roof solar mounts manufacturing facility

S-5!, a metal roof attachment technology provider, is expanding its manufacturing facility in Iowa Park, Texas with a 20,000+ square foot addition, driven by global market growth in both solar and snow retention markets. Wichita Falls-based Anthony Inman Construction is executing the work under a construction management contract with S-5! corporate. The project also involves… […]

Seraphim Investing in Vietnam to Expand Global Production Capacity

Seraphim Solar System Co. Ltd., a solar product manufacturer, says it is investing in a 750 MW module assembly factory with fully automatic production lines in Vietnam.  Seraphim’s investment will enhance Vietnam’s enterprise resilience in the face of the pandemic by strengthening its global supply capability, using Seraphim’s 500 MW S3 series half-cell modules and […]

Littelfuse expands amperage options on 1,500-V string fuse line

Littelfuse, a global manufacturer of technologies in circuit protection, power control, and sensing, announced the expansion of its SPXV series solar string fuses to include 35 to 60 amperage models. Designed to integrate into an LFXV15 fuse block and cover holder, these 20 x 127 mm 1,500 V DC solar fuses protect PV installations from… […]

Introducing battery storage for Aurora: Sell storage with confidence

By Katherine Burk Cheema, product marketer, Aurora Solar In the past decade the solar + storage market has seen incredible growth. Decreasing costs, along with favorable incentives, have contributed to a swell in demand. In fact, according to a recent Aurora Solar survey of installers, over 70% of respondents currently offer storage today. Participants in… […]