Trina Solar Launches New Line of its Vertex Module

Trina Solar Co. Ltd. has unveiled a new generation of its Vertex module with a single panel power of 670 W.  According to Dr. Zhang Yingbin, head of product strategy and the marketing department of Trina Solar, the 670 W Vertex bears non-destructive cutting, high-density interconnection, multi-busbar (MBB) and other technologies – with low-voltage, high […]

SunSpec Alliance Releases Test Platform to Validate DER Compliance

To accelerate the delivery of distributed energy resource (DER) technology such as solar and storage products that comply with IEEE 1547-2018, the U.S. national standard for DER, the SunSpec Alliance, an information standards and certification organization for the DER industry, has released the SunSpec SVP Dashboard test platform to its 125 member organizations.  SunSpec SVP […]

Nextracker settles single-axis tracker patent-infringement lawsuit with Solar Flexrack

Nextracker, a Flex company, has settled its patent-infringement lawsuit against Northern States Metals Company, which conducts its solar energy business under the name Solar FlexRack. Nextracker filed suit in federal court on June 25, 2020, in a matter titled “NEXTracker, Inc. v. Solar FlexRack and Northern States Metals Company,” (Case No. 1:20-cv-00849-MN [Delaware]). The lawsuit… […]

REsurety adds hourly power price, generation data to renewable mapping software

Hourly power price and generation data is now available in REmap, a tool widely used by leaders in the renewable energy industry to identify value, understand risk and optimize offtake and hedging strategies. REmap’s new Hourly Data Explorer allows users to investigate the hourly performance of thousands of operational and synthetic projects. The Hourly Data… […]

LG Energy Solution will invest $4.5 billion to boost American battery manufacturing

LG Energy Solution (formerly LG Chem) plans to invest more than $4.5 billion over the next four years on battery production capacity in the United States. This new investment will allow for 10,000 more American jobs and 70 GWh of additional battery production capacity. The batteries will mostly be supplied to the electric vehicle industry… […]

Ingeteam Unveils New Power Station for Large-Scale Solar, Storage Applications

Ingeteam, an international technology group that specializes in energy conversion, has unveiled its new INGECON SUN FSK power station for large-scale solar plants and battery energy storage systems. The station can reach 7.2 MW of medium-voltage output power. The company says the new station was designed to make installation and connection work in the field […]

Smarter Grid Solutions software update allows for more flexible deployment of renewables

Energy software specialist Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has responded to the growing demand for grid flexibility with the release of ANM Strata 3.1, the latest development of its flagship distributed energy resources management system (DERMS) product. The launch comes at a time when changing energy use caused by lockdowns has highlighted the need for more… […]

Ingeteam rolls out new large-scale skid solar power station

Ingeteam has designed its new INGECON SUN FSK power station aimed at large-scale solar plants and battery energy storage systems, since its nominal power allows it to reach 7.2 MW of medium-voltage output power. This new design strives to make installation and connection work in the field as easy as possible. For this reason, it… […]

Consumers Energy to purchase 140 MW of solar from new Michigan project

Consumers Energy announced an agreement to purchase 140 MW of renewable energy from the Calhoun Solar Center. Invenergy, a Midwest-based developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, is developing and building the project. “We are proud to team with Invenergy as we continue to create a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for Michigan,” said Tim… […]

Bipartisan Bill Proposes Tax Credits for Energy Storage Tech

Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., was joined by Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., in introducing the Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act. The bipartisan legislation would create a standalone investment tax credit (ITC) for energy storage technologies for utilities, businesses and homes. “The Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act would […]