Selecting The Right Battery For Your Solar Project

Maximize your battery life, avoid common mistakes and reduce costs by learning the way to select the proper battery for your system anytime. Did you recognize that batteries, even with nearly identical specifications, may have unequal life and performance? It’s true. Choosing the proper model for your system can mean the […]

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What Battery Management System (BMS) Means?

Battery management systems offer powerful tools to “see inside” battery banks and improve lifespan, reliability, safety and performance. A battery management system uses a specialized computer and sensors for batteries to be “smart” – and supply real-time information about their performance, along side data collection. How It Works […]

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What Are The Components of A Solar Power Storage System?

Installing a solar panel with battery backup requires some different components than traditional systems. Here may be a quick rundown of the components involved in grid-tied PV solar storage system with batteries. Hybrid InverterA hybrid inverter (also named as a bidirectional or battery-based inverter) is usually a string inverter which will operate […]

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Some Other Tips for solar O&M After Natural Disasters

It’s easy be in panic mode when severe weather like tornadoes or fires damage a solar project. Keeping some key advice in mind will limit downtime and find projects back to full operation. Prioritize SafetyEvery step of remediation must build safety into the equation. From the primary moments […]

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Emergency O&M: Methods To Restore Utility-Scale Solar Projects After Extreme Weather Damage

Climate change is causing more severe weather events across the country and solar projects are often within the cross-hairs. Sandstorms jam debris particles into delicate equipment. Storm surges flood rows of inverters. Tornadoes rip apart racking systems. Wildfires whip across sites, melting wires and […]

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Why Community Solar is Winning, Even Within The Midst of An Epidemic

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have touched almost every household, business and industry across the country. Renewable energy, and solar especially , has not been spared from the impacts of the economic downturn and collective uncertainty. Market volatility, liquidity concerns, rising unemployment, declines in consumer […]

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Forget 400 watts. JinkoSolar launches 580-W solar panel for utility-scale market

JinkoSolar has announced the official launch of its 2020 flagship Tiger Pro module series. Unveiled through a virtual product lunch, the Tiger Pro module series can generate a maximum power output of up to 580 W — 40% higher than current mainstream 72-cell […]

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Common Battery Types Utilized In Solar System And Storage

Incorporating energy storage into a solar batteryisn’t as easy as just picking batteries off the shelf. Certain chemistries work better in certain environments, and storage capabilities are influenced by the solar application. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a trends report on the U.S. storage […]

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NEW SOLAR HYBRID MINI GRID POWER PLANTS LIGHT UP TWO (2) COMMUNITIES AT, AKIPELAI AND OLOIBIRI, BAYELSA STATE

Bayelsa State, Nigeria – On June 2, 2020, the Federal Government of Nigeria, through its Implementing Agency – Rural Electrification Agency (REA), commissioned two solar hybrid mini grids in the villages of Akipelai and Oloibiri, Bayelsa State with a total capacity of 134.64kW for […]

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FIRMS TO POWER 25 COMMUNITIES WITH SOLAR

Two firms have signed an agreement to provide power to 25 communities across Nigeria using solar energy. The communities are in Bayelsa, Ondo, Ogun and Osun states. A Nigerian firm, Community Energy Social Enterprises Limited, CESEL, and its American counterpart, Renewvia Energy […]

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