Monthly Archives: December 2018

Schneider Electric Offers SmartGen 2.2 MW Inverters using IoT to Two Mega Solar Projects in Japan

1500 VDC inverter realizes greater power generation efficiency by using higher capacity and lower installation costs and achieves predictive maintenance with the use of IoT 20-year maintenance contract provides market-leading quality service Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced the delivery of the ConextTM SmartGen 2.2 MW 1500 VDC utility-scale power conversion systems (PCS) and to

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Multiple-Regression Method for Fast Estimation of Solar Irradiation and Photovoltaic Energy Potentials over Europe and Africa

Credit: © 1996-2018 MDPI (Basel, Switzerland) Abstract In recent years, various online tools and databases have been developed to assess the potential energy output of photovoltaic (PV) installations in different geographical areas. However, these tools generally provide a spatial resolution of a few kilometers and, for a systematic analysis at large scale, they require continuous querying of their online databases.

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Alta Devices sets 29.1% solar efficiency record; NASA selects Alta Devices for International Space Station Test

NASA is testing Alta Devices solar technology at the International Space Station in order to evaluate Alta’s technology for future NASA low-Earth orbit missions, including powering CubeSats. Alta Devices also recently announced a new efficiency record of 29.1% for its single junction solar cell, as certified by Fraunhofer ISE CalLab, marking the seventh consecutive time, dating back to 2010, that Alta Devices

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