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GE to supply inverters for 231-MW solar park in Japan

By WoR Network Editor The power conversion unit of General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) will supply ...

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Smart Meters Market Worth $18.2 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 10.2% – Trends and Forecast to 2019 by Type (Smart Electric Meters, Smart Water Meters, Smart Gas Meters)

By WoR Network Editor Factors driving the smart meters market include stringent government policies, rise ...

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Solectria Introduces the PVI 36TL Transformerless Three-Phase String Inverter

By WoR Network Editor Lawrence, MA – April 23, 2015 – Solectria – A Yaskawa ...

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Solectria Introduces the PVI 36TL Transformerless Three-Phase String Inverter

By WoR Network Editor Lawrence, MA – April 23, 2015 – Solectria – A Yaskawa ...

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SMA Invests in Hawaiian Market with HECO-Compliant Residential and Commercial Inverters

By WoR Network Editor ROCKLIN, Calif., April 23, 2015—SMA's residential and commercial inverter solutions now ...

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The power conversion unit of General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) will supply 94 MW of inverters for the 231-MW Setouchi Kirei solar project in Japan in which the US conglomerate holds a majority stake.GE said in a statement on Tuesday its subsidiary will deliver 94 units of the 1-MW Brilliance solar inverter and its SunIQ platform for the USD-1.1-billion (EUR 1m) project owned by special purpose vehicle Setouchi Future Creations LLC. The company has also entered into a contract to maintain the inverters over a 20-year period.The solar park will be built on a former salt field in the city of Read More >>
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Factors driving the smart meters market include stringent government policies, rise in smart grid deployment, and utilities urge in enhancing their distribution efficiency. Growing demand for energy, coupled with increasing investment in power sector is expected to drive the global smart meters market to $18.2 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 10.2% from 2014-2019. The smart meters market has also been analysed with respect to Porter's Five Forces model. Different market forces such as the bargaining power of suppliers, bargaining power of buyers, degree of competition, threat of substitutes, and threat of new entrants have been analyzed with respect to Read More >>
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Lawrence, MA – April 23, 2015 – Solectria – A Yaskawa Company, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced the introduction of the PVI 36TLadding to its three-phase, 1000 VDC, transformerless string inverter line. ThePVI 36TL sets the standard for the industry with 98.6% peak efficiency, 98.0% CEC efficiency and standard, integrated DC and AC disconnects. Solectria's PVI 23/28/36TL line of inverters are designed to maximize return on investment (ROI) through their lightweight design, high efficiencies, easy installation, dual MPPT zones and wide MPPT range. Integrated customized options include factory-installed web-based monitoring, DC arc-fault protection, rapid shutdown and integrated DC Read More >>
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ROCKLIN, Calif., April 23, 2015—SMA's residential and commercial inverter solutions now comply with the Hawaiian Electric Company's (HECO) new guidelines for grid interaction. The Sunny Boy TL-US with Secure Power Supply and Sunny Tripower TL-US inverter lines meet interim frequency and voltage ride-through (FVRT) and new ultra-fast transient over-voltage (TrOV2) requirements. They are now included on HECO's qualified equipment list for these specifications. Both of SMA's most popular inverter lines have been tested to and found to meet TrOV2 requirements. Interim ride-through compliance is achieved with a simple adjustment of parameters via SMA's Sunny Explorer free software or through the SMA Read More >>
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On Earth Day, SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced that it has activated a fund including an investment from Credit Suisse that is expected to finance more than $1 billion in commercial solar energy systems—including battery storage systems—for businesses, schools and government organizations across the U.S. SolarCity and Credit Suisse finalized the deal in February [1] and began funding the first projects in late March. The fund—believed to be the largest of its kind—is expected to finance more than 300 megawatts of new commercial solar projects over the next two years. It is the latest in a series of collaborations between SolarCity and Read More >>
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