The Sacramento International Airport (SMF), which saw 10.9 million passengers travel through last year, recently advanced its sustainability efforts with a new PV system.
The 7.9 MW project at SMF, which uses SMA inverters, consists of two sites: A 15-acre plot near the airport’s economy parking lot, and a 20-acre location north of the runway. In total, the system uses two Sunny Central 2200-US inverters integrated with a Medium-Voltage Block, and three Sunny Central 800 CP-US inverters.
Borrego Solar, a top commercial solar company that specializes in designing and constructing solar and energy storage projects, constructed the project with financing from NRG, which [...]
Niestetal, January 11, 2018 — On the heels of significant wins and expansion of SMA Solar Technology’s (SMA) O&M services in 2017, the recently issued GTM Research report „Global Solar PV O&M 2017 – 2022“ dubbed SMA a top O&M service provider among all O&M vendors worldwide. Notably, the company moved up in its rankings across categories since 2016.
According to the report, in the inverter manufacturer category, SMA was ranked the No. 1 O&M vendor in North America, and No. 2 globally, moving up a spot from last year’s global ranking.
Across the entire market, SMA is the No. 7 O&M vendor globally. The company ranks fourth in the industrial [...]
In a joint project with partner and investor ENGIE, the largest OPV project to date has been completed on a roof
La Rochelle, France – 15th November 2017 – Today ENGIE, Heliatek and the Departement of Charentes Maritimes officially inaugurated the world’s largest BiOPV installation on a roof. In the southwestern port of La Rochelle, France, 500 m² of Heliatek’s solar films were installed on the roof of the “Pierre Mendes France” middle school. With 3 different lengths of 2, 4 and 5,7 meters, nearly 400 films were applied in record time. They were installed on two different roof surfaces. The result is the largest BiOPV – Building integrated Organic PhotoVoltaic [...]