Ground breaking solar PV coating set to reduce industrial O&M costs and address carbon footprint challenges
Cambridge, UK 11th January 2018. Opus Materials Technologies Ltd, an industrial coatings specialist, has launched a new website for Solar Sharc® to further drive awareness of this ground-breaking coating, intended to optimise solar energy production.
The website tells the story of Solar Sharc®, a unique anti-soiling, easy-clean, durable industrial coating. It details the innovative technology underpinning the project, the consortium of industrial partners and research organisations involved, together with the major funding bodies. The website also provides an [...]
Materials-by-design approach to nanotechnology coatings optimise energy generation and prevent surface contamination
Cambridge, UK 7th November 2017 Opus Materials Technologies Ltd, industrial coating specialists, together with TWI Ltd, global leaders in nanotechnology engineering and research, are in the advanced stages of developing a ground-breaking anti-soiling, self-cleaning & durable industrial coating for application onto solar panels.
Branded as Solar Sharc®, this innovative new coating is being taken to market by Opus who are working with a consortium of researchers and commercial companies including TWI, Above Surveying Ltd, Cornelius Specialties Ltd and [...]
Dr Christine Bordonaro has been appointed to the role of Principal Engineer on the due diligence team at Natural Power in North America and will be supporting the due diligence activities for both wind and solar.
Christine Bordonaro brings 20 years of industry experience with 15 years in the solar industry. Most recently at DNV GL, she performed and managed technical due diligence reviews on commercial and utility scale solar projects across the US and Canada. She also conducted technical reviews and bankability studies for PV equipment, which consisted of factory audits across China and Europe.
Prior to joining DNV GL, she held positions at Evergreen Solar and Satcon, [...]
Fremont, USA (January 31, 2017) – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announced today that its award-winning HD-Wave inverter set a new record for the California Energy Commission (CEC), by reaching 99% weighted efficiency.
Topping the CEC inverter efficiency list, SolarEdge’s HD-Wave inverter is based on a novel power conversion topology that significantly decreases inverter size and weight, while also improving efficiency. Weighing in at only 25.3 pounds and measuring 17.7H x 14.6W x 6.8D (including safety switch), SolarEdge’s HD-Wave inverter is the smallest and [...]