10 Sep '12, 8pm

New industry alliance aims to reduce #solar PV costs, increase #energy production

A group of companies in the solar energy industry has formed a new alliance aimed at reducing solar PV balance-of-system (BOS) costs while increasing energy production from PV plants. The group, called the HDPV Alliance , says it leverages open technology standards to optimize the design and deployment of inverters, cabling, combiners and associated labor to deliver a lower total system cost and higher performance. The founding members of the HDPV Alliance include Ampt, KACO new energy, LTi REEnergy and REFUsol Inc., and other members include ZNShine, Shoals Technologies Group, DECK Monitoring, Eoplly, Amphenol, meteocontrol, Suniva, Next Generation Energy, AlsoEnergy and Upsolar. The HDPV Alliance was created in response to the solar energy industry's ever-increasing pressure to drive down system costs. Ampt, KACO new energy, LTi REEnergy and REFUsol founded the alliance ...

Full article: http://www.solarindustrymag.com/e107_plugins/content/cont...

Tweets

New Available Savings for New York Solar Energy Installations

New Available Savings for New York Solar Energy...

getsolar.com 11 Sep '12, 3pm

New Available Savings for New York Solar Energy Installations Tuesday, September 11th 2012 9:14 AM By GetSolar Staff. Whil...

Testing PV Module Reliability

Testing PV Module Reliability

renewableenergyworld.com 11 Sep '12, 1pm

Many globally recognized testing laboratories currently employ qualification testing as a means to identify initial short-...

PV Still Facing a Bumpy Ride: Working in a Low-incentive World

PV Still Facing a Bumpy Ride: Working in a Low-...

renewableenergyworld.com 10 Sep '12, 1pm

Conventional energy producers have not promised low energy prices without subsidies and are expected to continue to enjoy ...

DECC publishes new consultations on solar PV an...

decc.gov.uk 07 Sep '12, 1pm

Solar PV and biomass power will play an important role in boosting our energy security and tackling climate change, Energy...

[email protected] to launch new 270 MW #solar mod...

solarindustrymag.com 10 Sep '12, 6pm

says it will debut its 270 W Sunmodule solar panel this week at Solar Power International in Orlando, Fla. Manufactured at...

Chevy Volt costs $80K to build. Not true, says GM

green.autoblog.com 10 Sep '12, 5pm

Toyota lost a ton when they created the Prius. There was a lot of speculating over how much they lost on each vehicle. All...

PV System Values: Solar Energy Needs Electrical...

renewableenergyworld.com 31 Aug '12, 6pm

In 2002 the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research (CEC PIER) funded an investigation into the value...

PV System Values: Solar Energy Needs Electrical...

renewableenergyworld.com 31 Aug '12, 6pm

In 2002 the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research (CEC PIER) funded an investigation into the value...

China-based #solar firms reportedly to sell sol...

digitimes.com 04 Sep '12, 8am

China-based solar firms reportedly to sell solar PV systems and power-generation plants Nuying Huang, Taipei; Jackie Chang...

A Vote for Oil: Drill for More or Reduce Demand...

green-energy-news.com 05 Sep '12, 3pm

September 3 , 2012 – Vol.17 No. 25 A VOTE FOR OIL: DRILL FOR MORE OR REDUCE DEMAND THROUGH EFFICIENCY. by Bruce Mulliken, ...

"Hidden costs" revealed for #solar... and other...

solarindustrymag.com 20 Sep '12, 5pm

Solar power's detractors frequently describe solar as "secretly" non-environmentally-friendly. They point to the PV module...

Qantas and Emirates forge alliance on European routes: Australian airline's hub will move from Singapore to Duba...

Qantas and Emirates forge alliance on European ...

guardian.co.uk 06 Sep '12, 2am

Australia 's struggling Qantas Airways has agreed to a 10-year alliance with Dubai 's Emirates, a key step in the carrier'...

A Solar Panel Quality Manifesto: Falling prices...

renewableenergyworld.com 06 Sep '12, 3pm

The PV industry needs to get back to its quality roots. This means it needs to stop making excuses for buying b- and c-gra...