Tag Archives: Solar Power

Wind Resilience: Save Your Solar Farm From Itself

published 2019 年 12 月 05 日 0:00 | editor | category News
Bad weather, especially strong winds, is the archenemy of PV power plants. In 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria wrecked the solar power plants in Puerto Rico. In 2019, Typhoon Faxai has destroyed the biggest floating solar project i...  more

Sneak Peek into the Future: 2019Q3 Global PV Supply Report Shows You 5 Must-Know Trends

published 2019 年 11 月 20 日 0:00 | editor | category News
2018 has been a tough year for the solar energy industry. From the Section 201 introduced by the U.S. to the 531 policy by China, industry insiders had very little reason to be optimistic. Each link of the entire supply chain—from upstream to downstream—all shows signs of instability. However, the industry bounced back in 2019. Here are the must-know trends if you want to be one step ahead: ...  more

Best of Both Worlds: Agrivoltaics Boosts Yields of Crops and Solar While Saving Water

published 2019 年 09 月 06 日 0:00 | editor | category News
Credit: Peggy Choucair from Pixabay Not one, but two research teams from the U.S. found that agrivoltaics is a win-win for the crops and the solar modules. According to one of the studies from Oregon State University, agrivoltaics thrive in environments such as cropland, grasslands, and wetlands. The other study from the University of Arizona has gone even further and proved that Agrivoltaics can also flourish in dryland. ...  more

UK to Ditch Diesel for Solar-Powered DC Railways

published 2019 年 09 月 04 日 0:00 | editor | category News
Credit: Flickr/zak zak The UK has been searching for ways to directly supply the railway system through solar energy since some of the UK's railway systems run on direct current (DC), which solar modules produce. Thus, there is no need to convert solar energy into alternating current. ...  more

APS Brings Battery Storage to Rural Arizona

published 2017 年 08 月 14 日 11:13 | editor | category News
Instead of rebuilding about 20 miles of transmission and distribution poles and wires, Arizona Public Service (APS) will install two battery storage systems in rural Punkin Center, Arizona, making it one of the first e...  more