An equitable and reliable solar power grid for farmers

By Praveen Jain, IEEE Medal in Power Engineering recipient Born in rural India and being at the global forefront of technology over the past 40 years, I can say with certainty that farmers in many countries are not seeing the true benefits of solar power. Possibly the biggest and best benefit of solar power for farmers… […]

JinkoSolar Launches New Module for Distributed Generation Market

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., a solar module manufacturer, has launched a new series of Tiger Pro modules targeted for the distributed generation market. The new module is based on the Tiger Pro 182 mm, 54-cell design that delivers a maximum power of 415 W and an efficiency of 21.3%. Suitable for a variety of distributed […]

Q CELLS Submits Patent Infringement Complaints to German, French Courts

Q CELLS, a photovoltaic manufacturer, has filed a patent infringement complaint in Germany with the Regional Court of Düsseldorf against Astronergy Solarmodule GmbH. Q CELLS has also filed separate patent infringement complaints in France with the High Court of Paris. The filing in Germany against Astronergy followed the Regional Court of Düsseldorf’s ruling that JinkoSolar […]

Greenbacker, Community Energy complete 10-MW Colorado community solar portfolio

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company announced that construction has been completed on a 10 MWDC portfolio made up of five community solar gardens in southern Colorado. The solar projects were purchased in 2019 from Community Energy, which also stayed on to handle the engineering, procurement and construction throughout the building process. Along with a built-in EPC… […]

JinkoSolar releases 415-W Tiger Pro modules for residential market

JinkoSolar has launched a new series of its Tiger Pro modules with higher power capacity targeted for the distributed generation market. The new module is based on the Tiger Pro 182-mm (M10) wafer, 54-cell design that delivers a maximum power of 415 W and an efficiency of 21.3%. Suitable for both small commercial and residential… […]

Contractor’s Corner: Sunrise Power Solutions

A Generation180 report released in 2020 found that 7,332 public and private K-12 schools in the United States had solar power. Seems like a lot, but that’s only 5.5% of schools across the country. Educational institutions are a segment of the commercial solar market ripe with opportunity. In this episode of the Contractor’s Corner podcast,… […]