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  • Monocrystalline vs. Polycrystalline
Even though monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar cells serve the primary function of converting the sun’s rays into usable electricity, both distributors and installers have separated the two...
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12/12/2017
  • Solar Finance 101
Simple Payback   Among the most commonly discussed and simplest financial indicators is the payback period. Payback period is nearly always included in project proposals as it is an easy metric for...
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12/12/2017
  • Commercial Ballasted Solar Rooftop
Step 1 First, assess the wind speed and snow load of the project area against the unobstructed flat roof space. The objective is to prevent uplift from the modules in the event of windy conditions....
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12/12/2017
  • Sunpreme
  Bifacial modules are like the sports cars of solar modules; they boast industry-leading efficiency breakthroughs while upholding unsurpassed aesthetic standards. Frameless bifacial modules showcase...
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11/19/2017
  • Science of Conversion
  In this article, Energy Circle’s paid search team researched and analyzed landing pages used in residential solar search engine marketing campaigns. Energy Circle is a marketing agency that works...
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11/19/2017
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ok here goes.  I have one 260 watt panel but with the pwm I am getting max of 115 wats and 8 amps.  Can I connect a second pwm charge controller to the same panel and the same battery bank to...
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10/22/2017
  • GS Battery Energy Storage
  CivicSolar does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax,...
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10/18/2017
  • Split cell technology
  In its most basic sense, split cell technology is a new cell architecture that increases voltage by halving the size of the silicon chips.   Split cell panels provide the following advantages:...
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10/18/2017
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Hi; My name is Nelson Santiago. I will like to know base on your expertise if what I have in mind is worth it and what materials I need to make it happen. As you may know in Puerto Rico we are having...
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10/16/2017
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I have JKM310P panels,  I need an extension cable to connet them to my inverter,  what is the type of connectors I need on the extension cable  
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10/4/2017
  • MPPT Algorithm
  1. Constant Voltage   Constant voltage maximum power point tracking was one of the first ever created algorithms and has the most limitations. Constant voltage MPPT simply measures the ambient...
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9/13/2017
  • Yaskawa Solectria XGI
  Yaskawa Solectria Solar recently announced the launch of the XGI 1000 and XGI 1500 string inverters for commercial and utility-scale applications. The new inverters are engineered, designed and...
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9/13/2017
  • Aerocompact Ground Mount
  Similar to ballasted racking’s meteoric rise as the go-to solution for flat roofs, ballasted systems are slowly gaining popularity on the ground. Solar continues to proliferate in rural and...
Support Article
9/13/2017
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The link to the data sheet on this page is dead - https://www.civicsolar.com/product/lg-chem-98kwh-63ah-400v-lithium-ion-b... Can you fix and provide?
Support Question
8/22/2017
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I've been poring over manufacturing datasheets and reliability documents for hours and feel like I'm getting nowhere. What are the main criteria I should be looking for to ensure my modules will last...
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8/1/2017
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I am modeling a hybrid AC-coupled PV-diesel system using the SMA Sunny Design Web and saw that one of the parameters used in the portal to check the system compatibility is the ratio between the...
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8/1/2017

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