One of the most important tasks when installing a PV system is wire management. This task is sometimes overlooked by installers or not given enough attention. Installers that take their wire...
The Problem Many inverters installed in the last 10+ years are now failing and are no longer protected by the original product warranty. With limited possibilities of extending warranty coverage,...
Geli, in partnership with Woodlawn Associates, completed a study examining the economics of solar and storage. Specifically, they calculated the value of solar and storage for two commercial...
1) How often do I need to charge or "top off" my lead-acid batteries? Maintaining your batteries is the key ingredient to ensuring that your battery bank reaches its designed life...
After experiencing rapid growth in the 1970's, the development of nuclear power plants in the US has stalled. The stagnation of nuclear power in the US can be attributed to a plethora of factors,...
Falling energy storage costs and steadily increasing solar capacity stand to catalyze a paradigm shift from net metering to distributed energy storage. Implementing a system composed of a web of...
NEC 2014: Article 690.12 “Rapid Shutdown of PV Systems on Buildings” There were several changes to the 2014 NEC code that affect PV systems. Of these changes, the most notable is article 690...
NRTL certification means your solar panels and solar modules conform to safety, health, and environmental standards as required by: NEC, OSHA, and the National Fire Prevention Association. NRTL...