Intersolar North America 2014 will take place in San Francisco, California, July 8-10. 

Intersolar North America 2014 news

Five takeouts from Intersolar North America

People in the lobby of Intersolar North America.

A week ago today, the 7th annual Intersolar North America trade show and conference closed its doors. Around 17,000 people attended the three-day event with key trends towards storage technology, tracking and BoS innovations...


N-type mono is coming, but when?

HiCZ ingot puller

A drive for higher efficiency solar PV technologies is expected to spur increased production of n-type mono wafers. However, analysts remain cautious about the exact timing of market adoption.


US projects on hold as trade dispute ripples through industry

A photo

Along with the World Cup soccer semifinals, the U.S. China solar trade dispute was a major talking point at the Intersolar North America, which wound up yesterday in San Francsicso. Tim Brightbill, SolarWorld's legal council in...


imec lifts the hood on its record-setting PERT solar PV cell

PERT PV cell

Interview: imec has produced a record-setting 21.5% efficient solar PV cell using a PERT cell design, and spoke with pv magazine about this technology


Locus Energy launches Virtual Irradiance solar analytics product

Solar irradiance modelling tool is the first in the company's new PVIQ suite of analytics tools.


First Solar, Solaire, Princeton Power pick up Intersolar awards

CALSEIA Executive Director Bernadette del Chiaro

California "is and will remain the leader in renewables, trying to make a sustainable world," said Michael R. Peevey, president of the California Public Utilities Commission, as he accepted the Intersolar Award for helping to...


Mosaic launches solar loan, O&M service

A house with solar.

Solar crowdfunder Mosaic has launched a solar loan coupled with operations and maintenance (O&M) for residential PV arrays. The new product is being offered in partnership with microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy.


GT to begin offering Merlin metallization technology in 2015

Merlin cell

GT Advanced Technologies has revealed further details of its Merlin metallization and interconnection technology at the Intersolar North America trade show, including a timeframe to offer the solution to customers in early 2015.


Sonnenbatterie expands distribution in Europe

Sonnenbatterie storage system

The German smart storage company has opened up its latest distribution outlet in Slovakia -- its fifth foreign market -- as demand for energy storage systems in Europe continues to rise.


Astrum Solar, Hudson Clean Energy strike $100 million residential PV partnership

Rooftop PV installation, U.S.

Private equity firm Hudson Clean Energy has agreed to fund residential solar provider Astrum Solar's expansion plans throughout the U.S.


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Intersolar North America 2014 press releases

New Nevada study shows huge upside to installing solar

A new independent study prepared for the Nevada Public Utilities Commission estimates that the grid benefits of rooftop solar systems installed in the state through 2016 will outweigh costs by more than $36 million, confirming...


SEIA joins Women in Solar Energy as founding member

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has joined Women in Solar Energy, a 501(c)3 nonprofit and membership organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in one of the fastest-growing industries in the...


SCHMID introduces first EverFlow storage for domestic areas

During this year's Intersolar North America fair SCHMID Energy Systems GmbH presents a study of its EverFlow Compact Storage System based on the Vanadium-Redox-Flow-Technology.


Enable Energy launches versatile pitched-roof solar racking system

Avanza's innovative rail-free, self-grounding technology significantly reduces installation time, fits the vast majority of module types and enhances roof aesthetics.


Solvay to exhibit one of the most comprehensive photovoltaic material portfolios under the sun at Intersolar North America

Solvay Specialty Polymers will highlight its comprehensive portfolio of high-performance polymers for the solar power industry at the Intersolar North America exhibition July 8-10 in San Francisco.


Radian Generation appoints Rhonda Bailey as Solar Portfolio Manager

One of the solar industry's leading asset management providers, the company supports the acceleration of its portfolios under management with the appointment of a seasoned solar engineering professional.


BenQ Solar presents high efficiency solar total solutions for US market

In view of the growing market potential for high performance solar products, BenQ Solar, the leading solar solution brand of AU Optronics, announced today that its portfolio of high efficiency solar modules and solutions are...


New Mounting Systems, Inc. products at Intersolar North America

Mounting Systems, Inc. will introduce a range of new and significantly updated products at the Intersolar North America exhibition.


VARTA Storage's Engion Home Energy Storage System featured at Intersolar North America

Integrated Energy Management System optimizes the utilization of solar power.