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How long do residential solar inverters last?

Multiple factors affect the productive lifespans of residential solar inverters. In the second part of our new series on resiliency, we look at PV inverters.

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Trolley car conundrum

The U.S. solar industry faces a moral dilemma, writes Paula Mints of SPV Market Research. Either continue to deploy projects and set aside concerns about forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region, or source PV cells and modules from elsewhere, while bearing higher costs, in the pursuit of urgent action against climate change.

Megawatt-scale, solar-powered EV truck charging

WattEV will build 1 MW solar-powered chargers to deliver 320 miles (515 km) of range to Class 8, 80,000-pound trucks in 30 minutes.

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Price increases hit US solar as trade uncertainties with China cloud growth goals

Price increases, supply chain disruptions, and a series of trade risks are threatening the U.S.’s ability to decarbonize the grid, warned SEIA president and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper.

China holds the key to cancelling half the world’s new coal project plans

With pressure mounting on the world’s governments to turn their back on the fossil fuel, China and peers in South East Asia, Europe and South Asia could help deliver a coal-free future at the COP26 climate summit planned in Glasgow in November.

Freedom to operate your energy storage at will

In this pv magazine Webinar, we will learn how battery analytics can eliminate a significant portion of project risk, making the project easier to insure and simplifying economics. The presentations will demonstrate how both BESS integrators and owners can benefit from this joint approach between Munich RE and TWAICE.

Solaria unveils 430 W pure black residential solar panel

The new residential module of the U.S.-based manufacturer has a power conversion efficiency of 20.40%, a size of 1,076×1,957x35mm, and a weight of 21.3kg. The product is claimed to be compatible with next-generation, module-level power electronics.

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How long do rooftop residential solar panels last?

Multiple factors affect the productive lifespan of a residential solar panel. In the first part of this series, we look at the solar panels themselves.

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Solar in uncommon spaces

With land-use concerns on the rise, large-scale solar projects are increasingly being built on everything from landfill sites to water reservoirs. Here’s an overview of the state of the art.

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LCOE of monofacial, bifacial solar modules

Does higher energy production outweigh an increase in costs? Clean Energy Associates tries to answer this question in a new case study.

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