Principal Solar acquires 63-kW solar roof-mounted facility in Maine
Principal Solar Inc. has acquired a second solar installation from Talmage Solar Engineering/Solar Market – the SunGen Mill 77 solar facility. The 63-kW SunGen Mill 77 solar roof-mounted facility is located in Arundel, Maine.
Locus Energy launches smart meter for light commercial solar monitoring
Locus Energy has launched the LGate 310 — a digital smart meter optimized for monitoring light commercial solar photovoltaic installations. The combined power meter and datalogger are designed to remotely monitor and maintain PV systems.
Together with the web-based Locus Platform that provides an overview dashboard as well as patented analytics, the LGate 310 enables solar fleet operators to efficiently gather data for troubleshooting, asset optimization and performance guarantee/billing functions.
IXYS Colorado introduces SIV-3028 Handheld Solar Curve Tracer
IXYS Corp.’s Colorado division has introduced the SIV-3028 Handheld Solar Curve Tracer, which is a 30A, 28V solar cell analyzer designed specifically for personnel in the field. The SIV-3028 is small, light and easy to operate with a graphic display that shows the IV curve of the solar cell or panel as well as environmental light intensity in watts per meter squared. The SIV-3028 is ideal for verifying cell/panel operation during installation; troubleshooting and for routinely monitoring individual cell/panel performance.