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SMA Launches Sunny Boy 1.5/2.5 Inverter

SMA Solar Technology AG launches the Sunny Boy 1.5/2.5*. The new Sunny Boy is the perfect inverter for customers who want to take full advantage of their small photovoltaic systems.

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Less Is More – New PV Mounting System For British Roofs Reduces Costs

It is intended that the majority of new buildings in Great Britain should be carbon neutral by 2016. One way of improving a building’s carbon footprint is to install a photovoltaic system.

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PV Arresters with 1000 A Short-circuit Current Rating from Phoenix Contact

VAL-MS surge arresterThe VAL-MS…DC-PV surge arresters from Phoenix Contact are now short-circuit-proof up to 1000 A DC. Thanks to optimisations in the manufacturing process, the values for short-circuit current rating ISCPV could be increased from 300 A to 1000 A.

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Eaton’s Bussmann Achieves TUV Rheinland Certification for Combiner Box Range

Combiner boxEaton’s Bussmann business, the leader in critical circuit protection, power management and electrical safety, has been awarded TUV Rheinland certification for its combiner box range.

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aleo solar GmbH Presents New Module with Excellent Weak Light Behaviour

aleo solar GmbH will be unveiling its new 300 watt high-power module boasting improved weak light behaviour at the Solar Energy UK exhibition, taking place in Birmingham from 14th to 16th October 2014.

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Compact AC Connection for Photovoltaic Micro Inverters from Phoenix Contact

<p><img style="margin-right: 6px; margin-bottom: 6px; float: left;" title="SUNCLIX Micon" alt="SUNCLIX Micon" src="images/stories/News/2014/october/sunclix.jpg" height="116" width="150" />The new SUNCLIX Micon AC connection system from Phoenix Contact reliably connects photovoltaic modules. The system, which consists of Y-connectors and the matching mains connectors, is so compact that it can be easily installed behind the module frame.</p> <hr id="system-readmore" /> <p>The components offer IP67 protection and are suitable for temperature ranges from -40°C to +90°C.</p> <p>The cables assembled according to customer requests are ideal for currents up to 20 A as well as voltages up to 600 V. In addition to the versions with European certification in cross sections from 0.75 mm2 (branch lines) and 2.5 mm2 (trunk lines), the AWG18 and AWG12 conductor cross sections are also available for the North American market.</p> <p><br />Tags: <a target="_self" title="Phoenix Contact contact details" href="buyers-guide?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&amp;catid=6&amp;sobi2Id=2204">Phoenix Contact</a>, <a target="_self" title="New Product News" href="new-products-and-services">New Product News</a>, <a target="_blank" title="Connection System News" href="http://www.thepanelbuilder.co.uk/connectors">Connection System News</a>, Solar Industry News, <a target="_self" title="e-lec.org latest news" href="latest-news">e-lec.org</a>, SUNCLIX</p>The new SUNCLIX Micon AC connection system from Phoenix Contact reliably connects photovoltaic modules. The system, which consists of Y-connectors and the matching mains connectors, is so compact that it can be easily installed behind the module frame.

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Function Block Libraries for Photovoltaics from Phoenix Contact

SolarworxThe function block libraries for the PC Worx programming software from Phoenix Contact now offer more opportunities for solar engineering.

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Monitoring Software for Photovoltaic System from Phoenix Contact

PV Monitor+ Phoenix Contact now offers monitoring software for photovoltaic systems. PV Monitor+ is designed for systems up to 500 KW and to interact with standardised and robust industrial components from Phoenix Contact.

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DragonIS Invents the Dragoncam

DragonIS has invented – Dragoncam - a special underground monitoring system which checks the inside of cable ducts for ridges and damage.

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Eaton’s Bussmann Steps Up PV System Protection with New DC SPD Offer

DC surge protection devicesLaunched at this year’s Intersolar Europe, Eaton’s Bussmann business now offers a new range of DC surge protection devices (SPD) for use within 600Vdc or 1000Vdc PV systems.

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