The Solar Digest for Solar Power, Solar Energy and Photovoltaic PV News - New Products

New Switch-Disconnectors for Photovoltaic Applications

Eaton DC Swich DisconnectorEaton’s Electrical Sector has significantly developed its DC switch-disconnector product. The constantly growing requirements placed on the efficiency of Photovoltaic (PV) installations now require operating voltages above the previous limits of 1000 VDC. For the first time, switches up to 1500V DC with rated operational currents up to 1600A are now available.

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New Fronius Agilo Central Inverter Shown at Intersolar 2012

Fronius presented its new central inverter, the Fronius Agilo, to an international audience at Intersolar 2012. "The Fronius Agilo is the first central inverter in this power category that can be completely installed, commissioned and maintained by the installer," is how Martin Hackl, head of the Solar Electronics division of Fronius International GmbH, describes the unique selling point of the inverter.

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TE Connectivity Showcases next Generation Solutions at Intersolar Europe

As the photovoltaic market becomes more mature and commercially viable, leading solar suppliers are counting on solutions which are energy efficient, high performance and easy to install, so lowering the total cost of ownership. At its booth TE offered a sneak preview of its new intelligent connectivity solution for the photovoltaic industry, featuring continuous power monitoring and decentralized control.

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Saint-Gobain Launches SolarBond® ReadyFrame at Intersolar Europe 2012

To minimize resources dedicated to tape application during the module making process, Saint-Gobain Solar launched its SolarBond® ReadyFrame at Intersolar Europe 2012. This custom tape-in-frame solution has been selected as one of the top 10 nominees for the Intersolar AWARD 2012.

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ABB Presenting New Advances in Solar Technology at Intersolar 2012

Intersolar 2012, the world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry, will take place during June 13-15, 2012 in Munich, Germany. ABB will be participating and showing its comprehensive portfolio of products serving the solar power business.

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Megger has the right kit for Solar Testing

megger solar test kitTo provide electrical contractors with all the test equipment they need for installing, commissioning and fault finding solar power installations, Megger is offering two new high specification solar power test kits.

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Honeywell Launches Third-Generation Film To Protect Solar Panels

Honeywell has announced that it has introduced its third-generation laminate film designed to protect solar power panels from harsh environments while helping them maintain power output over their 25-year lifespans.

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It’s a Revolution in Switching for the PV Industry

A groundbreaking set of products launched by Santon is providing a much needed safe and efficient solution for domestic PV installations.

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E-T-A Introduces Compact, High-capacity DC Disconnect Switch

E-T-A Circuit Breakers, quality designer and manufacturer of a broad range of electro-mechanical and electronic products for circuit protection, has introduced a new high-capacity DC disconnect switch providing physical isolation for up to 1500V DC in a very compact design.

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New MCS Solar PV Test Kit Includes Special Datalogging and Downloading Capabilities

MCS Solarlink Test KitThe latest solar PV electrical installation test kit from Seaward Solar enables contractors to meet the requirements of MCS MIS 3002, quickly, thoroughly and effectively.

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