Solar panels, solar electric, solar photovoltaic, solar PV

Solar PV Storm and AC vs. DC Safety Considerations

On the Solar PV Installer Boot Camp Training + NABCEP Entry Level Exam Prep discussion board…
Student 1: Fred, what is the standard for lightning protection systems? The book touches this topic briefly. Is it the norm to have lightning protection? Do you install lightning protection on systems you install? There are many homes in my area in […]

Economic Modeling Basics for A Solar Project

Happening on the  Solar Executive MBA Discussion Board…
Construction Debt/Loans, SRECs & Purchasing vs. Leasing a Site
Student 1:

1. What is the difference between project debt and the construction loan?
2. What is SREC and Single SREC?
3. If the site is purchased and not leased, would one discount the purchase price with the same hurdle rate as the Customer NPV […]

Solar Women Summer Series: Funding Sun Through Solar Investing/Borrowing

We’re wrapping up the Solar Women Summer Series, and Audrey Desiderato, the Co-Founder/ COO of SunFunder, is helping us end things on a sunny note!
SunFunder finances solar projects “beyond the grid” and offers investors opportunities to help fund offgrid solar projects, as well as providing companies in emerging markets with access to capitol.

Tell us your story… how did […]

Solar Women Summer Series: Silicor CEO & WiSE Award Winner Terry Jester

We met Terry Jester, CEO of Silicor Materials, at the WiSE Luncheon during the ASES Solar 2015 Conference at Penn State. She spoke with us about her role as CEO, the benefits of solar silicon, Silicor’s Icelandic expansion and her advice for success in the field.

Tell us your story… how did you get involved in […]

Wes Kennedy’s Free Battery Selector Tool

Download Wes Kennedy’s Free Battery Selector Tool today!
Decide the best battery for your application, from a cost perspective. This tool is used in Wes Kennedy’s Advanced Solar + Storage Course.

This is a great tool for engineers, designers, and decision makers when determining the best battery to use for any application.

Starting with the input data tab, you characterize up […]