Introduction Battery energy storage is essential to stand-alone PV power systems relying on intermittent renewable energy as the primary generation source, and the sizing of[...]Read More about Oversized PV arrays and Battery Days of Autonomy in Stand-Alone Power systems
Large-scale ground-mount PV solar projects now have a multitude of mounting options. Single-axis tracking solutions are now more affordable than ever and new mounting designs[...]Read More about Which mounting solution is best for the job: The impact of constraints on PV mounting solutions in large-scale projects.
Any PV installer or system designer knows that, in Australia, orienting a system north would enable the maximum year-round generation. For sites where a north[...]Read More about A Case of Pitch: The effect of a North-South split pitch on array output and a rethink of optimum design
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The latest version of the Australian and New Zealand Standard: Electrical Installations “Wiring Rules” (AS/NZS 3000:2018) has now been published, and will supersede AS/NZS 3000:2007.[...]Read More about Wiring Rules AS NZS 3000:2018 – Key Updates to the Standard and What They Mean for Installers
George Bernard Shaw wrote “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach” in his 1903 play “Man and Superman”. This quote has been widely used[...]Read More about Those who can, do…and they should also teach
The attainment of CEC accreditation for installation of Solar PV systems has been the standard for the industry as a result of its ties to[...]Read More about The Role of Accreditation in the Solar and Storage Industry
As Australia continues to see the trend to increase system capacity to medium or large scale Grid-connected PV system, it becomes valuable for Inverter Energy[...]Read More about Inverter Power Factor Modes: How do they affect voltage rise calculations?
In the past months, there have been many discussions centred around pumped hydro schemes. Most notably of which is the current government announcement to expand[...]Read More about Pumped hydro storage – would you like solar or wind with that?