Posts Categorized: General News

Newton Solar Event

Solar Demonstration and Education Party at Lincoln Field! Montclair Rd, Waban, MA 02468 Please join us Saturday, May 3rd at 2pm as Tony Boniface, founder of one of the country’s most experienced solar energy integrators, Independent Power Systems, gives a live presentation on the benefits of powering your home with solar panels. Massachusetts is leading… Read More

Owner and founder of Independent Power Systems answers a wide array of questions from our friends at the Denver Electric Vehicle Council. Understanding Solar, AC coupling, and DC coupling To search for specific topics refer to this guide: 1. How big do you make the inverter relative to the array? (0:30) 2. What are the… Read More

Solar as Least Cost Resource

Encouraging news from our friends at the Montana Renewable Energy Association (MREA) about the cost effectiveness of renewable energy as a grid power source: Minn. judge tells Xcel Energy to pick solar over gas Daniel Cusick, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 A state administrative law judge has given Minnesota’s nascent solar industry a huge… Read More

Join the Rally to Protect Net Metering! From the Vote Solar Initiative “Rooftop solar is helping Colorado build a cleaner, safer and lower cost energy supply. It’s great news for Coloradans, but now Xcel Energy is asking to change the rules to penalize Coloradans who go solar. Learn more about the utility’s anti-solar, anti-consumer plan… Read More

PV Evolution Labs evaluated the performance of SunPower’s Maxeon cell technology under partially shaded conditions compared with standard efficiency panels. The results are compelling. Put simply, SunPower produces more energy in partial shade. Learn more about the test in the informative video: Click here to download the entire PV Evolution Labs study.

We received this confirmation today that SunPower is different and produces more energy. 1.More Energy Today. Higher output per rated watt: Solar is about energy, not just solar panels. The energy output that the panels produce (kWhs) is the real value. SunPower fE20 (327’s) were found to produce an average of 8% more energy per… Read More