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Photovoltaics

  • Preview Intersolar & EES 2017:
    The PV sector is once again looking considerably more optimistically into the future. New business models are being used more and more in practice and flexible solutions are in demand.
  • Inverters: Ever more electronics for the solar module
    Several functions, from monitoring to MPP tracking, can be transferred to the junction box. How far this “upgrade” of the module can go and what benefits it brings, is still controversial.

Solar Thermal

  • Process Heat: Surprisingly popular
    The 2017 World Map of Solar Process Heat Specialists shows 71 companies in 22 countries.
  • Domestic hot water units: Freshly tapped
    I
    nnovations have been particularly numerous in the large capacity segment, such as units for hotels, apartment buildings, and retirement homes.
  • Solar controllers: It has to be smart
    The networking of solar controllers with the Internet is progressing. More and
    more specialists are showing interest in power-to-heat from PV systems.

Wind Energy

  • Operations & Service:
    Ready for use even in extreme cold
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