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New centralized DC:DC converter from Alencon

The CUBE is a PV and energy storage compatible converter rated upwards of 430 kW.

Pittsburgh Airport solar microgrid saved $1 million in energy costs

In one year, Pittsburgh Airport’s microgrid saved so much in energy costs that it’s considering doubling the size of the installation.

Sunrise brief: Historic Pittsburgh steel plant reopens to make components for the US solar industry

Also on the rise: Solar tariff moratorium creates upside, but supply challenges still loom. GE partners with Department of Energy on solar, energy storage, grid integration research. And more.

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Historic Pittsburgh steel plant reopens to make components for Nextracker

The company’s third American steel line will create 40 to 70 direct jobs and help Nextracker to strengthen its ever-expanding US solar tracker supply chain.

CAB Solar: more than cable management

While CAB’s cable management systems offer significant cost reductions in labor, materials and engineering, the company is more than just the 2021 pv magazine Award winner in the BOS category. pv magazine caught up with CAB President and CEO, Tara Bosserman, to discuss cable management, her company’s manufacturing history, and CAB’s unique approach to providing employment opportunities for all.

Sunrise brief: Recurrent Energy completes Mississippi’s largest solar installation under a Build Transfer Agreement 

Also on the rise: Solar farm anticipated to power nearly one-quarter of Philadelphia government buildings. Hydrogren research advances. Californian shares his story on going solar.

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Solar farm to power Philly government buildings gains momentum after Covid, supply chain delays

The 80 MW Adams County solar farm is anticipated to power 22% of the demand coming from Philadelphia government buildings, as a significant step towards the city’s goal of sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewables by 2030.

Sunrise brief: What are upfront and lifetime costs of heat pumps?

Also on the rise: Borrego sells development business, including 8.4 GW solar pipeline. Trackers in uneven terrain. 50 states of solar incentives: Pennsylvania. Storage and robots at Intersolar Europe 2022.

50 states of solar incentives: Pennsylvania

The pv magazine tour of solar incentives takes us to Pennsylvania, where natural gas plays a significant role in energy exports, and solar takes a backseat. What needs to change?

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Energy justice must play a larger role in clean energy transition

Let’s ensure that low-income and environmental justice communities are first in line to benefit from clean energy technologies that reduce their household energy burden and safeguard against the impacts of climate change.