Super Bowl XLVII is set for Sunday, February 3, 2013. The San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens are heading to the New Orleans Superdome for the biggest football game of the season. Both teams are looking to claim the coveted 2013 Super Bowl Championship title and ring.
Almost everyone is familiar with the shiny panels (or photovoltaic modules, in technical terms) that can be seen on rooftops, yet very few know anything about their corresponding devices. These devices are called inverters and they serve a critical function in photovoltaic (PV) systems. They play a vital role to the energy revolution!
So, what exactly does a PV inverter do?
Three years after a 7.0 earthquake devastated Port au Prince, the capital of Haiti, the rebuilding process is still slowly moving forward.
Last year was extremely successful for SMA’s Regional Forum program. From coast to coast SMA’s Sunny PRO Club team met and networked with some of the solar industry’s brightest professionals.
As we embark upon a new year – and one that will certainly be significant for solar and renewable energy – we asked SMA team members to share their hopes for what 2013 will bring to the solar industry.
The photovoltaic market is changing a great deal these days, and as a result, installers are facing new challenges. In addition to core business offerings and well-made products, customers expect extensive service and support and quick responses when service is needed.
In 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, flooding the city and destroying everything in its path. Seven years later a community is still moving forward and trying to rebuild. Thanks to Grammy award-winning rapper Lil Wayne, Brad Pitt’s Make it Right Foundation and a sponsorship from Mountain Dew, the community now sees a brighter future.