Understanding solar energy self-consumption

Credit to Author: Vanya Ignatova| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 11:00:08 +0000

Answers to several frequently asked questions about photovoltaic systems Integrating photovoltaic (PV) production into building electrical distribution systems and using it to power the building loads is becoming more common… Read more »

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Four strategies for sizing your photovoltaic system

Credit to Author: Vanya Ignatova| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 13:00:46 +0000

When planning to add a photovoltaic system to your facility to capture solar power and convert it to electricity, one of the first steps is determining the appropriate size of… Read more »

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How solar production affects power quality

Credit to Author: Vanya Ignatova| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:00:46 +0000

How does the addition of a photovoltaic system affect the power quality of an electrical installation? Frankly, it depends on the details of the installation. But don’t worry – it’s… Read more »

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How to avoid the financial loss due to power factor penalties when integrating solar power

Credit to Author: Vanya Ignatova| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:00:51 +0000

I recently worked on the integration of solar production into a small industrial building project. In the process, I discovered an interesting fact: The integration of solar production can have… Read more »

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Producing too much solar power? Here’s how you can manage the excess

Credit to Author: Vanya Ignatova| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 12:00:36 +0000

In installations with photovoltaic production, the building electrical energy consumption does not always match the photovoltaic production. The degree of this mismatch depends on the building activity and its consumption… Read more »

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Optimizing your solar investment was never easier

Credit to Author: Sébastien Mathiou| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:00:51 +0000

Self-consumption is one of the most effective ways to get the greatest benefit out of a residential photovoltaic (PV) installation. When a residential entity consumes the generated PV electricity instantaneously… Read more »

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How solar power gets a boost with smart grid solutions

Credit to Author: Scott Koehler| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:15:36 +0000

Electric utilities worldwide share a key objective: to provide secure, efficient, and sustainable energy. This is more important than ever as their customers’ energy needs grow in tandem with the… Read more »

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Schneider Electric and Microsoft: Water efficiency, industrial safety, energy access, and more

Credit to Author: Jean-Pascal Tricoire| Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:12:37 +0000

Microsoft’s annual partnership event is inspiring to its 16,000 attendees from 130 countries, showcasing where we’ve been together and, more important, where we’re going. In recent years, Schneider Electric has… Read more »

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