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PV modules Desert

How climate (un)friendly is the production of solar energy?

Solar energy is often considered as one of the most environmentally friendly energy sources on earth. However, certain skeptics ask serious questions about the sustainability of solar panels.MO submitted this statement to experience expert Pierre Verlinden, who has been [...]

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Inverter

Risks associated with the under-dimensioning of the inverter of PV plants

An important point of attention when purchasing a PV plant, is the dimensioning of the inverter in relation to the solar panels. For example, one can opt for an over- or under-dimensioning of the inverter. In this article, we will [...]

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Noordzee

‘Offshore solar energy will be cheaper than offshore wind energy’

Both Dutch and Belgian initiators will soon experiment with floating solar modules in the North Sea. According to Allard Van Hoeken (Oceans of Eenrgy) offshore solar energy will eventually become cheaper than offshore wind energy.First of all, a number [...]

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PIDbox Mini

What makes the PIDbox solutions of iLumen different from other PID solutions?

Our Energy Advisors are frequently asked in which sense the PIDbox of iLumen is different from other PID solutions in the market. The answer could not be any more straightforward. The PIDbox of iLumen increases the efficiency of PV modules and [...]

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Tigo

PIDbox iLumen compatible with Tigo optimizers

Tigo is the developer of products that solve solar shading issues and solar panel mismatching. The PIDbox of iLumen can without any problem be installed to solar panels with Tigo optimizers.  Tigo TS4-O (source: tigoenergy.com) Several in-depth tests have proven the [...]

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Solar panels panorama

10 tips for a worry -free operation of your solar panels

When choosing to install solar panels, you obviously count on a worry-free operation during their entire lifetime. We give 10 tips to achieve a worry-free operation of your solar panels. 1) Choose for qualityDo not choose for the cheapest, but for the [...]

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PIDbox on system level

Proper functioning PIDbox proven on system level

After some time, solar panels are subjected to Potential Induced Degradation (PID). The performance of PID affected panels decreases, which obviously does not benefit the profitability of the installations. PID can be detected by means of an electroluminescence test. This test [...]

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Microcracks

Extend the lifetime of your PV system

The PIDbox prevents your solar panels from efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation (PID). Moreover, this device extends the lifetime of your PV system. When sun shines on your solar panels, only a part of the radiation is converted into [...]

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