Tag - solar panels

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Warning unrealistic yield promises after cleaning solar modules

In order to obtain the highest possible return from your solar modules, it is best to clean them on a regular basis. Depending on your location and the environmental factors, usually one cleaning per 1 to 5 years is [...]

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Dutch journalist impressed about iLumen’s PIDbox: “It recovers your PV modules”

Today iLumen is active in no less than 40 countries with its efficiency-increasing PIDbox. The Dutch journalist Warna Oosterbaan of newspaper NRC Handelsblad is one of the many foreign customers of iLumen.“For nearly six years now, I am a [...]

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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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Italian energy regulator approves application PIDbox technology

Until recently, owners of PV plants in Italy were not allowed to make changes to their installation on penalty of loss of certificates. This measure made it impossible to connect efficiency enhancing devices like the PIDbox to solar panels.Due [...]

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Tigo Optimizers

Successful implementation PIDbox on PV plant with Tigo optimizers

Tigo is the developer of products that solve solar shading issues and solar panel mismatching. As can be read here, the PIDbox of iLumen can without any problem be installed to solar panels with Tigo optimizers. Several successful results [...]

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China Solar

Companies and NGOs call for ending trade measures against PV systems from China

A group of 400 companies led by Solar Power Europe and a group of NGOs have written letters to the European Commission. They call for ending the trade measures against PV cells and modules from China.Framework In December 2013 the [...]

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iLumen candidacy Flanders Cleantech Internationalisation Awards 2016 (video)

iLumen was recently nominated for the finals of the Flanders Cleantech Internationalisation Awards 2016, organised by FCA and FIT. In the category ‘Energy’ our company was chosen as one of three finalists. Project Manager Ismaël Ben-Al-Lal proposed the iLumen [...]

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PID free label solar panels

Are ‘PID free’ solar panels really free from degradation?

Many solar panel manufacturers claim their panels are ‘PID free’, which should mean that they will not suffer any efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation. However, in practice ‘PID free’ does NOT mean no degradation will occur. Potential Induced [...]

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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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