Duke Energy | October 08, 2020
As new electric vehicles (EV) enter the market and strong sales growth continues nationwide, the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) has approved two Duke Energy electric transportation (ET) pilot programs that will allow South Carolina to join other states in deploying EV infrastructure to meet the needs of this growing market. Originally proposed in 2018, Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress participated in extensive working-group sessions with stakeholders for feedback on the innovative plans. The approved programs – the first in the Carolinas – reflect the inclusion of much of that feedback, as well as agreements with the Office of Regulatory Staff and ChargePoint.
TechnipFMC | March 22, 2021
TechnipFMC plc FTI recently announced an agreement with Magnora, a clean energy corporation headquartered in Norway, to jointly develop and support floating offshore wind opportunities.
Magnora primarily owns clean energy growth projects in the offshore wind, onshore wind, and solar sectors. The collaboration will aim to draw on Magnora's clean energy experience as well as TechnipFMC's.
Magnora Offshore Wind has already started the application process for the first phase of seabed leasing under the Scottish government's ScotWind Leasing project. In addition, the merged company is considering engaging in Norway's first offshore wind application round, which starts this year and has ambitions to develop into new markets in the immediate future.
Jonathan Landes, president, subsea, TechnipFMC stated that “Magnora and TechnipFMC bring together decades of combined knowledge regarding the development of profitable offshore energy projects. This partnership reflects TechnipFMC’s ambition to capture a significant position in the renewable offshore energy market. We are delighted to support Magnora Offshore Wind by providing our expertise and know-how in bringing innovative offshore energy solutions to the market.”
TechnipFMC is a leading manufacturer and provider of energy-related devices, services, and fully integrated technology solutions. Technip and FMC Technologies merged in January 2017, creating a group that develops, produces, and operates technologically innovative systems and devices for subsea, onshore/offshore, and surface projects.
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd | March 07, 2022
Sungrow, the world's leading provider of renewable energy inverter solutions, announced that the SG6.0RS, a key product in Sungrow's brand-new home photovoltaic and energy storage system portfolio, has won the Contemporary Good Design Award. This internationally renowned award, presented by The Red Dot Organization, recognizes this product, as well as the entire series of residential products, for its superior aesthetics and functionality.
The SG6.0RS, as well as the similar residential series SG2.0-10.0 RS, are compatible with higher power panels, support up to three MPPTs, and can reach input currents of up to 16A per MPPT.As a result, the yield has increased even further. The simple design facilitates installation and application. This machine is smaller and lighter than comparable goods due to the ultra-thin panel and compact design. To perform the installation, only one person is required. Designed for ease of use, consumers may view power, yield, and problem information plainly and directly on the LED display without using their phones. As safety is a key priority for Sungrow, the product design team ensured that this product was completely secure and protected. Residential consumers may rely on this inverter for a lifetime of use due to the C5 anti-corrosion rating, IP65 protection, AFCI 2.0, and outstanding heat dissipation design. This new home series has been supplied to Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and other places, giving clean energy to over 30,000 families.
Due to the fact that this product series is supplied to the global home market, its R & D team developed changes based on consumer demand worldwide. Previously, buyers of home inverters were inconvenienced by awkward installation and complex applications. Additionally, when multiple residential inverters are used, they generate a lot of noise and a lot of heat. Sungrow's research and development team updated its residential series to address these issues.
"In many countries, residential users are the major consumers of electricity. As a result, we make it a mission to provide them with the most efficient, safe, and convenient experience of using clean energy. We achieve this by consistently working to improve their products with their customers and offering them the best possible solutions."
-The National Center for Industrial Design in Sungrow
The global home solar energy market has risen significantly during the last year, reaching a capacity of around 40 GWac. Countries such as the United States, Australia, and Germany intend to boost their reliance on renewable energy by deploying household solar PV and energy storage systems. Sungrow offers a variety of home options, including the photovoltaic inverter SG2.0-10.0RS, the hybrid inverter SH3.0-6.0RS, and a variety of battery kinds. To further simplify the user experience for residential clients, Sungrow now equips PV and storage systems with sophisticated monitoring solutions such as Winet-S and iSolarCloud. All of these products have been shown to be efficient and dependable for residential consumers globally.