Trina Solar’s versatile PD05 module

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This module was featured in the Solar Builder Roof-mount Project of the Year Winner

Trina Solar’s PD05 is dual listed module, popular with customers across all applications. PD05 is compatible with all major balance of system components and module electronics.

Trina considers the PD05 to be its most versatile product. Some features:

  • Compatible with all major BOS components and system designs – 1000V UL/1000V IEC certified.
  • Field proven performance.
  • Highly reliable due to stringent quality control.
  • Over 30 in-house tests (UV, TC, HF, and many more).
  • In-house testing goes well beyond certification requirements.
  • PID resistant.
  • Certified to withstand challenging environmental conditions: 2400 Pa wind load; 5400 Pa snow load.
  • 245-260 W
  • 15.9% maximum module efficiency
  • 60 cells, 156mm
  • Original MC4 connectors

— Solar Builder magazine

KACO’s line of TL3 inverters

KACO inverters

This product was featured in the 2015 Solar Builder Ground-mount Project of the Year Winner

Designed as a global platform, KACO’s blueplanet 50.0 TL3 product line is based on the field proven 39.0 TL3 with around 700 MW of installed capacity globally. The blueplanet 50.0 TL3 is designed for UL 1741 listing with 1000 VDC operation and 480 VAC grid tie operation. Three power ratings are available: 32, 40 and 50kW with the choice of a single MPP or three MPP model option.

Maximum energy yield, PV system design flexibility, safety, and low maintenance are the goals of the blueplanet 50.0 TL3 product line. Each power rating is available with integrated visible, lockable AC and DC disconnection means, nearly 98% CEC efficiency rating, and sealed electronics. Operations and performance monitoring is achieved with a standard integrated webserver, on board data logging functions, a graphical user interface, and Modbus read and control functions for 3rd party monitoring.

The blueplanet 50.0 TL3 is a straightforward and reliable solar PV inverter for the development of commercial and industrial-scale solar power plants that feature a decentralized plant concept.
The transformerless, 3-phase unit offers a compact design for easy installation: 50 kVA that you can easily wall mount.

— Solar Builder magazine

Yingli’s 72-cell series perfect for large-scale projects

Yingli YGE 60 Cell

This product was featured in the 2015 Solar Builder Ground-mount Project of the Year Winner

The YGE-U 72 Cell Series from Yingli is designed to deliver superior energy yields in large-scale applications. Fully compatible with the latest fixed tilt and tracking systems, this large-format panel helps maximize PV power plant performance. For larger projects, Yingli has a proven track record of bankability with major financial institutions and energy companies, offering leading performance guarantees to backstop project production requirements.

Yingli panels deliver superior power output in a variety of temperature and irradiance conditions, and self-cleaning anti-reflective coated glass reduces soiling to help maximize power output. Performance is backed by a 25-year linear warranty.

Tested to the industry’s most rigorous durability standards, Yingli panels are PID-resistant in conformance with IEC 62804. To ensure reliable performance, Yingli uses quality components such as DuPont Tedlar PVF film-based backsheets.

— Solar Builder magazine

Enphase Energy’s M215

enphase m215 microinverterThis product was featured in the 2015 Solar Builder Roof-mount Project of the Year Winner

Enphase Energy delivers simple, innovative and reliable energy solutions. Its Enphase M215 Microinverter delivers increased energy harvest and reduces design and installation complexity with its all-AC approach.

The M215 features integrated ground, which further simplifies installation, enhances safety, and saves on labor and materials costs. Like all of its fourth-generation microinverters, the M215 delivers 96.5 percent efficiency and underwent more than a million hours of testing before release, providing unmatched reliability.

The Enphase M215 integrates seamlessly with the Engage Cable, the Envoy Communications Gateway, and Enlighten Enphase’s monitoring and analysis software. Enphase has shipped approximately 10 million microinverters, and more than 370,000 Enphase residential and commercial systems have been deployed in more than 95 countries.

— Solar Builder magazine