Solar World Launches Digital System
Solar World of Hillsboro, Ore., has launched the Suntrol digital system, the
latest in its line of digital control systems. The Suntrol collects, logs and
displays power-generation statistics, including total electricity yields and
displaced carbon dioxide. All data amassed is tied into both an electronic
home monitor and an internet portal — allowing users to track their PV array
production from their computers,
smart phones and even iPods. The
Suntrol digital system offers two
display options: a 31-inch (800-mm)
by 24-inch (600-mm) LED monitor
and a 20-inch (500-mm) by 16-inch
(400-mm) size. An outdoor model is
also available in either size with an
Commercial-Grade LED Lamps
The newly merged companies Qnuru and Visible
Light Solar Technologies have unveiled the Vector
product line of 30 Energy Star-compliant, ETL-classified LED light bulbs. Designed, assembled and
tested in America, Vector LED light bulbs fit into 95
percent of all existing commercial and industrial
light housings, consume 85 percent less energy than
incandescent lamps, provide daylight-quality illumination and require one-fifth the maintenance support
of conventional metal halide commercial lamps.
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