Solar Builder

JUL-AUG 2018

Solar Builder focuses on the installation/construction of solar PV systems. We cover the latest PV technology (modules, mounting, inverters, storage, BOS) and equip installers/contractors with tips and tools to make informed purchasing decisions.

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4 J U LY / AU G U S T 2 0 1 8 6 From the Editor 8 News 16 Mounting 18 BOS 20 Modules 46 PV Pointer 22 Shave and a Rate Cut How solar + storage solutions are shaving peaks in C&I, leading to huge savings. By Charles W. Thurston 32 Who Will Track the Trackers? We highlight some of the cool, innovative features outside of the market share leaders that reduce costs, ease installa- tion or improve reliability. By Chris Crowell 42 6 Tips to Attack the Tariff We launched our Attack the Tariff campaign to share 30 ideas over 30 days for solar industry contractors, EPCs and developers to improve solar project economics and reduce costs — everything beyond the price of modules — to counter the negatives of the 30 percent tariff. Here are six quickies from the campaign. Features Departments IN THE ISSUE J U LY / A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 22 Intersolar Previews Be on the look out for new product spotlights from Intersolar exhibitors throughout the issue!

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