Monthly Archives: July 2019

Low Tariffs Pushing Developers to Cut Costs and Quality of Solar Mounting Structures

With limited ability to reduce prices of modules and inverters, developers are trying to cut costs on other equipment Module mounting structures are the backbone of any solar photovoltaic (PV) energy project. Good quality mounting structures on a ground-mounted or … Continue reading

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Market Survey Backsheets and Encapsulation 2019

After TaiyangNews published market surveys on backsheets in 2017 and in 2018, this edition includes also an overview on encapsulation products. This way, this survey combines the latest on polymers to protect the interconnected cell circuitry of a solar module. … Continue reading

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Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures – ASCE / SEI 7-05

STANDARD 1 General…………………………………………………………… 1.1  Scope………………………………………………. 1.2  Definitions ……………………………………………. 1.3  BasicRequirements ……………………………………….. 1.3.1  Strength………………………………………… 1.3.2  Serviceability………………………………………. 1.3.3  Self-strainingForces…………………………………… 1.3.4  Analysis………………………………………… 1.3.5  CounteractingStructuralActions…………………………….. 1.4  GeneralStructuralIntegrity ……………………………………. 1.5  ClassificationofBuildingsandOtherStructures ………………………….. 1.5.1  Nature of Occupancy. . . . . . . . . . … Continue reading

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