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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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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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PI Berlin examines risks facing PV projects in India

Study finds that “the Indian market is a double-edged sword” The Indian market is one of the most profitable yet risky for project developers and investors in photovoltaics (PV). While large-scale projects of over 100 megawatts (MW) are now common, the … Continue reading

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