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SHANGHAI, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Arctech Solar, a leading solar tracking, racking and BIPV system provider, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, aiming to offer an elevated and user-friendly browsing experience for our trusted and valued customers and business partners.

This is a new milestone in the innovation-driven, customer-centered company’s branding efforts. Arctech Solar’s new website features improved navigation and functionality, it treats orange as the main background color which is simple and graceful. More importantly, Arctech Solar endeavors to provide its current and prospective customers and partners with the most accurate, up-to-date information on the full product portfolio and comprehensive services of smart solar trackers that it can offer. A generous application of videos, photos and graphics, along with sufficiently detailed and engaging content regarding the company’s products, solutions, and cases to guide visitors. Amongst the new features, the site contains integrated

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SwitchDin, an Australian energy management software company, has been retained by distribution networks, SA Power Networks and AusNet Services, to provide a global-first solution that will allow networks to create flexible solar export limits to accommodate the growth of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems that are connected to the grid.

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SwitchDin CEO Dr Andrew Mears with SwitchDin Droplet controller (Photo: Business Wire)

The installation of PV systems is growing at a rate of more than 200,000 each year in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM), and distribution networks are reaching the limit of their ability to host rooftop solar in some areas. This flexible export capability will allow SA Power Networks and AusNet Services to offer an alternative to the strict export limits currently required to address these challenges, increasing the penetration of renewable energy, creating more value for customers

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Microsoft’s Irish unit is working with a utility firm on a renewable energy scheme that will involve the installation of internet-connected solar panels on the rooftops of schools in the country. 

The project, with SSE Airtricity — a green energy provider and subsidiary of Scotland’s SSE — encompasses 27 schools spread across the Irish provinces of Leinster, Munster and Connaught.

In an announcement Monday, SSE Airtricity said internet of things technology would be harnessed to connect the panels to a cloud computing platform from Microsoft. Within the schools, digitally connected screens have been set up to let pupils follow energy usage information in real time.   

An investment of nearly 1 million euros ($1.17 million) from the Microsoft Sustainability Fund will fund the program.

While the installation of solar panels will help the schools to offset carbon dioxide emissions, there is a wider aspect at play that could have consequences further

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