Both offshore wind and solar (PV) have been seen as good renewable energy options in the U.S., but over the last decade, solar has taken greater strides. In part, government incentives have helped fuel this demand as PV costs have decreased by more than 50% and over 15 GW of capacity were added in 2015… read more
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With residential solar continuing its rapid growth, safety remains a top priority for states, utilities and manufactures alike. In recognition of this increasing safety focus, UL published UL 1741 Supplement A (SA), Standard for Inverters, Converters, Controllers and Interconnection System Equipment for Use with Distributed Energy Resources. This advanced inverter testing helps lay the foundation… read more
With the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) growing exponentially for both commercial and tactical use, the need for safe batteries and electrical systems is growing, as well. To address these safety concerns, UL created a new standard – UL 3030, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or Drones. This new standard covers commercial (e.g. agricultural, scientific,… read more