“Mounting systems” blog series part 8: design – when the visual appearance matters

When photovoltaics originated homeowners decided to use solar energy and install their own PV roof system with the conviction of sustainable and green power generation. Little attention was paid to the appearance or design of the PV system. However, thanks to continuously reduced prices of photovoltaic systems in recent years, a change has now occurred. PV systems should no longer only be sustainable and renewable, but should also be elegant in design and visually appealing. As a result, more and more products are being launched on the market for modules as well as mounting systems to meet this demand, such as the IBC TopFix 200 insertion system.(more…)

Solar hybrid solution for housing estate in Lebanon

Our Lebanese Premium Partner Smart Age has equipped a private housing estate in Lebanon with an off-grid PV system including batteries for backup storage. The solution is meant to make the site more independent from diesel generators and immune to power cut-offs. (more…)

The profile that came in from the cold

Right into the freezer and back. Well – with  an area of 30 square meters the freezer in this case is slightly bigger than the usual household devices. We are referring to a special test that we have performed on our mounting systems. We wanted to know the following: Will temperatures of  minus 20 degrees harm the rails and modules and can major icing cause frost damage? (more…)

Commercial PV in Lebanon is on the rise

Our Lebanese Premium Partner Smart Age has equipped two industrial companies with individual solar power solutions. The plants for the Al-Kazzi factory and the Woody factory show how to gain economic advantage from solar power by reducing energy costs. Both solutions use high-quality components with our long-time guarantees such as the IBC TopFix 200 mounting system and modules of our brand IBC SOLAR Line. (more…)