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The industry pertaining to solar energy is prospering on the back of increased emphasis on renewable energy across the world, and consequently, the h05rn-f cable that are required by the solar panels in a photovoltaic systems is cultivating a market that is simultaneously gaining traction.

According to a recent business and commerce study by Transparency Market Research, a number of companies operating in related fields have noticed the lucrativeness of the solar cable market and are making a foray into it to make the competitive landscape highly fragmented. The analysts of the report have identified Huber+Suhner AG, General Cable Corporation, Havells, Atkore International Group, Inc., Lumberg Connect GmbH, ReneSola Ltd, Ram Ratna Wires Ltd., Taiyo Cable Tech Co., Ltd., Prysmian Group, Allied Wire & Cable, and Lapp Group as some of the most prominent companies who are currently ahead of the curve in the global solar cable market.

As per the evaluations of the TMR report, the flexible cable types market was worth US$465.71 mn in 2015. The analysts have projected the demand to expand at an impressive CAGR of 14.1% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2025, by the end of which the opportunities will translate into a revenue of US$1,641.92 mn. For the market leaders to maintain their shares, or even to add onto it, they will have to price their products appropriately for them to be affordable for larger masses.
While they indulge into the research and development of efficient and low-cost products, the leaders of the solar cable market cannot ignore the ground they can gain via mergers and acquisitions. Strategic partnerships will not only help them expand their geographical presence but also strengthen their distribution network.

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Improving the longevity of the cables is another route of innovation for the market leaders. For instance, Havells offers solar cables that can last up to 30 years under tough external conditions, withstand fire and UV radiations, and are flexible as well as fully recyclable. On the other hand, General Cable, one of the highly reputed names in this market, offers its SunGen? PV Wire that are easy to be installed and are durable for a long time.

Based on product type, the TMR report segments the solar cable market into aluminum alloy and copper, whereas on the basis of flexible control cable type, the market has been bifurcated into solid and stranded. Application-wise, the analysts have evaluated the opportunities that can be expected from solar panels wiring, underground service entrances, and service terminal connections. End-user classification of the market has been done into commercial, residential, and industrial. Geographically, Asia Pacific has been highlighted as the most profitable region, projected to provide for a revenue of US$1047.73 mn by 2025.

Growing awareness regarding the dangers posed by greenhouse gas emission and limitations of fossil fuel reserves, which has escalated the urge to harness renewable energy resources, is the primary driver of the global solar cable market. Solar panel installations are also incrementing on the back of government support for ecofriendly measures.

In addition to that, decreasing cost of production and thereby the products, growing inclination of consumers to make their contribution for the environment, and lowering operating and maintenance costs are some of the other factors favoring the 2 gauge battery cable by the foot market. On the other hand, strong need to enhance durability and higher cost of installation are obstructing the market in a moderate way.
General Discussion / Re: Homeles Shelter
« Last post by onanparts on March 19, 2018, 07:51:19 PM »
Homeless shelter now has High End Classic Audio Gear! The one on the left sports a "wire recorder" yee haw!

The "Classic" charge controller / Re: Adding Vents to the Classic 150
« Last post by Matrix on March 19, 2018, 07:01:02 PM »
... if you had the system in cooled space it would also keep your controls and battery cool too.   

I did today add 2 additional 18"x2" vents to my battery box on the top for a total of 4.  I already had one such vent at the bottom back as well,  but it was backed against the wall with about a 3" gap.

So today I also, cut a 4" hole in the lower back of the battery box and added a 4" toilet drain top to 4" PVC pipe 18" long that now draws from under my house.   I know that temps under the house are way cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter than outside air.  So I am hoping this is a double win for both summer and winter battery temps.

I also have the option to close any or all of these now 6 vents. 

We will see how the battery do the next warm day I charge.  But already,  with the install of the underhouse vent,  I can feel a draft in the box. 
The "Classic" charge controller / Re: Adding Vents to the Classic 150
« Last post by Matrix on March 19, 2018, 06:55:36 PM »
Likely better to make the "shim" or spacer, from aluminum and not copper.  Copper is a better thermal conductor, but you are making a sandwich of differing expansion coefficients.

Heat sink greases:
 Beryllium is a good thermal conductor, but toxic.  only a tiny bit better than copper
 Zinc Oxide is an ok grease,
Silver powder is awfully good.

Got a nice piece of 28 gauge aluminum today.  So all I need to do is cut it to size for a shim under the Classic. 
System Design and Layout / Re: different panels on Midnite Classic 150
« Last post by Gadget047 on March 19, 2018, 06:18:51 PM »
Thanks for the replies. I already have a running 12v system with a 3000w PSW 12v inverter. I planned to go forward with a 5000w PSW inverter at 24v. That will require me to rework the charge controller on the 600w axial flux wind turbine. I started small and am upgrading. I could have saved a lot by doing it right the first time. I have 16 circuits I can switch between grid and green power but no 220v. The upgrade will allow me to run the well pump. I'm trying to maintain some kind of normal in case of a longish term grid failure.
All work is on hold until my newly broken arm heals though.
5 Minutes 2 Midnite,

Northern Arizona Wind and Sun, The ALT-E Store and Photon  all go through 30 to 70 WBJRs a month. They do not hang around on the shelf very long.
Here is a more complte list of where to buy from

Lead Acid (Sealed and flooded) / Re: Charging with Classic
« Last post by CDN-VT on March 18, 2018, 10:04:14 PM »
When you hear fans run , you'll feel the move .

WBjr is an eye opener to the Classic & you .

WestBranch  and I will send a  smoke retrieval balloon !!

Be safe and double check , if in doubt , post here as we all have needed help to see the direction .

General Discussion / Re: New member introductions (READ THIS FIRST)
« Last post by Westbranch on March 18, 2018, 07:09:41 PM »
If you can plot  or view a graph of the Amps going to your shunt, you should see in ABSORB  a smooth line dropping over time....  when it flattens out, the ABSORB should be just about finished, that is your EA number..
General Discussion / Re: New member introductions (READ THIS FIRST)
« Last post by Westbranch on March 18, 2018, 07:03:47 PM »
    get a smoke retrieval balloon !!

I have no idea what that means : )

Don't let the magic smoke out of any of your appliances...!

Retrieval is futile!! just like the Borg...

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