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News from the world of photovoltaic

In this section we periodically publish information regarding the world of photovoltaics.

Not only news that concern us personally, but in general useful information or updates on the evolution and trends of the photovoltaic world.

PV PANELS GETTING BIGGER AND BIGGER? ALL SUN BALLAST SOLUTIONS
15/04/2024

PV PANELS GETTING BIGGER AND BIGGER? ALL SUN BALLAST SOLUTIONS

Large-sized photovoltaic panels represent a positive trend for many installers and designers, even though not always easy to manage: the use of latest-generation modules requires extra attention especially in the…
New PowerClamp bracket: stronger hold, enhanced safety.
21/03/2024

New PowerClamp bracket: stronger hold, enhanced safety.

The latest PowerClamp bracket is engineered to provide a more secure and robust attachment for solar panels. It works seamlessly with Sun Ballast’s entire range of weights.   Safety is…
A revolution built to endure: the new slogan

A revolution built to endure: the new slogan "MADE TO LAST" presented at KEY 2024

A market reference for over ten years, at KEY 2024 Sun Ballast unveiled the new slogan “Made to Last”: not only a significant rebranding, but above all, a strong emphasis…
Large-scale pv installations with large panels? With the new Industrial-XL System they’re a better investment than ever
11/01/2024

Large-scale pv installations with large panels? With the new Industrial-XL System they’re a better investment than ever

Designed to reduce installation times and costs for large-scale photovoltaic systems built with large panels, the new Industrial-XL system offers a simple, safe and convenient solution. Along with thousands of…
With Sun Ballast's No-Flex, the strength of large solar panels increases by 46%: test results
03/11/2023

With Sun Ballast's No-Flex, the strength of large solar panels increases by 46%: test results

With six mounting points, the stability of large photovoltaic panels is greatly increased: fluid dynamic tests conducted on Sun Ballast’s No-Flex system have highlighted the advantages of a six-point mounting…
PV Top Brand 2023: Sun Ballast is among the best producers of solar panel mounting systems, according to EUPD - RESEARCH
04/10/2023

PV Top Brand 2023: Sun Ballast is among the best producers of solar panel mounting systems, according to EUPD - RESEARCH

Quality and experience are built over time, and after more than ten years in photovoltaics Sun Ballast has become a point of reference in the support and racking system sector.…
210.000 New photovoltaic plants installed in Italy in 2022! Ideal support and racking structures are a key part of their success.
07/09/2023

210.000 New photovoltaic plants installed in Italy in 2022! Ideal support and racking structures are a key part of their success.

In 2022, an impressive 210,000 new photovoltaic systems were installed in Italy. The new National Survey Report of PV Power Applications in Italy 2022, a report prepared by GSE, RSE,…
Sun Ballast’s efficient solutions: a ton of energy in little space
28/07/2023

Sun Ballast’s efficient solutions: a ton of energy in little space

The productivity of a photovoltaic system depends on numerous factors, including optimising the available surfaces, especially when space is limited. That’s why solar panel racking systems are necessary. Selecting the…
Bifacial solar panels: their advantages and mounting system requirements
23/06/2023

Bifacial solar panels: their advantages and mounting system requirements

Being “two-faced” may not be a good thing for a person, but for a photovoltaic panel, it can be a real perk: bifacial panels can have notable advantages, especially in…
Munich 2023: Sun Ballast throws a private party
30/05/2023

Munich 2023: Sun Ballast throws a private party

An exclusive event dedicated to the world of Sun Ballast, from the world-renowned solar panel racking systems to the latest 2023 innovations: this special Private Party will be held on…
The new Sun Ballast configurator - simpler and more professional
24/04/2023

The new Sun Ballast configurator - simpler and more professional

Design quality and photovoltaic system quality are two factors that are closely linked, with the efficiency, productivity and overall reliability of the installation depending on the designer’s expertise, precise calculations,…
Terna report: photovoltaic installations increase, and sun ballast grows by 165%
11/04/2023

Terna report: photovoltaic installations increase, and sun ballast grows by 165%

Terna’s new report on the Italian electricity system shows a complex overall situation: the first months of 2023 saw a slight drop in production, but new photovoltaic installations are growing…
No-flex, Insun and more: discover what’s new from
02/03/2023

No-flex, Insun and more: discover what’s new from

SUN BALLAST AT K.EY. 2023 – RIMINI, MARCH 22-24, 2023 The photovoltaic industry is evolving at a rapid pace, but Sun Ballast’s goal has been the same for over a…
Long live large panels!
02/02/2023

Long live large panels!

Installations of panels over 2 meters are becoming increasingly common. What is the best way to keep them solid and secure despite their large size? By using No-Flex, the latest…
Photovoltaic systems on flat roofs: characteristics and solutions
14/12/2022

Photovoltaic systems on flat roofs: characteristics and solutions

In order to set up an effective photovoltaic system, you must assess the type of roof or surface you will be installing it on. The roofs of residential and industrial…
Good entrepreneurship is good for the planet
01/12/2022

Good entrepreneurship is good for the planet

No enterprise is an island: everything is an active part of society, the world, and the environment. Those who create and lead it are responsible for improving all three: society,…
Inclination: a perfect 10°
13/10/2022

Inclination: a perfect 10°

What is the ideal inclination for a photovoltaic system? And does an inclination greater than 10° really mean increased production of renewable energy? Let’s find out together – with help…
Where there's a home, there's Sun Ballast
22/09/2022

Where there's a home, there's Sun Ballast

Small surfaces are not a problem for Sun Ballast structures that are able to maximize every small space.   The flat roofs of houses and residential apartment buildings all have…
Tradition makes room for innovation
19/08/2022

Tradition makes room for innovation

Reliability and resilience are essential for photovoltaic systems, especially at a time in history when extreme weather events are increasing in number and intensity. In recent years, a number of…
Green or not green? The answer is in the sun, with Sun Ballast
11/07/2022

Green or not green? The answer is in the sun, with Sun Ballast

The modern company is at a crossroads: continue consuming energy from non-renewable fossil fuels, or focus on renewable, inexhaustible sources of energy for the good of itself and the entire…
Even in Portugal, Sun Ballast takes care of everything
20/06/2022

Even in Portugal, Sun Ballast takes care of everything

Industrial warehouses and solar power have become an inseparable pair, but roof installations of photovoltaic panels can become problematic: the solution is the varied and versatile range of support ballasts…
The sun on the ground
12/05/2022

The sun on the ground

Ground installation of photovoltaic panels is becoming more popular: let’s explore how best to create them   The surfaces change, but with Sun Ballast’s expertise and structures, the results are…
Research brings results
28/04/2022

Research brings results

The novelty and unparalleled effectiveness of Sun Ballast products are the result of massive investments in Research and Development, as well as rigorous and detailed testing.   When concrete is…
Between the sun and the water: Sun Ballast brings it all together
11/04/2022

Between the sun and the water: Sun Ballast brings it all together

A large photovoltaic system, the Basilicata Region’s aqueduct, and Sun Ballast’s Connect solar panel support structure: these are the marvellous stars of the show, taking part in a project that…
Sun Ballast is a security also in France
06/04/2022

Sun Ballast is a security also in France

We have been admitted to the process that will lead us to obtain the ETN certificate, which validates the technical characteristics of our products according to the parameters of the…
Sun Ballast fits everywhere
11/02/2022

Sun Ballast fits everywhere

  That’s because our photovoltaic ballasts, with no need to be fixed, get a head start on any surface.   “Wherever you put him, there he stays.” In Italy, that’s…
Design and Sun Ballast have taken so many steps forward
21/01/2022

Design and Sun Ballast have taken so many steps forward

Cutting-edge technology and a highly qualified service (completely free of charge) are essential components for the installation of a photovoltaic system   Even in photovoltaics, as in every other industry,…
At Christmas you can...
17/12/2021

At Christmas you can...

GET NUMBERS TO TALK Sun Ballast’s 2021 was mathematically and deservedly extraordinary: – over 500,000 ballasts delivered throughout Europe – more than 12,500 technical reports carried out – more than…
Photovoltaic panels and landscape constraints? Efficiency and beauty can coexist
22/11/2021

Photovoltaic panels and landscape constraints? Efficiency and beauty can coexist

Sun Ballast structures as a precious ally We often talk about how to reconcile landscape constraints with photovoltaic systems: in these cases, adequate support structures can make the difference, helping…
What does it mean to be a Sun Ballast distributor with a Sales account?
29/10/2021

What does it mean to be a Sun Ballast distributor with a Sales account?

In recent years we have witnessed an exponential growth of the entire photovoltaic sector and Sun Ballast is not far behind. Our trend for almost 10 years is always growing…
To perfection
01/10/2021

To perfection

Sun Ballast promotes an exhibition that tells the eclectic and inspired art of Carlo Prete and Peter Toshy, original and surprising artists. Each company has a duty to improve not…
LG ALSO CHOOSES SUN BALLAST
30/08/2021

LG ALSO CHOOSES SUN BALLAST

A GREAT SATISFACTION FOR US AND AN IMPORTANT MORE GUARANTEE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS. The solar panel leader has found our fastening systems suitable for its photovoltaic modules. Summer 2021. This…
Speed on delivery - We are working for you
28/07/2021

Speed on delivery - We are working for you

Sun Ballast is building a new logistics hub in Lagonegro, in the province of Potenza, to be ever faster in deliveries and closer to customers in Southern Italy, the Islands,…
Proper maintenance of a photovoltaic system
05/07/2021

Proper maintenance of a photovoltaic system

 How to do it and why with Sun Ballast structures everything is easier and faster Proper maintenance is the basis for the perfect functioning of the photovoltaic system, which guarantees…
Sun Ballast is there, with raw materials always available
17/06/2021

Sun Ballast is there, with raw materials always available

The shortage of raw materials, including aluminum, is creating significant problems for companies in the sector, but not for Sun Ballast, which works with concrete and has stocks of products…
Wind resistance of the plants
16/06/2021

Wind resistance of the plants

The climate change we are witnessing is a direct cause of extreme weather events that will become more and more common over the years. These also include the increase in…
INSTALLING THERMAL SOLAR PANEL? SUN BALLAST HAS THE SOLUTION, EVEN THREE!
19/05/2021

INSTALLING THERMAL SOLAR PANEL? SUN BALLAST HAS THE SOLUTION, EVEN THREE!

Perhaps not everyone knows that Sun Ballast can also be used for installation of solar thermal panels. With excellent performance. Sun Ballast structures never cease to amaze, and to fix!…
SUN BALLAST INCREASES PRODUCTION IN THE FIRST QUARTER 2021
09/04/2021

SUN BALLAST INCREASES PRODUCTION IN THE FIRST QUARTER 2021

Despite the difficulties of the period, the Poviglio (RE) company recorded a + 13.5% in the first quarter of 2021. It starts with a double-digit increase in 2021 for Sun…
CABLOWIND: The dual-function solution for cable arrangement and wind proofing of PV systems
08/04/2021

CABLOWIND: The dual-function solution for cable arrangement and wind proofing of PV systems

Many advantages and two functions in a single element: channel and ballast. Promising in name, and very effective in fact, CABLOWIND is the brand-new patented product that further enriches the…
The solidity always rewards
30/12/2020

The solidity always rewards

Even 2020, if you work seriously and plan ahead, can give great satisfaction. As “the recognition of maximum commercial reliability”, a certificate awarded to Sun Ballast by CRIBIS D&B, a…
What can a year like this teach us?
18/12/2020

What can a year like this teach us?

We have reached the end of this 2020, a year that has monopolized the attention of many on a single topic, a year that has united and divided the conscience…
Photovoltaics: An ancient history with a lot of future ahead
13/11/2020

Photovoltaics: An ancient history with a lot of future ahead

 Like all solid and long-lasting sectors, photovoltaics also has a long history of discoveries, inventions and constant progress behind it. The term “photovoltaic” was born in 1839, when the French…
All roads that lead to quality
04/11/2020

All roads that lead to quality

It is not a point of arrival, but it is a path that accompanies us and changes every day. It is not the business of the individual, but a process…
Research and Development: a division that changes and grows together with the company
04/11/2020

Research and Development: a division that changes and grows together with the company

In a first phase, the Research and Development division of Sun Ballast® was conceived and structured with two fundamental objectives: 1) Improve the products we already offer 2) Develop new…
The importance of the inspection. People and technologies are the winning combination.
04/11/2020

The importance of the inspection. People and technologies are the winning combination.

“The eye of the expert” or the human element are the basis for the success of any job. Knowing how to look, building experience, is a gift that always makes…
A good design to arrive prepared on site
04/11/2020

A good design to arrive prepared on site

Those who work in our sector, that of photovoltaics, know that there is a golden rule: the time spent listening and understanding the customer’s needs in the preliminary phase saves…