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Tax exemption on solar energy – by Adriana Zeledón

During 2019 the solar energy industry in Costa Rica experienced several changes regarding tax exemptions of the goods used for this purpose. Before March 2019, the article 28 of the 7447 Law about the Regulation of the Rational Use of Energy (1984) listed a bit more than 20 goods that were tax exempted for the […]

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Energy Storage functions – by Ignacio Salazar

The act of integrating an energy storage solution into a photovoltaic system, or acquiring a hybrid solution since day one, allows consumers to apply some of the following functions in their system: Self-consumption maximization: allows the user to not only have an energy backup, but also use it when its more convenient to save money, […]

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Which are the types of photovoltaic solar systems? – by Alexander Alvarado

Greenenergy® installs three types of systems: Photovoltaic system interconnected to the general distribution network – this is a system of interconnected generation, synced with the public electric network in a way that the user consumes most of the energy directly from the solar panels, but because it is connected to the public network, it also […]

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How do photovoltaics solar systems work? – by Abdenago Guzmán

The photovoltaic solar energy is the direct transformation of the solar radiation into electricity. This transformation happens in devices called photovoltaic modules also known as solar panels. In the solar panels, the solar radiations trigger the electrons of a semi conducting material, generating a small difference of potential (solar cells). The serial connection of these […]

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Why is maintenance important? – by Abdenago Guzmán

¿Why is it important to do a preventive maintenance? To protect the integrity and functionality of the photovoltaic systems Keep operating conditions, performance, protections and durability of the installation within the acceptable limits Keep guarantee Extend equipment’s life Maximize utilization Keep equipment performance stable   Who does the preventive maintenance?   Technical personnel.   What […]

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