Inverters

Meet Ideal Power’s new power conversion system: Stabiliti

Meet Ideal Power’s new power conversion system: Stabiliti

February 1, 2017 at 9:07 am 1 comment

Ideal Power Inc. always has something innovative up its sleeve. We’ve dove into some of its cool concepts before (like this one). The latest from the power conversion company is the Stabiliti Series — a versatile, grid resilient 30-kW advanced power conversion system (PCS). The Stabiliti Series will replace IdealRead More

SolarEdge HD-Wave inverter hits 99 percent weighted efficiency

SolarEdge HD-Wave inverter hits 99 percent weighted efficiency

January 31, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. sent word that its award-winning HD-Wave inverter set a new record for the California Energy Commission (CEC), by reaching 99 percent weighted efficiency. “At SolarEdge we are dedicated to making solar energy more accessible around the world by focusing on innovation,” stated Lior Handelsman, Vice President of MarketingRead More

HiQ Solar adds John Berder in regulatory compliance role

HiQ Solar adds John Berder in regulatory compliance role

January 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

HiQ Solar has brought aboard industry veteran John Berdner as VP of Regulatory Compliance. In this role Berdner will oversee all regulatory compliance activities as well as provide significant input into the product definition process. This follows a strong career track record with leadership roles at companies such as SMA America,Read More

A New Connection: How the cell-optimizer, string inverter combo could change PV systems

A New Connection: How the cell-optimizer, string inverter combo could change PV systems

January 23, 2017 at 2:26 pm 5 comments

Life is all about making connections. You never know when that former grade school pal will suddenly pop back into your life and cut you a good deal on car insurance (thanks, Joey), or, more relevant to this article, when two international companies form a close working relationship in oneRead More

Fronius expands Service Provider training program (here are the dates)

Fronius expands Service Provider training program (here are the dates)

January 23, 2017 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

String inverter manufacturer Fronius will hold multiple hands-on trainings in the first quarter of 2017 to expand the Fronius Service Provider (FSP) program. Solar installers are able to experience an in-depth look at various Fronius inverter lines while also securing NABCEP continuing education credits. Register now to become part ofRead More

Fronius USA hires head of solution management at new San Fran office

Fronius USA hires head of solution management at new San Fran office

January 13, 2017 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

String inverter manufacturer Fronius sent word that Michael Mendik is now heading the Fronius Solution Management USA, based in Fronius’ recently opened South San Francisco office. What is the Solution Management division? The Fronius USA Solution Management focuses on specific products and solutions for U.S. solar customers and includes ProductRead More

APsystems joins Sungage Financial approved vendor list

APsystems joins Sungage Financial approved vendor list

January 12, 2017 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

APsystems microinverters have joined the popular Sungage solar financing approved vendor list. The partnership brings the APsystems advanced microinverter line to a powerful residential solar lending platform, in response to requests from leading national solar installers. “Sungage has really made a name for itself offering fast, no-nonsense solar financing, and we’reRead More

Enphase Energy receives $10 million strategic investment from two investors

Enphase Energy receives $10 million strategic investment from two investors

January 11, 2017 at 8:33 am Comments are Disabled

Enphase Energy received a $10 million strategic investment by T.J. Rodgers, founder and former CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, and John Doerr, chairman of Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers. As part of the new investment, Rodgers will be appointed to Enphase’s Board of Directors. Enphase anticipates using a portion of thisRead More

Sungrow supplied central inverters totaling 18 MW in Japan in December

Sungrow supplied central inverters totaling 18 MW in Japan in December

January 6, 2017 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

The Japanese PV inverter market is traditionally dominated by domestic PV inverter manufacturers, partly because of stringent requirements and very high standards, which have only been met by a select group of overseas manufacturers. The central power plant takes a large proportion of space in spite of the scarcity ofRead More

News on Fronius updates to Solar.web and MLPE solutions

News on Fronius updates to Solar.web and MLPE solutions

December 21, 2016 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

The Fronius Solar Energy Division will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, and to mark the occasion, it will be expanding its product portfolio. Here are some notes on the updates:   Increasing energy efficiency with Fronius Solar.web A highlight here is the Rest API server interface for FroniusRead More