Inverters

Ideal Power, KACO team on 360-kW solar+storage system in Alberta, Canada

Ideal Power, KACO team on 360-kW solar+storage system in Alberta, Canada

December 13, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Ideal Power Inc. has some cool power conversion technologies (here’s an in-depth look at one). The innovator just received a 360-kW purchase order from KACO new energy to supply its 3-port, grid-resilient 30kW Power Conversion Systems (PCS) for the Living Energy Project at the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre in Alberta,Read More

Check out APsystem’s new Energy Monitoring and Analysis website

Check out APsystem’s new Energy Monitoring and Analysis website

December 13, 2016 at 11:15 am 1 comment

APsystems just launched a new, redesigned version of its Energy Monitoring & Analysis (EMA) website. Let’s check it out. What’s new? The web-based platform, available for free on any connected device, monitors and reports module-level energy production of solar arrays which utilize APsystems inverters and provides that information to homeowners andRead More

Report: String inverter market to reach $3 Billion by 2021

Report: String inverter market to reach $3 Billion by 2021

December 12, 2016 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

In the latest “String Inverter Market – Global Forecast to 2021” report, available Research and Markets, the expectation is for the string inverter market to reach $3 billion by 2021. Reasons behind the numbers String inverters are used in residential, commercial & industrial, and utilities. The string inverter market isRead More

Pika Energy’s three-phase Islanding Inverter now UL-1741 listed

Pika Energy’s three-phase Islanding Inverter now UL-1741 listed

December 7, 2016 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Pika Energy has received ETL listing for the three-phase model of its Pika Islanding Inverter. The company previously announced the UL listing of its single-phase Pika Islanding Inverter (X7600 Series), which has been shipping to customers since September 2016. The three-phase X11400 model of the Pika Islanding Inverter will begin shippingRead More

Namaste Solar deploys Solectria inverters in utility-owned solar projects in Vermont

Namaste Solar deploys Solectria inverters in utility-owned solar projects in Vermont

December 2, 2016 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Namasté Solar, an employee-owned cooperative that designs, installs and maintains solar electric systems, deployed Yaskawa-Solectria‘s PVI 28TL and PVI 36TL inverters in two solar systems in Vermont that are the first Solectria inverters to be owned by town and village utilities. The Nebraska Valley and Waterhouse Solar Farms total 2.7Read More

New 100 kW solar inverter released by Ingeteam

New 100 kW solar inverter released by Ingeteam

December 1, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Ingeteam is finalizing the launch of its new PV string inverter, which will make it possible to achieve a power output of 100 kWAC in a single, 75 kg unit. This inverter will be on show at the Solar-Tec fair in Cairo (Egypt) from the 4th to 6th December, andRead More

Rule 21 compliance: SolarEdge advanced inverters meet UL 1741 draft requirements

Rule 21 compliance: SolarEdge advanced inverters meet UL 1741 draft requirements

November 30, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announces that Intertek confirmed that samples of SolarEdge inverters were the first it tested to meet the UL 1741 SA draft requirements to be smart inverters. SolarEdge single-phase smart inverters are Rule 21 ready and supportRead More

String inverter market forecast to grow the next five years, led by utility market share

String inverter market forecast to grow the next five years, led by utility market share

November 28, 2016 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

The string inverter market is expected to grow from an estimated $2.61 billion in 2016 to $3.89 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 8.29 percent from 2016 to 2021. These estimates are pulled from the “String Inverter Market by Phase (Single and Three), System Type (On-Grid and Off-Grid), Power RatingRead More

Details on three new inverter models from KACO

Details on three new inverter models from KACO

November 16, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

The German inverter manufacturer, KACO new energy GmbH, has made new three-phase devices available. The blueplanet 8.6 TL3 and 10.0 TL3 are suitable for residential and commercial-scale PV arrays; the blueplanet 20.0 TL3 fits commercial systems as well as large-scale, industrial-sized power plants. All three inverters enter the market withRead More

SMA hits 10 GW installed capacity in North America

SMA hits 10 GW installed capacity in North America

November 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA has increased its installed inverter capacity in North America by 33 percent in less than a year to reach 10 GW. SMA credits the success to its product portfolio, which spans from large turnkey solutions for utility power plants and three-phase inverter technology with energy management function to fully optimizedRead More

 
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