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Intersolar North America Showcase: Here’s what to see at this year’s trade show

Intersolar North America Showcase: Here’s what to see at this year’s trade show

June 26, 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

APsystems: True three-phrase microinverters APsystems boasts an industry best-selling 3-phase solar microinverter and the industry’s first true 3-phase (phase-balanced & phase-monitored) unit, the YC1000-3. This model handles 208V or 277Y/480V grid voltages with 900 watts maximum output, 95 percent peak efficiency and comes with ZigBee communication and integrated ground. AtRead More

1,500-volt systems to trend in 2017: Here’s what you need to know

1,500-volt systems to trend in 2017: Here’s what you need to know

March 14, 2017 at 6:06 am 1 comment

Large-scale solar projects are heading into yet another sea change: the 1,500-volt PV system (Vdc). The idea behind the voltage increase is the same now as it was during the move from 600 volts to 1,000 volts — further reduce installation costs and increase profitability by reducing the number ofRead More

New tool from Eaton to ease utility integration of distributed energy resources

New tool from Eaton to ease utility integration of distributed energy resources

February 17, 2017 at 1:37 pm 1 comment

Power management company Eaton launched a new software tool designed to help utilities of all sizes efficiently and accurately integrate distributed energy resources without adversely impacting reliability and power quality. The Integration Capacity Analysis module is one of the latest additions to Eaton’s CYMETM software platform that provides customized electricalRead More

SPI Preview: Central inverters up the voltage, add capabilities

SPI Preview: Central inverters up the voltage, add capabilities

September 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Large-scale systems are becoming more powerful and more advanced, at least if the show floor of Solar Power International this year is any indication. Alencon Systems LLC will unveil the latest generation of its unique PV harvesting and central inverter solution at booth 3023. Major highlights of Alencon Systems’ PVRead More

Reduce costs, install time with these new utility-scale Eaton solar combiner boxes (1,500 volt)

Reduce costs, install time with these new utility-scale Eaton solar combiner boxes (1,500 volt)

July 27, 2016 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Power management company Eaton just released its new Crouse-Hinds series 1,500 volt direct current (DC) combiner boxes for large-scale solar photovoltaic applications. The combiner boxes are designed to help customers reduce system costs by reducing wiring requirements and installation time. “As GTM research noted earlier this year, overall project costsRead More

Eaton releases more powerful Power Xpert Solar inverters, 1,500-volt combiners

Eaton releases more powerful Power Xpert Solar inverters, 1,500-volt combiners

July 25, 2016 at 10:47 am 1 comment

We met with power management company Eaton at Intersolar in San Francisco to see its expanded range of inverters and electrical balance of system (BOS) solutions. “Eaton’s complete solutions and engineering services are helping customers around the globe improve return on investment for solar and energy storage applications,” said JohnRead More

Eaton Provides New Higher-Power Solar and Energy Storage Inverter Designs to Reduce Costs for Utility-Scale Projects

Eaton Provides New Higher-Power Solar and Energy Storage Inverter Designs to Reduce Costs for Utility-Scale Projects

July 11, 2016 at 8:14 am Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton today announced new higher-power models of its Power Xpert(r) Solar and energy storage inverters for grid-tied utility-scale projects. Eaton Power Xpert 2,000-kilowatt (kW) and 2,200 kW solar inverters and 2,500 kW energy storage inverters provide some of the highest power ratings for grid-tied, utility-scale projects. “EatonRead More

Eaton says new DC collection system could reduce large-scale BOS costs by 15 percent

Eaton says new DC collection system could reduce large-scale BOS costs by 15 percent

March 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Power management company Eaton just introduced its new Crouse-Hinds series direct current (DC) collection system, designed to reduce costs and installation time in large-scale solar projects. The new Sunnector DC collection system includes wire harnesses and combiner boxes designed to support DC strings made with aluminum wire, which reduce labor andRead More

What you need to know about 1500-volt inverters

What you need to know about 1500-volt inverters

February 18, 2016 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Seems like just yesterday that large-scale PV systems moved to 1,000 Vdc in the United States, but another sea change to the 1,500-volt system is imminent. The analysts at GTM Research believe the transition will begin in earnest this year, and so do many of the inverter manufacturers we surveyedRead More

How inverters are changing PV systems with bundled services

How inverters are changing PV systems with bundled services

January 25, 2016 at 12:10 pm 4 comments

There’s that joke about smartphones that’s kind of a cliché now: Why are they called “phones” still? The phone part is like 1 percent of its usefulness. Inverters are kind of trending in that direction, too. Defining an inverter as merely a device that converts direct current from a solarRead More

 
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