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Ask an Expert: Inverter manufacturers give us their best troubleshooting advice

Ask an Expert: Inverter manufacturers give us their best troubleshooting advice

April 25, 2017 at 6:39 am 1 comment

Wi-Fi Can Cause Communication Issues Christopher Barrett, director of technical services, APsystems We often see issues our installers are facing related to communication, often due to misplacement of the gateway or an unreliable internet connection. Following best practices recommended by the manufacturer will help installers reduce repeat site visits toRead More

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Inverter experts explain how to best calculate levelized cost of energy

March 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Levelized cost of energy (LCOE) is one of the most important metrics used for judging the value of a PV system. It is also less easily understood and seemingly open to interpretation. How am I really calculating this figure? What is sitting outside this calculation? Ask five inverter companies, andRead More

The Holistic Home: We peer into the future of home energy generation, usage

The Holistic Home: We peer into the future of home energy generation, usage

February 20, 2017 at 1:19 pm 1 comment

The mid-term growth of the U.S. residential solar-plus-storage market will be nothing short of phenomenal, as the seamless melding of generation, storage and energy management emerges in single, overarching systems. Yes, we might finally be headed there — the 1950s vision of the all-electric GE kitchen of the future, butRead 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

Replacing nuclear power with solar in Austria, with help from Fronius

Replacing nuclear power with solar in Austria, with help from Fronius

November 30, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Fronius carried out a special project in Zwentendorf, Austria: a PV system has been installed on the site of a former nuclear power plant. Where once nuclear energy was to be produced, today clean, safe energy is generated from natural resources over an area of 3,700 square meters. The project reflectsRead More

Fronius launches smart meter for solar systems

Fronius launches smart meter for solar systems

November 7, 2016 at 3:12 pm 1 comment

String inverter manufacturer Fronius launched a new accessory for its inverters: The Fronius Smart Meter. This new solution offers dynamic feed-in management and energy consumption monitoring. An increasing number of grid operators set feed-in limits for grid-connected solar systems. With the Fronius Smart Meter and the inverter’s dynamic power reductionRead More

Top 6 solar projects and transactions of the week (Sept. 26 – Sept. 30)

Top 6 solar projects and transactions of the week (Sept. 26 – Sept. 30)

September 30, 2016 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Pacific Ethanol 5-MW System – largest net-meter project in PG&E territory, largest PACE transaction Pacific Ethanol, a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States, is installing a 5 MW solar PV system designed and built by Borrego Solar Systems at its Madera, Calif., plant. ThroughRead More

SPI Preview: Check out these five inverters on the show floor

SPI Preview: Check out these five inverters on the show floor

September 12, 2016 at 8:00 am 6 comments

APsystems’ YC500i offers trunk cable, integrated ground The new YC500i with EnergyMax is APsystems’ newest microinverter, offering 548-W peak output on an advanced, proven dual-module platform. The YC500i offers trunk cable connectivity with internal ground for installers and jurisdictions that prefer trunk-based system designs. It complements the company’s flagship YC500Read More

 
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