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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

SMA system selected for pilot storage program at NREL facility

SMA system selected for pilot storage program at NREL facility

April 19, 2017 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) will utilize SMA technology for a 1 MW battery pilot project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), the nation’s premier wind energy technology research facility. Using the proven RESolve energy storage system, the project will testRead More

Copper Mountain Solar (94 MW) in Nevada goes with SMA inverters

Copper Mountain Solar (94 MW) in Nevada goes with SMA inverters

March 28, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

SMA inverters were recently selected by Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra Renewables’ 94 MW Copper Mountain Solar 4 project in Boulder City, Nev. This is the fourth phase of the Copper Mountain Solar Complex, one of the largest PV solar facilities in the U.S. When Copper Mountain Solar 4 isRead More

SMA launches new Power + Solution — a flexible MLPE, string inverter residential concept

SMA launches new Power + Solution — a flexible MLPE, string inverter residential concept

February 21, 2017 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

As residential PV becomes a bigger part of the energy landscape, both consumers and solar professionals are demanding more from their solar technology. To meet the growing demand for fast, cost-effective and high-performing solar solutions, SMA America has launched its new Power+ Solution. Combining the proven Sunny Boy U.S. inverterRead 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

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

SMA’s Sunny Boy passes UL 1741 SA testing to meet needs in Arizona, California

SMA’s Sunny Boy passes UL 1741 SA testing to meet needs in Arizona, California

August 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA says it is the first inverter manufacturer to complete functional and safety testing with UL according to the UL 1741 SA (Supplement A) draft standard, which identifies inverter functions required for optimal grid stability. To achieve that, SMA enhanced the smart-inverter capabilities of its Sunny Boy TL-US series ofRead More

Four new SMA inverter models include ‘Secure Power Supply’ feature

Four new SMA inverter models include ‘Secure Power Supply’ feature

August 12, 2016 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

SMA has added four new models to its redesigned Sunny Boy inverter line with Secure Power Supply, expanding its portfolio of residential inverter solutions. The UL-listed Sunny Boy 3.0-US, 3.8-US, 7.0-US and 7.7-US join the 5.0-US and 6.0-US in the newest Sunny Boy lineup providing integrators greater design and installationRead More

SMA debuts residential rapid shutdown system to use with Sunny Boy

SMA debuts residential rapid shutdown system to use with Sunny Boy

April 20, 2016 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA’s much-anticipated Rapid Shutdown System is now available for immediate shipping to the North American residential PV market. Engineered for use with SMA’s Sunny Boy inverter line with Secure Power Supply—including the new 5.0-US and 6.0-US models—this simple, reliable and cost-effective solution achieves all requirements for 2014 NEC 690.12 rapidRead More

SMA redesigns commercial inverter racking solution

SMA redesigns commercial inverter racking solution

April 14, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

SMA has released the second generation of its ReadyRack all-in-one inverter, rack and disconnect solution for commercial rooftop PV. Specifically designed for the world’s top-selling three-phase inverter, the Sunny Tripower TL-US, the new ReadyRack allows for simpler, faster system installation while offering leading durability and code compliance right out ofRead More

 
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