Inverters

Trends and best practices for installing solar PV inverters. Coverage includes string inverters, central inverters, microinverters, DC optimizers, rapid shutdown and more.

Commercial inverter manufacturers like CPS America are easing installation and O&M with separable wireboxes.

Seven trends from our 2019 Solar Inverter Buyer’s Guide

May 14, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

We asked every inverter manufacturer to tell us about their latest and greatest products for our 2019 Solar Inverter Buyer’s Guide. What came back was a range of innovations from the most powerful microinverter on the market to the latest utility-scale string technology. At this point, solar inverter spec sheetsRead More

SolarEdge to offer its own battery as part of full storage solution, among several product portfolio updates

SolarEdge to offer its own battery as part of full storage solution, among several product portfolio updates

May 13, 2019 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Word out of Intersolar Europe is SolarEdge Technologies is expanding its StorEdge solution with the launch of new inverters optimized for the combined management of solar, storage, and home energy. The StorEdge expansion will include three new additions to the solution portfolio, plus the company will preview its own commercial andRead More

Tigo updates its TS4-A solar MLPE platform: Wattage increase, weight decrease, more

Tigo updates its TS4-A solar MLPE platform: Wattage increase, weight decrease, more

May 8, 2019 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Tigo Energy, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, unveiled its new TS4-A, the advanced retrofit/add-on solution that brings smart PV module technology to standard modules for advanced functionality. This is a new generation of flexible module-level power electronics in the TS4 Platform that features improved lightweight hardware forRead More

SolarEdge inverters ready for the EU’s requirement for generator code

SolarEdge inverters ready for the EU’s requirement for generator code

May 7, 2019 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

SolarEdge inverters now comply with the EU’s 2016/631 Code, also referred to as requirement for generator (RFG), calling for the establishment of a network code with power requirements for power generators. The code, effective as of April 27, 2019, introduces new technical requirements, including the provision of reactive power, regulationRead More

Tigo’s TS4 Platform Rapid Shutdown Systems now compatible with Chint Power Systems

Tigo’s TS4 Platform Rapid Shutdown Systems now compatible with Chint Power Systems

April 18, 2019 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, announced the new Underwriter Laboratories (UL) certification of its TS4 Platform Rapid Shutdown Systems (RSS) with Chint Power Systems (CPS), a North American renowned smart energy solution provider. The CPS inverters listed below successfully certified with Tigo’s RSS solutions: TS4-F (FireRead More

Solar inverter company Ginlong Solis goes public, now listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Solar inverter company Ginlong Solis goes public, now listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange

April 15, 2019 at 11:59 am 0 comments

Ginlong (Solis) Technologies has landed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange, making it the world’s only stock listed company with its main business being string inverters. Till today, the company stock value is over 4 billion RMB. Ginlong (Solis) Technologies is publicly offering 20 million shares, including 20 million IPO shares offeredRead More

SolarEdge hits 1 million monitored PV systems (doubling its total in two years)

SolarEdge hits 1 million monitored PV systems (doubling its total in two years)

April 2, 2019 at 8:20 am 0 comments

SolarEdge has been tracking the importance that monitoring has in the PV industry. This trend is demonstrated by the fact that less than two years ago SolarEdge reached 500,000 monitored PV systems in its system after seven years of sales and now in only two years this figure has doubledRead More

Dynapower debuts its next-gen utility-scale energy storage inverters

Dynapower debuts its next-gen utility-scale energy storage inverters

April 1, 2019 at 9:14 am 0 comments

Dynapower just introduced its next generation utility-scale energy storage inverters. The air-cooled CPS-1500 and CPS-3000 are available in both indoor and outdoor configurations, and work with all battery chemistries. Each feature a high-efficiency, three-level topology designed for both grid-tied and microgrid applications. The Gen 4 CPS inverters also feature Dynapower’sRead More

Morningstar’s Energy Storage Partner Program keeps growing, now includes specs for 12 battery providers

Morningstar’s Energy Storage Partner Program keeps growing, now includes specs for 12 battery providers

March 25, 2019 at 9:52 am 0 comments

At one of the solar industry’s most respected events — the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners education conference — Morningstar Corp. announced that its Energy Storage Partner Program (ESP) has more than doubled in size since being introduced just last September. Morningstar launched the ESP program to makeRead More

Chint Power Systems is integrating Pason Power into its Energy Storage System for C&I solar installers

Chint Power Systems is integrating Pason Power into its Energy Storage System for C&I solar installers

March 21, 2019 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Chint Power Systems (CPS) has chosen Pason Power’s software to be integrated into its Energy Storage System as the exclusive platform for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers.  This integrated energy storage solution fosters a simplified, single-source procurement process for customers rather than having to rely on multiple vendors. Casey Miller,Read More