Inverters

SolarEdge unveils inverter-integrated electric vehicle charger at Intersolar

SolarEdge unveils inverter-integrated electric vehicle charger at Intersolar

July 12, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

At Intersolar North America, SolarEdge Technologies unveiled the world’s first inverter-integrated electric vehicle (EV) charger. By supplementing grid power with PV power, SolarEdge says the Level 2 EV charger offers charging up to six times faster than a standard Level 1 charger with its innovative solar boost mode. SolarEdge’s HD-WaveRead More

Yaskawa-Solectria says PVI 50, 60 TL inverters now meet California Rule 21

Yaskawa-Solectria says PVI 50, 60 TL inverters now meet California Rule 21

July 11, 2017 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, a U.S. commercial PV inverter manufacturer, announced that their PVI 50 TL and PVI 60 TL inverters are now fully compliant with California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) Rule 21 – UL1741 SA. Achieving compliance two months prior to the deadline demonstrates Yaskawa – Solectria Solar’s dedication toRead More

SolarEdge inverter lineup now meets UL 1741 SA, certified as smart inverters

SolarEdge inverter lineup now meets UL 1741 SA, certified as smart inverters

July 6, 2017 at 5:47 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarEdge Technologies sent word that all of its single-phase and three-phase inverters are certified to comply with UL 1741 SA as outlined in CPUC Rule 21. As of now, all SolarEdge inverters purchased in the US are certified as smart inverters per the code that is expected to go intoRead More

CyboEnergy debuts an inverter air conditioner (no batteries required)

CyboEnergy debuts an inverter air conditioner (no batteries required)

July 6, 2017 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

CyboEnergy has released a family of off-grid and on/off-grid CyboInverters that can run Inverter-Air-Conditioners (IAC) without batteries. “Inverter-Air-Conditioners (IAC) are becoming more popular,” saud CyboEnergy CEO George Cheng. “They can start with small amounts of surge power; therefore, our special off-grid CyboInverters can run these air conditioners with just solarRead More

SMA’s free-standing commercial PV inverter CORE1 is hitting the road (here’s where to see it)

SMA’s free-standing commercial PV inverter CORE1 is hitting the road (here’s where to see it)

June 28, 2017 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

SMA America announced that the Sunny Tripower CORE1 — a free-standing PV inverter for commercial installations, has achieved UL listing and is available for purchase. The CORE1 was also recently awarded the prestigious Intersolar 2017 Award in photovoltaics, beating out other inverter manufacturers in the category. SMA will host aRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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

Tigo’s TS4 MLPE platform earns UL certification for meeting rapid shutdown regs

Tigo’s TS4 MLPE platform earns UL certification for meeting rapid shutdown regs

June 14, 2017 at 7:44 am Comments are Disabled

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has certified Tigo‘s UHD-Core TS4-S for fully complying with National Electric Code (NEC) 690.12 Rapid Shutdown regulations. The TS4-S joins the UL Certified status of Tigo’s TS4-L (Long Strings) and TS4-O (Optimization) announced last February; all products are currently shipping. The UL Certification now applies to 600V,Read More

SMA America hosting utility-scale solar, storage forum in July

SMA America hosting utility-scale solar, storage forum in July

June 14, 2017 at 6:39 am Comments are Disabled

SMA America is hosting a special event for solar professionals, particularly those focused on utility-scale storage and solar, that will highlight cutting-edge solutions for utility-scale projects. The Utility-scale Storage & PV Forum will take place July 12, 2017, at the Hotel Zetta in San Francisco. The forum will address challengesRead More

Dividend Solar adds APsystems to its approved vendor list

Dividend Solar adds APsystems to its approved vendor list

June 5, 2017 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

APsystems joined the approved vendor list for Dividend Solar, a home-energy financing platform. The agreement brings APsystems advanced microinverter technology to Dividend’s portfolio of top-tier, consumer-friendly solar products. “Dividend Solar is a recognized leader in bringing affordable solar to homeowners nationwide,” said Jason Higginson, Senior Director of Marketing for APsystemsRead More

Tigo adds two more solar optimizers to UHD-Core lineup

Tigo adds two more solar optimizers to UHD-Core lineup

June 5, 2017 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Tigo’s adding a few more options to its UHD-Core optimizers lineup announced last March. Joining the TS4-L (Long Strings) and TS4-O (Optimization) will be TS4-M (Monitoring) and TS4-S (Safety). The UHD-Core TS4-M is a cost-efficient MLPE monitoring device that produces a high sampling rate. The TS4-S adds to TS4-M’s functionality by providingRead More