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ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Batteries Included — Optimizing New Home Construction to Minimize Costs while Maximizing Benefits of Energy Storage

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Batteries Included — Optimizing New Home Construction to Minimize Costs while Maximizing Benefits of Energy Storage

August 1, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

With new Title 24 requirements in California and growing demand for power resilience across the country, incorporating an energy storage system (ESS) with home solar PV can provide meaningful differentiation for a new home. This webinar will cover best practices for optimizing the home and ESS design & build to keep installation costs low and maximize the marketable benefits of a home that can provide its own power.
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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 Comments are Disabled

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

Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide 2019: Faster installs, better serviceability and a focus on storage

Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide 2019: Faster installs, better serviceability and a focus on storage

March 20, 2019 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

The 2019 solar inverter market is more robust and reliable than ever. From streamlined residential operations to beefed up large-scale string inverters to a cadre of solar+storage options for both on- and off-grid applications, there are products to match any solar PV design need. We reached out to every inverterRead More

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

March 19, 2019 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

In many parts of North America, the utility rate structure for renewables has moved from incentive based to effectively punitive by eliminating feed in tariffs, restricting or eliminating net metering, and employing time of use (TOU) rates outside of the solar production window. Therefore, adding storage to the huge base of installed grid tied solar generation systems has never been more relevant or cost effective than now.
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SkyBox True Hybrid Energy System

Outback eliminates need for charge controllers with latest solar+storage product

October 1, 2018 at 5:54 pm Comments are Disabled

OutBack Power Technologies, Inc., launched the latest addition to its line of solar plus storage solutions at this year’s Solar Power International (SPI) convention in Anaheim, California. The SkyBox True Hybrid Energy System combines the benefits of grid-tied with the independence of off-grid, allowing system installers and owners to takeRead More

OutBack Power, HiQ Solar expand deal to sell three-phase commercial string inverter

OutBack Power, HiQ Solar expand deal to sell three-phase commercial string inverter

July 23, 2018 at 2:28 pm 1 comment

OutBack Power expanded its partnership with HiQ Solar to better serve current HiQ and ProHarvest customers, establish new markets and develop next generation products. Moving forward, all installer sales, EPC sales, and technical support activities will be managed by OutBack under the ProHarvest brand. HiQ Solar will focus on engineeringRead More

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

Get hands-on with OutBack Power Technologies at one of these roadshow stops

Get hands-on with OutBack Power Technologies at one of these roadshow stops

March 22, 2017 at 7:40 am Comments are Disabled

OutBack Power Technologies is going to be hitting the road with its Energy Express van this spring to showcase several of its energy solutions to help solar installers grow their businesses. Its first stop was this week at the 2017 NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) Continuing EducationRead More

Photo courtesy of APsystems.

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

Rooftop to Battery: the case for convenience and safety when designing Solar+Storage

Rooftop to Battery: the case for convenience and safety when designing Solar+Storage

November 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Solar+Storage is expected to become an over $3 billion market by 2020, and following the example in Germany storage-based systems will account for 4 out of every 10 installations. This, plus NEC-driven changes for rooftop installations means there’s new requirements along with new opportunities. OutBack Power Technologies, the “master ofRead More