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Rapid Shutdown NEC 2017: There are more options than you think

Rapid Shutdown NEC 2017: There are more options than you think

March 18, 2020 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

With the provisions of National Electrical Code (NEC) 2017 article 690.12 now being applied in over 30 states and growing (and which we re-examined this week), many suppliers and contractors are struggling to determine which Rapid Shutdown Devices (RSD) on the market are compliant and compatible with the modules andRead More

Solar+storage upgrade: OutBack Power releases AC coupling firmware update for Skybox inverter

Solar+storage upgrade: OutBack Power releases AC coupling firmware update for Skybox inverter

March 4, 2020 at 9:13 am 3 comments

Faced with extreme weather events and unexpected and planned power outages, flexible energy storage solutions provide solar array owners with backup power from batteries when the lights go out. Recently, OutBack Power released an AC coupling firmware update to its SkyBox hybrid inverter. AC coupling is ideal when users haveRead More

Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide 2020: 14 manufacturers tell us what’s new and what’s next

Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide 2020: 14 manufacturers tell us what’s new and what’s next

March 3, 2020 at 8:00 am 1 comment

The Solar Builder annual Solar PV Inverter Buyer’s Guide is a chance to check in with all of the inverter manufacturers – from the market leaders to the up-and-comers – to get a sense of how their technology has evolved and what new products are now available for installation. ThisRead More

What to see at Intersolar North America 2020

What to see at Intersolar North America 2020

January 15, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Intersolar North America has a new home and time — set for San Diego from Feb. 4-6. Yes, it is right around the corner! For those attending, be sure to kick off your Solar+ Decade the right way and check out what’s new at the booths below. Then maybe comeRead More

The power shutoff sales pitch: A plan for solar installers selling storage in California’s PSPS zones

The power shutoff sales pitch: A plan for solar installers selling storage in California’s PSPS zones

December 9, 2019 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

  The wildfires and resulting (and ongoing) public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) are leaving thousands of Californians without power and searching for answers. As a solar installer, you are in a prime spot to provide some of those answers in the form of backup storage. “Solar system owners in CaliforniaRead More

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

Update: The 2020 Inverter Buyer’s Guide is now available here! 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 anyRead More

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