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Home standby generator giant Generac details its plans to establish the residential storage market

Home standby generator giant Generac details its plans to establish the residential storage market

November 20, 2019 at 8:00 am 1 comment

The residential solar + storage market is still more buzz than business as we finish out 2019, but Generac, the largest brand in the home standby generator space, has plans to single-handedly change that going into 2020. I don’t think that’s an overstatement, either. There is momentum in residential solarRead More

SPI recap: Solar politics, corporate influence, diversity and system innovation stand out in 2019

SPI recap: Solar politics, corporate influence, diversity and system innovation stand out in 2019

October 1, 2019 at 11:55 am 1 comment

Solar Power International is an untamable beast for us trade publication writers. Hundreds of exhibitors with new products and services, tracks and tracks of educational sessions and a ton of on- and off-the-record tidbits from casual conversations. Plus, beers start pouring around noon. So, yeah. I jotted down as muchRead 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

Pika Energy is cutting prices on its smart battery products

Pika Energy is cutting prices on its smart battery products

December 10, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

Pika Energy, maker of the Pika Energy Island smart solar-plus-storage platform, announced a price cut of $1,000 for its Coral smart battery, effective immediately. The price reduction follows the previous announcement of cost reductions to Pika’s Harbor smart battery line, lowering prices across all of Pika’s smart battery products. PikaRead More

Panasonic now offering beefed up battery for residential solar + storage (17.1 kWh of capacity)

Panasonic now offering beefed up battery for residential solar + storage (17.1 kWh of capacity)

May 24, 2018 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America sent word of a significant upgrade to the Harbor Smart Battery portfolio with the Harbor Plus Smart Battery, which now clocks in as the solar industry’s most powerful and efficient smart battery with 17.1 kilowatt hours (kWh) of capacity and real power output of upRead More

Pika Energy expands energy storage capacity of Harbor Smart Battery line

Pika Energy expands energy storage capacity of Harbor Smart Battery line

September 18, 2017 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Pika Energy Inc.’s Harbor Smart Battery product line, which sold out during its beta production run, now features expanded energy storage capacities and reduced pricing, the U.S.-based manufacturer announced at Solar Power International. The Harbor Smart Battery, co-developed with Panasonic, is now available in two configurations: Harbor Plus, with 15.9 kWh ofRead More

The Ultimate SPI Showcase: Here’s what to see at Solar Power International 2017

The Ultimate SPI Showcase: Here’s what to see at Solar Power International 2017

September 1, 2017 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Big leap for microinverters APsystems will unveil the YC600, a dual-module, smart grid and Rule 21 compliant microinverter at SPI in Las Vegas. A groundbreaking design in microinverter technology, the YC600 will offer the highest peak output power, faster transmission speed and more modules allowed per string than comparable microinverters.Read 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

Panasonic, Pika partner on DC-coupled solar smart battery

Panasonic, Pika partner on DC-coupled solar smart battery

June 15, 2017 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and U.S.-based inverter manufacturer Pika Energy, Inc. are partnering to offer a DC-coupled solar smart battery with industry-leading performance specifications. The Harbor 10P/15P will begin shipping in late 2017 and is available for pre-order today, the companies announced. The solar-ready Harbor Smart Battery combines Panasonic’s renownedRead More

PV Pointers: How to future-proof PV systems with a storage-ready inverter

PV Pointers: How to future-proof PV systems with a storage-ready inverter

March 23, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

You don’t need to install a battery (yet) to give solar customers a next-gen solar-plus-storage system. Your customer wants reassurance Solar-plus-storage is finally ready for mainstream adoption, thanks to technology enhancements in DC-coupled inverters and continued cost reductions in smart battery technology. Batteries with grid-tied PV will soon be theRead More