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Sizing inverters to optimise solar panel system efficiency

February 6, 2017
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The efficiency of the inverter drives the efficiency of a solar panel system because inverters convert Direct Current (DC) (as produced by the solar panels), into Alternating Current (AC) (as used by the electric grid). This leads many to wonder what effect over-sizing or under-sizing an inverter will have on overall system efficiency. This entry […]

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GameChange racking for fast-rollout PV

November 27, 2014
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‘GameChange’ has developed a fast-rollout PV racking system, among the quickest of its kind in the industry. The US-based company offers a ‘pour-in-place’ ballasted ground mounting system, especially suitable for large-scale solar farm installations. GameChange quotes an installation rate of just over 1,400 full size PV panels per week for a five-person team, which is […]

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SolarEdge: Module-level DC-DC optimisers for solar PV systems

December 12, 2012
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One of the trickiest parts of maximising efficiency in a solar installation is dealing with variations in power output among panels and strings of panels in the same system. SolarEdge is a company that has developed a unique solution to the problem of irregularity in solar panel array output. It uses a solar system architecture that utilises per-module maximum […]

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SafetyinSolar – Solar panel isolation system

August 21, 2012
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As with any industry, there are certain minimum standards that a solar system and its comprising components must meet in order to be installed to be considered safe. SafetyinSolar’s Solar Panel Isolation System adds an extra level of protection, especially for homes located in regions that are prone to bush-fires or flooding, by enabling an […]

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Fronius Inverter Promotion: 20-year Warranty Available for Half Price

January 30, 2012
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Fronius, one of the world’s leading solar inverter manufacturers, has announced a special promotion for the company’s 20th anniversary as an electronics manufacturer. Under the promotion, customers are eligible for a 50% discount on 20-year warranty extensions for all inverters installed between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2012. Warranties can be purchased through Fronius Installation […]

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The PowerRouter: Smart inverters for on- and off-grid solar PV systems

January 13, 2012
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The PowerRouter is an innovative inverter/energy management system that broadens the range of options for using power from small-scale electricity generators such as solar PV systems, giving solar- and wind-powered homes and businesses more independence from the grid. Unlike conventional grid-connect inverters, the PowerRouter allows households and businesses with batteries the option of storing solar […]

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Fronius Inverters in Australia: Inverters for all applications

December 8, 2011
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Fronius is an international company with a 65 year history in the manufacture of welding equipment and nearly two decades of experience with solar inverters and other devices for monitoring and controlling energy, including battery chargers. Fronius inverters are suitable for a wide range of applications, including residential solar and commercial solar projects. Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet […]

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Samil Power Inverters in Australia

October 28, 2011
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    Samil Power is a solar inverter manufacturer with production plants in China and sales offices in Australia, Germany, UK, Italy, France, USA and China. The company specialises in all aspects of design, innovation, manufacture, promotion and service of photovoltaic grid-tied inverters. Samil makes a range of high-tech solar inverters for residential and commercial solar applications and has […]

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Solar power grid price parity through BoS cost reductions

May 12, 2011
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In a previous Solar choice blog entry, we discussed the meaning of grid price parity (or grid parity) and why it is such an important goal in the solar power industry. In a nutshell, once solar power becomes price-competitive with other, conventional forms of power generation, then it will only be a matter of time […]

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