Tag Archives: MicroInverters

TVA has pulled the plug!

When TVA transitioned over from their previous “pilot” solar program (which has been running for the past 4 years) on October 1st, 2012 they made some significant changes. The primary ones having to do with the allowable sizes of PV … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting PV- for the Lazy (and frugal)!

“Happy MegaWatt Day” I didn’t realize it, but the solar system on our house recently produced one full Megawatt hour of electricity (1000 kwhs). I haven’t been tracking closely, but my friend has! I realized it when I got an … Continue reading

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Enphase launches big!

Enphase has finally put their new generation of microinverters on the market. They have done it right.   With the new product they have fixed the two MAIN compaints that anyone has ever brought up against the micro-inverters. 1.  They … Continue reading

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MicroInverters on Steroids

Enphase is coming out with the next (3rd) generation of microinverter and we will have them for sale in July.   These new microinverters work with larger modules, are more efficient and will be coming in at about the same … Continue reading

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Enphase System Installers Survey

Enphase recently tabulated the results of their first survey. This survey went out to installers who have installed at least one Enphase system. Newcomers and Veterans Agree on Enphase. Enphase has proven valuable to both solar first-timers and solar old-timers. … Continue reading

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Another MicroInverter installation!

This one was installed by professionals, but they used the enphase microinverters and were able to simplify the installation (he could have done it himself!). Keep Learning!

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How much Energy will this system produce?

Brilliant question. And one which requires a careful answer… It all depends! Some of the biggest confusion comes from Solar Installers overpromising on the energy production that a system will be able to produce. We want to be very careful … Continue reading

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Enphase Microinverters

These Microinverters rock. The game changers in the PV industry.

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MicroInverters vs. Central Inverters

Our Friends over at RenewableEnergyWorld.com have been putting out a solid podcast and one of their podcasts focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of microinverters vs. central inverters for photovoltaic systems. All of the contributors realize that micro-inverters have made … Continue reading

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Finally- Our Kits are Shipping!

I am excited  to be finally shipping these systems.  We have spent so much time developing the kits and perfecting them.  Now we are ready to ship them to those who may have been dragging their feet on installing a … Continue reading

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