Solar Inverters News

We will keep you aware of the latest events related to photovoltaic inverters. What is a solar inverter? It is an essential component of any PV plant, meant for converting DC into AC, using solar energy. What’s new happening in the market of solar inverters? All the relevant news is collected in one section and is regularly updated.

Huawei leveraging telecoms-led AI tech to boost project LCOE
Global technology giant Huawei is tapping into its telecoms-led, AI and 5G technologies to bolster the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) in utility-scale solar projects.
Jan 24, 2020 // Technology, Inverters, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Huawei, ai, Rizwan Razaq
Sungrow to supply inverters for 200 MW of PV projects in Dubai, Egypt
China’s Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd (SHE:300274) on Tuesday announced two contracts to supply residential, commercial and industrial inverter solutions for projects in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt with a total capacity of 200 MW.
Jan 14, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Inverters, Sungrow, China, Asia, Africa, Egypt, Alvin Shi
Enertronica Santerno unveils high-altitude central inverter
The Italian manufacturer said the product is based on a technical solution previously used for power downgrading. The device is said to be ideal for projects at altitudes greater than 1,000m.
Jan 7, 2020 // Inverters, Italy, Europe, Enertronica Santerno, Vito Nardi
Enphase announces off grid solar-plus-storage solution and commercial microinverters
The American energy tech firm has recently unveiled its “Ensemble in a Box” solar-plus-storage set for 2 solar modules and a 640-watt 2-module microinverter.
Dec 30, 2019 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Inverters, Policy, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, Enphase
Enphase deploys one-millionth microinverter
Enphase Energy announced the installation of the company’s one-millionth Enphase microinverter-based solar system. With over 23 million microinverters shipped, there are now more than 6.5 GWDC of Enphase-based systems deployed in 130 countries. The one-millionth installation was part of the Enphase low-income solar partnership with GRID Alternatives, a national leader in bringing solar and job training to underserved communities.
Dec 17, 2019 // Inverters, Enphase Energy, Badri Kothandaraman, Erica Mackie, GRID Alternatives, Chris DeBone, Raghu Belur
Reducing total harmonic distortion with adaptive filters
A Malaysian study has compared the techniques used to reduce total harmonic distortion caused by PV systems. The paper, which considers the benefits and drawbacks of the approaches studied, suggests the use of adaptive filters.
Dec 16, 2019 // Technology, Inverters, Malaysia, Asia, PV module, THD
U.S. senators replicate call for ban on Huawei solar inverters
A group of ten bipartisan senators such as Marco Rubio (R-FL), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), calling on it to take action to fight the national security threat introduced by Huawei's entrance to the U.S. solar sector.
Dec 10, 2019 // Inverters, Policy, USA, FERC, Huawei, North America, Marco Rubio, Susan Collins, Joe Manchin
BYD declares new inverters "Battery-Box Premium" line
Chinese firm BYD Co. Ltd. intends to establish the "Battery Box Premium" line, the next generation of its own Battery Box, at the first quarter of 2020.
Dec 9, 2019 // Manufacturing, Inverters, China, Asia, BYD
German court rules against SolarEdge in Huawei patent infringement case
Inverter manufacturer SolarEdge has been dealt a double blow after patent infringement proceedings brought against rival Huawei were thrown out and a European patent held by the firm was revoked.
Nov 27, 2019 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Inverters, SolarEdge, inverter, Huawei, patent
Solar Support offers integrated solar plant and equipment maintenance services
Solar Support has started its comprehensive plant and inverter maintenance and repair solution. The company cooperates with major operation and maintenance providers in the US, which enables Solar Support to comprise inverter operation and construction management knowledge. Such combination of skills helps it fix complicated faults in power supply systems.
Nov 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Inverters, USA, North America, Solar Support
TBEA puts a new huge India-based solar inverter fab into operation
The Chinese manufacturer is starting mass production of inverters at its new Indian facility. The expected annual production output is 2 gigawatts – 1 gigawatt at each of the two assembly lines (for string and central inverters).
Nov 21, 2019 // Manufacturing, Inverters, China, Asia, TBEA
Enphase signs agreement to provide microinverters to Sunrun
Enphase Energy has signed a strategic supply agreement with Sunrun to provide its seventh-generation Enphase IQ microinverters to Sunrun for use in its residential solar business.
Nov 18, 2019 // Residential, Markets & Finance, Inverters, Sunrun, Enphase Energy, microinverters, Lynn Jurich, Badri Kothandaraman
Ginlong Solis informs of an 82% revenue growth in the third quarter of 2019
The major string solar inverter supplier is going to focus on large-scale solar projects development along with engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning in China
Nov 6, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Inverters, China, Asia, Ginlong Solis
Energy Taiwan 2019 Talk: JNV Solar Power
JNV Solar Power has added its name to the service providers working to seize the window opened by Taiwan’s solar ambitions, PV Tech heard at last month’s Energy Taiwan 2019.
Nov 1, 2019 // Manufacturing, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Inverters, pv inverters, Huawei, taiwan, jnv, Leanne Wong
Enphase is riding high
Enphase’s Q3 results show a company that has turned its fortunes around, with revenues more than doubling and high profitability, but questions remain around growth potential.
Nov 1, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Inverters, Grids, USA, SunPower, Panasonic, solaria, North America, Enphase, Badri Kothandaraman, Roth Capital