Redefining Power - The SolarEdge Blog

  • How to Turn Monitoring into Money

    By: Michael Rogerson | June 09, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    1)  Referrals – do you know what is the top cost reduction target for many installers in the US?  It’s not modules and it’s not inverters.  It’s customer acquisition. Many top installers estimate that customer acquisition represents between $0.40 to $0.90/Wdc[1],[2]. That’s as much as the modules! One of the best ways to lower this hidden expense is by using referrals. Read more
  • Help save the world through the Power of Technology!

    By: Emily Welch | June 09, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    At SolarEdge, we believe that technology can make the world a better place.  We enjoy better food, medical care and access to information than ever before.  But, we are only producing about 1% of our energy from Solar PV.  This technology can have an awesome impact!  So, this year, join SolarEdge and get the word out to go solar! Read more
  • How to Get Ready for the Future

    By: Michael Rogerson | June 09, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
  • Optimizing Car Port Designs with Both Barrels

    By: Michael Rogerson | June 09, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
  • The Top Five Questions from SPI 2015

    By: Joshua Stacy | April 26, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    After three days on the show floor and a few hours enjoying the magic of Disney’s California Adventure, SPI’s excellent adventure came to a close. The booth served as an educational destination for solar installers throughout the world looking to optimize their PV business. To continue the education, SolarEdge has compiled a list of the top five questions that industry professionals asked at our booth during the show. Read more
  • PV Protects Putnam Lake Fire Department from High Cost Electricity

    By: Joshua Stacy | August 06, 2015 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    According to Anthony Sicari Jr., CEO of New York State Solar Farm Inc., “SolarEdge’s optimized inverter solution allowed us to maximize full production of the roof and the array will produce about 1,000 more kWh per year compared to the same design with traditional string inverters.” Read more
  • How to Use PVWatts for Module Level Power Electronics

    By: Dru Sutton | July 02, 2015 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    While the default settings for PVWatts are designed to represent central inverters, with some modifications the tool can also be used to model SolarEdge Optimized Inverters.  Here is what you need to know: Read more
  • Arkadia Shopping Center Accessorizes with Solar Energy

    By: Joshua Stacy | June 19, 2015 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    When it comes to designing an energy efficient structure, there are few alternatives as powerful as harnessing the sun’s energy. Especially when the structure is situated in sun soaked Guatemala. To achieve this feat, the developers of a new Guatemala City shopping center, Arkadia, decided to incorporate solar energy into the design. Now, the Arkadia shopping center visitors can shop for internationally famous brands, enjoy a movie at the theater, and marvel at one of Central America’s largest solar rooftop systems. Read more
  • How to Ground SolarEdge Power Optimizers

    By: Dru Sutton | June 11, 2015 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    THE SOLAREDGE GROUNDING GUIDEIn response to requests from installers, we wanted to put all of our latest grounding techniques into one single document. We are excited to announce many new grounding options available to support the growing number of racking solutions on the market. Read more
  • Solar Energy is a Blessing to Spring Glen Church

    By: Joshua Stacy | May 28, 2015 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    Spring Glen Church first began researching a solar system in 2008.  However, the idea remained dormant for several years. It was only through Connecticut’s new Zero Emission Renewable Energy Credits (ZRECs) program that the project became viable. Unfortunately, during the first year of the ZREC program, Spring Glen Church was not selected due to the overwhelming number of applicants.  But, faith in solar was rewarded in 2014 when the Hamden, Connecticut church’s application was selected for the number one slot in the ZRECs lottery. Read more