Redefining Power - The SolarEdge Blog

  • Save time and truck rolls with this one simple tip

    By: Jeff Laughy | December 06, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    Instead of returning to a site after receiving PTO (Permission to Operate), you can now set the inverter to Standby mode and turn it on remotely. This can save installers an estimated $300-$600 per trip on truck rolls, depending on fuel costs and distance traveled.[1]-  Jeff Laughy, Field Applications Engineer Read more
  • Level Solar Celebrates Quadruple Win with 7th Winning Power Optimizer

    By: Joshua Stacy | November 22, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    On one summer day in 2016, the Level Solar crew was prepping its largest amount of SolarEdge power optimizers to date for five different installation jobs. Read more
  • Expert's Corner: Quick Guide to Designing with SolarEdge

    By: Jeff Laughy | October 25, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
     "With just a few basic principles, you can easily design systems with SolarEdge. Just remember that we design to power, not voltage or current and you will be on your way to simplifying your PV designs." Read more
  • Our Fifth Winning Power Optimizer Has Been Found

    By: Joshua Stacy | August 04, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
     Our fifth winning power optimizer has been found!  The newest winner is Kuykendall Solar of California.   Working mainly in California from Bakersfield to Modesto, Kuykendall Solar install all over the central valley using mostly SolarEdge optimized inverters. Kuykendall Solar started out as a residential home builder with some solar projects on the side. Read more
  • Have a Cold One on the Sun

    By: Joshua Stacy | June 24, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    The sun is not the first thing that most of us turn to when we want a frosty beverage, but when it comes to generating power from sunlight, maybe it should be.“Beer chilled by the sun” might be the new slogan for Henry Voelcker Beer Distributors in Danville, Pennsylvania. Home to 1,000 different beers in stock, Voelcker’s recently completed a 91.8kW (DC) roof mount PV system.  The system will cover 100% of the electric usage on site and, using the local utility’s virtual metering policies, the excess will be credited to other facilities.  Read more
  • Creative Energies’ 5,751st Power Optimizer to Benefit Solar Advocacy

    By: Joshua Stacy | June 09, 2016 | Comments (0) | Tweet This
    Forty-five years have passed since Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, based on the famous book by Roald Dahl, made its cinema debut and many watchers dreamt about finding a golden ticket themselves. Now, the dream is reality with SolarEdge celebrating the shipment of our 10,000,000th power optimizer. 10 power optimizers each worth a $10,000 cash prize have been placed in our production lines and sent around the world for a lucky installer to discover. Read more
  • The South Logan Magpie finds winning SolarEdge power optimiser and gets US$10,000!

    By: Samir Jacob | June 09, 2016 | Comments (1) | Tweet This
    Thanks to heightened market understanding of the benefits of module-level power electronics, SolarEdge recently crossed the milestone of shipping ten million power optimisers around the world. As part of the celebration, SolarEdge wanted to show its appreciation to the industry for its support, SolarEdge wanted to thank its installers. SolarEdge placed ten prize-winning power optimisers, marked with a congratulatory card and the founders’ signatures, and shipped them around the globe. Each power optimiser carried a cash value of ten thousand dollars for the lucky installation company. Read more
  • 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