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Can you use a solar inverter for a wind installation?

Are there any solar inverters which can be used with wind turbines?

Could an Enphase M190 unit be used with a small (200W) wind generator?

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You can't use a Enphase microinverter with a small wind turbine becuase a wind turbine is designed for a constant load or it can over-rev, while a solar panel is designed to be open-circuited.  

The most popular wind inverter that CivicSolar offers is the SMA Windy Boy 3000


A "solar inverter ", is it for grid tie, battery back up or off grid ? A 200W wind turbine can do little else, but trickle chage a small battery bank.