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  1. I want to use Tigo Maximizers for an off-grid project. Is it required to use the Energy Maximizer Management Unit?

    Asked 07/22/2014

    Inverter

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  2. How can I replace the elevation motor in a Sonnensystem tracker?

    Asked 12/10/2013

    How can I replace the elevation motor in a Sonnensystem tracker? Is there a manual for that?

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  3. What type of inverter will I need for an 8kW string?

    Asked 11/27/2013

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  4. Do installations with transformerless inverters require combiner boxes with OCPD?

    Asked 02/22/2013

    Hello, To my knowledge in installations with only 1 or 2 series strings a combiner box is generally unnecessary as the strings ca

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  5. How can you connect two similar inverters to a single phase panel?

    Asked 01/07/2013

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  6. How many panels can you monitor with a single Enphase Envoy IEMU-03?

    Asked 10/22/2012

    I am working on a 50 kW solar project where I want to use Enphase micro-inverters.

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  7. How do I connect a Fronius inverter to the web for monitoring?

    Asked 09/12/2012

    I would like to connect a Fronius IG Plus 7.5 to the web for monitoring. There seem to be many different networking options offered.

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  8. One of my UniSolar PVL-68 panels is coming loose from the roof. What adhesive can I use to reattach?

    Asked 09/04/2012

    One of my UniSolar PVL-68 panels is coming loose from the roof. What adhesive can I use to reattach them? Thanks, Tobey

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  9. Installation manual for SR 8

    Asked 09/01/2012

    Where can I download the manual for the SR 8 controller?

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  10. I am currently using 2 Trace SW4024 to produce 240 AC. Two of my neighbors have been hit by lightning, destroying one or both

    Asked 08/06/2012

    I am using 2 Trace 4024 units to produce 240 vac for my home.  Two of my neighbors have been hit by lightning, destroying their units.

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  11. Can you wire an Enphase M210 240VAC at 208VAC?

    Asked 07/24/2012

    Word on the street is that Enphase is discontinuing the 208VAC version of the M210.  This puts a major hiccup in our project pipeline.

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  12. How do you tie 6 panels in a series?

    Asked 07/23/2012

    How do I tie 6 Schott 225 watt panels together?

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  13. How do you parallel the MS4024?

    Asked 07/19/2012

    I'm looking to parallel two Magnum MS4024s, and I'm curious if you need a special cable to do so.  Any suggestions?

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  14. Low RFI MPPT

    Asked 07/18/2012

    I'm looking for a MPPT controller that could work with NiFe battery bank, 12V nominal, but wants to see about 15V finishing chgMax PV

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  15. What is the difference between PV wire and USE-2 solar wire?

    Asked 07/18/2012

    I am thinking about using one of the new transformerless inverters, either the Astronergy / Chint Power inverters or the KACO New Energy i

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  16. What is the best way to waterproof penetrations of a metal roof?

    Asked 07/18/2012

    We're working on a project with a standing seam roof, but we're concerned that the roof panels' attachment to the roof itse

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  17. Uni-Solar Laminate on 8-inch Standing Seam roof?

    Asked 07/16/2012

    I have a large, south facing garage roof that faces south, just begging to be covered with PV laminate.

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  18. Is the MECA Solar MS-2 tracker ARRA compliant?

    Asked 07/13/2012

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  19. Morningstar TriStar TS-MPPT-45 45A Charge Controller power output problem

    Asked 07/13/2012

    Morningstar TriStar TS-MPPT-45 45A Charge Controller has power going in but no power coming out, could you help me identify the problem?

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  20. Would the 8G27 Deka gell cell work on golf cart app for 48 v system?

    Asked 07/11/2012

    Looking to replace the batteries on my golf cart, I have a 48v system. Would like to stay away from the liquid acid.

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  21. How do you terminate 4/0 cable to a Xantrex C65 controller? Lugs aren't that big

    Asked 07/11/2012

    According to the wiring guide I will need 4/0 cable for my 60-foot run from the 25-amp panel array to the battery room.

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  22. Is there an 80A version of this Outback breaker?

    Asked 07/09/2012

    Does Outback have an 80A version of this rail breaker?  Outback OBB-60-125VDC-DIN 60A Rail Breaker

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  23. Will an Enphase M215 micro-inverter work with a 72 cell module?

    Asked 07/06/2012

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  24. Do you have 50hertz SMA inverter ?

    Asked 07/02/2012

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  25. I am installing 36 Canadian CS6P panels in an off grid setup. I would like to use enphase microinverters

    Asked 06/26/2012

    I am trying to set up an off grid system.  I have 36 solar panels and would like to use the enphase inverters.  However, I have been told

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