This article will discuss the advantages of using microinverters with AC coupling for residential, single-phase applications. The two leading microinverter manufacturers in the U.S. market include...
As a state without a solar carve-out (no SREC market), and no net metering, Tennessee is expected to install 476 MW of solar electricity over the next five years, more than five times the solar...
This evolving picture routinely delivers a combination of encouraging and sometimes disheartening developments. While the industry rejoiced with the extension of the federal Investment Tax Credit...
As solar incentives and net metering policy continue to evolve across the country discussion has, for the most part, centered on the value of solar to the grid and to society. While establishing...
As we approach the last few days before Massachusetts’s legislators adjourn for the year, many groups are headed to the Statehouse looking to effect change. Our team at CivicSolar, along with a...
As net energy metering (NEM) caps across the country begin to approach their legislative quotas many states have no choice but to reevaluate their solar policy landscape. Although there is little...
The design of PV systems can be fairly simple as well as extremely complex. No matter how difficult or easy, it is important to document the design process. Doing so will help flush out issues...
One of the main considerations to AC-coupling design is the ratio between the Grid-Tie inverter (GTI) and the Battery-Based inverter (BBI). Why? There are conditions that might occur when the site...