Installer Support: Installation

  • solar panel beautiful installation
As the number of U.S. solar installations has proliferated in the past decade, solar contractors are under increasing pressure to complete more installations in less time. This is a good problem for...
Support Article
6/30/2017
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i am starting to build a 7500 watts system will be splitting into two 3750 watts each for each inverter  got permitts i got almost everything racking accessories panels dc ac disconnect wires...
Support Question
5/16/2017
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I’m working to design an off-grid DC coupled system. I see online that you sell two Schneider MPPT charge controllers. What is the main difference between the two? This is a larger system with...
Support Question
5/10/2017
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I have a customer that would like an approximately 10kW AC inverter interconnected at their home. The main breaker is 200A rated and the bus/panel is also 200A. Will this work?
Support Question
4/7/2017
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I'm hoping you can give me some advice.  I thank you in advance.  I recently purchased 14 Jinkosolar panels  310 watt. JKM 310P-72.  Im looking for a off grid application.  I am wondering is it...
Support Question
4/6/2017
  • S-5!
If you’ve been installing rooftop PV systems and haven’t yet heard of S-5!, it’s time to stop living under that rock. S-5! provides attachment solutions and comprehensive load tables for the majority...
Support Article
4/4/2017
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I would like to install a generator to a grid tied SMA SunnyBoy & Sunny Island system tied into an essentials panel. I need advice on a transfer switch that has a relay bult in to tie to the...
Support Question
4/2/2017
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Hello, My question pertains to deciding how to space modules when they are facing due East (or West). I have read the article on this site "Determining Module Inter-Row Spacing" https://www....
Support Question
3/24/2017
  • Microgrid
You may be asking, “What exactly are Microgrids and why are they important?” Microgrids are localized subsystems of the larger electrical grid that have the ability to operate independently. ...
Support Article
3/9/2017
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I am looking for a designer that can design a modification to my existing 42 panel enphase system to enable off grid operation.   Chris 925-683-9140
Support Question
2/19/2017
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We are bidding a 400 kW DC job using Enphase C250s that will be tied to 277/480V service. Looking for a 400 KVA transformer since Enphase specifies that the C250 requires a transformer to work with...
Support Question
2/16/2017
  • QuickMount PV
As hardware costs continue to drop for residential PV systems, there is an increasing amount of pressure on soft costs. QuickMount PV’s Quick Rack, a rail-free racking solution, alleviates some of...
Support Article
11/14/2016
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Excitement is high but details remain scarce. Perspective solar customers and solar professionals eagerly awaited Elon Musk’s unveiling of Tesla’s Integrated Solar Roof in late October. Major media...
Support Question
11/14/2016
  • Meters hold the answer
We recently wrote on the abundant and diverse roles energy storage can play for residences, businesses, and the grid at-large. This article will function as an introduction to demand change...
Support Article
10/31/2016
  • S-5! PV Kit
S-5! has an extensive range of products for just about any metal roof type. With so many S-5! bracket and clamp models listed on the S-5! website, selecting the appropriate model can be daunting.  ...
Support Article
10/31/2016
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Each week, the CivicSolar team chooses a question asked by one of our installers and posts the answer for everyone's benefit.  This week, our Installer inquired about the new IronRidge UFO clamp...
Support Question
10/26/2016

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