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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...
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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...
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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?
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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...
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4/6/2017
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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...
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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....
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3/24/2017
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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
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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...
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2/16/2017
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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...
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11/14/2016
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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...
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10/26/2016
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One of my local inspectors indicated that I will need to surround my most recent ground mount with a fence to meet NEC 2014 code. Is this so?
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9/12/2016
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I am wondering about the minimum input voltage needed to turn on an inverter. For example the Sunny Boy 6000TL-US-22 has a minimum voltage input of 360v initial and 300v minimum. My understanding is...
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5/13/2016
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I am installing a 36 module array in Tahoe consisting of one six module, one twelve module and one eighteen module sub-array. The six panel array has morning shade during June, July, and August. It...
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5/11/2016
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So I have a collection of panels, inverters, racking and wiring to rack jboxes.After that then what?I'm told I'll need a master cutoff switch and a production meter between the array and the main...
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9/12/2012
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If grid power isn't available, my Fronius shuts down.  Does the Enphase shut down as well?  If so, I don't see any conflicts if I add a few panels with Enphase micros and connect them to a separate...
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12/6/2011

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