Installer Forum: Products

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I am thinking of purchasing the Schneider Conext SW 4kW 120/240VAC 48VDC Inverter/Charger RNW8654048.   If I get the ComBox to access the System Control Program do I still need the Conext System...
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5/28/2017
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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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I am working with a property owner on a flat roof tilt-leg system.  They would like to use bifacial modules to capture more power from the backside of the modules. If we re-roof to get a more...
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3/16/2017
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How do I apply for the SGIP rebate on a residential system and what happens if I do not make the lottery for the incentive level I apply for?
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3/4/2017
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I am working with a customer on a tight budget to install a 7.2 kW system and we are going to use a string inverter. It turns two of the modules will catch shadows from a tree. I’m married to a...
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2/21/2017
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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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Are smart modules the same thing as microinverters or optimizers?
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2/3/2017
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It seems like there are 4 or 5 different battery types available that I could use for solar projects. How do I compare the economics between different batteries?
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1/20/2017
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I am doing an East/West Array.  Do I need two separate inverters or an inverter with at least two MPPs? How does production stack up between these options? Thank you. 
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1/10/2017
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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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I've checked out your past article on how to spec racking manually. Is this really the fastest way? 
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11/12/2016
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Hey Civic Team,  I am looking to complete my first flat roof install. What should I look for on the roof during my site visit? Thanks! 
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11/9/2016
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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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