Installer Support

  • GS Battery, Storage, Solar Plus Storage
Identify why a customer is interested in batteries with their solar system. The project development for a fully-off grid cabin is different from someone who wants battery backup when the grid goes...
Support Article
5/17/2017
  • Jinko, Module Reliability, Solar Panel
  Frame The frame gives the solar panel shape and stability and protects the glass top layer from damage by flexion. Anodized aluminum is the best frame material to achieve shape and stability....
Support Article
5/17/2017
  • Solar Panel Durability
Each component of a solar panel is relevant to performance: cells, glass, encapsulant, edge seal, frame, junction box, connectors, and backsheets.  Not only does CivicSolar recognize that each type...
Support Article
5/1/2017
  • Solar Durability
1. The name of the cell manufacturer Knowing the name of the manufacturer allows you to determine what tier they are. While there are multiple ways that solar panels are ranked into tiers, we will...
Support Article
5/1/2017
  • How much does a solar system cost?
Well, the correct answer to that question is “it depends”. A photovoltaic solar system can cost as little as a few hundred dollars or as much as millions of dollars. Here is a quick table that shows...
Support Article
5/1/2017
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The solar design process is a critical starting point in executing a solar photovoltaic (PV) project. In the age of accessible satellite imagery and innovative software development, designing solar...
Support Article
4/26/2017
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Support Article
4/24/2017
  • Simpliphi
Cómo diseñar sistemas con baterías - Parte 1 ¡Lo más importante son las cargas!   Incluir baterías en un sistema de energía solar tiene muchas ventajas pero ya que sus aplicaciones pueden ser muy...
Support Article
4/18/2017
  • GS Battery
But how do we begin integrating storage into our PV systems? And particularly, if we focus on batteries, which batteries do we use? Various battery technologies are thoroughly examined in this Solar...
Support Article
4/18/2017
  • StorEdge
The SolarEdge StorEdge system DC couples the solar array and energy storage to a common dual-role inverter. By maintaining a high voltage DC connection between the PV modules and the battery the...
Support Article
4/18/2017
  • SGIP
What is SGIP? SGIP stands for Self Generation Incentive Program. The CPUC has budgeted $270M (75%, $202.6 for energy storage) through 2019 for rebates that support existing and new distributed...
Support Article
4/11/2017
  • LatAm
Hello Spanish speakers! We are pleased to introduce our team dedicated to the Southern California and Latin America regions. Each of its members carries years of experience in the industry, which...
Support Article
4/4/2017
  • 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
  • panel trends
The International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics is a yearly report designed to inform and educate PV suppliers and contractors on the direction of the industry. In its eighth year, the report...
Support Article
4/4/2017
  • Residential Storage Deals
With energy storage installations growing at breakneck speeds (100% growth in US installed capacity in 2016), solar installers far and wide are exploring how to best incorporate energy storage in...
Support Article
3/21/2017
  • Long Tail
Without question national solar installers such as SolarCity (now Tesla), SunRun, Sungevity, and SunPower deserve significant credit for the proliferation of residential solar. From 2012 to 2016...
Support Article
3/9/2017

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