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  • 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
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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
  • 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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I had an account and now when I go to log in, it does not recognize my email address.  Could someone help with this? cshellum@solarconnectioninc.com Curt Shellum        
Support Question
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
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Building a pergola.  See attachments.  Want to screw rails diectly to timbers in order to mount Sunpreme Maxima GxB (QTY 9). Want to put rails perpendicular to joists.  May recess rails into joists...
Support Question
4/10/2017
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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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Hi Can I install a step down transformer to grid tie a SolarEdge inverter that outputs 240V to 208V?  And if so, which would be the best transformer? Apparently my location uses 120V/208V electrical...
Support Question
4/6/2017

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