New 32-home San Antonio project powered by APsystems micros

When it comes to solar growth, it doesn’t get much hotter than San Antonio. The market ranked no. 6 nationally for metropolitan growth in 2015, and no. 7 for the spread of solar, setting the pace for the Lone Star State. Those trends converge at 330 Clay Street, a 32-home planned-solar neighborhood by PSW Real […]

Solar MLPE hacks for the installer edge

Time is money. We’ve all heard the age-old adage, but if you’re a solar installation company, it absolutely rings true: time is your worst enemy. Labor is expensive, so the longer a project takes, the more it costs an installer to put in a solar system, and it comes right out of their bottom line. […]

5 Reasons a String Inverter Won’t Cut It.

Microinverters or string? PV system designers fall into two camps, some favoring big inverters and others moving toward the powerful little boxes that meet each module where the real action is: on the roof. Knowing the limitations of string inverters may tell you just why the Module Level Power Electronics segment – microinverters – is […]

APS YC1000 offers unprecedented features

The challenge: How to bring the advantages of microinverters to a commercial solar environment and be cost competitive in that market. The solution took more than three years of research and development, but now it’s here: the YC1000 microinverter from APS . The native 3-phase, 277/480 unit brings microinverters finally into the realm of large-scale commercial […]