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Siemens to use award-winning inverters in solar projects

The German developer has committed to buying central inverters from Basque manufacturer Vizcaya, with the latter predicting it will supply the goods on a gigawatt scale annually.

Enphase Energy microinverter secures first UL interconnection certification

The Enphase IQ8 Microinverter system has been certified to the new North American safety and grid interconnection standards for connecting solar inverters, energy storage systems, and distributed energy resources to the grid.

Chinese PV Industry Brief: China’s cumulative PV capacity tops 322 GW

In other news, Zhonghuan Semiconductor announced it will begin selling 210 mm n-type wafers and the local government in Zhejiang Province said it wants to deploy another 12.4 GW of new PV by 2024.


Huawei, SolarEdge settle patent litigation lawsuits

Huawei and SolarEdge have settled all of their pending lawsuits in Germany and China through a global patent license agreement.


Studer reveals 3-phase inverter-charger for off-grid, on-grid rooftop applications

Studer Innotec, a Swiss power electronics specialist, has unveiled a 16 kW inverter for off-grid and on-grid applications. It features two maximum power point tracking inputs in an 8 kW plus 8 KW configuration.

APsystems reveals 3-phase microinverter for high-power PV modules

APsystems has developed a new 97%-efficient microinverter with a power output of up to 2,000 VA. It says it is particularly suitable for PV systems with high-power solar modules.


Smarter E products at a glance

pv magazine summarizes the products we covered at the recent Smarter E exhibition, in the first of a series of reports on all of the new releases from the annual trade fair in Munich, Germany.


Smarter E Products: Fox exhibits all-in-one storage system

Intersolar 2022 has provided FoxESS the ideal opportunity to showcase its all-in-one storage system, the sleek and compact design of which allows for advanced performance, ease of installation and suitability to both indoor and outdoor settings.


Intersolar Europe Day 3: Until next year!

Follow pv magazine live for the final day of Intersolar Europe 2022 to make sure you stay abreast of the latest news, analysis, techs and trends.


Smarter E Products: Gamesa Electric presents new central PV inverter

Gamesa Electric’s new Proteus PV inverter represents an upgrade over the previous Gamesa Electric 3X series. It has an output of up to 4,700 kVA and is compatible with DC/ESS interfaces for the connection of storage energy systems.