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Renac unveils high-voltage hybrid inverters for residential applications

Renac Power’s new hybrid inverters have efficiency ratings of up to 97.5% and European efficiency ratings of 97.2%. They are available in four versions, with power outputs ranging from 3 kW to 6 kW.


Wood Mackenzie sees $114 billion in US renewables investments by 2031

The advanced manufacturing production (AMPC) credit and domestic content requirement (DCR) will be key to supporting the rapid development of the US renewable energy economy, says Wood Mackenzie.


New residential battery inverter solution from China

Esysunhome (ESYSH), a new energy storage company in China, has developed a 5.12 kWh lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery system with a 7.9 kW inverter. It says six modules can be combined for up to 30.72 kWh of energy storage capacity.

Hoymiles reveals microinverters for high-power PV modules

Chinese manufacturer Hoymiles has developed a new line of microinverters with up to 96.7% efficiency and outputs of up to 2,000 VA. It said they can be connected with up to four high-power solar modules.

Survey: How should smart grids be implemented?

PV integration in smart grids is a complex but highly relevant issue, with various aspects to be considered to develop different scenarios. Researchers in the IEA-PVPS Task 14 program are conducting a survey to collect opinions from peers in the PV branch to perform such an analysis.


Brek unveils 400 kW silicon carbide string inverter

Brek Electronics has applied its silicon carbide composite architecture in its new 200 kW and 400 kW inverters.


Solax releases mini single-phase residential string inverters

Solax has introduced new products with nominal power ratings of 0.6 kW to 3 kW and efficiencies of 98%. It says the devices are compatible with heat pump systems and home EV chargers.


Schneider Electric releases residential solution with battery, inverter, EV charger

Schneider Electric’s new Schneider Home platform includes a smartphone app to monitor and allocate energy resources.


US solar industry trends in 2023

The US solar industry faces major changes in the year ahead.

Solax Power unveils string inverters for residential PV systems

Solax Power’s new string inverters have an efficiency rating of 98% and a European efficiency of 97%. They feature two maximum power point tracking (MPPT) channels, with nominal power ranging from 2.5 kW to 6 kW.